Lincoln is the perfect place to visit over the festive period. The medieval square between the impressive Norman Castle and magnificent gothic cathedral is the perfect backdrop for the Christmas Market. With over 300 stalls, visitors can expect to find an array of quality hand-crafted goods, gifts, locally produced specialist foods, carol singers and brass bands. We also visit Castle Howard, the ancestral home of the Howard family in all its festive glory.
The 4 star Q Forest Pines Hotel is set in 190 acres of woodland close to the Lincolnshire Wolds. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, tea making facilities, hairdryer, 24 hour room service and Wi-Fi. There are 3 restaurants, comfortable lounge area and bar. Facilities include a leisure centre with swimming pool, steam room and gym. There is a lift.
We travel to Castle Howard, where you can see the magnificent ancestral home in all its festive glory. Lights and candles glimmer amid the decorations and display of seasonal foliage, and the sweet strains of carol singing fill the air. We continue via the Humber Bridge and Broughton, North Lincolnshire to the Forest Pines Hotel for overnight half board accommodation.
After breakfast we journey to Lincoln for the traditional Christmas Market. You can enjoy cultural entertainment and stroll around 300 stalls nestled within the medieval square and surrounding area, the perfect backdrop for the Christmas Market. The Christmas event is always very busy, but visiting on Friday is usually less hectic. We depart late afternoon, arriving home mid evening.
1 night dinner, bed & breakfast, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver, Excursions - includes entry to Castle Howard.
DEPOSIT: £20.00 per person
Single supplement: £22.00