Britain’s strangest Christmas traditions

From pudding races to Christmas morning swims, these are the more unusual ways Britain celebrates Christmas

The best Christmas markets in Flanders

Northern Belgium is home to some of the best festive markets in Europe.

Christmas bakes

Tired of the traditional mince pies and Christmas pudding? Why not tempt your friends and family this Christmas with one of these festive bakes?

Santa Paws is coming to town!

Looking for the perfect gift for the Big Cat lover in your life? Tickets to our festival are just the thing!

Christmas traditions from around the world

Some of our favourite festive customs from around the globe.

Six alternative winter breaks

If you’re tired of turkey, mince pies and endless present wrapping, then this is for you.

Five reasons to visit Lapland

Santa Claus, spectacular fjords and nature’s fireworks are just a few of the wonders that draw visitors to Lapland.

The Arctic Circle and Santa Claus Village

Located smack bang on the Arctic Circle, the Santa Claus Village is a great day out for the whole family.

Where to go in December

Whether it’s carnivals, ghost towns or turkey soup that you’re after, here’s where to head in December.