It’s not too late to guide a UK New Year’s Eve mini-break, from hotels with tribute acts to atmospheric unbiased pubs
- Warner Leisure Hotels has breaks with New Year’s Eve dinner and fireworks
- Last-minute offers with Hoseasons embrace wood pods in Northumberland
- Shearings has spots left on group excursions to the likes of Torquay and Eastbourne
Every week our Holiday Hero Neil Simpson takes an in-depth take a look at an excellent vacation subject, doing all of the legwork so that you don’t have to. This week: New Year’s Eve breaks.
It’s not too late to guide a mini-break in case you don’t need to spend New Year at dwelling – however you’ll want to transfer quick.
Group excursions, hotels and vacation parks have been promoting out and chances are you’ll not get your first selection. However, last-minute offers might pop up if Covid forces those that booked early to cancel journeys.
Going out with a bang: Warner Leisure Hotels has loads of availability on its fashionable three-night breaks that embrace New Year’s Eve dinner and fireworks
Tribute acts will entertain visitors in a lot of Warner’s hotels. Pictured is a Queen tribute act
That means it ought to pay to be part of a ready listing or make common calls to journey firms for updates.
Warner Leisure Hotels has loads of availability on its fashionable three-night breaks that embrace full board, afternoon cabaret and leisure plus New Year’s Eve dinner and fireworks. Tribute acts may also carry out in lots of hotels celebrating the hits of Motown, Madness, Genesis, Queen and extra.
Bembridge Coast Hotel and Norton Grange Coastal Village, each on the Isle of Wight, are among the many Warner hotels nonetheless taking bookings from £419pp. Some of the group’s luxurious hotels in Wales, Suffolk, Somerset and North Yorkshire are additionally wonderful choices for last-minute getaways (warnerleisurehotels.co.uk).
Bournemouth, Blackpool and Aviemore in Scotland are among the many locations the place Britannia Hotels should still have rooms.
Packages from December 30 to January 2 embrace buffet breakfast, three-course dinners plus a New Year’s Eve gala dinner, from £300pp (britanniahotels.com).
Celebrate bringing in 2022 in type at Blossom Plantation park in Northumberland
As effectively as checking availability on websites reminiscent of hotels.com, discover extra atmospheric locations to keep with English Country Inns – it hyperlinks to unbiased pubs with rooms, in addition to fashionable boutique resort teams reminiscent of Malmaison and Hotel du Vin (english-inns.co.uk).
Holiday parks supply among the most sociable locations to have fun New Year’s Eve. Last-minute offers with Hoseasons embrace wood pods on farmland on the Blossom Plantation park in Northumberland and a lodge dwelling on the Millendreath Beach Resort in Cornwall (hoseasons.co.uk).
Move quick and you may also discover availability within the lodges of the family-run Cofton Holidays web site close to Dawlish in Devon, which gives shoreline, countryside and castles, in addition to an indoor pool for a dip after a day exploring. Week-long New Year breaks begin on December 27 or 31, from £386 for 2 (coftonholidays.co.uk).
Shearings is providing small teams excursions to the likes of Torquay, above, that embrace a five-course dinner on New Year’s Eve
Small group excursions of the UK have at all times been fashionable selections for solo travellers at New Year, not least as they permit friendships to develop earlier than the thirty first. Most excursions with specialist companies reminiscent of One Traveller and Just You are already bought out, however ready lists are in operation.
Tour group Shearings is promoting the final of its slots on three-night and longer stays within the likes of Torquay, Eastbourne, Windermere, Loch Lomond or Oban.
Guests are collected in coaches from pick-up factors throughout the nation and pushed to their resort for a bucks fizz on arrival earlier than having fun with native sightseeing journeys, a five-course dinner on New Year’s Eve and a full English breakfast to begin 2022. Trips price from £369pp (shearings.com).