Christmas in Canterbury - Sat 23rd Dec 2017
- Duration: 5 Days
- Product code: PZMCKX
Surely one of the most special destinations in England at this time of year, Canterbury’s religious history has drawn pilgrims for hundreds of years. Our 3* hotel is close to the centre being a 15 minute walk to the magnificent Cathedral. Many of the historic timber framed buildings have been retained with web of narrow streets lined with interesting shops, pubs and a host of cafes, restaurants and coffee shops. Being so close to town you are free to make the most of your time before returning to the comfort and warmth of our character hotel. The hotel provides a full festive programme with entertainment and a Festive Menu on a Full Board basis. Sure to be popular - please book early.
After being collected from your local pick up point (approx 8.00am) we have refreshment stops as required before arriving at the hotel late afternoon. Time to settle in to the hotel and enjoy tea and biscuits with a live pianist playing in the Fountain Restaurant. After mulled wine in the Westfield Bar enjoy dinner in the Cathedral Room.
In the morning you are free to stroll in to town and soak up the special atmosphere. At lunchtime there is a hot buffet lunch with a Champagne Cocktail reception before dinner. Live entertainment follows in the Fountain Restaurant.
Merry Christmas! Enjoy a Bucks Fizz with breakfast and receive a gift from Santa before your full Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings. In the afternoon relax in the restaurant with The Queens Speech followed by tea and Christmas Cake. In the evening there is a light finger buffet and a selection of raffles, games and a quiz of the year.
After breakfast we shall head off for a short scenic drive in to the country before returning to the hotel for lunch. Tea and mince pies are served in the afternoon before Chef’s Boxing Day dinner buffer followed by live entertainment.
Sadly we head home this morning, with refreshment stops as required before returning home to the local area around 4.00/5.00pm.
Meal Plan - Full Board
3* BW Abbots Barton Hotel
With an excellent location only a 15 minute walk to the Cathedral this 3* hotel is an impressive building built in 1830 with a Victorian Gothic style and lawned gardens. Inside the hotel is decorated in a traditional style with wood features and quality furnishings. With comfortable public areas you can enjoy a drink in Westfield Bar and enjoy the view from the adjoining Garden Room and Library.The hotel will be beautifully dressed for Christmas and has a full programme of events to enjoy over the Christmas period. The stylish Fountain Restaurant has been awarded an AA Rosette for culinary excellence and will serve a range of festive dinners and buffets during our stay. All the hotel bedrooms are comfortably furnished with ensuite bathroom and large televisions, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, phone and free WiFi. Lift to all floors. Room upgrades available.