You’ll enjoy a warm welcome, friendly atmosphere as well as superb food, complemented with just a dash of merry making and organised entertainment.
This year we will be celebrating 65 years of our Queens reign with a royal sapphire theme. This will be a Traditional British Christmas, celebrating with some regional produce and recipes from around the Kingdom. Our three day package will include some light entertainment designed to keep you active, but not too busy as we want you to relax and enjoy your time with us.
The three day package starts early evening on Christmas Eve and concludes after breakfast on 27th December. For those guests who would like to arrive on the evening of the 23rd and stay through to the 28th we are offering the option to add on one or two days to the package. The special price quoted for this will include accommodation, breakfast and a three course evening meal. Included in the three day package are all meals, accommodation, excursions and activities from lunch time on the 24th December through to breakfast on the 27th December. Add an extra £73.50 per person per night for each extra night booked.
Sunday 24th December
On Christmas Eve check in any time from 2pm.
A cream tea will be served during the afternoon.
Join us in the Orangery at 6.30pm for pre- dinner drinks and canapés.
Lydbrook Brass Band will play carols and prom classics around the tree before dinner which will be served at 7.30pm.
After dinner, we will accompany you to midnight mass at a local church. A dram of whisky will await us on our return.
Monday 25th December
Wake up to a traditional English breakfast.
Join Peter Ralph for a gentle walk through the forest from 10am, returning for drinks and canapés at 12 noon followed by lunch at 12.30pm.
After lunch, retire to watch the Queen’s Speech with coffee, mincepies and petit fours, followed by an afternoon of relaxation and board games, which will be available for general use.
A light buffet will be served at 8.00pm, followed by our Christmas quiz.
Tuesday 26th December
We will take you on a walk through the forest to work up an appetite for a buffet lunch and a themed Highland dinner.
Meet in the Orangery at 7pm for drinks and canapes followed by dinner at 7.30 Join us after dinner for a fun evening of Ceilidh dancing with “Banshee”
Boxing Day Dinner with Ceilidh
Check out on 27th December after breakfast or elect to pay a little extra and stay with us for a few extra days.
Price per person
Twin Room with single occupancy £495.00
Double or Twin rooms in the courtyard £450.00
Double or Twin room in the main house £475.00
Superior Courtyard 4 poster bedroom £475.00
Superior Main House 4 poster of Junior Suite £495.00
Master 4 poster bedroom £595.00
23rd, and from 27th Dec to 30th December
Price per person per night
Single Room £95.00
Double/twin in the Cottage/Courtyard £75.50
Double/twin Main House £77.50
Small 4 poster room £81.50
Large 4 poster room £99.50
Prices include Bed & Breakfast, a three course dinner, and VAT @ 20%
We are children and dog friendly. Dogs may be accommodated in outside rooms only at £10 per night.
Prices for children under 14 years of age on application.
From the four corners of the Kingdom
Traditional Northern Irish Potato Soup (v)
Welsh Rarebit (v)
A snifter of Welsh Ale
Poached Chicken Breast with Apricot, grapes and spiced Mayonnaise
Warm Clonakilty Black Pudding salad
Seasonal salad leaves, Wholegrain Mustard dressing
“Roast Chicken and Bread Sauce”
Whole roasted English Poussin, Sourdough Puree, Heritage Carrots, Straw Potatoes, Thyme Jus
Lamb Cutlets, Seasonal Root Vegetables, Leeks and a rich Lamb Broth
Finnan Smoked Haddock
Pease Pudding, Winter Greens, Saffron Cream Sauce
Mature Cheddar, Red Onion and Butternut Squash Pastie (v)
Tomato relish, Seasonal Vegetables
Bara Brith Crème Brulee
Bara Brith Soldiers
Good old English Apple Crumble
Speech House interpretation of a British Classic
Selection of British Cheeses
Chutney, Crackers, celery and grapes
Coffee and petit fours
Christmas Day Lunch 2017
Spiced Parsnip Soup
Minted Yoghurt, Coriander Cress
Pork and Forest Mushroom Terrine, Candied Chestnuts, Apple Puree
Prawn and Smoked Salmon Tian
Pico de Gallo, Lemon Balm, Citrus Mayonnaise
Slicd BresaolaMAIN COURSE
Traditional Roast Turkey
All the trimmings
Fillet of Beef Wellington
Fondant Potato, Sautéed Shallots, Red Wine Jus
Roasted Loin of Monkfish
Beetroot Risotto, Pea Coulis, Pea Shoots, Parmesan
Goat’s Cheese and Celeriac Strudel (v)
Red Onion Marmalade, Crushed New Potatoes
Traditional Christmas Pudding
Brandy Crème Anglaise
Dark Chocolate Delice, Cherry Puree, Sour Cherries, Chantilly Cream
Port Poached Pear
Toasted Welshcake, Marzipan Ice Cream
Selection of British Cheese
Quince Paste, Crackers and Grapes
A Highland themed Dinner
“Scotch Broth” (v)
Pearl Barley, Root Vegetables, Leeks, rich Vegetable Broth
“Cock a Leekie salad”
A salad of Chicken, Leeks, rice and julienne Prunes, fresh herbs
Garlic Buttered Langoustines
Dressed Rocket, Sweet Scotch Bonnet relish
Home-made Scotch Egg
Pickled Beetroot, Piccalilli dressing
Haggis wi’ Neeps an’ Tatties
Haggis, Crushed Swede, Mashed Potato, Whisky Cream Sauce
Aberdeen Angus Ribeye Steak
Clapshot Potatoes, Green Peppercorn Sauce
Oatmeal and Herb Crusted Cod Fillet
Crushed New Potatoes, buttered winter greens Vegetable and chestnut
“Scotch Pie” (v)
Haricot bean and tomato compote
Oatmeal, Raspberry, Whisky and Cream dessert
Traditional Scottish pudding cooked in a “cloot”
Battered Mars Bar
Whiskey Ice Cream
Chutney, Oatcakes, Grapes and Celery
Coffee and petit fours