Rochester Dickensian Festival & Bruges
Every year Charles Dickens' Victorian England comes alive
at the Rochester Dickensian Christmas Festival.
On this festive break you will be treated to the street entertainment, candlelit parades, carol concerts and much
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more of Rochester’s popular Dickensian Festival. This entertaining programme is set against the enchanting backdrop of Rochester's castle, cathedral and historic centre. Also, why not learn more about Dickens at Rochester's Dickens Centre?
On Day three we will journey across the Channel to Bruges. This romantic medieval destination is one of Europe’s prettiest cities and hosts a charming Christmas market where you can stock up on handcrafted Christmas presents and sample mulled wine and delicious hot food. You will also have time to wander around the beautiful cobbled streets and visit a chocolate shop or two.
On the return journey we stop at the UNESCO World Heritage city of Canterbury for time to wander around the Christmas Markets and historical city centre..
You will stay for three nights at the Britannia Burstin Hotel in Folkestone or similar. This 3-star standard hotel has
well-furnished en-suite bedrooms as well as comfortable bar and a restaurant. Breakfast and dinner will be included throughout your stay. The hotel
offers an entertainment programme and a 2-for-1 bar each evening for two hours (including wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks - house brands).