Thursford Christmas Spectacular

3 days £275 per person

The famous Thursford Christmas Spectacular is set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels. With a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians the three hour performance delivers an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. It’s a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year-round favourites, with famous and much-loved chart toppers being sung alongside traditional carols. Word of this amazing show has spread and it is now generally recognised as being the largest show of its kind in the country, if not Europe. Year after year the shows are a sell-out so don’t miss your chance to see the greatest Christmas show ever.


The en suite bedrooms of this contemporary hotel feature flat-screen TVs, complimentary high speed Wi-Fi, hairdryers and tea/coffee making facilities. The leisure facilities include an indoor heated pool, fitness centre and sauna.


MONDAY After departing the Tyne Valley we make our way to Norwich with comfort stops en route arriving to a reviving cup of tea or coffee and in plenty of time to settle in before dinner.
TUESDAY Today we enjoy a morning excursion before attending the afternoon show of ‘The Christmas Spectacular’ at Thursford. After the show we return to our hotel for dinner.
WEDNESDAY We leave this morning and travel home with comfort breaks en route. We expect to arrive home late afternoon/early evening.


2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast at the Mercure Norwich Hotel.
3 course dinner with choice of menu and tea or coffee each evening.
Welcome tea and coffee at Mercure Norwich Hotel on arrival.
Free use of leisure facilities at Mercure Norwich Hotel.
Ticket for the matinee performance of Thursford Christmas Show **
Return executive coach travel.
This tour is operated by one member of staff with frequent comfort breaks.
** Please note: our ticket allocation will not be confirmed until early in 2017.

Not included

Travel Insurance £26.00 per person
Single Room Supplement £48.00
Door to door collection service.

Christmas at Chatsworth
& Christkindelmarkt, Leeds

3 days £195 per person

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.


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.

Not included

Travel Insurance £26.00 per person
Single Room Supplement £nil
Door to door collection service from selected areas

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