What is it? A four-night hotel break with family entertainment in Dartmoor.
Tell me more... Ilsington Country House Hotel offers everything you'd expect from a festive break - gourmet food, mulled wine, a visit from Santa - with a few not-so-obvious extras that make it perfect for families. On Christmas Eve, for example, you can watch a dramatic birds of prey display in the grounds. Magician Dave Merlin provides the post-dinner entertainment on Christmas Day. And on Boxing Day, you'll head off to watch a traditional pantomime in Torquay: it's Cinderella this year, in case you were wondering...
Tempted? Prices from £635 per adult; £260 for kids under 12. Find out more at www.ilsington.co.uk
What is it? A six-night break in Scotland with Great Rail Journeys.
Tell me more... Travel through stunning winter scenery by train - spending two nights in a hotel in Edinburgh and four nights in Inverness. You'll spend Christmas Day itself in Inverness: tuck into a celebration lunch with Champagne, followed by live music and Scottish dancing in the evening.
Other highlights? You'll journey along the famous Kyle Line, skirting past lochs and mountain scenery overlooking the Isle of Skye. And there's also a monster-spotting coach excursion to Loch Ness on Boxing Day.
Tempted? Prices from £875 per person. Get more information at www.greatrail.com
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What is it? A three-night singles break at a spa and golf resort in Berkshire.
Tell me more... The four-star Donnington Valley Hotel plays host to this 'house party' break for single travellers. The lower age limit is 25 - but most guests are aged between 30 and 60, and there's normally a good mix of both sexes. The price includes sole occupancy of a double room and all meals. Entertainment includes a 20-piece choir and disco on Christmas Eve, escorted walks and a quiz on Christmas Day and a black tie dinner and dance on Boxing Day. Don't forget to make use of the spa and golf course, too.
Tempted? Prices from £515 per person. Get more details at www.friendshiptravel.com
What is it? A four-night eco-hotel break on the Cornish coast.
Tell me more... Set on a cliff-top above Mawgan Porth beach, The Scarlet prides itself on offering 'warm festivities without overdosing on gaudy decorations, too much eggnog and ho-ho-ho-ing'.
So what's on offer over Christmas? Live music, yoga, dance classes and old movies - as well as delicious seasonal food, of course. And if you're feeling brave, you can start Christmas Day with an invigorating swim in the sea. Wetsuits are provided - and you'll be rewarded with a steaming mug of hot chocolate on the beach afterwards.
Tempted? Prices from £810 per person. Find out more at www.scarlethotel.co.uk
What is it? A three-night traditional Christmas break in a lakeside hotel in mid-Wales.
Tell me more... Like your festive period to come with all the trimmings? The four-star Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa is offering 'three days of old-fashioned Christmas' - with crackling log fires, mulled wine, frosted forest walks, carols around the tree and exceptional food. But that's not all! Boxing Day is devoted to country pursuits, such as a sheep dog demonstration, 4WD tour around the estate and optional activities such as clay pigeon shooting, archery and bike rides - followed by a black tie gala dinner in the evening.
Tempted? Prices from £545 per person. Get more details at www.lakevyrnwy.com
What is it? A three-night break at an award-winning hotel and spa in County Down.
Tell me more... Slieve Donard Resort & Spa stands in six acres of grounds in a very picturesque setting. On offer over Christmas, there's a mulled wine reception, festive choir performance, family treasure hunt, horse and carriage ride, a visit from Santa, wine and cheese tasting, live music and full use of the spa. Bringing the kids? There's a children's pool party in the spa on Christmas Day. All meals are served in the grand Oak restaurant.
Tempted? Prices from £490 per person. Find out more at www.hastingshotels.com
What is it? A three-night package in Norfolk - with the Queen as your neighbour.
Tell me more... Want to wish Her Majesty a happy Christmas? Congham Hall Hotel neighbours the Sandringham Estate and St Mary Magdalene Church where the Royal Family attends the Christmas morning service - so you can pop along to join the crowds after breakfast if you wish.
Also on the itinerary? Gourmet food, a festive quiz, carols around the tree - and the opportunity to make full use of the hotel's Secret Garden Spa.
Tempted? Prices start from £1,245 per room, based on double occupancy. Find out more at www.conghamhallhotel.co.uk
What is it? A three-night stay at a Jersey hotel with a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Tell me more... The Atlantic Hotel boasts dramatic views across St Ouen's Bay, and you can work up an appetite with an exhilarating walk to the headland on Christmas morning. The price includes car hire so you can head off and explore more of Jersey's stunning scenery during your stay. All meals - including Christmas Eve dinner, Christmas Day lunch and a Boxing Day gourmet dinner - are served in the Michelin-starred Ocean Restaurant.
Tempted? Prices start from £480 per person. Get more information at www.theatlantichotel.com
What is it? A self-catering break in a converted church near Hadrian's Wall.
Tell me more... Built in 1904, the Old Church sleeps up to 11 people so it's perfect for a family break. The caveat, of course, is that you'll still have to cook your own Christmas dinner - but the peaceful location offers the perfect base from which to explore Hadrian's Wall, the Lake District and rural Northumberland. Want more self-catering ideas? Housetrip also offers a Highland cottage that sleeps up to six people in the Cairngorms National Park: you can 'play Santa' and go hiking with the wild reindeer on Christmas Day.
Tell me more... Prices for the Old Church start at £157 per night; the Highland cottage from £71 per night. Check out these and more properties at www.housetrip.com
What is it? A three-night Christmas house party in the Cotswolds.
Tell me more... The Old Swan & Minster Mill is a 600-year-old boutique inn and converted mill in the heart of the Cotswold countryside. Aside from a traditional festive snooze in front of a log fire, highlights of your break include a candlelit walk to midnight mass at the nearby 15th-century church on Christmas Eve, surprise gifts and a five-course lunch on Christmas Day, and a treasure hunt in the hotel's grounds followed by a gala dinner and dance on Boxing Day.
Tell me more... Prices start from £1,245 per room, based on double occupancy. Get more details at www.oldswanandminstermill.com