Nothing gets the Corus Hotel Hyde Park team into the Christmas spirit like Winter Wonderland. London’s spectacular festive destination is back for 2019 and is right on our doorstep. Read on to find out why you need to visit this year...
1. The Giant Wheel
Winter Wonderland’s giant wheel is officially the biggest transportable wheel in the world. Relax above the crowds below and catch breath taking views of the capital’s skyline beyond the park’s treetops from 70m in the air. See for miles with an early morning spin, or ride at night with the park illuminated by the thousands of lights below. Beat the queues and purchase a Fast Track pass or guarantee your privacy with a private pod for up to six people.
2. Paddington on Ice
A new show for 2019, everyone’s favourite bear comes to London in a 45 minute show that’s sure to entertain all the family. Already a success in Germany this is the first time UK fans can see the show as you join Paddington on his big adventure travelling by ship from the Peruvian jungle to London.
3. Mr Men and Little Miss: The Show
Another family friendly show, this time from all your favourite Mr Men and Little Miss characters as they come to life at Winter Wonderland. Critically acclaimed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, earning five star reviews, this 45 minute show is the perfect length for even the youngest of children.
4. Comedy Club
Back by popular demand after its first year in 2018, laugh out loud at the Comedy Club, Thursday – Saturday from 9pm until 21st December. Stellar headline acts include the talented Marcus Brigstocke, Mock the Week regular Milton Jones, and Britain’s Got Talent finalist, Lost Voice Guy.
5. Cirque Berserk
Performed in the UK’s largest circus tent, the MegaDome, thrill seekers have to see this year’s new show, Freefall, combining off-the-chart thrills with mind blowing stunts. The highlight has to be the legendary Globe of Death with motorcyclists reaching up to 60mph inside a giant steel cage.
There’s so much more to discover at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland this year. Make a weekend of it and take advantage of Corus Hotel Hyde Park’s Weekend Bliss offer. Book now for 15% off your stay, free breakfast and we’ll even give you a complimentary glass of prosecco on arrival!
There's so much on offer this Christmas when you stay at Burnham Beeches Hotel! Experience a Victorian Christmas at Windsor Castle, visit Winter Festivals and enjoy all the season has to offer...
23rd November – Maidenhead Christmas Light Switch-On
The Maidenhead Christmas Lights Switch On includes a Christmas Market and festive funfair. Performances will begin on the main stage from 4.30pm outside the Town Hall, with the lights being switched on at 6pm, followed by a spectacular fireworks display from the roof of the Town Hall.
23rd November – Slough Winter Festival
Slough’s annual Christmas Light Switch On happily coincides with the Slough Winter Festival, a new project with Home on the High St, collaborating with Mandinga Arts and ArtReach. Visit from 2pm - 6.30pm to see creative artwork and Christmas lights.
29th November - Henley Christmas Festival
Sample the delights of mulled wine, mince pies, street food, arts and crafts and so much more at the Henley Christmas Festival. See Santa in his magical Grotto at the Town Hall, where every child will receive a free gift. Don't miss the reindeer-led Children’s Lantern Parade, light switch on and carol singing by the tree.
30th November – LEGOLAND at Christmas
There's nothing quite like LEGOLAND at Christmas. Enjoy twinkling lights, snow-dusted pine trees and exciting seasonal festivities. You’ll be met by one of Father Christmas’ elves, be guided through a weaving Christmas tree forest to Father Christmas’ very own cabin, where every child will receive a special LEGO gift. Begins 30th November and runs throughout December on the following dates: 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-24 December 2019.
1st – 24th December – Windsor & Eton Living Advent Calendar
Based on an original idea from Stockholm, The Windsor and Eton Living Advent Calendar is a collaborative project run with Windsor, Eton and Ascot Town Partnership and 24 local businesses to provide live entertainment every evening from 1 to 24 December 2019. Like a children’s advent calendar, a different window or door is opened every evening at 6:15pm promptly and a 15-minute performance is given to the audience assembled outside each participating business. There will be Christmas nibbles, drinks and the spirit of Christmas to celebrate at each event.
7th December – A Victorian Yuletide at Windsor Castle
Experience a Victorian Yuletide at Windsor Castle with a variety of festive, Victorian-themed activities. From demonstrations by food historian Annie Gray and carol singing, to drop in workshops for decoration making
7th December – Carnival of the Animals Lantern Parade – Maidenhead
The Carnival of the Animals Lantern Parade will be joined by 8-piece London-based Brass Band, The Brass Funkeys this year. The event is free to attend and open to all. You don't need a lantern to take part - everyone is welcome to come and celebrate with the community.
14th December – Slough Festive Fun Weekend
Take the kids to the free Slough Festive Fun Weekend in the town centre, where festive activities will include meeting Santa’s animals, Christmas stalls, face painting, glitter tattoos, balloon modelling, and much more..
20th December – Christmas Raceday at Ascot
Experience the ultimate luxury Christmas affair with Christmas Raceday at Ascot. Indulge in festive menus, winter cocktails, mulled wine, brass bands, dodgems, complimentary mince pies, a spectacularly decorated Grandstand and Carol singing after racing.
21st December – Christmas Family Raceday at Ascot
Christmas Family Raceday at Ascot features visits from Father Christmas and his reindeer, story-telling from Mrs Christmas, an animatronic polar bear, face painting, a carol singing concert, festive cocktails, fine dining and animal meet and greets.
Relax in the beautiful surroundings of Burnham Beeches Hotel after a flurry of festive activities! Designer bedrooms, award-winning cuisine and peaceful countryside ambience await...
Spend the most wonderful time of the year in the most magical of places. A beautiful manor house hotel surrounded by 10 acres of lawns and gardens, Burnham Beeches Hotel is the perfect choice for your festive celebration...
Here are a few reasons why we love Burnham Beeches Hotel at Christmas:
1. At Christmas time, when frost sparkles on the lawns, Burnham Beeches Hotel is a warm, welcoming sanctuary from the winter chill. Step inside our historic manor house and take in the twinkling festive decorations as you warm up with a rich, fruity mulled wine.
2. Secluded in the peaceful woodland of Burnham Beeches Nature Reserve, you will truly feel like you’re getting away from it all as you enjoy the tranquil surroundings. See if you can spot the beautiful family of deer that are often seen in our grounds – they definitely count as reindeer at Christmas time!
3. Festive party-goers will revel in 3 delicious courses of Christmas fare, mince pies, crackers, party poppers and dancing until midnight with a DJ & disco in the elegant Windsor Suite. Ask us about late availability for Christmas Party Packages and add some sparkle to your celebrations!
4. Enjoying Christmas has never been so easy with irresistible Residential Packages designed to make the most of every festive moment. Arrive in from the cold to delightful welcome canapes from Laura Ashley The Tea Room, followed by a drinks reception with the lovely team who will be looking after you for Christmas. Begin the perfect Christmas with a performance from local carol singers before you sit down to a scrumptious Christmas Eve dinner.
5. Christmas Day Lunch is an indulgent affair at Burnham Beeches Hotel! Whether you’ve stayed over and listened for sleigh bells in one of our stylish designer bedrooms, or have simply decided that someone else can do the cooking this year, everyone is welcome to enjoy Christmas Lunch with us. There’s even a special gift for every child.
Ask about late availability for Christmas celebrations at Burnham Beeches Hotel
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