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Christmas Carnaby Street London

Want to experience Christmas in a real Winter Wonderland? Then make your way to the UK this festive season. There's still plenty of time to plan a Yuletide journey to England and experience the joy of crafting snowmen and indulging in mulled wine. Here's just some of what you can enjoy during the Christmas season in the UK.


Winter Wonderland Hyde Park

Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park

Every year, London's stunning Hyde Park lights up the season from November to January with its very own Winter Wonderland.

It features amazing entertainment such as musical and theatrical performances, plenty of delectable warming snacks and beverages and an amazing Christmas market. Get into the festive spirit and pick up some gorgeous decorations for your tree. There are even rides and an ice rink for the little ones.


Oxford in Winter

Christmas in Oxford

Why not head to the historic town of Oxford for a Christmas steeped in tradition? Make your way to the German alpine-style Christmas Market full of delicious treats and beautiful trinkets. Browse the stalls, take a picture with Santa Claus and wander the quaint cobbled lanes.


Bath Christmas Market

Image credit: Bath Christmas Market

The Yuletide season in Bath

Bath is a stunning World Heritage city, and it sure puts on an amazing show around Christmastime. From shopping to Christmas-themed dining and the renowned Christmas markets, you can't go wrong spending the season here.

Head into town to explore the markets which are located in the charming streets and square between Bath Abbey and the Roman Baths. Grab some handmade Christmas-themed delights and take in the atmosphere for a real experience to remember. 

From blankets of snow to twinkling fairy lights and carolers, a Christmas in the UK is an absolute fairytale. UK holidays are a click away. Better yet, come in-store and chat with one of our friendly travel experts. We love pairing Kiwis with their perfect holidays!

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