Tynedale Group Travel | Edinburgh Christmas Markets and London Festive
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Edinburgh Christmas Markets & Winter Festival

2 Days £99.50 person

MONDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2017
Edinburgh is a wonderful combination of the old and new with stunning medieval and Georgian architecture balanced by an exciting choice of designer shops and wonderful attractions and museums. Edinburgh is alive with things to do during December in the build up to Christmas as their Winter Festival is underway. Visit the Ice Rink, the Festival Wheel or the European Christmas Market all set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.

IBIS HOTEL EDINBURGH SOUTH BRIDGE ***

This bright modern hotel is centrally located just off the Royal Mile and is a great base from which to explore Edinburgh on foot or via the city’s bus and tram service. All bedrooms are en suite and have flat screen TVs and tea and coffee facilities.

Itinerary

MONDAY We leave early this morning and travel north to Edinburgh expecting to arrive late morning. After suitcases have been dropped at the hotel you’ll have the remainder of the day to explore. Don’t miss the festive markets in the city centre. Enjoy delicious food and drink and traditional crafts at the Scottish Market in St Andrew Square, pick up unique gifts and goods at the European Market in the Mound Precinct, or choose presents for the wee ones in the Children’s Market, part of Santa Land in Princes Street Gardens. (Rooms may not be available until 3pm, but your luggage will be stored until you return for check-in later in the day).
TUESDAY The morning will be at leisure for you to continue enjoying Edinburgh’s sights before a mid-afternoon departure. We expect to arrive home early evening.

Inclusions

1 night bed and breakfast at Ibis Hotel Edinburgh.
Return executive coach travel.
This tour is operated by one member of staff with frequent comfort breaks.

Not included

Travel Insurance £18.00 per person
Single Room Supplement £28.00
Door to door collection service.
Porterage

London Festive & Shopping Weekend

3 Days £199 per person

FRIDAY 15th DECEMBER 2017
Join us on this magical weekend and experience the joy of London doing as much or as little as you wish whilst soaking up the capital’s festive lights and atmosphere. This is a ‘go as you please’ weekend and you can decide whether to enjoy shopping and sightseeing, take a trip to the theatre in London’s West End or explore any of London’s other cultural delights.

HILTON PADDINGTON, LONDON ****

Set in an elegant 19th century building connected to Paddington Station and the Underground network this hotel is close to both Hyde Park and Oxford Street. Refined art deco style rooms offer custom-designed beds, flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi access, sitting areas, and tea and coffee-making facilities. The hotel boasts a brasserie restaurant and two chic bars as well as a fitness centre.

Itinerary

FRIDAY After a morning departure we travel to London with comfort breaks en route arriving mid-afternoon. The remainder of the day and evening is at leisure and there is nothing more festive as London at Christmas time. Why not see one of the many West End shows.
SATURDAY After breakfast the remainder of the day and evening is at leisure. So let the good tidings roll and enjoy the Winter Wonderland, Carol Concerts, Christmas lights, ice skating and Christmas markets. Alternatively why not visit Bond Street, Buckingham Palace or some of the other cultural hot spots
SUNDAY After breakfast our coach will transfer you to historic Covent Garden for the chance to explore the specialist shops and stalls, watch the street entertainment or enjoy lunch before we continue our journey home, arriving in the Tyne Valley evening.

Inclusions

2 nights bed and full cooked breakfast at Hilton Paddington
Welcome tea and coffee on arrival.
Return executive coach travel.
This tour is operated by one member of staff with frequent comfort breaks.

Not included

Travel Insurance £26.00 per person
Single Room Supplement £90.00
Door to door collection service.
Porterage

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