LADIES Christmas Trip | SOLD OUT
December 3 - 9, 2018
Dec 3, Monday | Meet in London on a double-decker bus for an afternoon tea tour around London. Afterwards, we’ll head to the Cotswolds by private coach to our private Manor House in the country. Settle in and then enjoy a welcome dinner with everyone in a welcome dinner prepared by a private chef. End the night with cosy drinks by the fire and chatter.
Dec 4, Tuesday | Wake up and have a simple breakfast at the Manor House. Afterwards, pack a small bag to head to Daylesford for a morning out. Start with a cooking class where you’ll cook brunch with the help of one of Daylesford’s chefs. After we enjoy the spoils of our cooking class, there will a private yoga class hosted for us in the renovated barn. After browsing the farm shop and an afternoon tea, we’ll head off to Oxford for an afternoon stroll through the famous university town. Dinner will be on your own.
Dec 5, Wednesday | Wake up early, grab a quick bite to eat at the manor, and then pack your bags on the coach and we’ll head off towards the North. After a visit to the famous home of Burleigh Pottery’s factory in Stoke-on-Trent, we’ll continue on to Chatsworth House to see it dressed in its Christmas best. Lunch is provided on site at Chatsworth, as is a private tour for the group around the historic home. Then we continue on to York, where we will settle into our hotel and head out for a night to explore on your own. An optional trip to the Christmas Market in York is available, for anyone interested in tasting hot German food and shopping for Christmas trinkets in the crisp winter weather.
Dec 6, Thursday | Today is a day to explore York. Wake up and enjoy the hotel’s delicious breakfast and then spend the morning on your own to do some Christmas shopping. After lunch on your own, we’ll meet for a tour of this ancient city- exposing the walls, famous Shambles and finally ending at York Minster’s Evensong service. Dinner that night will be a group meal with the cosiest of Christmas dinners.
Dec 7, Friday | After breakfast, we’ll pack our bags and head to the station for a train to Edinburgh. The morning will be spent on a train along one of Britain’s most scenic train routes as we journey up the eastern coast. Upon arrival to Edinburgh, we’ll drop our bags at the our hotel and then head out to fill our bellies with pizza and pasta. The afternoon is free to wander on your own, but an optional visit to the Queen’s Royal residence, Holyrood Palace, is offered to anyone wanting to visit. Dinner that evening is on your own.
Dec 8, Saturday | Our last full day together will be spent with a morning tour of the Edinburgh Castle and guided tour down the famous Royal Mile. For lunch, wander off on your own to find a cosy spot in Deacon Brody’s pub or JK Rowlings old haunt, the Elephant House. That evening, come for a final meal at Dishoom where we’ll spend one last night chatting and laughing together. All official group outings end after dinner.
Dec 9, Sunday | Wake up when you like and head to the train station or airport. Bon voyage!