If you’re looking for an adult only holiday this year, Bath Spa should be on your list.
Like most cities this time of year, Bath is home to all manner of Christmas lights, decorations and markets, giving you a truly festive experience.
What sets bath apart from the others is the Thermae Spa, the only natural thermal spa in the Britain. Taking a dip inside the warm waters will give you a unique and relaxing treat while you look out to a Christmas covered city.
The Wells Holiday Park is the perfect place to stay to enjoy all the city has to offer as well as the sights of historic Wells. With an on-site beauty room, this is the perfect place for adult pampering and relaxation this season.
The Peak District is a beautiful, year-round family favourite destination.
Going during the winter seasons gives you an extra peace of quiet and serenity not found during the summer months. In addition, the views will be transformed into a stunning winter wonderland, giving you a completely different experience for Christmas.
Isle of Wight
For a true feeling of travelling somewhere new, why not travel across the Solent to the Isle of Wight.
With everything in easy travelling distance on the island, there is plenty for you and your family to do. If you arrive during the run up to Christmas, you can even experience a royal Christmas by visiting Osborne House for a festive guided tour to tell you how Queen Victoria loved to spend the holidays.
With over 500 miles of footpaths for walkers and over 200 miles of bridleways for cyclists, plenty of sandy beaches and seaside towns, you won’t get bored on this island. With statically more sunshine than the UK, the Isle of Wight is your chance at a post-Christmas dinner sunny walk along the beach.
Combing beautiful landscapes and stunning scenery with plenty of activities, Snowdonia in north Wales is the perfect place to take the family this Christmas.
Snowdonia is also nearby Llandulas Beach, which is some to several seaside resorts, piers and promenades nearby for you to spend some time exploring as well as Dolgellau and Fairbourne, which host excellent independent shops with an award-winning butcher, bakery/deli and plenty of supermarkets to get all your Christmas dinner ingredients.
There’s a number of campsites open around Christmas in this area, including Graig Wen which won the Best Campsite at the North Wales Tourism Awards earlier this year. On New Year's Eve, Graig Wen traditionally has a bonfire at the campsite for everyone to enjoy with a glass of mulled wine, or some homemade sloe gin.
The Scottish highlands are the Christmas winter wonderland. With miles of coasts, beautiful landscapes and castles and a range of snow sports including skiing, there’s something for everyone in the Scottish highlands.
If you were up for a road trip, you could even travel down to Edinburgh for the New Year.
The famous new year celebrations are the home to more than 30,000 other torch carriers in illuminating the city, Candlelit Choir Concert, the Concert in the Gardens or the Ceilidh – a massive outdoor dancefloor with traditional Scottish music. On the stroke of midnight, the celebrations will end with a world-famous firework display against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.
No matter where you pick for your winter destination, make sure to check the weather reports and pack everything you might need for the holiday, including your Christmas jumper.
Don’t forget your essential safety gear, as bad winter weather makes travelling more dangerous than in the summer, particularly if its snows.
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