Imagine the delights of a traditional House Party…


"There seems a magic in the very name of Christmas",

Charles Dickens, a Christmas Carol

24th December : For those unable to join us earlier, festivities begin on Christmas Eve.  Afternoon Tea will be served in the Drawing Room on your arrival.

Later, a glass of Champagne will help to set the mood as you consider the Dinner Menu for the evening.


For those who wish to celebrate Midnight Mass at our local village church, a warming glass of Mulled Wine and hot Mince Pies will be available on your return.

25th December : Christmas Day dawns with a surprise from Santa!

Join us for a Buck's Fizz Breakfast, then perhaps a leisurely stroll around our lovely gardens and woodlands to make room for your traditional Christmas Day Luncheon, complete with all the trimmings.

Relax then, in the elegant comfort of our Drawing Room, wondering how you'll ever make room for Afternoon Tea!

A carved Buffet will be available this evening, at a time to suit you.

26th December: A leisurely start to Boxing Day for those who wish it, with Breakfast served until 10am.  A hearty Packed Lunch will stave off any hunger pangs as you spend the day out and about, exploring the region, or completing the Treasure Hunt.  Return to hot buttered Crumpets and Tea.

This evening promises to be the highlight of your stay!  A String Quartet will accompany your eight-course Gala Dinner, for which we have carefully selected wines to be served with each course.  All we ask of you is that you sit back and enjoy the occasion.  Oh, yes, and Black Tie, please!

27th December : Your Christmas Programme will draw to a close after Breakfast this morning, but if you would like to stay on for a few more days, we would be delighted!

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For the three nights as described above, the price is £790 per person in a Junior Room. Although we do not have availability at the current time, please do call us to register interest should we receive a cancellation.

We ask that you forward a deposit of £75 per person on confirmation of your booking.  Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for details of cancellation policy and holiday insurance.

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Please note that Christmas bookings cannot be made online.  Please call or e-mail us for more information, or to make a booking.



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