UK Christmas Holidays 2024/2025
Our full range of Festive breaks, both in the lead up to Christmas, over Christmas itself and into the New Year are now on sale.
We have almost 60 different festive getaways, including Turkey and Tinsel breaks, House Parties, Christmas Market and general Christmas breaks and now is the time to be book.
Christmas is creeping closer, which usually means an endless amount of shopping, cooking and washing up, but not this year! Forget about being the people pleaser and let us take care of you this Christmas! From magical markets to Christmas, Twixmas and New Year breaks, we know how to get the best out of the most wonderful time of the year.
Get into the festive spirit with Alfa Travel and choose from our selection of pre-Christmas November & December Festive Specials, Christmas, Twixmas and New Year Breaks. Our Festive breaks are great value for money with festive entertainment and menus included, so you’re truly guaranteed a party season to remember!
Don’t leave your preparations until the last minute this year, book now to secure your place on a festive break to the UK Choose from cracking Christmas holidays with everything taken care of for you, .
Fantastic Festive December Special Offers!
Join us this December to get into the Christmas spirit with our range of Festive Specials & Winter Weekends!
With exclusive itineraries and exciting excursions included as standard, plus festive entertainment and menus on our festive specials, there really is no better reason to book!
UK Christmas Coach Breaks
That Christmas feeling of tingling excitement often gets lost within the end of year madness. All that shopping, queuing, cooking and cleaning, it's enough to make anyone feel like scrooge! So why not escape from it all, keep hold of that magical feeling this year, and enjoy a festive break full of Christmas cheer.
Spend Christmas in a choice of delightful destinations across Britain such as Edinburgh, Scarborough, Bournemouth, the Cotswolds and more.
Relax, unwind and enjoy festive celebrations in lovely surroundings without any of the hassle of having to organise (or cook!) anything yourself - leave all the details to us!
Take a look at our incredibly popular 2023 Festive Breaks. We have so much for you to choose from with our pre-Christmas Festive Specials, Winter Weekends, Christmas, Twixmas and New Year Breaks.
Return coach travel • Overnight stay at a selected 2 or 3-star hotel with dinner & breakfast • Journey aboard The Polar Express on the Wensleydale Railway (including cookies, hot chocolate and a gift from Santa) • Included visit to York
Departures: November - December
5 Day Festive Breaks from only £189pp
Add some sparkle this festive season!
Get into the festive spirit and choose from our selection of pre-Christmas November & December Festive Specials, Christmas, Twixmas and New Year Breaks. Our Festive breaks are great value for money with festive entertainment and menus included, you’re truly guaranteed a party season to remember.
Make your Christmas truly special this year!
Escape the chaos and relax in one of our fabulous resorts on an Alfa Travel Christmas Holiday.
Our Christmas programme is not only great value for money but also includes festive entertainment and menus, to guarantee you a Christmas to remember! Enjoy dancing, a Bucks Fizz with dinner, a visit from 'Santa' and lots of fun in between on a 5 day Christmas break.
From Christmas Market excursions to a wrapped up stroll along the prom, from Blackpool to Great Yarmouth, and all thats inbetween - join in with all the festivities our November Festive Breaks offer! With festive excursions and menus included. Our fantastic Festive Breaks are available to book now! They are the ideal trip to get you in the festive spirit, offering you the opportunity to do a little Christmas shopping whilst you holiday.
Escape the chaos and relax in one of our fabulous resorts on a festive holiday. Spend Christmas with us and enjoy festive menus and entertainment, unwind at Twixmas in one of our 3AA Star Leisureplex Hotels, or even bring in the New Year with us! Join in with all the festivities our amazing December Festive Breaks have to offer! With excursions and festive menus included on all our December Specials, these are the perfect Christmas treat.
Make your festive season truly special this year by escaping the chaos of Christmas and relaxing in one of our fabulous resorts on a Christmas Holiday. Festive menus and entertainment are available.
Sandwiched in between Christmas and New Year, Twixmas Breaks are a great way to keep the party going to make the most of the holiday season. With festive entertainment and menus included.
UK Christmas Holidays
Durham is always worth a visit, but it’s especially magical during the countdown to Christmas. Experience the gorgeous features of this picturesque city under the scattered web of twinkling lights and frost-tipped trees, as we explore the seasonal delights lurking around every corner for an enchanting afternoon. We also pay a special visit to the Beamish Open Air Living Museum, with its unique display of vintage decorations, to complete this postcard-perfect Christmas getaway.
Celebrate Christmas with us in Scotland, the perfect destination to enjoy the yuletide festivities. With plenty of entertainment and food on offer at our fabulous hotel, your stockings will be overflowing with warmth and festive cheer for all. From our base in Livingston, we visit the vibrant and bustling cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow and also enjoy a festive pantomime – everything you need for a wonderful Christmas getaway!
Fancy a festive getaway for the whole family? All aboard our Christmas Carols on Bahamas Steam Train & Haworth adventure! First we’ll whisk you away to enjoy the delights of Manchester Christmas Markets plus an overnight stay. Then, on day two, we’ll head to Oxenhope railway station to be greeted by a wonderful brass band and carols on the platform. Tuck into mulled wine and a delicious mince pie before we set off on our journey in the company of the LMS Jubilee Class 5596 Bahamas, which you may recognise from the new The Railway Children Return film. There is even the chance to meet Santa himself and discover the charms of Haworth on this magical two-day break. Spaces are set to fill up quickly and when they’re gone; they’re gone!
A wonderful weekend break to enjoy the enchanting Isle of Wight at this magical time of year. With included excursions to explore the highlights of this glorious island along with festive fare and excellent entertainment at our hotel in the popular resort of Shanklin, this is the perfect way to get into the festive spirit in the run-up to Christmas.
Departures: November - December
Enjoy a fun-filled festive break to Blackpool at the seasonally decorated Bluewaters Hotel, featuring live entertainment every night as well as a turkey along with all the tinsel! From our base here we head to Fleetwood Market, one of the oldest and most traditional markets in Lancashire for a spot of Christmas shopping, where there are over 200 stalls but don’t forget to join us on along Blackpool’s Promenade under the night sky and be amazed at the spectacle of thousands of bright sparkling lights!
Departures: November - December
Enjoy a spectacular five-day Turkey and Tinsel break to the traditional seaside resort of Bournemouth, with a fantastic drinks offer and entertainment at our welcoming hotel. Also included are excursions to discover the coastal beauty of Weymouth and Poole plus the bustling market town of Dorchester.
Departures: November - December
Experience the spectacle of Hyde Park as it is illuminated with dazzling festive lights twinkling throughout the frosty winter nights. Stroll through London’s biggest Christmas Market complete with stalls filled with seasonal gifts and delicious food, or skate along the stunning ice rink, one of the many fantastic attractions held within the grounds. With free time in London for sightseeing and shopping, there’s something magical for everyone on this fabulous two-day break.
Take the pressure off this Christmas and join us on our fabulous five-day break to Scarborough, where we enjoy plenty of good food and sparkling entertainment. Along with free time to enjoy the many seaside attractions of Scarborough, we also visit historic York and charming Whitby.
A spectacular programme of glittering entertainment each evening and festive fare promise a fabulous Christmas break at the famous Grand Burstin Hotel in Folkestone. Along with inclusive excursions to historic Canterbury and the seaside towns of Margate and Whitstable, this five-day break guarantees a fun time away.
Head south this winter for a wonderful Christmas break on the coast. With Christmas Eve in the stunning New Forest and a Boxing Day trip to Salisbury, all decked out for the festivities with magical lights, this five-day getaway comes with all the trimmings. With evening entertainment and a traditional Christmas Day lunch included, ‘tis the season to indulge!
Enjoy Christmas in the scenic surroundings of Yorkshire with its picturesque landscapes of rolling hills and rugged dales scattered with pretty towns and villages. With included trips to historic York, charming Grassington and Skipton, known as ‘The Gateway to the Dales’, this is a lovely place to toast the festive season.
You’re invited to enjoy some pre-Christmas celebrations among the beautiful scenery of the south coast on our turkey and tinsel break! With its beachfront chic and iconic tourist attractions such as the Royal Pavilion, Brighton is a lovely setting for our break, perfect to get you in the festive spirit.
Departures: November - December
We experience the best the North West of England has to offer at this festive time of year, with time in the county’s capital, Chester, one of Britain’s best-preserved historic cities. As Christmas wouldn’t be complete without some traditional entertainment, we get into the celebratory spirit with a fun-filled pantomime performance on our festive getaway to remember.
Few resorts anywhere in the world can rival the popularity of Blackpool - Britain's Capital of Fun! The world famous Tower, three piers, miles of golden sands, the spectacular Pleasure Beach with its breathtaking "white knuckle" rides, horse drawn carriages, a Sealife Centre, Madame Tussaud’s Waxworks, a Zoo Park, an Art Gallery - Blackpool has them all. But save some of your energy for the evening and sample the terrific summer shows, lively bars and pubs, for it is at night that Blackpool really stands out as the most exciting of all Britain's resorts. For a complete contrast to the sheer energy of Blackpool, some of the most serene scenery in Britain include the Ribble Valley and the Lake District nearby.
The Scottish Highlands
This might not be the first place you think of for a Christmas getaway, but Highland resorts such as Fort William are home to some truly beautiful scenery, so if we’re lucky enough to be blessed with a white Christmas this year, Fort William will be a fantastic place from which to enjoy it. And if you choose to celebrate on a Shearings holiday, there’s no need to worry if the weather outside is frightful, because you’ll enjoy the company of fellow holidaymakers in your hotel, with fantastic festive entertainment and, on the big day, you’ll be treated to a delicious four-course traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings.
Now, a Devonshire seaside resort might not immediately spring to mind for Christmas holidays, but if you were to take a Christmas break here, we’re sure you’d be very pleasantly surprised! Picturesque North Devon is truly beautiful in the winter, and, of course, you’ll enjoy that superb Shearings Christmas package, including fantastic festive entertainment and a traditional four-course Christmas lunch!
Turkey & Tinsel pre-Christmas breaks
Haul out the holly, put on your best Christmas jumper, whistle your favourite yuletide song and join us on a magical journey to get you into the festive spirit on our pre-Christmas Turkey & Tinsel breaks!
Whether you just want to take time to relax before Christmas is upon us, or you fancy a taste of things to come with a full festive Turkey & Tinsel package, including a traditional ‘Christmas’ dinner with all the trimmings, we have something to suit everyone!
From the breathtaking Llandudno to the traditional seaside resorts of Scarborough and Blackpool, or the bustling cities of Liverpool and Glasgow to the enchanting Isle of Wight, we have a huge range of festively fun locations for you to get into the jolly spirit!
There are so many treats to unwrap on our Turkey & Tinsel packages, with most breaks including traditional ‘Christmas’ dinner, complimentary drinks or 2 for 1 bar offers, hotel entertainment and inclusive excursions. Simply choose your favourite break and book now!
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