Our passion for food is matched by our love for home improvements and consumer technology.
You can indulge in your favourite hobbies and interests at a Special Events break with National Holidays. We visit the UK’s biggest food and home & lifestyle shows and exhibitions allowing you to gain culinary and DIY inspiration to take home with you.
Our packages include ticket admission, hotel accommodation and exciting itineraries so you can centre your chosen show on a break to suit you.
Festivals & Shows to explore...
Looking for new recipes for family meals or a dinner party?
The BBC Good Food Show, the Foodies Festival at Tatton Park and The Great British Food Festival are all perfect events for foodies and budding chefs alike. Experience new mouth-watering cuisines from around the world and pick up expert advice and kitchen secrets from your favourite television chefs during live cookery demonstrations. With hundreds of trade stalls you can also buy the latest gadgets and ingredients to try at home in the kitchen plus some delicious food and drink stalls offering mouthwatering munchies from across the globe!
If you love the festival vibe, world renowned celebrity chef Tom Kerridge has put together Pub in the Park. With food stalls of Michelin star quality to suit every taste, various drinks stalls to quench any thirst and an unmissable line up of live music, including Razorlight, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Tom Odell and Toploader, you will be dancing until the moonlight this September! As owner of the first pub to ever receive a Michelin star, The Hand and Flowers, you can trust this event will be exactly the sort relaxed atmosphere you can enjoy with the whole family!
Other summer food festivals include the Chocolate Lovers Weekend in November, along with other festivals throughout summer in Beverley and Lichfield.
The Whitstable Oyster festival is also one to put in your diary. Perfect for seafood lovers or people who just enjoy a street party, this festival has exploded in popularity and is a great laugh with some fantastic seafood themed activities and costumes!
Moving into the festive season, you can find Christmas markets and festivals in Edinburgh and across the country, where you can sample innovative winter warmers and check out Christmas dinner ideas!
Drink Festivals & Events
This year, there are an abundance of drinks festivals too! With everything from the Blackpool Prosecco Festival to the Gin to My Tonic gin festival, you are guaranteed to find the right tipple to enjoy the sunshine with!
Book your home, food or drink break now using the holiday search box above!