Christmas at Chatsworth
& Christkindelmarkt, Leeds
3 days £195 per person
FRIDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2017
Christmas is a favourite time of the year at Chatsworth and each December the house undergoes a transformation as the lower floors are made all the more glorious with an array of fabulous festive decorations. Each year the theme is a closely guarded secret, but as in previous years it is sure to be remarkably imaginative and impressively executed. Events and activities, from magical nativity performances starring their own farm animals, to floral workshops and wreath making demonstrations get everyone into the festive spirit. If you want to get your Christmas shopping off to an early start, you can browse the gift shops and visit the Christmas Market where over 100 stalls offer gifts for the whole family.
HOLIDAY INN ROYAL VICTORIA SHEFFIELD ****
Dating back to 1862, this polished redbrick hotel stands in quiet grounds off a private drive and has an elegant restaurant, fire-warmed lounge , gorgeous Ballroom and an oak-panelled Cocktail Bar. The traditional bedrooms come with flat-screen TVs and tea and coffee making facilities. The fitness centre has a fully equipped gym and sauna and the garden is the perfect place for a stroll.
FRIDAY This morning we make our way to Sheffield pausing in Harrogate for a stroll, lunch and a spot of shopping or sightseeing. Later we will continue to Sheffield to check into the hotel with time to relax before dinner.
SATURDAY Today, after breakfast, we head into the Peak District National Park to Chatsworth House, the magnificent home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. The house will be beautifully decorated in full Christmas mode with a programme of festive events and activities underway. With the Christmas Market, specialist shops, demonstrations, performances and workshops to explore you’ll have to remember to find time to stop for a mulled wine and mince pie!
SUNDAY Today we set off for home pausing at Leeds for the Christkindelmarkt. Here you will find over 40 traditional wooden stalls, festive greenery, Christmas carousel ride and twinkling colourful lights combining to create a unique festive atmosphere in the heart of the city. Search for the perfect gift, enjoy the speciality foods and traditional German delicacies or relax over lunch. Afterwards we will continue our journey home and expect to arrive mid-afternoon.
2 nights dinner bed & breakfast at Holiday Inn Royal Victoria Sheffield.
Welcome tea and coffee on arrival.
3 course meal with 3 choices per course and tea and coffee
Return executive coach travel.
Excursions as listed including Chatsworth House Festive Event.
This tour is operated by one member of staff with frequent comfort breaks.
Travel Insurance £26.00 per person
Single Room Supplement £nil
Door to door collection service from selected areas