Finally its the day you work up to every year, the most awaited date worldwide; one of the biggest celebrated days – its Christmas! Have you been on your best behaviour for Santa to deliver on Christmas Eve your long awaited presents? or is that just a fairy tale. Either way its a tradition which has followed through centuries and passed on from lineage to lineage. Chimney or not, Santa makes his way to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas with gifts from your wish list – wrapped in the fanciest paper and bowed to perfection.
That early Christmas morning before the sun is up you’re all eager to take a peek at what is wrapped with your name tag. You play the guess game thinking you already know, maybe rattle the parcel to see if your right. It is one day where you all get something you have desired throughout the year. You get together with your loved ones and enjoy the homely company and the festive meals, well that is the traditional Christmas Day. Modern Christmas, having to cook the minimal, and enjoying your feast at your favourite restaurant with your loved ones, getting together – have the chef do the cooking and becoming hands free.
Christmas Days Out
Families and couples enjoy spending they Christmas days out, making new memories in new areas – being a part of many others traveling to see the celebrations and how each city is festive in its own
way. Each city has its own foods and drinks which are the highlight of locality – the main dish or pint.
Bath is a busy location all year round, due to its history and picture perfect city – through the season of Christmas it is lit up like your in the sets of a movie. They have almost 200 chalets dotted around the roman baths and abbey making it one of the best Christmas markets in England – making it a
perfect Christmas day out.
Legoland provides a magical experience at Christmas, the theme park is covered in twinkling lights and pine trees dusted in snow; special Christmas festivities are available. If you decide to stay over you will sleep in special themed rooms with festive entertainment – receiving a letter and gift from Santa.
York is becoming a growing attraction year on year with its festive shows and ice sculptures. York’s breeze has the Christmas spirit when traveling through St. Nicholas fair and Castle Howard (beat the outdoor chill and tour the indoors). The city is covered in Christmas decorations, almost like something from a fairy tale.
Winter Wonderland Hyde Park
The biggest celebrated Christmas destination, in the centre of London – Hyde Park. Its back every year,
bigger than the last with a large variety of rides, attractions, world foods and drinks. During the day its
a beautiful strolled event but in the night its lit up from every angle.
Hampshire New Forest, covered in frost on a fresh morning – deer spotting on the designated walk routes, look around the New Forest villages throughout the day. Meet Santa on a canoe and get toasty around a roaring fire in a New Forest Pub.
Blenheim Palace & Oxford
Magical Christmas at Blenheim Palace, decorated and themed throughout; There is also a Christmas market to enjoy. Tour Oxford for Christmas, starting with the university round the clock, the cities Broad street has over 60 stalls for you to experience and enjoy.
London’s west end brings to you Frozen, Theatre Royal (Drury Lane) has opened its doors to stage the
magical heart melting performance. Add Frozen musical to your Christmas in London – combine it with
Chatsworth & Bakewell
Chatsworth house is the focal point in Peak District, Midlands. ‘Bakewell Tart’ is named after this place. Enjoy the pubs and tea rooms around each corner to enjoy the Christmas snacks and drinks, walk of the extra calories hiking the natures and trials.
Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
If the architect was called Santa, Chipping Campden would be its work of art. Santa parades the town, preceded by a brass band. It is definitely a festive Christmas, spent in the most tradition village way.
Christmas is celebrated throughout the country in various ways for you to enjoy with your friends and
family – the main aim is to enjoy with your loved ones. Remember to travel safe. Don’t drink and drive – if need be book yourself a chauffeur/reputable taxi. Don’t risk yourself, your loved ones or other fellow publicans out enjoying Christmas.
Merry Christmas from Travl XL