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What to expect

Christmas Day Celebrations

Traditional festive lunch & Chester walking tour

Evening Entertainment

Enjoy the festivities with new friends

North Wales Day Trip

Spend Christmas Eve castle spotting in Wales

About the trip

Join us this Christmas for an extended festive break at our brand new Solos venue in lovely Cheshire. We stay at the four-star Crowne Plaza Chester – set on the edge of the historic city of Chester. Over the four nights, our specially designed comprehensive package includes a traditional festive lunch, guided walking tour of Chester, a day trip to north Wales and evening entertainment – a great way to spend the most wonderful time of the year!

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What's Included

  • Twin/double room for single use with private facilities
  • Solos Board including ½ bottle of wine with dinner
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Guided walking tour of Chester
  • North Wales Tour
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully financially protected


  • Arrival Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • Departure Day

What’s Extra

  • Insurance – see here

What you'll be doing


Arrival Day

Welcome to the Crowne Plaza Chester. We can check-in from 3pm and afternoon tea will be available. Following a welcome meeting hosted by our Tour Leader, we will enjoy dinner together in the hotel restaurant.

  • Dinner Included

Christmas Eve

After breakfast, we take our private coach for our day out in North Wales! Our exclusive excursion takes us to see the sights of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Ogwen Valley in Snowdonia and a lunch stop in Conwy (own cost), with the castle as your back-drop. Before finishing our day, we drive past Llandudno to see the twinkling lights over the town!

Once back at the hotel, dinner is served in the hotel restaurant, followed by this evening’s entertainment.

  • Breakfast & Dinner Included

Christmas Day

On Christmas Day, we have an opportunity to join a morning walking tour of Chester, showcasing the more ‘christmassy’ side of this city. It is then time for the main event where we sit down to enjoy our Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings! During the afternoon, we relax at the hotel, with the option to watch the Kings Speech and later that evening, dinner will be served in the hotel’s restaurant.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Boxing Day

After a leisurely breakfast, we meet our walking guide to explore all the historic sights this city has to offer, including the old Roman walls, Cathedral and Tudor-Style half timber buildings. Lunch is served back at the hotel. This afternoon can be spent taking advantage of the hotel’s leisure facilities. Later in the evening, we enjoy dinner together followed by evening entertainment.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Departure Day

After a leisurely breakfast, it’s time to check-out and say our goodbyes.

  • Breakfast Included


Four-star Chester Crowne Plaza

Based in the city of Chester, the modern Crowne Plaza Hotel provides a perfect base upon which to visit all the historic sites of Chester, including the Roman walls, amphitheatre and Chester Cathedral.

Facilities Include

Facilities include The Stables bar & restaurant, indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, spa treatments rooms (bookable and payable directly with the hotel) and fully equipped gym.

Room Includes

Our bedrooms offer flat screen TV, fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer, safe and complimentary WiFi.

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Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
December 8 °C 4 °C

Our Reviews

“I’m sure you will enjoy it, I have been on three solos holidays to date and the people I’ve met have been great.”

“I’ve been travelling with Solos for nearly 20 years, on and off. The reason is for exactly what you want – you meet like minded people… and have loads of fun!”

“I’ve been on loads of trips with Solos over the years and can honestly say you will not regret booking your 1st one!”

“The feeling you have once you go away on your own is worth all the nerves before! I was so very anxious the first time but now having done it 4 times, I love it!”


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