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  • Beautiful Blenheim
  • Mercure Oxford Eastgate
  • Oxford, a poet's delight
  • 'Tis the season
Special Interest - Christmas

Christmas in Oxford QQQ

Oxford, UK

Christmas in Oxford

Oxford, UK

2 passengers
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Enjoy a festive break in the stately city of Oxford

Situated in the heart of the historic university city of Oxford, the locally rated 4-star Mercure Oxford Eastgate is a beautiful 17th-century coaching inn overlooking the historic Examination Halls and Magdalen Tower. Enjoy a welcome drink when you arrive and get to know your fellow guests before sitting down to dinner.

The highlight of Christmas Eve is sure to be your included visit to Blenheim Palace, the UNESCO-listed stately home where Sir Winston Churchill was born and raised and which is a treat for all the senses at this very special time of year. Tonight, back at the hotel, enjoy dinner and some seasonal festivities, after which you might like to attend Midnight Mass. A fulsome festive lunch served with all the trimmings will be the highlight of Christmas Day, then on Boxing Day you'll have the day free to explore Oxford, famous for its 'dreaming spires' and historic buildings. You’ll 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

  • Blenheim Palace


Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel, 73 High St, Oxford OX1 4BE


This beautiful 17th-century coaching inn boasts an enviable location in the heart of the historic university city of Oxford.


This 17th-century townhouse blends historic charm with a contemporary feel in comfortable air-conditioned rooms.

Air conditioning
Tea coffee making facilities

Food and Drink

You can look forward to tasty breakfasts, lunches and dinners at the hotel’s Keepers kitchen and bar. On Christmas Day, you'll be served a traditional Christmas lunch with a glass of wine and all the trimmings.

Other Hotel Information

Car parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a public car park nearby (extra charge).

Keepers Kitchen & Bar
A classic double room


Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is one of Britain’s great stately homes and was a gift from Queen Anne to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, in recognition of his victory at the Battle of Blenheim in 1704. Sir Winston Churchill was born here in 1874 and today the house is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with an exhibition dedicated to the former Prime Minister. With its glittering rooms, charming formal gardens and more, explore one of England’s most famous country houses.

Blenheim Palace
  • Included on 4 nights itinerary

Christmas in Oxford

Oxford, UK

2 passengers
Christmas in Oxford QQQ

Oxford, UK