Winter with Beryl

The Best Winter Activities to do With Beryl

In the theme of giving and to celebrate the return of our festive gift vouchers, we have put together a list of some of the best winter activities you can enjoy this season, made even better with Beryl 🎁

Ready to feel festive with friends and family? Keep on reading for some inspiration on ways to add a little bit of magic to your winter...

See the Lights

The dark nights of winter provide the perfect backdrop for illuminations and festive sparkles. Whether it’s planning a bike or e-scooter ride around your local neighbourhood to see the decorations or travelling to a light festival, make sure it’s something you include in your festivities.

Beryl’s Top pick: Poole Christmas Maritime Light Trail
An enchanting and immersive light trail from through Poole’s historical High Street and Quay. 
🚲 Closest Beryl bays: 
Poole station and RNI College

Christmas lights with Beryl

Go festive shopping

Shopping doesn’t need to be a necessary evil, it can be a fun experience when you remember to plan your travel, give yourself breaks and choose a scenic shopping spot. Don’t get caught out by traffic jams and full car parks, glide into town on a bike or e-scooter with Beryl to arrive stress free. 

Top pick: Christmas Shopping at Norwich
It doesn’t get much prettier than Norwich, with festive lights, independent stores, arcades, and markets, all within Norwich’s medieval street pattern. Making it the perfect location to travel around on bike or e-scooter.  
🚲 🛴 Closest Beryl bays: Farmers Avenue and Bank Plain

E-scooter festive shopping in Norwich

Try ice skating

Cut the wait until January to get out of your comfort zone and try something new and exciting, plan a route to your local ice rink. One of the best activities to try with friends during the winter months. Add a warming hot chocolate after your session to really complete the event.   

Top pick: Brighton Pavilion Ice Rink
Brighton boasts a scenic ice rink with the illuminated Pavilion providing the backdrop. With rink ice powered entirely by green energy, keep the green energy going and arrive by Beryl.

🚲Closest Beryl bays: Grand Parade and Church Street

Parks with Beryl

Get cosy in the park

Show your local parks some love this winter, from spotting winter wildlife, to supporting your local park cafe. Give yourself and nature a break and leave the car at home. Pack a book and a blanket in one of our bike racks and settle in for a cosy afternoon, people watching and relaxing. 

Top pick: Leeds Victoria Gardens Winter Tipis
Boost your park experience and visit Leed’s tipis to enjoy roaring fires, live music, and festive refreshments.

🚲 Closest Beryl bays: Woodhouse Moor North

Festive shopper with beryl e-bike

Experience a Christmas Market

If you’re ready to feel festive, German style markets provide a great place to soak up the ultimate Christmas vibes. From handmade crafts, live music and hot food, these are great meeting places to brighten up the dark evenings. Don’t forget to bring gloves and a hat to keep yourself warm on the ride, bonus points for festive wear.  

Top pick: Portsmouth Christmas Market
Head over to Portsmouth and get busy exploring their Christmas Alpine Market with an exciting range of local independent eateries.
🚲 Closest Beryl bays: Station Street and Bishop Crispian Way.

Ready to keep on giving?

Beryl has you sorted with our range of festive gift vouchers to help your loved ones travel the best way this winter. From small stocking filler gifts of 50 minutes up to the ultimate 400 minute bundles, we have something for everyone.