With twinkling lights illuminating historic architecture and festive decorations adorning lavish interiors, the grand houses of the Home Counties are a delight to visit at Christmas time. During our getaway we discover spectacular Blenheim Palace and château-inspired Waddesdon Manor, where the glorious decorations extend beautifully into the gardens with sparkling light trails and illuminations. With time in Oxford to soak up the city’s magical ambience at this special time of year, as well as a festive lunch at the elegant Hartwell House, this lovely break promises an enchanting start to your Christmas celebrations........read more
The 4-star Double Tree by Hilton Oxford Belfry Hotel is nestled in 17 acres of beautiful grounds in Milton Common, close to the university city of Oxford. The hotel features contemporary bedrooms, a restaurant, lounge and bar plus a large landscaped courtyard. The health club offers an indoor pool, sauna, steam room, gym and outdoor tennis courts. Spa treatments are available at an extra cost.