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Celebrate the festive season in style

Celebrate the festive season in style

Dorchester Collection's three properties in the UK - The Dorchester and 45 Park Lane in London and Coworth Park in Berkshire - will be offering a variety of ways to celebrate Christmas this winter, from special overnight rates and Christmas brunches to festive magicians and floral masterclasses, 'tis indeed the season to be jolly!

Stirring up a treat for Christmas at Lakeside Hotel & Spa

Stirring up a treat for Christmas at Lakeside Hotel & Spa

The Lakeside Hotel & Spa, located on the shores of Lake Windermere, is stirring up a fantastic weekend break for visitors to take part in a one off cookery class and learn how to make a traditional Christmas Pudding.

Romantic Christmas escape to Ross-on-Wye

Romantic Christmas escape to Ross-on-Wye

The Pilgrim Country House Hotel near Ross-on-Wye, close to the border with Wales, has the perfect package for those who would rather spend the Christmas period wining, dining and walking in the Herefordshire countryside than cooking and clearing up at home.

Bath - Officially the best Christmas Market in the country

Bath - Officially the best Christmas Market in the country

After being the first and only Christmas Market in the country to receive the ‘Quality Assured Visitor Attraction’ Rose Marque from national tourist board VisitEngland, organisers of this year’s Bath Christmas Market, Bath Tourism Plus, are now keen to expand on its reputation by announcing some new additions for 2013.

See the New Year in under the Northern Lights

See the New Year in under the Northern Lights

Looking for that perfect way to ring in the New Year? Ever dreamt of seeing the Northern Lights in all their glory?

Dewsall Court introduces The 'Fur, Fire & Ice' Christmas parties

Dewsall Court introduces The 'Fur, Fire & Ice' Christmas parties

This year Dewsall in Herefordshire are offering something a little different from your typical Christmas Party.

Natural History Museum Ice Rink returns to its magical London location

Natural History Museum Ice Rink returns to its magical London location

On Thursday 31 October, the Natural History Museum will open its doors to its earliest ever skating season – one which will offer London a truly unique Halloween experience, and see the city through a festive winter and into the New Year, all the while offering the spectacular back drop of the iconic Natural History Museum.

Traditional candlelit Christmas set to transform Holkham Hall

Traditional candlelit Christmas set to transform Holkham Hall

One of Norfolk's finest country houses will be hosting some traditional Christmas celebrations during December with a feast of seasonal entertainment planned, packed with festive spirit for everyone to enjoy.

Christmas walking breaks in the UK

Christmas walking breaks in the UK

Celebrate the festive season with fabulous food, lots of entertainment and great walks - ideal for walking off those Christmas excesses - on a Christmas UK getaway with HF Holidays.

Make your festive dreams come true this Christmas at Close House Hotel

Make your festive dreams come true this Christmas at Close House Hotel

Close House is a luxurious hotel located just 20 minutes from Newcastle in the heart of the Northumberland countryside.

Have yourself a merry little Christmas at Gleneagles

Have yourself a merry little Christmas at Gleneagles

This Christmas, treat yourself to a magical break at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland.From 24 – 26 December, book a special three night break, and receive a complimentary night on a bed and breakfast basis (23 or 27 December) to extend your stay.

A fairytale of Dewsall Court, Herefordshire

A fairytale of Dewsall Court, Herefordshire

Rejoice together in quintessentially British style this festive season at lavish countryside celebration house Dewsall Court in Herefordshire.

UK city with 1,000-year-old market to have its first Christmas one

UK city with 1,000-year-old market to have its first Christmas one

The 24-day event will take place around the magnificent 11th-century St Albans Cathedral and in the Vintry Gardens.

Christmas hotel breaks in three of the most beautiful corners of Britain

Christmas hotel breaks in three of the most beautiful corners of Britain

There are still plenty of “rooms at the inn” for a hotel break over Christmas for couples or families in three of the finest quality independently-owned hotels in England.

Hogmanay and haggis hunting at Stonefield Castle

Hogmanay and haggis hunting at Stonefield Castle

Overlooking the picturesque waters of Loch Fyne, Stonefield Castle is the epitome of Scottish elegance.