The Ultimate Guide to Christmas in Loughborough

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The charming town of Loughborough is filled with plenty to see and do, with a vast array of relaxing walks, interesting museums, and delicious eateries to enjoy.

As a student studying in Loughborough, you’re probably wondering what to do around Christmas time to really get yourself in the festive mood!

When living with Prestige, you already have the bonus of fabulous amenities such as state-of-the-art gyms, cosy cinema rooms, and comfy common rooms.

That’s why we’ve done our research and gathered a list of fun activities to do inside and outside your luxury accommodation to really get into the Christmas spirit.

Still looking for some accommodation in Loughborough? Living in Luxurio will give you central Loughborough right on your doorstep, as well as fabulous amenities such as air conditioning and Smart TV’s in all bedrooms!

1. Make Crafty Gifts for Your Flatmates

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With Loughborough being in Tier 4 this year, you might not be able to take a trip to the Christmas Market and Gift Market but this is a great opportunity to get nifty yourself.

Whether you roast some chestnuts, like the ones you used to get from the stalls, or try to work up some DIY magic, it’ll definitely be a good way to kill some hours and create memorable gifts, your friends and family are sure to love.

2. Try Making Your Own Hog Roast

christmas hog roast in loughborough

Having a delicious hog roast atThe Pear Tree in Woodhouse Eaves,  is a Christmas tradition for everyone who lives in Loughborough.

But as this year is a bit different, you’ll have to enjoy festive treats like mulled wine and hot chocolate to accompany your hog roast with your flatmates and friends in Luxurio.

You can find plenty of delicious recipes for mouth-watering hog roast, you can make in your brand-new kitchenette, and why not throw in some mixed spices and oranges in a pot to make some delicious mulled wine.

3. Beacon Hill County Park

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There’s nothing more festive than a wintery walk in the cold winter air with your friends, you just need to make sure you wrap up warm!

Beacon Hill is made up of some of the oldest rocks found across the world, the crags at the summit were created at the bottom of the sea from volcanic ash.

At 248m, you can see some absolutely amazing views of Leicestershire when visiting here, which is definitely good for your Instagram feed!

Just a short 12-minute drive from your luxury accommodation, this festive walk is a great option for a day out with your friends.

4. A Christmas Movie Marathon

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Smart TVs In Every Room At Luxurio In Loughborough

There’s nothing better than a Christmas movie marathon in your luxury student accommodation, with plenty of snacks!

When staying at Luxurio, students will be lucky enough to have their very own smart TV in their room, perfect for a festive movie marathon.

Whether it’s a soppy romantic Christmas film or something a little more lighthearted, get comfy in your room and relax in a cosy setting.

There’s also an amazing cinema room at Luxurio right on your doorstep, so you don’t need to brave the cold to get your movie fix.

5. Cook A Festive Meal

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Christmas this year is not canceled! Which is why cooking a delicious festive meal (yes, we mean it, all the courses) is the perfect way to get in the festive spirit.

In our luxury student accommodation in Loughborough, students can enjoy a meal in the fine dining room and spend some quality time with new friends.

Whatever your food preference, there are plenty of easy Christmas dinner recipes online guaranteed to satisfy your stomach.

Visit the Tesco Express, just a 3-minute stroll from Luxurio, and purchase all your festive ingredients for the best Christmas meal ever!

Whether you choose a turkey crown or a vegetarian option, BBC Good Food have some fabulously simple recipes to follow for some Christmas inspiration.

6. Decorate Your Accommodation

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Decorating your luxury student accommodation is a must this time of year, it’s a super fun activity with your friends!

Whether you opt for something lowkey, or crazy bright colours with tinsel, whatever you pick is bound to put you in the festive mood.

A mini Christmas tree would look super cute on your desk, or maybe you could order some fairy lights to add extra cosiness to your room?

Amazon have a wide range of Christmas trees for sale if you’d prefer something bigger if you split the price with your new friends it ends up being really affordable!

7. Christmas Baking

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There’s nothing like a spot of festive baking to really get you in the mood for Christmas, because what’s better than a nice warm mince pie or a fresh cookie?

With some super simple baking recipes online, baking won’t be as daunting as you think!

Pair up your freshly baked cakes with a festive movie or some festive music and snuggle up in your comfy accommodation in Loughborough.

Of course, it’s always important to be safe when cooking, so it’s probably best to make sure you’re not on your own when baking, get some help from your friends!

8. Secret Santa
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With up to 250Mbps of WiFi at Luxurio, students can have a secret Santa zoom call with Ease!

Exchanging presents anonymously can be really fun, it doesn’t ever have to be anything super expensive, it’s the thought that counts after all.

A secret Santa Zoom call in the comfort of your own accommodation is a fabulous idea to do with friends and family, and you can stay in the warmth!

There are so many quirky present ideas online, with websites like Amazon, Etsy and Prezzy Box giving you plenty of inspiration.

Just because Christmas is a little different this year, doesn’t mean you can’t spread some Christmas cheer whilst living and studying in Loughborough!

We hope you found this ultimate guide to Christmas in Loughborough useful, whether it’s a long, festive walk with friends or a hog roast at a cosy pub, there’s plenty to see and do in Loughborough. Living in our luxury accommodation means you’re never too far away from anything, and you can really get into the festive spirit with your new friends! Want to know how to make the most of Christmas in your student accommodation? Check out our blog here for tips.