Have a Merry Little Christmas in These 5 Destinations in the UK
Harrogate originated as a popular spa town for the wealthy and this stunning Yorkshire town still has an air of Victorian elegance. With so many handsome buildings, beautifully landscaped gardens and luxurious bathhouses, it’s hard not to fall in love with this deluxe destination.
It’s the perfect choice if you are looking for somewhere romantic to take your special someone this season.
The Harrogate Christmas Market has been recognized as one of the best in the UK. It features an amazing selection of handcrafted gifts made in and around Yorkshire, as well as Santa’s grotto with real reindeer and festive music performed by local artists.
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Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire
If you are a big Shakespeare geek, you’ll be thrilled to experience the Christmas season in the birthplace of this famous playwright. As you walk through the town you’ll feel like you have been transported back to the 1500s thanks to the incredibly well preserved Tudor architecture.
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust hosts a lot of wonderful Christmas events, including Jacobean Music Performances, a Tudor Christmas Dinner featuring historic recipes and much more. Plus, you can take a tour of the house where Shakespeare grew up and see it decorated for Christmas.
It’s easy to see that Stratford Upon Avon has had a charming and magical atmosphere at Christmastime for many centuries and still continues to create that cozy feeling.