|Christmas Breaks in Yorkshire|
The Rendezvous makes the perfect destination for an extra-special Christmas or New Year break. Situated on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, our Christmas and New Year packages area a great way to put your feet up, relax and enjoy the festive season in style.
The theme for Christmas 2012 at the Rendezvous will be 'Carry on Cruising Aboard the SS Rendezvous!' We'll be decking out the hotel with some special nautical touches, giving guests the chance to spend Christmas aboard a luxury cruise liner without even leaving dry land! You'll be able to experience cruise life: enjoying fantastic food and wonderful entertainment provided by specialist cruise entertainers whilst mingling between other guests in different 'cruise themed' rooms.
We're offering various packages and short breaks on different dates throughout December, making the Rendezvous the ideal choice for relaxing during the festive season. Whether you want a break from Christmas shopping or want to spend Christmas itself relaxing an enyoing the fun on the SS Rendezvous, our Christmas break packages offer the perfect festive getaway.
Skipton and the Yorkshire Dales make a great choice for a short break during the festive season. The landscape of the Dales looks especially magical in frost and snow and the Dales area plays host to several very popular events during the festive season.
Grassington Dickensian Festival is held on various Saturdays throughout December. During the festival the picturesque village of Grassington, just a short drive from Skipton, is transformed into a winter wonderland reminiscent of Dickens' famous Christmas tales. The village square and surrounding cobbled streets are filled with traditional markets stalls with shopkeepers, villagers and visitors dressed in Victorian costume. Musicians, dancers and street entertainers are all on hand to help make the Dickensian Festival extra festive.
The famous Knaresborough Christmas Market has been incredibly popular for many years with Christmas shoppers and those looking for some traditional festive fun. The 2012 Christmas market will be held on 1st and 2nd December and promises to be a real Christmas treat. The Christmas market offers a wonderful selection of regoinal specialities with locally produced fare from independent producers always proving very popular. Wensleydale and Swaledale cheeses along with other local cheeses, meat and game from traditional butchers, fresh bread, Christmas cakes and puddings are just some of the delights on offer.
Don't forget that the Rendezous makes a great base for a weekend of Christmas shopping. Skipton boasts some wonderful independent shops and Harrogate with it's great choice of elegant shops and boutiques is only a short drive away. Leeds is shopping heaven and can be easily reached by train from Skipton.
Guests at the Rendezvous have access to our excellent Leisure Club facilities including a suana, swimming pool, steam room and whirlpool spa making the Rendezvous the perfect place to relax, unwind and put your feet up after Christmas shopping!
So why not contact our friendly and helpful reservations team for further details of Christmas and New Year packages at the Rendezvous Hotel?