What you can expect

4* Crowne Plaza Chester

Centrally located hotel in Chester

A friendly Solos Christmas!

Indulge this Christmas with festive food and cheer in the company of new friends!

North Wales Tour

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 4* Crowne Plaza Chester which is set on the edge of the historic city of Chester. Over the next 4 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!

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 15.00hrs and afternoon tea will be available. Following a welcome meeting hosted by our Tour Leader we will enjoy dinner 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 such as 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 and is followed by entertainment.
  • Breakfast & dinner included

Christmas Day

On Christmas Day we will 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 can have a relaxing time in the hotel, with the option to watch the Kings Speech and later that evening, dinner will be served in the hotels restaurant.
  • Breakfast, lunch & Dinner Included

Boxing Day

After a leisurely breakfast we will 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 where during the afternoon you may want to take advantage of the hotels leisure facilities. Later in the evening we have dinner followed by entertainment.
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Departure Day

After a leisurely breakfast, it is time to check out and say our goodbyes.
  • Breakfast included


4* 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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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