This year, we cannot travel to exotic lands for the main holidays of this year. But we can explore our country. As a result, here are some beautiful places in the United Kingdom where it would be nice to celebrate Christmas or just spend a weekend away from the problems and pandemic.
The region of Yorkshire shines with a variety of natural colors, making it the cradle of British history that is always full of entertainment for visitors. If you have not been to York yet, there is no better time to visit it than the festive period before the New Year. Large Christmas tree in Helena Square is a great place to meet and plan a walk around the city, full of museums, Christmas fairs and special places such as the Yorwick Viking Center. The spectacular Yorkshire Valleys are proud of their beautiful landscape and provide the opportunity to enjoy long walks and a glass of mulled wine and Yorkshire pudding after. It is one of the most beautiful places in the North of England.
A Christmas train ride to the Scottish Highlands will surely reveal the unseen face of Britain. When you start your trip in Glasgow or Edinburgh, you can the far away corners of the beautiful Scotland. Along the way you will see countless nameless lakes, fields, and mountain ranges. The slow and relaxing train sound can be a great alternative to noisy holiday parties that are canceled this year. Such a trip includes delicious food, live music, and sleeping places. After getting off at the last stop, you will be able to walk through enchanting hills that are covered in snow during the festive period and look the same as they did thousands of years ago.
This location is just a few hours to drive with a car from the central London, but the Dorset landscape seems to be located millions of miles from the hustle and bustle city. Bournemouth is considered more of a summer holiday destination, but even in winter, the town is alive and takes on new colors during the holidays. The own and its environs are illuminated with festive lights that give you extra coziness. The Christmas Market in the central square is a good place not only to buy cute souvenirs, but also to have a delicious meal or a cup of hot wine. The popular hills and beaches here are also open in winter and ready to surprise strollers with their natural beauty.
The Christmas Carol is one of the most beloved Christmas stories, and it is in Rochester that its famous author Charles Dickens is resting. Therefore, it is very symbolic that a festival is being held in his honor during this festive period. With the dramatic cathedral, castle, and the medieval architecture, Rochester is simply the ideal place for the Charles Dickens Festival. The streets become alive with actors, fairs, mimes and artificial snow. It all seems to turn back the town 200 years ago and revive the magical world of one of England’s favorite authors.