Ten wonderful winter destinations

If you are looking for inspiration to find the perfect break in the UK or further afield, we have hand-picked some of our favourites to share with you.    

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Ten Wonderful Winter Destinations

The IceHotel from Discover the World
An utterly unique destination, inside the Arctic Circle, with direct flights just 2 ½ hours from the UK.  Stay at this remarkable hotel made from river ice, full of art and designed by artists from around the world.  Read more

Barbados from Tropical Sky
A wonderful island holiday, with warm winter temperatures to banish any chilly blues.  With sandy beaches, warm seas and a huge range of excellent restaurants, there is plenty else to explore too.  Read more

Northern Lights Cruise with Cruise and Maritime Voyages
Sailing from Bristol on February 28th, travel along the Norwegian coastline and cross the Arctic Circle to visit Alta, with wonderful shore excursions on offer. Enjoy smaller traditional, British ships. Read more

Go Down Under from Australian Sky
To really get away from the cold, head for Australia!  Take in the delights of Sydney, the Great Barrier Reef or maybe the lesser known beaches of Western Australia.  Take an organised tour or tailor-make your trip. Read more

Magnificent Antarctica on MS Fram with Hurtigruten
Embrace the natural wilderness that is Antarctica, leave from Buenos Aires on February 1st to board your ship at Tierra del Fuego and head for an unrivalled experience. Wildlife abounds! Read more

Forest Adventures in Cornwall, winter treats from Forest Holidays 
How about a tranquil, idyllic break in a beautiful forest near the southern Cornish coast? Stay in superb, luxury wooden cabin, some with private hot tubs, log burning stoves or tree houses. Read more

Canada offers everything with Frontier Travel
With sophisticated cities, wonderful scenery and, some would argue, the best skiing in the world, Canada is a real treat during the winter months.  Niagara Falls is not to be missed and neither is the wildlife.  Read more

Something different on the Isle of Wight from Skyros
In comfortable B&B accommodation at The Grange, learn new skills, singing, writing, even flirting in a relaxing, supportive group.    Enjoy creativity, development and laughter.  Great for singles. Read more

Africa for all from Rainbow Tours
This continent offers marvellous safaris, stunning beaches and awe-inspiring landscapes.  Excellent for escaping the winter. Whichever country you visit, the memories will last a lifetime:  lions, elephants, powder white beaches, high plateaus, vast, unimaginable empty spaces. Read more.

Perfect for the winter - Land of Golden Spires, Burma from Selective Asia
What a great time to visit this enchanting country, which is a must-see destination, full of a rich and ancient cultural heritage, along with stunning vistas and an undeveloped, beautiful coastline. Read more

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  • JennieSilver
    almost 7 years ago
    Please can I try everything NOW! Some peace and quiet on the IOW sounds really great, as does a trip to Barbados but then the IceHotel too. And I've never been on a cruise.....Spoilt for choice. Great suggestions, thank you. Now, how do I win the lottery?