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Winter Breaks in an Irish Castle

Winter Breaks in an Irish Castle

In a hillside position overlooking Dublin Bay and dating back to 1740, Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel is a grand yet welcoming choice for winter breaks by car with Irish Ferries.

Go French this Christmas and save £100s with Pierre & Vacances

Go French this Christmas and save £100s with Pierre & Vacances

‘Noël’, derived from the term ‘les bonnes nouvelles’; literally translates as ‘the good news’ and skiers arriving in the French mountains this December will realise that’s what Christmas is all about.

Enjoy a city break in Frankfurt this Christmas with Jumeirah

Enjoy a city break in Frankfurt this Christmas with Jumeirah

Jumeirah Frankfurt, the first Jumeirah hotel in Germany, will welcome guests for Christmas in the city with a new ‘Festive Season’ experience this winter.

We wish you a merry (Michelin-Starred) Christmas!

We wish you a merry (Michelin-Starred) Christmas!

The ultimate Christmas lunch for all lovers of fine dining has to be one cooked by a Michelin starred chef; Bryan Webb to the rescue.

Get your skates on for festive fun at the at-Bristol ice rink!

Get your skates on for festive fun at the at-Bristol ice rink!

At-Bristol, the Harbourside science centre, will again host a real-ice ice rink on Millennium Square this winter. This year, special events will include a 'fire and ice' launch event, 'Frozen sing and skate-along' sessions and a Christmas lights switch-on spectacular.

Grand country houses in Scotland for Christmas

Grand country houses in Scotland for Christmas

Scottish cottage agency, Unique Cottages, is highlighting a selection of large properties, ideal for families – or groups of friends – planning a Christmas getaway in sumptuous style.

Celebrate Christmas in the magnificent splendour of Ragley

Celebrate Christmas in the magnificent splendour of Ragley

Rayley in Warwickshire is hosting a number of exclusive party nights in December and January so guests can experience a spectacular Snowball themed party in the magnificent splendour of the stately home.

Christmas in Wales

This year, why not let somebody else do the hard work while you put your feet up, relax and enjoy Christmas in Wales with one of the Welsh Rarebits collection of hotels, some of which still have some availability this yuletide, for example…

Enjoy a classic Christmas in Cornwall

Enjoy a classic Christmas in Cornwall

Experience the warmest of Cornish welcomes at the family-run Headland Hotel near Newquay this Christmas. The four-star Headland, an imposing Grade II-listed family-run Victorian spa hotel has something for every stage of the festive season.

Cottages for a cosy Cornish Christmas

Cottages for a cosy Cornish Christmas

For a cosy Cornish Christmas, Cornish Cottages is highlighting a selection of cottages – some with savings – ranging from romantic properties sleeping two to larger properties sleeping 12, all situated in the most beautiful parts of south-west Cornwall.

Experience a European Christmas market short break

Experience a European Christmas market short break

If you have always wanted to experience the magic of a European Christmas Market short break, but you're not sure which one to choose then look no further.

Bar Humbug or Bar with Apres?

Bar Humbug or Bar with Apres?

The idyll of driving to the mountains, with a Christmas tree strapped to the roof of the car, singing carols whilst holding paper lanterns and opening your presents on the animal skin strewn in front of the roaring log fire is somewhat displaced from the reality of it all...

Jumeirah offers festive escapes to the Maldives

Jumeirah offers festive escapes to the Maldives

This year, the luxurious Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli resorts in the Maldives are offering the perfect festive escape with an exciting offering of sparkling celebrations, culturally connected activities, fine-dining and children’s events.

Discover the festive spirit in Istanbul

Discover the festive spirit in Istanbul

The luxurious Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah is inviting guests to experience the festive spirit in Istanbul, with an exclusive few days of treats and Christmas shopping.

Enjoy a festive break in Shakespeare’s England

Enjoy a festive break in Shakespeare’s England

Enjoy a festive break in Shakespeare’s England with a whole host of seasonal activities including Carol concerts, candlelit tours, craft fairs, traditional Wassails, Christmas markets, a Royal Shakespeare Company performance of The Christmas Truce and the chance to see the spectacular Shakespeare Birthplace lightshow.