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Christmas Around the UK Group Tour

Christmas Around the UK Group Tour

Christmas Around the UK Group Tour

Whether it's on London's famous Regent and Oxford Streets, in Dickensian Rochester or one of the stunningly decorated stately homes around the countryside, Christmas in the UK as no comparison. Let us put together the perfect yuletide tour for your groups. 

Christmas tours don't get much more exciting than this! It's all happening in the UK. Visit famous Christmas markets; admire the magnificent decorations at stately homes and castles; be amazed at beautiful light installations in gardens; sing along to carol services in ancient cathedrals; make a Christmas decoration at a festive craft workshop or learn to bake traditional mince pies from the experts.

Tour Highlights

  • Stock up on decorations, gifts, edible treats and local specialities at a famous Christmas Market. Enjoy Bath's Christmas Market, where the aromas of mulled wine and traditional roast chestnuts mix with the sounds of carols being sung in Bath Abbey. Salisbury's popular Christmas Market takes place near the cathedral, the quaint chalets nestled amongst the medieval streets, while Winchester's Christmas Market is described as one of the most beautiful in Europe. 
  • Tour some of the UK's famous stately homes and castles and see beautiful decorations and amazing light displays. Including Windsor Castle, Highclere Castle (the famous location for 'Downton Abbey'), Cardiff Castle, Blenheim Palace, Waddesdon Manor, Leeds Castle, Ightham Mote and Hever Castle.
  • Enjoy a traditional Christmas lunch in a country pub, with Christmas pudding and brandy butter.
  • Rochester's Dickensian Christmas Festival is not to be missed. Enjoy lamp-lit parades, traditional Christmas carols and an open-air carol concert, street theatre, Father Christmas, guaranteed snowfall and familiar characters from Dickens' famous novels, all framed by Rochester’s fairytale cathedral and castle.
  • As darkness falls, follow one of the breathtaking light trails and admire amazing installations through stunning gardens such as Christmas at Kew or Glow Wild at Wakehurst.
  • Visit a Victorian village and discover how Christmas was celebrated 100 years ago. Change your pounds into shillings and spend in the shops. Learn about the traditions, listen to carol singers and sample the goodies.
  • Buy unique presents from the Christmas Shop at Highgrove, the private residence of King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort.
  • Listen to a Christmas concert in a Cathedral or the Royal Albert Hall and join in with the carol singing.
  • Try ice skating at some of the UK's most iconic locations, including Somerset House in London, the Royal Pavillion in Brighton, Royal Crescent in Bath, Hampton Court Palace, the Tower of London and the Natural History Museum.
  • Have fun at a festive workshop - learn to blow your own glass Christmas bauble, bake a traditional mince pie or make Christmas candles or crackers.
  • Watch a traditional British pantomime or the famous Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker.
  • Enjoy a festive afternoon tea on board a double-decker bus, as you tour London's renowned Christmas lights.

What Our Clients Say

I was very fortunate to be on their 70th and 75th D-Day celebration tours. The service and attention to details was exceptional. It was very moving to go back.

As a Jane Austen enthusiast, this tour was perfect - and the Jane Austen Festival in Bath was just fabulous to see!

Words fail me...The Downton Abbey was a perfectly wonderful travel experience! We did not know we would be the ONLY guests at the Abbey. When we realised how truly exclusive our tour was we were speechless! Surreal being there and actually meeting Lady Carnarvon.