Robbie Shade, FlickrThames River, London London is packed with New Year's Eve parties that guarantee a fun night, whatever you’re looking for. Whilst London's skyline is lit up at the end of another year, why not sail into 2016 in style on one of the fabulous boat parties that cruise the Thames. A DJ playing your favourite tunes, bars overflowing with champagne and excellent views of the night sky – the perfect start to a whole new year.
Clarence Ji, FlickrNewquay Harbour If you love a bit of fancy dress, Newquay is the New Year’s Eve destination for you. Get a group of your friends together, don your best fancy dress outfits and hit the harbour for your best NYE yet. Situated along the north coast of Cornwall, NYE in Newquay is sure to be one of the most unique nights you’ll ever have. Watch the spectacular fireworks light up the sky above the glistening waters, whilst meeting people from all over the country – think Catwoman, Mr Blobby, and the Ghostbusters. Bristol Bristol is a hub of excitement on New Year’s Eve, which makes it even harder to choose a venue to welcome the New Year. This year, Trinity Centre will be transformed into a stunning setting for a masquerade ball. With the DJ line up including the likes of Sigma and The Prototypes, it’s bound to be a ball like no other. It’s the perfect opportunity to pamper yourself and get dressed up with the girls, and even discover your inner child with bouncy castles and glitter makeup. Other options include watching the fireworks on the Clifton Suspension Bridge or the spectacular Swing Dance Party at Colston Hall. Cardiff For a more traditional, but by no means less exciting, New Year’s Eve, Cardiff’s City Hall Lawn is hosting its well-known and much-loved Winter Wonderland. Take to the ice rink and take a ride on the big wheel whilst enjoying live music, bright lights and the buzz of people from across the country coming together to welcome the New Year. When the clock strikes 12, watch the fireworks light up the city before heading off to enjoy the bars and clubs of this vibrant city.
Jon Candy, FlickrHowever you’re counting down to the New Year, make sure you’re destined for serious celebrating with your nearest and dearest. Here’s to an amazing 2016!