Most people spend their Christmas cooped up at home with loads of work to do and not much time to relax. This is a shame. This time of year should be dedicated to revelry and relaxation, not work. And, the best way to avoid work, is to go on a trip! And, what beats a nice traditional Christmas like visiting London?
The city itself is steeped in history, being the capital city of a country that has been established for such a long time. You’ll find quaint buildings and old architecture throughout the city, right into the center, where old meets new in an interesting mix. The local government in the city takes full advantage of the old and unique city scape during the holidays by decorating the streets with lights, trees, and wonderful live entertainment.
Alongside the buildings in London, you’ll also find some of the most famous shops the UK has to offer. From Saville Road to Camden, you can find shopping to meet anyone’s needs. This gives the whole family the opportunity to get some last minute shopping done, in one of the most historical cities in the world.
When it comes to things to do, London will never disappoint. Along with decorations and street entertainment, London’s government also sets up Christmas villages. These areas include food and drinks from all over the world, as well as things for the whole family to do. For the kids, you’ll find Santa’s Grottos and reindeer rides to spark their Christmas fantasies. For teens, you have rides and live music, which will never fail to keep the entertained. And, of course, for yourself, you have plenty of locally brewed ciders, ales, and lagers to try. Alongside this, London is a tourist destination all year round. As part of this, most of the cities historical sites are open around Christmas, with unique and festive twists.
When you first visit, you’ll need somewhere to stay. And, of course, London isn’t short of hotels of interest for you to enjoy. Whether you want all of the modern conveniences or stay in a 17th-century manor, you have plenty of options available to you. Finding a hotel is a personal experience, and you should choose something that fits what you want out of your trip. This means doing some research! But, it’s worth it when you find something that meets your needs. Dorsett Hotels Sheperds Bush is a great start if you want something that will have Christmas activities to keep you entertained.
Going away for Christmas is a great way to avoid the stress of cooking dinner and entertaining the whole family. It also gives you a chance to visit relatives and friends that you may have struggled to see, otherwise. Just make sure to remember to pack the presents or your kids may not forgive you!
Hopefully, this will inspire you to spread your wings and travel, this holiday season. When looking for hotels, it’s important to do research to find somewhere that you would feel excited to stay in. But, other than that, it’s a matter of enjoying yourself and having fun.