The New Year is always an occasion for great celebration when all the world waits to usher in a brand new year. At the stroke of midnight, its officially out with the old and in with the new as the calendar changes to 2011.
Marking the new year in some special fashion is an important tradition that lets us leap into the next year with style. People look for a celebration that is fun and unforgettable, and gives us a fresh start into the year.
Visitors to London are especially lucky as the city lights up for New Years and knows how to put on a good show. Golden Tours, Londons leading sightseeing company, offers a full New Years program complete with parties and fun. Here are a few ideas to make sure New Years Eve London is one you wont soon forget:
Dinner and Dancing
A great duo for a reason, dinner and dancing is the perfect way to ring in the new year. Golden Tours offers a sit-down gala dinner and dance party that will be all that you ever dreamed. Glide down the Thames on a 5-hour cruise while feasting on a 5-course meal. The disco starts up after dinner so you can dance the night away.
Nothing says New Years Eve like fireworks and New Years Eve London will not let you down. The city puts on an incredible display over the soaring London Eye, while Big Ben sounds the stroke of midnight. Join one of many tour options from Golden Tours that take in this amazing, light-filled show.
Cruise into 2011 as you sail down the River Thames in one of several tour options. Have dinner at Chez Gerard before hopping the panoramic fireworks cruise, or get straight on board for a Champagne and Canape Reception or a gorgeous gala dinner.
Golden Tours lets you ring in the new year from the water on many different tours.
Medieval Banquet offers a unique way to spend New Years as you feast on a 5-course English banquet and enjoy medieval entertainment from jousting to song. The beer and wine flows all night and customers can join in the medieval dancing and raise their glass of champagne at midnight. Bask in the past to ring in the new.
Golden Tours offers not only these special New Years Eve London options, but also many things to do the next day. Keep those New Years resolutions and start exploring from day one! Golden Tours operates many of its regular tours on January 1 including Historic and Modern London, a perfect choice for New Years as youll learn about London old and new.
You can also enjoy the Sights and Sounds of London on a morning or afternoon tour or head out of town on several great day trips. Windsor, Bath, and Stonehenge takes you to three of Englands best-loved sites, or trade Windsor Castle for a cathedral and tack on Salisbury instead. Youll also make a smart choice with Stratford, Oxford, and the Cotswolds, which shows off the famous university town and Shakespeares birthplace, while also driving through the beautiful English countryside.