UK Tours 2018

Christmas at Bowden Hall, Gloucestershire

Christmas at Bowden Hall, Gloucestershire

Departs: 23rd December 2018 | 5 days


When it comes to Cotswolds hotels you can't beat Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel. This 4 star Georgian country house is one of the most beautiful hotels in the Gloucester area, and unlike many Gloucestershire hotels is set in 12 acres of its own parkland, allowing you to enjoy the stunning Cotswold scenery from the comfort of your own room. Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel is the perfect venue for a short break away; set amongst stunning countryside with easy connections to Cheltenham and Stroud, this Gloucester Hotel is perfect for any occasion.

£599.00 per person

Your Accommodation

Mercure Bowden Hall ★★★
Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel set in the Cotswold's is a beautiful Georgian country house hotel that boasts 12 acres of sweeping parkland. Recently refurbished public areas have brought this hotel back to its former glory, boasting a breathtaking blend of traditional and contemporary design. Locally inspired artworks, bespoke crystal chandeliers, and soft pastel shades create a leisurely atmosphere with a touch of English elegance.

Your Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 Following our local pick-ups we will make our way west, having a comfort/refreshment stop along the way. Arriving at the Bowden Hall hotel in the afternoon with time to settle in and a welcome tea/coffee with mince pies before our evening meal.

Day 2 Christmas Eve shopping trip to the cathedral city of the Cotswold's, Gloucester has its roots stretching back to Roman times and has continued to be an important English city, boasting over 2,000 years of history. The country's most inland port, the city has seen unprecedented regeneration in the last decade, most visibly at the city's historic docks. Return to our hotel for a candle lit dinner, followed by a quiz and bingo.

Day 3 Wake up on Christmas Day to a traditional cooked breakfast which is served between 8-10am in the hotel restaurant. Enjoy a leisurely morning stroll or relax around the hotel before your full traditional Christmas lunch. The afternoon will consist of guess the weight of the Christmas cake competition, a visit from Santa and the Queens speech. A hot and cold buffet will be served for dinner followed by an evening of fun and games.

Day 4 After our Boxing Day breakfast served between 8-10am we embark on our excursion into the Wye Valley, travelling via Ross on Wye we take in some of the beautiful scenery this area has to offer. On return to the hotel you will be welcomed with a buffet lunch followed by tea and coffee. In the evening we have a three course candle lit dinner, rounding off our stay with live entertainment.

Day 5 One final traditional breakfast before saying goodbye to our Georgian residence and making our way back to Essex, with appropriate comfort stops on the way home. Arriving home late afternoon.

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Your Holiday Includes

  • 2 nights full board, 2 night half board
  • Porterage
  • Christmas entertainment
  • Gift for everyone
  • Porterage in and out of hotel
  • Executive coach travel
  • Excursions as described
Christmas at Bowden Hall, Gloucestershire

Supplements & Insurance

Single supplement £147.50 | Insurance £26.50

Includes Insurance Premium Tax (IPT)

Customer Review We have just returned from an enjoyable Turkey and Tinsel break in Bembridge Isle of Wight. Our biggest thanks goes to Andrew our driver, who was so helpful throughout our wonderful holiday.
Val & John Matthews


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There is no requirement for Financial Protection of day trip, and none is provided. This insurance is only valid for packages booked that DO NOT include flights.

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