Experience: £415, Belmond


We targeted three companies for their best offer on a last-minute UK New Year's Eve trip: a country escape; a city break; and a one-off experience. Prices shown are per person. Where accommodation is included, it is based on two sharing.

Country: £226, Rural Retreats

Three nights from 30 December at Mulberry Cottage, Carmarthenshire, close to the Brecon Beacons. The cottage has an open-plan kitchen and living room, double bedroom and shower room. Guests get a bottle of vodka, whisky, rum or gin (01386 701177; ruralretreats.co.uk).

City: £196, lastminute.com

Includes two nights at the Hotel Indigo Glasgow, a short walk from Central Station, on a room-only basis, plus Ryanair flights from Stansted to Glasgow, departing 30 December, returning 1 January (0800 083 6000; lastminute.com).

Experience: £415, Belmond

A round-trip on 31 December aboard the Art Deco carriages of the Belmond British Pullman, departing London Victoria at 6.50pm and arriving back at 12.25am. Includes five-course dinner, champagne and half a bottle of wine. Black tie essential (020 3117 1300; belmond.com).