Sipping a mellow glass of mulled wine by a crackling open
fire. Listening to a brass band playing carols in the High
Street, whilst last minute shoppers bustle around beneath the
twinkling lights bedecking the town. Taking part in a
midnight service at the parish church and feasting on good
old English Christmas fayre.

What better way to spend Christmas than to enjoy the simple
pleasures of traditional English Yuletide celebrations.

You could spend the holidays in a good old village inn.
Joining in the Christmas cheer with the locals, as they call in
for a pint before Christmas dinner. Or you may prefer the
discreetly opulent surrounding of a country house hotel,
where you can imagine Miss Marple sitting in a corner or the
country squire walking in the door at any moment.

There are so many options to choose from that we are sure to
find something just right for a Christmas to remember.

If you would like to extend your stay, then there can be no
better way to see in the New Year, than a Scottish Hogmanay
celebration. Maybe in a Highland Castle or with the throngs
of revellers in the ancient city of Edinburgh.

Of course one of the great pleasures of Christmas, is
shopping for gifts for family and friends. If you are bored
with the same old shopping malls and stores back home, you
could try the delights of an English Christmas market or the
unique atmosphere of the London stores, the cheerful
welcome of the small towns and villages or bargain hunting
in one of the many craft workshops dotted around the
countryside.

Whatever you choose to do, you can be assured of a warm
welcome and a unique experience, as you settle into the
congenial atmosphere of Christmas in England.






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