Best Accommodation for X-Mas Breaks 2018
If you’re interested in travelling to the UK, why not celebrate Christmas in style by visiting London? For X-Mas markets, Christmas shopping, winter wonderland and festive events, the UK’s exciting capital city is the best place to be. As you would expect at this time of year, the city’s hotels, cheap bed and breakfast establishments and apartments are in great demand.
Many people choose London for a winter holiday so it’s best to book a b&b, a hotel or an apartment sooner rather than later. Keep browsing online for discount deals, short breaks, last minute special offers and promotions. Some of the best accommodation can be found in central London so you won’t be too far away from the X-Mas celebrations.
Shopping Hot Spot at Christmas Time
There are always plenty of thing to do and see any time in London, even more so at Christmas time and New Year’s Eve. Like shopping? The city is a X-Mas shopping hot spot. The best places to shop are Covent Garden, Oxford and Regent Street, Mayfair, Knightsbridge along with Carnaby Street.
If you’re looking for something quite unique, check out the Christmas markets. Favourites include Camden, South Bank Centre, Notting Hill and Winter Wonderland. This is sure to put you in the festive mood, shopping for handmade jewellery to wonderful arts and crafts.
To keep warm at this time of year, there’s a variety of street vendors selling delicious hot food, drinks or how about a glass of mulled wine? Sounds good! Another popular city for Christmas shopping is Canterbury in Kent.
Budget friendly places to stay for a X-Mas break
Have you booked your holiday yet? No? London offers everything you need for a great time and more. There are xmas carol concerts, ice skating, shows and the South Bank Winter Festival. Don’t want to miss out on any of the fun? Book cheap hotels, apartments and the best bed and breakfast accommodation around.
B&B accommodation is also very popular especially with the prospect of having a mouth-watering full English breakfast every morning. Relax and let the good tidings begin.
Be there when the city’s X-Mas lights are switched on and everywhere enjoys a festive makeover. See the lights in Oxford Street, Carnaby Street, the North Bank and the Duke of York Square.
Cheap hotels offer good facilities and services. while generally free WiFi can be found throughout. Some budget friendly properties have fitness centres, restaurants, spas and steam rooms.
Most b&b and apartments are spacious, well furnished, clean and comfortable. Owners of bed and breakfast accommodation are more than ready to welcome guests at this busy time of year.
Let’s return to shopping. There’s a huge array of department stores, toy shops and alternative retail outlets. Don’t forget the city’s markets when staying in a local bed and breakfast or apartments.
Ever wanted to do something a little quirky ? London has it all. Check out X-Mas at Kew, the Vauxhall Winter Village in South London, X-Mas Past at the Geffrye Museum and the delightful Enchanted Woodland, not far from Syon Park.
Markets and Shopping 2018 in London
Christmas Markets : there are many X-mas markets held in London every winter including Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, Winter Festival at Southbank Centre, Leicester Square, Tate Modern Market, Kingston, Greenwich Market, Christmas By The River at London Bridge City, Camden Market, St Katharine Docks, Portobello Winter Festival and Sutton House.
The markets offer a large range of traditional goods and gifts, such as handcrafted decorations, toys and jewellery together with glühwein or hot chocolate.
X-Mas Shopping : main shopping areas include the Covent Garden district, famous Oxford and Regent Street, Mayfair and Bond Street, Knightsbridge for Harrods department store, London Westfield shopping centres, 13 pedestrianised streets of Carnaby and King’s Road in Chelsea.