Get festive by booking a city break near a spectacular Christmas market. Packed full of unique handmade gifts, light shows, ice rinks, fairgrounds and much more, Christmas markets offer plenty of festive cheer to get you into the Christmas spirit.
Cities across Europe play host to Christmas markets from November. Visit Berlin to see Charlottenburg Castle bathed in romantic lights. Or discover unique handmade gifts in between seeing the sights in Vienna, Brussels or Prague.
In the UK, some of the best Christmas markets are held in London, York and Bath. Go there for traditional German-style stalls selling handmade jewellery, crafts and toys and tasty yuletide delicacies. And there’s plenty to keep the kids entertained with street theatre, fairgrounds and, of course, Santa’s grotto.
“Lovely apartment” We have visited Bath several times and tend to book apartments now our children are teenagers. Number3 certainly met our needs. It was beautifully decorated and had all mod cons including the teenagers number 1 requirement (WiFi!). I
I stayed here with 3 other friends on a girls weekend in Bath. We very much enjoyed our 2 night stay and felt very much at home. We were greeted by Alison who handed over the keys and explained where … More
Thank you for your lovely review! We do try to provide a few extra touches to make guests feel at home and it is good to hear you liked them (I am particularly pleased you liked my bread!). I hope to see you in Bath again.
Reviewed 22 Aug 2014
Spacious, comfortable and well appointed. A great location for exploring Bath. We loved the complimentary breakfast too.… More
Glad you liked it - thank you! You can't beat fresh bread for breakfast with some good jam! Do come again!
“Delightful and convenient flat.”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2014
Exceeded all expectations. Extremely well appointed. Helpful and friendly owner. Easy walk to center. Highly recommend.… More
It is a pleasure to hear that we not only met your expectations but exceeded them - thank you!
“Great location - no clothes dryer” The greatest thing about this flat is the location. It can't be beat for the price. Couple of things to be aware of: there is no clothes dryer - there is a rack to dry clothes on, but no clothes drying machine. Th
“great location very clean and suited all our needs”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2012
we stayed at this apartment for our trip to the olympics we had a fabulous time.we were met by the owners daughter she gave us a very warm welcome and showed us around the apartment.It was very clean … More
“Golden Olympic Experience”
Reviewed 23 Aug 2012
The location of this flat was superb! A stone's throw from Covent Garden and theatre land. Very accommodating hosts, met and shown around flat and made themselves available if and when needed. The fla… More
“A Great apartment in a central location”
Reviewed 4 Jul 2012
We have just returned from a great few days in London. This apartment was very well presented. Clean/ comfortable/ with a lovely welcome when we arrived. Its location made visiting the tourist attrac… More
“Wonderful” We enjoyed our stay in Les Naturelles. Studio was nice, comfortable and clean. Balcony and view from it was amazing. It is quiet place so you can have a good rest. Hope to stay in Les Naturelles in winter.
This apartment is small but very comfortable and perfectly situated on the edge of Leukerbad. It was perfect for us. The view from the balcony is wonderful as you look across the fields towards the mo… More
“Brilliant Place to go..”
Reviewed 23 May 2012
Accommodation was perfect. Really nice location. very friendly staff.
if you want peace of mind and stay away from busy & hectic life this is worth going place.
Definitely recommend to go..… More
“Great stay, thank you” Compact but very well equipped house, all rooms clean, comfortable and nicely furnished. The property is well situated for car parking, just across the road from a bus stop with a ten minute service into the city centre and has
Myself and three friends stayed here for 4 nights. We where over from Ireland to see an Manchester United match and the location was great, just a cheap taxi ride to Old Trafford and into the centre o… More
“Clean, modern, child friendly”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2016
Very pleasant stay, the house was equipped with everything we could possibly need from pots and pans to sewing kit. Very clean and owner was very good at communicating. Would definitely stay here agai… More
“Awesome Place, Great Owners” We stayed there for a week this July and the owners Amanda and Kevin were incredibly helpful and hospitable. We had a very late arrival yet they waited up and helped us get everything situated.
Haus Arve is in a great lo
We had the pleasure to stay at Chalet Arve for a week over Christmas (December 2015). The apartment is in a superb location in the center of Klosters, walking distance to everything including the tra… More
Self-catering medieval house apartments, completely restored, just minutes walk from the main street and main attractions of the old town and the beach. The apartment offers all the comforts within Old City. …see more
**On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.**
Oak, glass and floor to ceiling style in this two bedroom apartment, with two bathrooms and a comfortable sofa bed in the lounge, sleeping up to 6 people.
In terms of the space, we have our Tivali range featur …see more
“Extremely comfortable and well equipped” The owner was kindly there to meet us on arrival and show us around. There was complimentary tea, coffee, juice and milk which was welcome since we'd had a long journey. The apartment was clean, tidy and recent
“comfy, clean and welocming apartment just walking distance from bath centre”
Reviewed 18 Oct 2011
me and a friend stayed at the apartment for two nights over a weekend,
the beds were warm and comfy, and the area that the apartment is situated is very quiet, we wasnt disturbed once
no hassle, and… More
“A lovely Garden Apartment”
Reviewed 2 Dec 2012
A very impressive location, this garden apartment was lovely and had everything needed for our 4 night stay. The owners gave great advice on all the amenities and where to shop locally. The parking wa… More
“Mike Moss more than helpful and friendly and it was very handy for the Bath Graduation.”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2012
Easy to walk in to town and lots of shops nearby and good restraurants.… More
“Amazing accomodation in the centre of London!!!” Are you planning to spend some days in London and you are looking for a good accomodation? Don't go further!! This is definitely the best solution.
Me and my family (5 people) have just spent a long w
“Great Apartment for visiting Bath” My wife & I and her 2 sisters stayed in this apartment in Septemeber 2014 for 3 nights.
The apartment is well located just outside Bath with the bus stop very close for people without transport.We had a car so parki
We had a great time when we stayed at the old workshop. The caretaker could not have been friendlier and the welcome bottle of wine was very nice. Would definitely recommend and we would love to visit… More
Glad you enjoyed it and found us friendly. We try to be! :-) Hope to see you again soon. John and Jane
“Excellent rental house”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2014
Very comfortable, well equipped property in a quiet village just outside Bath. Ideally situated for travel into Bath (bus stop just outside house) and also for touring around the countryside.
Glad you enjoyed the property and thanks for the review!
“Really Good, Perfect Retreat After Hectic Shopping Trip”
Reviewed 29 Jan 2014
Group of 4 Stayed, Both rooms were set out as double's, Good to have seperate bathrooms for both rooms to use.
Lovely finish to the whole place, welcome pack was.. Welcome, loved the views from mai… More
Nice to hear you enjoyed the Old Workshop and the Xmas market. It was really great this year - even better than before, we thought. We think it's nice to retreat to a quiet spot after the hectic bustle of Bath, so we are glad you found the same :-) Same time next year? :-)
“Excellent - exceeded expectations!” This property was excellent. We visited as a group of friends and this holiday offered the perfect relaxing holiday.
The middle floor with kitchen, living room and dining room was fantastic - its well decorated and
“Amazing apartment for everyone” I stayed in this apartment for a weekend in June and can honestly say it is the best property I have ever stayed in. Patricia the owner was so helpful and friendly, she has catered the apartment to everyone down to ever
From the start of the booking Patricia was very helpful and this continued all the way until she waved us on our way back to the airport. The apartment is even better than the pictures and we loved o… More
“Wonderful find in Dublin! Perfect location, luxury flat!”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2013
We stayed here with our two children (13 and 17) four nights. What a great find. The flat is spotless and modern with every amenity we could possibly need from washer/dryer to 3D television and Playst… More
Thank you for doing such a great review for us and future guests.
We are so pleased you had a wonderful time and that you felt the Irish welcome.
Great to see you took on some Irish slang too!
“Fantastic family friendly option in Dublin - I'd go back here and no where else!”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2013
I am so glad I found Patricia through TripAdvisor! From initial contact to our final goodbye hugs she was always attentive and her lovely apartment was every bit the luxury promised! Everything was su… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to do this truely wonderful review.
I am so glad you enjoyed Dublin and the apartment felt like home to you all.
It is great to get some feedback and know that I have happy and comfortable guests.
Thank you for such a great heading too Best wishes Patricia
Stayed over the weekend as a pre- Christmas break and really enjoyed the use of the house. Great location to access central London. The house is very comfortable and with two bathrooms was a real home… More
“Beautiful area, spacious house, friendly helpful owners, wonderful pool!” Excellent property in a rural setting with beautiful views of forests and mountains. Very well equipped house which is clean, spacious and has efficient air con in all the rooms
**On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights**
This simply striking top-floor two-bed apartment, with two bathrooms and a sofa bed in the lounge, sleeps up to 4 comfortably – with a balcony and views of the very cool Northern Quarter.
In terms of the …see more
“Comfortable, spacious and well-located.” This place was brilliant! It had all the little extras that makes it feel like a home away from home - tea, sugar, olive oil, iron, washing machine, toiletries!!! The house is beautiful and spacious and it was
“Viceroy Lodge Apartment Surbiton - well worth a return visit!” We have just returned home having stayed in Vicerour Lodge Apartment for three nights, visiting family and celebrating a special birthday.
From first entering the flat we knew that we ha
Set within York's city walls, the Townhouse is a stunning 3 bedroom 2 bathroom holiday home set over 4 floors, footsteps from the historic Treasurer's House and York Minster. The white arrow in the photo shows its peaceful yet central location. For guests wit …see more
“Beautiful!” We had an absolutely amazing stay at this beautifully located cottage just outside of bath. The owner was very helpful and also sent us clear directions to the cottage. When we arrived there was a tea pot with cups and saucers placed on t
“Brilliant location” What a lovely cottage/apartment - were able to abandon the cars and walk into Bath via the canal toll path. Did return once by boat (trips ran from Bath to Bathampton mill) as too tired to walk back after full day sightseeing.
What a top place to spend a holiday. The location is very picturesque. The apartment itself is very clean, spacious and comfortable. The kitchen is very well equipped and stocked with loads of condi… More
“Perfect! Look no further” We are a family of 2 parents and 2 kids (10,15). We stayed there for a week.
The flat is lovely. Very nice decorated with thinking of the small details. The apartment is very well equiped. It is centrally located with a f
“Excellent stay!” My partner and I stayed here with another couple for a weekend as attending a wedding in near pay Naburn. We couldn't have asked for a friendlier welcome to the New Walk Coach House.
Upon arrival we were greeted by Sue who talked us
“Excellent Location with friendly and accommodating owners”
Reviewed 18 Apr 2013
New Walk Coach house was the perfect location to visit York. Peaceful and quiet, seconds from the River Ouse and only a 10min walk (along the river) for visiting the city center and attractions. The a… More
“Great Location Good for Teenagers and Shopping Very Comfortable”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2012
The arrival arrangements were spot on and the start up food pack was welcome.The parking was not a problem and we always got a space after being out. We went to Flamingo Land which is quite close but… More
“A wonderful stay!”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2016
We enjoyed a lovely mini break with our 3 small boys in this very comfortable coach house. York was stunning and provided everything we were hoping for and more. The special thing about this coach hou… More
We're very glad you enjoyed your time in York, and found it easy to make your way along the riverside walk into the city centre. Thanks for going to the trouble of writing these kind notes - and we hope to meet you next time!
“New, clean and stilish apartment.” The apartment is very clean, nice and modern. It is fully furnished with anything needed including wifi. Nice welcome and explanatory tour of the aparment upon arrival. The apartment is 400 mt away from the tube Quee
“Charming Bath flat” The flat is in a great location to explore the town of Bath. It had everything we needed - the beds were comfortable, the kitchen well stocked and it was beautifully decorated. Sarah always responded promptly to email queries and
2* studio for 4 people situaded in the centre of the resort, 400 m from the skilift. Entrance hall with 1x2 folding out bunk beds. Open-plan kitchen with coffe machine, oven, toaster and refrigerator. Living room with 2 sofa beds for 1 person each, cable-TV, dining tabl …see more
No.9 Blissful Belsize Park 1 bed flatModern & brand newly converted one bedroom flat, in a amazingly quiet street, 2 mins from Belsize park tube station.This 1st floor brand new modern conversion, backs on to an incredibly quiet & peaceful back garden.It's …see more
2*, 1-bedroom-apartment for 6 people next to the "l'Ours" skilift. Entrance hall with 1x2 folding out bunk beds. Bright living room with fireplace, flat screen cable-TV, sofa bed, table with 6 chairs. Open-plan kitchen equipped with refrigerator and freez …see more
“A weekend with frieds outside the home” It was a perfect relaxing weekend outside home! The chalet is perfectly organized for the big group of people and very friendly for children (we were very much positively surprised about children chairs). We had
We were 3 couples with small kids. The chalet was great and very well equiped. It is really great for kids too. The large living room is perfect to enjoy time inside if the weather is bad.
We also… More
“Chalet Chambord is een compleet ingericht huis, van alle gemakken voorzien met een schitterend uitzicht”
Reviewed 17 Jan 2016
Chalet Chambord is een prachtig gelegen, modern chalet voorzien van alle benodigdheden en gemakken.
Het ligt een paar kilometer buiten Nendaz maar is goed bereikbaar met de auto.
De jacuzzi is een … More
Reviewed 12 Jan 2012
a very nice refugium to spend a relaxing time with friends, beautiful place inside and outside, very nicely furnitured and comfortable!
:-( some beds on wheels, which can be a little bit anoyi… More
“Our third stay at this fantastic apartment” The owner, Nicholas, always goes out of his way to make our 10 day stay extremely comfortable, and this was no exception. As we exhibit at the London Boat Show at ExCel it is such a wonderful place to retur
Service - 10/10
We stayed here with our four teenage/young adult children (6 people total) for the first 4 days and then just my spouse and I for a week. The service from Nicholas & Yvonne made us f… More
“fantastic spacious apartment,wonderful views,very nice and helpful owners”
Reviewed 11 Nov 2012
this is a beautiful spacious apartment in a great location,the apartment contains everything you could wish for including stunning views stretching across london.bus tube dlr river taxi all a short di… More
“Extraordinarily relaxing: Sitting watching the boats go by”
Reviewed 27 Oct 2012
I found this flat wonderfully relaxing. It's very spacious (we had a another family who came to stay for part of the week we were there, and there was lots of room for all of us). Sitting on the bal… More
“Great place; impeccable service.” An all-round convincing experience. Very efficient booking service, reliable pick-up, welcome, and handover of keys and guidance. Photos match the place, which is lovely: right in the center of Prague, but incredibly
“Gorgeous, great value, well-equipped, huge apartment in great location”
Reviewed 1 Jun 2013
Everything we could ask for. There were only 6 of us but 12 would fit easily; in fact we are surprised they don't squeeze more beds in as there's room, although dining area would limit. The pictures o… More
Reviewed 27 May 2013
12 of us stayed in this apartment in mid-May 2013 and it was fantastic. We received taxi service for free from the airport directly to the apartment - despite the fact we actually arrived in 2 groups … More
Many thanks for taking the time to write a review about King Wenceslas 4, and we are glad you and your friends had a good time in Prague. We hope you can return soon, and stay again in one of our apartments
“We love this place!” We really enjoyed our stay at this wonderful cottage. It's beautifully furnished, spotless and really well equipped. It was a great location for visiting our friends in south manchester. The owners are friendly and even helped me
Being a family with young children, we had a few requirements we could not compromise on in planning our daring trip to the North West England in the middle of winter. We wanted a place to stay for tw… More
“Perfect placement, and ideal for family with kids”
Reviewed 28 Jul 2016
Very easy to find, and easy to access. Whole experience was so easy, clean property, great facilities, very homely and comfortable. Lots of outdoor space if the Manchester weather permits. Great park… More
Many thanks for your review- we hope to see you again.
Stewart & Jo
“Really great apartment, perfect for family city break.” We stayed at this apartment for 3 nights and it was ideal for us. Great location, within walking distance/30 mins from natural history museum, v&a etc. Very close to public transport links. Nice
“Fantastic Stay in Kenilworth House Newcastle” Just arrived back from a fantastic stay at Kenilworth Road Newcastle. The apartment is out of this world,its so spotless, modern and spacious. There is also a allocated parking spot which is good. It had
We loved this place. It was more like a house than an apartment and beautifully renovated to a very high standard. The owners were extremely helpful from the initial booking and we met Michelle in per… More
Many thanks for your very kind words and comments delighted you and the family loved your stay in Kenilworth and the North East. Glad we were able to help in some small way to make your sons graduation special. We look forward to welcoming you again the next time you are in the UK and England.
Nige & Michelle
“Couldn't have been better.”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2014
Kenilworth House must be one of, if not, the very best place place to stay in Newcastle.
I am from the area and stayed here with my Canadian Husband and his 2 children. Every person was very impre… More
Thank you so much for the lovely words and fab comments we were delighted you loved Kenilworth and so pleased you thought it was the perfect start to your married life. Enjoy your new life in Canada and hope you can stay with us again when you return back to the UK.
Nige & Michelle
“Fantastic base, stunning house and lovely owners”
Reviewed 15 Jun 2014
I booked Kenilworth house to stay with my family for the week before my wedding. There was 5 adults and a baby and the house just suited us perfectly. The owner and his family were amazingly friendly … More
Many thanks for your lovely review and your very kind words. Delighted that we were able to help with you and your families stay prior to your big day and your start to married life. Reference the parking the council have just introduced a restriction for some reason from the hours of 9-11am Monday to Friday sorry for the inconvenience, but as you say there are many parking areas near by.
“Thank you very much for everything. Great family ski holiday.” We have had a wonderful time here. The apartment is charming, clean and very comfortable. It made us feel at home. There was also plenty of room for our belongings. We were very pleased wi
We found the apartment to be comfortable and convenient for enjoying a lovely region of Switzerland. The apartment is modern and well maintained. The couple who manage the apartment live in the sam… More
“Absolutely beautiful, clean, spacious! Private! Relaxing” We stayed for our wedding anniversary weekend in July and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Charlotte gave us a warm welcome, left some goodies. The apartment is so pretty, spacious, very clean
“Superb house, convenient location, highly recommended” We stayed at Henshaw House in October for an extended family event in Yorkshire. The house is maybe 10/15 years old, recently refurbished and immaculate and very well equipped. My daughter loved t
Our family enjoyed a wonderful Christmas stay at Henshaw House. Every possible convenience was provided in a clean, attractive and functional house. The house was an approximate 20 minute walk to the … More
Thank you very much for your kind words, I am so glad you all had a good Christmas at the house, best wishes, Catherine
Reviewed 8 Feb 2016
I stayed in the cottage for a girlie catch up weekend. The cottage was perfect. Very clean and tidy and with lovely decor. It is also in a perfect location for walking into the town. Unfortunately the… More
I'm so glad you all enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review; we would always be very happy to welcome you back!
Reviewed 21 Nov 2016
Very well presented property. And we loved all the extra touches such as the kit kats and films for a cosy night in..also the milk was an added bonus as we hadnt got sum ha..we all loved our stay here… More