Welcome to Cardiff! Croeso i Gaerdydd!
Within Cardiff, Wales' Capital city you'll find unique attractions, top class entertainment and quality shopping with a difference - all within walking distance.
Innovative architecture sits alongside historic buildings and Cardiff Bay offers entertainment for everyone.
The Cardiff Christmas Market will return to the pedestrian streets of Cardiff City Centre in St John Street, Working Street, Hills Street, Trinity Street and the Hayes with another exciting and eclectic mix of both new and returning exhibitors as their original, hand made products are the essence of what makes their market so different and special every year.
Further information can be found on the event website.
Sun 19 Nov, 2023 & other Dates
Founded in 2006, the Christmas Market is recognised as one of the best in Europe, renowned for its unique location, high quality exhibitors and bustling atmosphere.
Wonderful Christmas gifts, decorations and festive foods can be found in abundance.
The Christmas Market is inspired by traditional German Christmas markets and attracts more than 350,000 visitors each year.
The pretty wooden chalets are situated in the Cathedral’s historic Close surrounding an open-air real ice rink.
All their exhibitors have been hand-picked for their interesting, high quality and unique products many of which can’t be bought on the high street.
There’s plenty of choice when it comes to food and drink at the Christmas Market. You’ll find chalets selling festive favourites such as, mulled wine, bratwurst, mince pies and stollen. Alternatively, their Cathedral Refectory and ice rink café provide a warm and comfortable setting with plenty of seating and great menus.
Sunday 19 November 2023
Wednesday 06 December 2023 & other Dates
For 18 days, the quaint streets and square between the stunning Bath Abbey and the internationally renowned Roman Baths are transformed into a Christmas shopper's haven - Bath Christmas Market.
In the heart of Bath's main shopping district, more than 150 traditional wooden chalets adorn the streets; each one offering unique, handmade and unusual gifts, decorations and food items - everything you will need for the perfect Christmas celebration.
Thu 30 Nov, 2023 & other Dates
This market has become a huge favourite and is now the largest outdoor Christmas Market in the country. Birmingham's own traders offer an entirely different selection of beautiful hand-crafted items at the Christmas Craft Fair, created by local artisans, as well as ethnic good imported from all over the world.
Bullring is the glamorous heart to Birmingham. Over 160 of the most imaginative and desirable shops for you to explore - including Selfridges and more! Plus more that 25 restaurants for you to revitalise yourself in. All right here in the centre of things.
The Primark megastore store in Birmingham is a great visit, spread over 5 floors, and 160,100 sq ft, this store offers an enhanced shopping experience. Birmingham's Primark boasts the largest ever Duck & Dry beauty studio, the first in-store barbers salon from Joe Mills, and 3 amazing dining experiences, including the Disney Café.
Sat 2 Dec, 2023 & other Dates
Sat 2 Dec, 2023
This family event which you must book in advance includes a host of festive fun and activities, including Winter Wonderland ice skating, big top shows, an observation wheel and a huge Christmas market (rides and attractions cost extra).
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is London’s spectacular Christmas destination! Located in the heart of London, get ready to fully immerse yourself in all things festive.
This year there is loads in store with exciting attractions including the world’s tallest transportable Observation Wheel, the Magical Ice Kingdom, Ice Skating, Zippos Christmas Circus, Bar Ice, Ice Sculpting Workshops, Santa Land, Christmas Markets, Christmas Parties, Ice Slide, Street Food, Fire Pit, Haunted Mansion, Ice Mountain, and much much more.
Admission is not included.
You must book your admission tickets in advance at the Winter Wonderland website.
They would suggest booking the 10:00 to 12:00 time slot.
Sat 25 Nov, 2023 & other Dates
Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, with a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers, and musicians – many of whom are West End performers.
The three-hour performance delivers an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety.
It is a fast-moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year-round favourites.
For their 3-Day tours: They have moved to the wonderful 3-star Calley Hall Hotel in Hunstanton, which is a mere ten-minute walk from the beach.
The hotel restaurant has boasts an AA rosette.
For their 5-Day tour: You will be staying at the 3-star Burlington Palm Hotel located on the seafront of Great Yarmouth with extensive facilities.
The Broads have a dramatic landscape with raw natural beauty and a rare quality of light.
It is a place where big, bright skies meet endless horizons and dreamlike landscapes.
Great Yarmouth is famous as a holiday destination, bursting with fun things to do, activities for all, shows and attractions stretching along the fabled golden mile and the huge expanse of pristine beach.
Tuesday 21 November 2023 & other Dates
From inspiring ideas, to amazing gifts and on-trend festive solutions for your home, the Ideal Home Show Christmas brings together over 600 companies, tonnes of free talks and great ideas from their team of experts for your home at Christmas.
You’ll be able to shop from a huge range of exhibiting companies all under one roof at Olympia London.
From hand crafted gifts and hanging decorations to hampers for the foodies, find festive favourites or discover something new by exploring the five show sections.
Sat 25 Nov, 2023 & other Dates
Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, it was founded by William the Conqueror in the 11th century and it has since been the home of 40 monarchs.
Highlights include State Apartment (Cermonial and Historic Rooms), Semi-State Rooms, Queen Mary's Dolls' House, Moat Room and much more.
After the passing of Queen Elizabeth II in 2022, St George's Chapel is likely to be the most important stop on any visit.
St George's Chapel is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in England. Construction of the present Chapel began in 1475 under the reign of Edward IV.
When visiting make sure you look up and admire the stone ceiling, which was added by Henry VII.
The Chapel has been the location of many royal weddings and funeals.
Within the Chapel are the tombs of 11 monarchs, including Queen Elizabeth II, George VI, Henry VIII and Charles I.
Among the many monuments in the Chapel, look out for the spectacular marble memorial by Matthew Wyatt to George IV's only child, Princess Charlotte, who died in childbirth in 1817.
PLEASE NOTE ANY PART OF THE CASTLE MAY BE SHUT AT ANY TIME.
In 2023, sing-along to festive favourites in the spectacular surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall at what’s set to be London’s finest carol concerts of the season.
These special concerts at the Hall have become a festive favourite over the years.
In 2023, join them for a sensational show of traditional carols and modern arrangements, brought to life by world class musicians.
They can’t wait to sing-along with you once more to all your favourite carols!
Conductor, choir and orchestra TBC
You will travel to London for a tour of some famous sights.
There will be some free time of approx. 2.5 hours upon arrival in London for lunch at Covent Garden.
As it turns dark you will view the famous Christmas lights.
BOOKING NOTES for Thu 21 Dec:
To book travel from Highworth/Swindon/Membury or Chieveley Services, please book using Tour Ref: LONS23 2
To book travel from Reading/Newbury/Hungerford/Marlborough/Calne/Chippenham, please select 'See More Dates' and book using Tour Ref: LONS23 4