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The sign of a warm welcome as you enter Sedbergh

Start a new chapter in scenic Sedbergh

Destination: Sedbergh

Looking for a relaxing child-friendly holiday in one of England's most stunning spots? Then head to the quaint cultural town of Sedbergh in the rolling Yorkshire Dales

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The beach on Christmas Day

Antigua - a Caribbean Christmas

Destination: Antigua

Antigua is the perfect place to escape the shops, the crowds and spend Christmas on the beach...

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Charity organ, cuppa n mince pies round the corner

A Dickens of a time in Grassington

Destination: Grassington

I've lost my heart to Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales! This small town with a village atmosphere celebrates Christmas unashamedly, appealing to the child in me as I join in the torch-lit procession

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Lapland - The bar at the Ice Hotel

Finnish Lapland: an affordable winter wonderland

Destination: Kittila

For affordable and uncrowded ski slopes, travel to Levi in Finnish Lapland where you can stay in an ice hotel and spot the Northern Lights

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New Year's Eve

Christmas and New Year in Funchal

Destination: Funchal

Forget all the hype about London, Edinburgh, or even Sydney. Funchal in Madeira is THE place to be for a fantastic New Year celebration

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Die Alte Bruecke

Step into Christmas at Heidelberg's Market

by Katie L

Destination: Heidelberg

Experience the magic of the festive season at Heidelberg's Christmas Market on the Hauptstrasse - the longest shopping street in Germany

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Stockholm: Christmas cheer

Destination: Stockholm

For Christmas cynics, a winter break in Stockholm is just the thing to put the magic back into the festive season

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Ice skating at Somerset House

Christmas in London - shopping, theatre, pudding races...?

Destination: London

What better place to celebrate the year's big holiday than in the English city that has it all? Forget charades and the Queen's speech; wrap up warm and enjoy everything festive London has to offer...

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Flinders Street Station, New Year's Eve

Feeling festive in Melbourne

by sgl4maj

Destination: Melbourne

If you are heading Down Under over the British winter then 1) I'm very jealous, and 2) Head to Melbourne!

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Our log cabin at Luosto

Searching for Santa in Lapland

by Roz S

Destination: Lapland

Have you ever thought about taking your children to visit the “real” Santa Claus in Lapland but been put off by the price? Well don’t hesitate, it really is amazing and worth every penny

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