Begin your trip at Brent Reservoir, where you’ll find wildlife and some fantastic countryside trails. After that, pay a visit to Hogwarts on the amazing Harry Potter Tour. Hungry? Top the day off with a delicious Nepalese/Indian meal at Infinity Restaurant.
Visit Alexandra Palace’s picturesque grounds and marvel at the sheer size of this iconic Victorian venue. Stop off at the Dylan’s King’s Arms gastro pub for a gourmet bite to eat before enjoying an entertaining show at The Ark Theatre.
3.Shiver Me Christmas
Think you can handle the longest artificial ski slope in the region? Head to the Chatham Ski Slope and Snowboard Centre to find out. After that, make your way to the Rochester Christmas Market before grabbing lunch at Sally Sue’s Sandwich Bar. Top it all off with an afternoon at the Pirate Cove Adventure Park.
4.Ho Ho Hop Farm
Visit Leybourne Lakes Country Park, where you’ll find plenty to do, from countryside trails to the children’s adventure playground. After that, head to Old Soar Manor for a glimpse of what life was like in the Middle Ages. Father Christmas is waiting to meet you at Hop Farm, and then it’s on to The Punch and Judy for a wholesome pub dinner.
5.Her Royal Hampton
Explore Hampton Court palace where you’ll be able to stroll the grand hallways and picturesque gardens. There’s fun for everyone at the Hobbledown Adventure Park, before a visit to Epsom Christmas Bazaar. Finish a great day out with a unique dining experience at The Clink Restaurant.
6.Churchill and The Greyhound
Start your day with a wander around Brenchley Gardens’ colourful flowerbeds and grounds, followed by a light lunch and drink at Bojangles Coffee House. Whilst you’re in the area, head to Sir Winston Churchill’s former family home of Chartwell House, before a hearty pub dinner at The Greyhound at Charcott.
7.Walking in a Winter Woodland
Windsor Great Park’s ancient woodlands are not to be missed; head here before getting some festive shopping done at the Ascot Christmas Fair. After a busy morning, sit back and relax with afternoon tea at The Drawing Room at Coworth.
8.Me Tarzan, You Homemade Jam
Browse the Windsor Farmers Market for fresh produce and homemade delights before heading to Go Ape Adventure Park, where you’ll be able to climb, swing and jump your way through the woodland playground. For dinner, it’s onwards to Q Verde for authentic Italian cuisine.
Take a trip around the Beaconsfield Farmer’s Market for a selection of local delights and produce before visiting Bekonscot Model Village – the oldest model village in the world. After that, make your way to Tin Kitchen for a lunch then enjoy an afternoon stroll around Colne Valley Park
10.Posh Pub Grub
Start your day bright and early with a trip to Sevenoaks Widlife Reserve, which is home to over 2000 species. For lunch take a trip to Nonna Cappuccini’s, before discovering the historic Knole House. Top it all off with a cosy meal at The Chequers pub.
11.Apples and Pears
Keep your eye out for wetland wildlife at Rye Mead’s Nature Reserve before visiting the beautiful Tewin Orchard for a spot of apple picking. Finish up with a homemade meal at Hatfield Park Farm — a perfect end to a perfect day in the countryside.
12.Fly Me To India
Pay a visit to the Shoreham Aircraft Museum, where you’ll be able to learn all about the RAF’s history. After that, head to the Tonbridge Castle Christmas Fair, where you’ll find festive stalls, fireworks and music. Finish off a great day out with an authentic Nepalese/Indian dinner at Kathmandu Valley.
There’s so much to see and do during your trip to Surrey Hills, from picturesque walks to market towns. When you’ve finished exploring, head to Drake’s Restaurant for a delicious gourmet lunch. After your meal, visit Polesden Lacey, a grand Edwardian stately home, where you'll find beautiful gardens, historic exhibitions and expansive views of the surrounding countryside.
14.Deck The Heathland
Spend a relaxing morning strolling around Chobham Common Nature Reserve before visiting the LaplandUK Elves at one of their Savill House Christmas workshops. End your day with a well-deserved tasty Italian meal at La Sorrentina.
Take in the expansive Great Windsor Park from the comfort of a carriage, before making your way over to the Bite Cafe for lunch. After your meal, head directly to the brilliant Windsor Christmas Fair for plenty of festive fun. It’s then off to dinner at Sebastian’s Italian, where delicious Mediterranean cuisine awaits you.
16.I Like To Ride My Snowboard
Park the car and enjoy a bike tour of Hemel Hempstead, taking in the area’s many historic sites and ruins. It’s then time for a spot of indoor alpine fun at The Snow Centre. Feeling peckish? Delicious French cuisine can be found at Bistro Paprika. Finish up with a visit to The Pudding Stop, with its famed desserts and cakes.
17.Deep in the Hundred Acre Wood
Start your day off with a visit to Aldenham Country Park where 160 acres of idyllic countryside are waiting to be discovered. After that, head to the St Albans Christmas Market, before settling down to a delicious meal at the Frog and Rhubarb country pub
There’s plenty to do during your visit to Epping Forest - take a countryside trail, go on a cycle ride or discover one of the area’s many historical sites, including The Temple. After that, explore Harlow Town Park, where you’ll find a farm and adventure playground, before stopping off at Polignano for a coffee and a bite to eat.
Pay a visit to Hatfield House, with its Jacobean architecture and expansive gardens, before visiting the Stockwood Christmas Fair for a spot of festive shopping. Finish your day with a luxury fish dinner at Loch Fyne Seafood & Grill.
There’s fun for the whole family at Cassiobury Park, where you’ll find a miniature railway, children’s playground and exciting nature trails. Make your way to St Albans for a spot of lunch and a wander around the historic Roman Remains. Finish your day with a delicious Italian meal at the award winning Villa Ada.