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What you can expect

4* Ashford International Hotel

Guided City Tour of Canterbury

Festive Cheer!

Our Solos Kentish Christmas break is based at the modern 4* Ashford International Hotel where we will enjoy the special Christmas package including a Christmas Day Carvery Lunch. Staying in Ashford we are also well placed to discover the historic Cathedral City of Canterbury with a guided walking tour around this fascinating city, and time to explore the iconic cathedral. What better way to spend Christmas than with your fellow Solos guests in the garden of England – Kent.

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What's Included

  • Twin/double room for single use with private facilities
  • Solos Board: Breakfast & Dinner Daily plus Christmas Day Carvery Lunch including half bottle of wine with dinner
  • Welcome drink and information meeting
  • Guided walking tour of Canterbury and entry to the Cathedral incl. transfers
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Full financially protected

Itinerary

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

What you'll be doing

DAY 1

Arrival Day

Check-in at our hotel. When evening comes, we can enjoy a welcome drink with other Solos guests and a carol session, before dinner in the hotel restaurant.

  • Dinner Included
DAY 2

Christmas Day

The big day has arrived.  Perhaps take a leisurely breakfast and have a relaxing morning before the day’s festivities commence.  At lunchtime we will join together and enjoy a pre-lunch drink followed by a traditional Christmas Carvery lunch. After lunch we can relax around the hotel before we meet again to enjoy a light buffet dinner.

  • Breakfast, Christmas lunch & Buffet dinner included
DAY 3

Boxing Day

Today we will travel to the Cathedral city of Canterbury. Our guided walking tour will showcase Ancient Roman walls, a Norman Castle and the medieval Westgate Towers that encircle the charming cobbled streets which are dotted with historic buildings full of stories of pilgrimages and famous characters. There will also be a walk around the outside of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Canterbury Cathedral. Following our guided walk we will then visit the cathedral for an interior tour.

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DAY 4

Departure Day

After a leisurely breakfast, check out and say goodbye.

  • Breakfast included

Accommodation

4* Ashford International Hotel

Located in the heart of Kent, we join their festive events over Christmas. This hotel also provides a great base for visiting Canterbury.

Facilities Include

The restaurant serves locally produced dishes while the elegant bar is ideal for a coffee or cocktail. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and gym.

Room Includes

Bedrooms are air-conditioned and feature a TV, tea/coffee-making facilities, iron, free Wi-Fi and hairdryer

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
January - February 6 °C 1 °C
March 9 °C 2 °C
April 11 °C 3 °C
May 15 °C 6 °C
June 18 °C 9 °C
July - August 20 °C 11 °C
September 17 °C 9 °C
October 14 °C 7 °C
November 9 °C 3 °C
December 7 °C 2 °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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