4- DAY FESTIVE PACKAGE DETAILS
Your Hotel: DoubleTree By Hilton – Stratford on Avon
This contemporary 4 star hotel is conveniently located just minutes from the culture and history of Stratford town centre. All 102 bedrooms are beautifully appointed and equipped with all modern conveniences. You can enjoy a range of seasonal dishes in Quills Restaurant or more casual dining in the Lounge Bar. A mini gym rounds off the amenities making this a great base exploring the local area and Shakespeare’s heritage.
Arrival: 23rd December (D)
You can check in after 3pm when you will be welcomed with tea, coffee and mince pies before settling into your room or exploring some of Stratford’s attractions. In the evening a three-course dinner will be served in the main restaurant.
Christmas Eve (B/D)
Breakfast is served from 8.00 – 10.30am after which the rest of the day is free to visit some of Shakespeare’s iconic sites such as New Place, the location of the Bard’s home, and Shakespeare’s Schoolroom. Instead you could take a wander along the Avon or relax in the delightful hotel gardens.
After your three-course buffet dinner you can prepare for Midnight Mass at one of the nearby churches. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served on your return..
Christmas Day (B/L/D)
Breakfast is served from 7.30 – 10.30am giving you plenty of time for the opening f presents before the highlight of the trip – a traditional Christmas Dinner with a visit from Santa.
Afterwards relax in the Bar and watch the Queen’s speech ov Christmas cake and light refreshments.
If you have any room left, the day rounds off with a buffet evening meal.
Boxing Day (B/D)
Breakfast is served from 7.30 – 10.30am with the rest of the day at leisure.
In the evening the Carvery Dinner is accompanied by entertainment
Departure: 27th December (B)
Your fabulous festive break ends with a hearty breakfast and fond goodbye’s to newly made friends. Afterwards why not explore some of the sights in Stratford, there’s plenty to see!
About Stratford on Avon
Famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare and home to the Royal Shakespeare Company, this medieval market town has so much more to offer than theatre. It’s a great place for retail therapy with all manner of shops and you are never far from somewhere to get good food and drink. A trip down the River Avon is a fantastic way to get a flavour of Stratford and you’ll be unlucky if there’s not an event or festival taking place.
There’s a wealth of attractions and historic sites to visit during your stay in Stratford.
The perfect starting point for exploring Shakespeare’s work, life and times. Explore where it all began at his childhood home and discover his influence through the centuries.
Anne Hathaway’s Cottage
Savour the rural beauty where Shakespeare’s future wife, Anne Hathaway, grew up and lived for many years, and where their romance bloomed. Get closer to the Hathaway family and prepare to be captivated by stories handed down from generation to generation.
Shakespeare’s New Place
Explore the site of Shakespeare’s family home where he lived for 19 years in the height of his creative powers, and uncover the fascinating story of why the house that is no longer there. Discover beautiful gardens and specially-commissioned artworks inspired by Shakespeare’s work, life and times.
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
This 1,040 seat theatre is owned by the Royal Shakespeare Company and is the only authentic venue to enjoy the works of England’s most famous playwright and poet, William Shakespeare. It has a stage that extends into the audience on three sides giving the audience superb views of all the action. The theatre has a Rooftop Restaurant and Bar with views over the River Avon, a Riverside Cafe and Terrace, a Colonnade linking the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres together with a recently opened temporary Garden Theatre where plays and other events take place.