Bath Christmas Market
Combine a trip to one of the most atmospheric Christmas markets in the UK (www.bathchristmasmarket.co.uk; pictured) with some of the country's finest Georgian architecture, great museums and pampering by heading to Bath over the festive season. Loll in the heated rooftop pool of Thermae Bath Spa, where entrance starts at £13pp for 90 minutes (0844 888 0844; thermaebathspa.com), then head out to explore the city.
Saco’s apartments are an ideal base and cost from £75 per night for two (0845 122 0405; sacoapartments.co.uk). For more general information see www.visitbath.co.uk