2021 - Christmas Markets Mania: Liverpool & Manchester

Ibis Styles Haydock

Departure Date:

04/12/2021
No. of Days:

2 days








£99.00 pp


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Time to soak up the festive atmosphere in two world-class cities

Another long-standing favourite for Leisuretimers, Manchester & Liverpool Christmas Market is a riot of festive colour and fun set in the heart of this buzzing metropolis.

With more than 300 beautifully festooned stalls and chalets spread across the Manchester city centre, the Christmas Markets are free and accessible to all. Soak up the atmosphere and follow the market trail as it winds through the city centre, tempting you with gifts, crafts, jewellery, clothes and toys. European and local producers offer everything from fine amber jewellery, handcrafted leather bags and top-quality bonsai trees, to handmade Belgian kitchenware, framed photo prints and French soaps.

And don’t miss the amazing array of food and drink! Manchester’s Christmas Markets are famous for traditional bratwurst, but visitors can also treat themselves to Hungarian goulash, Spanish paella or a good old-fashioned hog roast. You cannot leave Liverpool Christmas Market without trying the festive treats on offer from the Bavarian Grill and Yorkshire Pudding Wrap stall to sweet treats such as waffles and pancake

 

Ibis Styles Haycock

This comfortable hotel offers 103 guest bedrooms with fun designs, comfortable furnishings and spacious en-suite shower rooms. The extensive continental breakfast spread (included in your room rate) will take care of thirst and hunger first thing, but if you fancy a tipple and a treat later on, head to the open-plan Hub area. With free fibre Wi-Fi available and a games room for a bit of friendly competition, you'll find everything you need right here under one roof. Steeped in racing history, the surrounding area has provided ample inspiration for the décor at our quirky hotel. With grand equestrian murals and nods to the local spirit throughout, this is an extra-special spot to while away a night or two in Haydock.

 

Day 1

After joining the coach at one of our convenient local pick up points, we head towards Liverpool and aim to arrive just after lunchtime. Spend free time exploring the cultural capital birthplace of The Beatles and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Liverpool has world-class attractions.overnight hotel. Don't forget to head to St George's Hall to get into the festive spirit and experience Liverpool's Christmas Market.

Day 2

After a hearty breakfast we make our way into Manchester and it's famous Christmas Market. Enjoy time browsing the stalls and enjoying the festive entertainment before re-joining the coach mid-afternoon for our return journey back to South Wales.

Manchester Christmas Market

With more than 300 beautifully festooned stalls and chalets spread across the city centre, the Christmas Markets are free and accessible to all. Soak up the atmosphere and follow the market trail as it winds through the city centre, tempting you with gifts, crafts, jewellery, clothes and toys. European and local producers offer everything from fine amber jewellery, handcrafted leather bags and top-quality bonsai trees, to handmade Belgian kitchenware, framed photo prints and French soaps.

And don’t miss the amazing array of food and drink! Manchester’s Christmas Markets are famous for traditional bratwurst, but visitors can also treat themselves to Hungarian goulash, Spanish paella or a good old-fashioned hog roast.

Liverpool Christmas Market

Full of history, culture and friendly people, Liverpool is the ideal destination to discover and enjoy. A World Heritage Site with a wonderful collection of museums, galleries, shopping and dining, there really is something for everyone in this fantastic city. Head to St George Plateau to visit more than 40 rustic Christmas stalls selling food and drink from across four continents. There will also be local arts, Christmas decorations and candles on sale, that will make wonder gifts. Or take a ride Ferris Wheel offering great views above the festoon lighting and other vintage fairground rides for those who are still a kid at heart.

  • Reserved coach travel throughout
  • 1 night dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Excursion to Manchester Christmas Market
  • Excursion to Liverpool Christmas Market 

This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Bridgend
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff West
  • Llanelli
  • Neath
  • Newport
  • Port Talbot
  • Swansea Central

Find out more about our pickups on our pickup list page here.

OUR PRICES

Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms and prices are available in the booking process.


TO NOTE

Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. Please make sure that you also read our Important Holiday Information & Enhanced Hygiene Protocols which we update from time to time.

We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please get in touch with us.

Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps too. Sometimes, the order of excursions can change when you are on tour. We will try not to change things, but want to make you aware that this can happen.

COVID-19 PEACE OF MIND & TRAVELLING SAFELY

It is important that you familiarise yourself with our Enhanced Hygiene Protocols booklet as this will give you a clearer picture of what to expect when you travel, what we are doing to keep you safe, and what you can do to protect yourself and those around. These Protocols are updated from time to time, so please re-check just before you travel.

Please remember that you will also need to keep up-to-date with latest government advice and requirements. 

Other Dates

Departure Date: Saturday 04 Dec 2021
Duration: 2 Days



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