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  • Bodiam Castle
  • East Sussex countryside
Special Interest - Christmas

A Classical Christmas QQQQ

Uckfield, East Sussex

A Classical Christmas

Uckfield, East Sussex

2 passengers
  • A plane in a circle with a strikethrough No fly
  • A plate with a knife and fork Full board

Enjoy a musical Christmas break

Join us on this classical Christmas UK holiday in the company of expert host, concert pianist Jean Phillips. Look forward to in-house concerts and recitals of classical piano works and songs as Jean is joined by guest soprano Ruth Gomme and pianist Gary Branch.

There will be a welcome concert, a carol concert and recital on Christmas Eve, while on Christmas Day you can celebrate with a traditional lunch and a light-hearted music quiz. Get Boxing Day off to a great start with a visit to Bodiam Castle, built to defend against French invasion during the Hundred Years War and now owned by the National Trust. Later return to your hotel for lunch and in the afternoon look forward to a recital from pianist Gary Branch, with a final after-dinner concert of ‘Delightful duets’ with Gary and Jean to round off your Christmas break. You depart the next day after breakfast.


Bed4 nights at your hotel

Dinner plateAll breakfasts, lunches and dinners including Christmas day dinner with all the trimmings

PersonDedicated Saga Host


  • Welcome drink
  • Wi-Fi at the hotel
  • Porterage at your hotel
  • Cancellation rights

MapIncluded excursion

  • Bodiam Castle


East Sussex National Hotel, Little Horstead, Uckfield, TN22 5ES


The 4-star East Sussex National Hotel (4Q) lies in the rolling East Sussex countryside is set within two championship golf courses with grounds extending to 1100 acres. This modern hotel offers a welcoming and relaxed base from which to celebrate the festive season and enjoy a musical break.


There are 104 spacious bedrooms located across three floors (including the ground).


Food and Drink

Your stay at the East Sussex National is on a full board basis. Look forward to dining in the hotel’s restaurant where you can enjoy local and classical cuisine prepared from ethically sourced local suppliers, which looking out over the Sussex hills.

The hotel’s Sussex lounge has a bar and seating where you can relax as you take in the rural views.


Bodiam Castle

Set in the heart of 1066 Country, this medieval moated castle was built in 1385 by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge and given to The National Trust in 1925. Explore the extensive grounds and venture inside to see historic spiral staircases, battlements and even a portcullis – a very rare example of its kind.

Half day
Bodiam Castle
  • Included on 4 nights itinerary

A Classical Christmas

Uckfield, East Sussex

2 passengers
A Classical Christmas QQQQ

Uckfield, East Sussex