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Paignton Christmas - Palace

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TEDW2880

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Why not celebrate Christmas in style with good company, traditional food, plenty of entertainment and festive fun on one of our carefully selected holidays covering many popular destinations across the UK. Whether it be an invigorating stroll along the promenade in Blackpool a traditional Ceilidh evening in the Trossachs or Christmas shopping in Bath there is something for everyone. All holidays offer en-suite bedrooms, most on full board accommodation, traditional Christmas Dinner and excellent entertainment, fun and games.

Paignton, a traditional family resort, where all the fun revolves around the seafront. Long sandy beaches provide a safe haven for children and adults alike. There is a level seafront and the pier houses all the amusements you would expect from a typical seaside resort. Along the seafront you will find an array of pubs and café bars with the town centre nearby. At the southern end of Paignton you will find the lively harbour where you can enjoy a boat trip, or simply take a leisurely stroll.

Palace Hotel * * *

Superb level seafront location • En-suite bedrooms • Television • Tea, coffee-making facilities • Hairdryer • Indoor swimming pool • Health Club Bar • Restaurant • Lift to all floors. www.duchyhotels.com

PRICE FROM ? £679 per person
Plan My Trip

Day 1
Morning departure from South Wales travelling to Exeter for free time. We then make our way to Paignton and on to the Palace Hotel. On arrival you will be greeted with tea, coffee and ginger cookie. There are lots of fun and interactive games to be played during your stay, do not forget to take part as there are prizes to be won! Join the staff in the Sun Lounge at 6pm for a complimentary glass of sparkling Cassis or Sherry and Canapes followed by a welcome speech from the General Manager and an opportunity to meet the team. Your evening meal will be served in the Paris Restaurant and afterwards adjourn to the Sun Lounge or Singer Room to enjoy this evenings cabaret act. Bingo is played each evening for those who wish to take part.

Day 2
Christmas Eve! After breakfast the morning is at leisure. A light lunch will be served at 12:00pm in the Paris restaurant then get ready for your excursion to Torquay. For those of you that do not wish to venture out there will be a festive quiz at 3:00pm and tea or coffee with a slice of Yule Log served. Tonight at 6:30pm your evening meal will be followed by The Salvation Army singing carols, then an evening of cabaret entertainment. Enjoy a night cap of mulled wine and shortbread at 10.00pm to send you off for a wonderful night's sleep this Christmas Eve or you may wish to visit a local church for Midnight Mass details can be found at reception.

Day 3
Christmas Day! "Merry Christmas Everyone" Santa will be visiting you with a small gift for all, breakfast will be served from 08.00 - 10.00am. Morning coffee with Stollen will be served at 11am and there's also a chance to guess the weight of the cake competition. A Traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings is served and the Queen's speech will be shown in the Washington Bar at 3pm followed by festive fun and games in the Sun Lounge or for the more intrepid take a bracing walk along the seafront. This afternoon tea and Christmas cake will be served at 4.30pm. Our 3 course dinner this evening will be served from 7:00pm followed by a night of entertainment

Day 4
Boxing Day! After breakfast, your remainder of the morning is at leisure. A light lunch will be served in the Paris Restaurant. We have an optional excursion to see "Christmas is magical" show at Babbacombe Theatre this afternoon, wrap up warm and be ready at reception at 2.15pm (organised by the Hotel - must be pre-booked). Sit down to enjoy your Candlelit meal. Then at 8.30pm we have a display by Paignton Hand Bell Ringers followed by this evening's entertainment.

Day 5
We depart after breakfast and make our way back home to South Wales with suitable comfort stop en route.

Other Information

Executive coach travel

Full board accommodation

Hot beverage and mince pie on arrival

Traditional Christmas lunch

Entertainment every night

Competitions throughout

Visit from Santa

Excursions to Exeter and Torquay

Entry fees not included unless otherwise stated

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