Traditional UK Christmas Markets With Superbreak!27 October 2008
With under two months to go until Christmas, what better way to get the Christmas shopping done than with a short break to a vibrant city renowned for great shopping. What’s more, many locations in the UK are also holding Christmas markets for that added festive feel with little wooden chalets selling traditional arts, crafts and tasty treats. Superbreak (www.superbreak.com) offers great short break deals to hotel around the country for those last minute trips.
Cardiff - £49.50pppn – The Welsh capital is an ideal choice for some last minute Christmas shopping. Its Christmas Market (13 November – 04 January) is located in the city centre and the Winter Wonderland also offers open-air ice skating plus much more. Stay at the four star Park Inn City Centre hotel, priced from £49.50 per person, per night on a bed and breakfast basis at weekends whilst the market is on. Based on two people sharing.
York £50pppn – York is a popular choice for a shopping break and hosts a the popular St Nicholas Fayre (27 – 30 November 2008) offering an array of markets across the city featuring gifts and crafts as well as the very best in local farm produce. Taking place in Parliament Street, St Sampson’s Square, Kings Square, The Guildhall, Coppergate Square and St William’s College as well as including a distinctive Medieval Market at York’s historical Barley Hall, the Fayre offers the chance to clear your Christmas lists in one weekend. Stay at the four star York Marriott, priced from £50per person per night on bed and breakfast basis over the weekend of 28 November. Based on two people sharing.
Bath £54.50pppn – Each year, the beautiful area between the stunning Bath Abbey and the internationally renowned visitor attraction the Roman Baths, is trans-formed into a Christmas shopper’s haven with Bath Christmas Market (27 November – 7 December). In the heart of Bath’s main shopping district, traditional wooden chalets adorn the streets; each one offering unique, handmade and unusual gifts, decorations and food items. Stay at the three star Express by Holiday Inn in Bath, priced from £54.50 per person per night on bed and continental breakfast basis and valid at weekends from 27 November – 7 December. Based on two people sharing.
Glasgow – £35pppn– A popular choice for shopaholics, Glasgow will for the fifth time host a traditional German Style Christmas Market (21 November – 21 December) at St Enoch’s Square with a wealth of traditional gifts and food. Stay at the three star Quality hotel, priced from £35 per person, per night on a bed and breakfast basis at weekends whilst the market is on. Based on two people sharing.
Lincoln - £42.75pppn – The hill-top city of Lincoln in the East of England was the first UK Xmas Market to be revived and from small beginnings is now in its 26th year. Running from 4 – 7 December, the city and its German twin, Neustadt, get together in the streets surrounding the magnificent cathedral and castle for a spectacular Christmas market with over 300 seasonal stalls. Stay at the three star Golf Hotel in Woodhall spa, located 18 miles from Lincoln, priced from £42.75 per person per night on bed and breakfast basis and valid the weekend of the market. Based on two people sharing.
London – £59.50pppn – Why not visit the Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park (22 November – 4 January) with its German Christmas Market, Europe’s largest outdoor ice-rink and much more. Or perhaps peruse the Cologne Christmas Market on the Southbank (21 November – 23 December) full of unusual gifts. Stay at the three star Days Inn Waterloo, priced from £49.50 per person per night on bed and breakfast basis at weekends from 21 November – 23 December. Based on two people sharing.
A wide range of other hotels are available at all the above destinations.
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