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What you can expect

Heart of the Cotswolds

Based in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside

Cathedral City!

See the majestic Gloucester Cathedral

New Year's Eve Party!

Fun dinner dance party night with new friends

About the trip

Welcome in 2024 with our 2 night break in lovely Gloucestershire, staying at the Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel. We will be joining the hotel’s New Year’s Eve ball, a great way to see in the new year!

What's Included

  • Twin/double room for single use with private facilities
  • Solos Board: Breakfast & dinner including New Year's Eve Gala Dinner & ½ bottle of wine each day
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Guided walking tour of Gloucester including transfers
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully financially protected


  • Arrival Day
  • New Year's Eve
  • Departure Day

What’s Extra

  • Insurance, see here

What you'll be doing


Arrival Day

Our charming hotel welcomes us with a Solos welcome drink followed by dinner in the hotel restaurant. Our Tour Leader will then host a fun quiz!

  • Dinner Included

New Year's Eve

Today we head into Gloucester for a fascinating guided tour before free time to explore further. Once back at the hotel it’s time to let our hair down and get ready to join other hotel guests for the hotel’s Gala Dinner to take us into 2024!

  • Breakfast & Dinner Included

Departure Day

Our last morning is for a leisurely breakfast in the hotel restaurant before we wish each other a fond farewell.

  • Breakfast Included


4* Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel

Set amongst 12 acres of beautiful Cotswolds countryside, this country retreat has a blend of traditional and contemporary style. Please note this hotel has no lift.

Facilities Include

Relax in the hotel bar or grab a bite to eat in the restaurant. WIFI is available throughout the hotel and there is a small fitness suite that you can use. Complimentary car parking is available.

Room Includes

Bedrooms offer flat-screen TV, tea/coffee-making facilities, hairdryer, 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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