Christmas is becoming an increasingly popular time to take a UK hotel break. Perhaps you find yourself alone, or you just want to escape the extended family. Many hotels have responded to the trend by creating special menus, Christmas packages and cosy celebrations.
Christmas fun for all the family, in glorious grounds. With roaring fires, a children's buffet and even a fancy dress party.
Enjoy a three-night Christmas house party at this family-friendly Elizabethan coaching inn. With seasonal dining kicked off with a Christmas Eve tea.
Enjoy a Welsh Christmas at this hotel and spa., looked after by the National Trust. Seasonal fare, kicked off with a champagne reception on Christmas Eve.
An ivy-swagged Georgian town house on the River Ouse, guests can enjoy the casual, cosy setting of the log fire-warmed lounge and bar areas at this charming hotel.
Readers ‘felt they had done their very best to look after us’, after a week-long stay at this Georgian mansion.
Enjoy a serene Christmas break at this adults-only hotel. With spa treatments, fine dining and perhaps a Christmas-day dip. Even breakfast in bed if you like.
How about Christmas in a Grade 1 listed Georgian terrace in the heart of Bath? Perhaps mulled wine in the library, skating in Victoria Park or carols by candlelight.
Christmas is more traditional, and affordable, at this former hunting lodge. With minced pies and mulled wine, roaring fires and a visit from Father Christmas.
Children will love Christmas in this 17th century manor house. With an annual Gingerbread House competition, a carol concert and a hunt for Father Christmas.
This laid back, sophisticated restaurant with rooms overlooking the Jurassic coast, is a warm and welcoming environment for a Christmas holiday.
How about Christmas at a fairy-tale castle overlooking the Ayrshire coast? With roaring fires, banquets and a visit from Santa.
Expect a Christmas grand in style, but nonetheless family-friendly. With seasonal lunches and tea with a festive twist.
From this hillside position above the town, take in the glorious vista that stretches over the oyster beds and out to sea - the perfect way to start Christmas morning.
A dog-friendly hotel in the New Forest where dogs receive a treat, a blanket and a towel, Woodlands Lodge Hotel is warm and welcoming.
Pigs, lambs and chickens are the nearest neighbours at this small working farm between Totnes and Dartmouth - a perfect environment for a family friendly Christmas.
Last updated: June 30, 2020