Activities You Can Do While On Christmas Day

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It’s getting colder out there!! With the nights drawing in and the heating on, don’t think it’s time to hibernate just yet (We know it’s tempting!!). You don’t want to miss Gloucestershire in its full autumnal glory.
Our tailor-made Days Out packages are becoming increasingly popular for people who just don’t want the hassle of driving parking etc. It allows everyone to enjoy the journey as well as the destination

Here are our top 10 places to visit in Gloucestershire right now! Remember you can plan your day out with Three two one Taxis and a Private Hire. Let us take the hassle of transport out of your day, leaving you free to enjoy the view.

1. Forest of Dean and Wye Valley

Let Three 2 One Taxis and Private Hire take you to the magnificent Forest of Dean and WYE Valley. With beautiful ancient woodlands, you can marvel at the autumnal transformations.

There is the Beechenhurst Lodge and Symonds Yat for a beautiful view across the River Wye. You could also try to climb up to the Blaize Baily Viewpoint for more amazing views.

2. Westonbirt Arboretum

A popular destination all year round, but in autumn Westonbirt is at its most spectacular.
It boasts more than 15,000 specimens of trees spread over 200 acres of land. A true burst of autumn not to be missed!

3. Painswick Rococo Gardens

This place is not only a delight in Spring with its blanket of snowdrops but it’s beautiful in Autumn too with its beautiful shades of gold and red.

Enjoy your day out with three 2 One Private Hire and Taxis while you take in the picturesque 18th century, six-acre gardens.

4. Pittville Park

A perfect destination for all the family. Pittville Park boasts huge chestnut trees – perfect for conker enthusiasts, plus beautiful displays of color from giant oaks and ancient yew trees, not to mention the beautiful blanket of crispy leaves on the ground to kick about!

5. Hidcote Manor

With its beautifull and impressive gardens full of Japanese maples and displays of dahlias, this place is a feast for the eyes!

6. Batsford Arboretum

Set on 56 acres of stunning land, Batsford Arboretum has the largest private tree and plant collection in the country. Visitors can spot just about every autumnal hue imaginable here!

7. Laurie Lee Wood and Frith Wood

Beautiful ancient woodlands to explore in the autumn.

8. Sezincote House

A magnificent 200-year-old Mogul Indian Palace surrounded by impressive gardens and trees! Agem of a place to visit all year round but in autumn it should not be missed.

9. Highgrove Gardens

The family residence of The Prince of Wales, is a true delight for not only the eyes but for the nose too! With beautiful gardens and an arboretum in its full autumn glory, there is also a chance to enjoy the impressive kitchen garden with the apple tunnel which is particularly fragrant at this time of year.

10. Colesbourne Park

Known for its beautiful display of snowdrops in spring, the Park also has an arboretum open on certain days of the year.
Contact us before all the color disappears!!

List of delightful activities

Enjoy the magic of Christmas with fun activities! Whether you like cozy traditions or exciting adventures, make every moment special. Make your experience even better with easy and stress-free travel using 321 Private Hire.

Get Creative with Decorations:

Begin your Christmas day by turning your home into a magical winter space. Get your family or friends together to hang up decorations, put up lights, and decorate the tree with special ornaments. You can even make your own ornaments for a personal touch, adding a cozy and nostalgic feel to your festive decorations.

Bake and Spend Time Together:

The smell of freshly baked goodies is a big part of the holiday season. Spend some quality time in the kitchen baking gingerbread cookies, sugar cookies, or a Yule log cake. This not only fills your home with delicious smells but also gives you a chance to share stories and laughter while making tasty memories.

Have a Christmas Movie Marathon:

Create a comfy movie spot with blankets and pillows, and have a Christmas movie marathon. Whether you love a classic like “It’s a Wonderful Life” or a more recent favorite like “Elf,” there’s a movie for everyone. Don’t forget to prepare some hot cocoa and popcorn!

Enjoy a Festive Game Night:

Bring your loved ones together for a fun game night filled with laughter and friendly competition. Whether it’s board games, card games, or Christmas-themed trivia, there’s something for everyone. Games are a great way to unite people and create lasting memories.

Connect Virtually:

If you can’t be with your friends and family in person, use technology to stay connected. Host a virtual Christmas party with video calls and share the joy of the season with your loved ones. You can even exchange virtual gifts or play online games together.

Take a Winter Walk or Enjoy the Outdoors:

If the weather is nice, bundle up and go outside for a winter walk. Enjoy the fresh air and maybe even some light snowfall, creating a beautiful backdrop for your Christmas day. You can also plan a family hike or bike ride to burn off those holiday calories.

Give Back to the Community:

Christmas is a time for giving, so consider giving back to the community. Volunteer at a local charity, donate to a food bank, or participate in initiatives that spread kindness and goodwill. The joy of helping others is a gift in itself.

Make a Memory Scrapbook:

Capture the special moments of your Christmas day by creating a memory scrapbook. Include photos, keepsakes, and notes that capture the spirit of the day. This not only makes for a fun activity but also gives you a tangible keepsake to look back on in the years to come.

Why Choose 321 Private Hire for Your Festive Events?

Enjoy the easy and hassle-free service of 321 Private Hire, where they pick you up from your doorstep, so you don’t have to worry about parking during the holidays. You can plan your rides according to your own schedule, giving you the flexibility to enjoy each event without rushing. Have a worry-free celebration with friends and family. The drivers know the local area well, helping you reach each festive event quickly and efficiently. Booking is simple with clear prices, so you can focus on making special memories instead of dealing with travel details. Travel in comfort and style with well-maintained vehicles, adding a touch of elegance to your festive plans. With 24/7 availability, whether you’re going to daytime festivals or evening concerts, they are ready to provide reliable transportation whenever you need it.


As the holiday season kicks in and the Christmas cheer surrounds us, there are lots of fun activities and local events calling us to make special memories. Opting for 321 Private Hire for your festive plans brings even more joy, guaranteeing a smooth and hassle-free journey to every enchanting event.


Q: Why should I choose 321 Private Hire for my Christmas events?

A: Selecting 321 Private Hire ensures convenient, reliable, and safe transportation, letting you fully enjoy the festivities without the hassle of driving or parking.

Q: Can I book 321 Private Hire for group travel during Christmas events?

A: Absolutely! Our roomy private hire options are ideal for group celebrations, letting you share the joy of the season with friends and family.

Q: How can I schedule a ride with 321 Private Hire for a Christmas event?

A: Booking is easy! Just visit our website or give us a call to schedule your ride. We offer flexible scheduling to fit in with your festive plans.

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