Winter and Christmas breaks 2022

As the days become shorter, it's time to rock those woolly hats and get your winter 2022 holidays into full swing. Whether you're huddled together over an open fire in a cosy cottage in the middle of the countryside, discovering historic pubs in hidden valleys, or wrapping up warm and venturing on frosty rambles on river banks and through forests, winter holidays in England are hard to beat. Escape to the city for festive events and things to do in winter and make the most of endless Christmas celebrations. Enter the warmth of a museum and enjoy late-night exhibitions, sip on mulled wine as you browse the stalls at a Christmas market; and ice skate in the glow of Winchester Cathedral – or how about treating yourself to some fine dining behind closed doors?

As the days become shorter, it's time to rock those woolly hats and get your winter 2022 holidays into full swing. Whether you're huddled together over an open fire in a cosy cottage in the middle of the countryside, discovering historic pubs in hidden valleys, or wrapping up warm and venturing on frosty rambles on river banks and through forests, winter holidays in England are hard to beat. Escape to the city for festive events and things to do in winter and make the most of endless Christmas celebrations. Enter the warmth of a museum and enjoy late-night exhibitions, sip on mulled wine as you browse the stalls at a Christmas market; and ice skate in the glow of Winchester Cathedral – or how about treating yourself to some fine dining behind closed doors?

As the days become shorter, it's time to rock those woolly hats and get your winter 2022 holidays into full swing. Whether you're huddled together over an open fire in a cosy cottage in the middle of the countryside, discovering historic pubs in hidden valleys, or wrapping up warm and venturing on frosty rambles on river banks and through forests, winter holidays in England are hard to beat. Escape to the city for festive events and things to do in winter and make the most of endless Christmas celebrations. Enter the warmth of a museum and enjoy late-night exhibitions, sip on mulled wine as you browse the stalls at a Christmas market; and ice skate in the glow of Winchester Cathedral – or how about treating yourself to some fine dining behind closed doors?

Things to do in winter 2022

Family inside tunnel of lights

25+ Christmas events for 2022

From festive lights to cosy grottoes, celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with our round-up of Christmas events across the country.

Manchester Christmas Market, an annual event in Albert Square.

Christmas markets 2022

Start planning your ultimate winter getaway with our guide to some of the country's best Christmas markets.

Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Norfolk

Festive shows and pantos in 2022

Book all-singing, all-dancing extravaganzas, family-friendly pantomimes and classic choir performances this Christmas.

Group of young friends sharing a bag of cotton candy at the Christmas market

9 fantastically festive places for a Christmas break

Dive straight into the festive season by visiting some of England’s most Christmassy locations.

London in the Sky at the O2

The ultimate Christmas gift guide

Impress friends and family with unique experiences including dining in the sky and secluded glamping breaks.

North York Moors Railway in autumn

Unmissable Christmas steam train experiences

From meet and greets with a certain Mr Claus, the kids are sure to have an unforgettable time on board.

Castle Howard at Christmas

Christmas events in stately homes

See decked out halls, glittering light tunnels, bejewelled Christmas trees and much, much more.

Woman stood surrounded by tropical plants looking out

Budget breaks in winter 2022

Enjoy free events, breath-taking landscapes and great-value restaurants on a budget break.

Best winter things to do in England

The cosiest places to visit in winter

Taking refuge in cute tearooms, while the away the hours in quirky museums or browse unique village shops.

Family breaks in winter 2022

Enjoy fun family breaks from visiting Father Christmas to looking after farm animals.

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