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65 of the best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023

The best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023

Spending New Year’s Eve at a luxury hotel is a perfect way to begin the New Year. With many of Britain’s best hotels pulling the stops out for New Year’s Eve – fine dining and wine-pairings, cocktails and canapés, dancing, entertainment, casinos, fireworks and who knows what else (you’ll also find falconry, murder mysteries and treasure hunts here) you will certainly be guaranteed a memorable (although not inexpensive) night. And best of all, your bed is just a few steps away at the end of the night – no waiting around for taxis or cold walks home.

It’s one of the most anticipated nights of the year, so it’s a great excuse to splash out. But where? Hopefully my epic round-up of the best hotels for New Year’s Eve will give you some great ideas – let me know what you decide to do!

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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in South East

Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Bedfordshire

Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire

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Luton Hoo

The hotel: A stunning, five-star luxury hotel on the Bedfordshire border which has starred in several films including Four Weddings and a Funeral and Eyes Wide Shut. The vast 1,065 acre estate is perfect for a New Year ramble and the hotel has its own championship golf course and fleet of London taxis to ferry guests around.
New Year’s Eve at Luton Hoo: Welcome in the New Year with a gourmet dining experience in the Wernher restaurant with a spectacular six-course dinner. After dinner relax in one of the Mansion House lounges and enjoy the resident pianist or join the DJ for a party before fireworks at midnight. Enjoy a traditional English breakfast on New Year’s Day and a walk on the estate at your leisure before heading home.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Luton Hoo: From £560 with two people sharing, from £240 non-residential.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Berkshire

Cliveden House, Berkshire

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Cliveden House

The hotel: A 350-year old country house set in 376 acres of magnificent formal gardens and woodland, Cliveden is one of Britain’s grandest country houses, a Grade 1-listed stately home complete with antique furniture and a thoroughly modern spa.
New Year’s Eve at Cliveden: Cliveden is putting on a two-night New Year House Party starting on New Year’s Eve a welcome glass of fizz, a decadent afternoon tea followed by a pre-pampering session at the Cliveden Spa. Look forward to an evening of delicious feasting accompanied by a live band and disco to welcome in 2024, followed by a rendition of Auld Lang Syne and a traditional piper at the stroke of midnight. On New Year’s Day enjoy a brunch buffet and afternoon at leisure followed by a Champagne and canapés reception and three-course dinner with wine.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Cliveden House hotel: Two-night stay from £1,532 per room per night based on two sharing.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Buckinghamshire

Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire

Hartwell House Buckinghamshire

Hartwell House

The hotel: Luxury country house hotel and spa with 90 acres of land and impeccable customer service.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Hartwell House: There’s a two-night package at Hartwell House for New Year’s Eve 2023, starting with a cream tea and welcome dinner on 30th Dec. On New Year’s Eve itself there’s a Champagne reception then a four-course black tie dinner with wine pairings. Welcome in the New Year with fireworks, dancing and a DJ until the early hours and then on New Years Day, enjoy a leisurely Hartwell Brunch.
Cost of staying at Hartwell House for New Year’s Eve 2023: From £1,050 per person based on two sharing.
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Compleat Angler, Marlow, Buckinghamshire

The Compleat Angler Marlow

The view from the Compleat Angler takes in the Marlow Bridge and All Saint’s Church across the river

The hotel: Four-star luxury modern hotel with a superb Thames-side location in the bustling market town of Marlow, with fine-dining restaurant and immaculate rooms.
The New Year’s Eve package 2023: Enjoy Champagne and canapés on arrival before tucking into a delicious four-course dinner with live music, overnight accommodation and full English breakfast the following morning.
Cost of New Year’s Eve dinner at Compleat Angler 2023: From £299 per person for Gala Dinner option, from £339 for the Candlelit dinner option.
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Danesfield House, Marlow, Buckinghamshire

The hotel: 55-bedroom luxury hotel and spa just outside Marlow and with spectacular views of the Thames from its beautiful grounds.
The New Year’s Eve package 2023: Celebrate in style with a fabulous evening of fine wines, exquisite food, live music, dancing and fireworks. Arrive on 31st December to Champagne, canapés and a black tie five-course dinner followed by live music, Champagne and a fireworks display at midnight. Spa facilities and breakfast included.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Danesfield House: From £399 per person for one night based on two sharing.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in the Cotswolds

Dormy House, Worcestershire

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The spa at Dormy House

The hotel: Above Broadway in the Cotswolds, Dormy House is the perfect boutique hotel, with an ultra-modern spa, cosy bedrooms, two restaurants and a great eye for what makes a lovely break.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Dormy House: Start the festivities with Champagne upon arrival, followed by Negroni and light snacks in your room or in one of the Dormy lounges.
Relax and unwind until the evening arrives, beginning with more bubbly – a Champagne reception, followed by a six-course dinner. After the meal, hit the dancefloor and enjoy the sounds of the resident DJ before greeting the New Year with a fabulous firework display and midnight nibbles. After a leisurely New Year’s Day brunch. spend the day by the swimming pool or exploring nearby Broadway, and then an a la carte meal in the evening.
Cost of spending New Year’s Eve 2023 at Dormy House hotel: Prices start from £1,990 per room based on two people sharing.
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The Painswick, Gloucestershire

The Painswick

The hotel: Cosy and charming award-winning boutique hotel in Cotswolds stone.
New Year’s Eve at The Painswick: Kick off the night with a celebratory Champagne and canapé reception, followed by a sumptuous four-course feast. There’s a blackjack table in the lounge after dinner or dance to the live band ready for the countdown to midnight. Hangover breakfast on New Years Day from 8am and then walk off the festivities in the bracing Cotswolds air or relax in Painswick’s cosy lounges.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at the Painswick: Rooms from £1,061 for two nights based on two people sharing, suites are from £1,607.
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Calcot Manor, Gloucestershire

The hotel: Family-friendly Cotswolds luxury hotel (owned by the group behind Barnsley House, The Painswick and Lord Crewe Arms) set in 220 acres of Cotswolds countryside. Smart rooms, large spa and its very own pub make this a self-contained Cotswolds retreat.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Calcot Manor: At Calcot, New Year is a relaxed country house party in this 17th century Manor House with fine food, Champagne and excellent wines. Start on 30th December with afternoon tea and walk or spa treatment before a relaxed three-course dinner in The Brasserie. The New Year’s Eve party begins with a Champagne reception at 7:30pm, followed by a celebratory dinner and wine flight. After the feasting, head to the dancefloor to party the night away or there’s a fun casino. In the morning, following a hearty brunch, have a bracing countryside walk on New Year’s Day, taking in the crisp Cotswolds air, with a three-course dinner in the evening.
Price of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Calcot Manor: From £2,479 per room for the three-night break based on two sharing.
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Whatley Manor, Wiltshire

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Whatley Manor

The hotel: Quintessential country house hotel with Michelin-starred restaurant, top spa and beautiful ornate gardens.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Whatley Manor: Enjoy a three-night New Year hotel break at this luxury hotel, arriving on December 30th, and departing on January 2nd 2024. Arrive on 30th December where a chilled bottle of Gusbourne English Sparkling wine, festive fruit plate and treats await in your room. Join fellow guests in the Drawing Room for afternoon tea and musical entertainment and then the Chef’s menu will be served in the Dining Room. On New Year’s Eve during the day enjoy the spa and a spirit tasting at the bar, then begin the evening with an English sparkling wine and canapé reception with live music, then a five-course Black Tie Gala dinner with selected wines is served. After dinner there’s dancing in the Drawing Room and a midnight spectacular fireworks display with a glass of fizz to toast the New Year. On New Year’s Day have a Champagne breakfast, a trip to the local Westonbirt Arboretum and enjoy a reviving walk around the magical woodland with hot soup,  snacks and mulled wine on your return and then a relaxed dinner served in Grey’s with resident Jazz duo ‘Gilmore & Jazz’.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Whatley Manor: From £3,990 per room per stay based on two sharing.
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Barnsley House, Gloucestershire

barnsley house stayThe hotel: Gorgeously cosy and charming boutique hotel in a beautiful little Cotswolds village, with Rosemary Verey gardens, spa and private cinema.
New Year at Barnsley House: [The 2023 details are being finalised so these are the details from a previous year to give you an idea] Guests booking the two-night New Year’s package at Barnsley House will enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail reception, a four-course celebratory New Year’s Eve dinner in The Potager, a glass of Champagne at midnight, a three- course à la carte dinner on New Year’s Day in The Potager Restaurant or in The Village Pub, full English breakfast each morning. The cost also includes use of the spa facilities, early morning tea/coffee and a daily newspaper.
Cost: From £1,356 for a junior suite based on two people sharing.
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Bowood hotel, Wiltshire

Bowood hotel

Bowood hotel, Wiltshire

The hotel: A smart golf and spa hotel on the beautiful Bowood Estate.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Bowood hotel and spa: There are two black tie options at this spa hotel for New Year’s Eve: partying or fine-dining. Those in the Kerry Suite will have a Champagne and canapé reception on arrival, followed by four-course dinner, live music, DJ, disco, magic mirror and a revellers’ breakfast, while in the Shelburne restaurant will be a Champagne and canapé reception on arrival, followed by a four-course dinner, live entertainment and a revellers’ breakfast.
Cost of New Year at Bowood hotel and spa 2023: It’s £300 per person for the Shelburne option and one-night stay or £275 per person in the Kerry Suite option, two-night packages also available.
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The Lygon Arms, Worcestershire

The hotel: A four-star luxury coaching inn in Broadway, the heart of the Cotswolds. Sister hotel to Cliveden and Chewton Glen.
New Year at The Lygon ArmsWelcome in the New Year in splendid style with friends and loved ones during fun-filled celebrations brimming with bonhomie, fine food, wine, and a glass or two of bubbles. Celebrate in style with New Year’s Eve dinner in The Great Hall starting with a glass of Champagne followed by a six-course gala dinner. Enjoy live music during dinner, before welcoming in 2024 with a piper, and then dance the night away with our DJ or indulge in a New Year’s Eve Dinner in The Russell Room, with a delicious five-course meal with a glass of champagne, followed by tea or coffee and chocolate truffles. A table magician will bring additional magic throughout the dinner.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Lygon Arms: From £1,070 per room for the Russell Room package, based on two people sharing for the two-night stay, or from £1,340 for The Great Hall event.
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The Fish hotel, the Cotswolds

The hotel: The Fish bills itself as a ‘back-to-nature bolthole’ with a little touch of luxury and is owned by the group behind the excellent Dormy House.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Fish: Start the celebrations at The Fish with afternoon teatime treats and a cocktail. Enjoy a glass of Champagne before tucking into a five-course feast in the evening. Later, party the night away with the resident DJ and live band, with  fireworks and Champagne at midnight. On 1st January kick-start your recovery with a hearty breakfast, followed by an action-packed morning and early afternoon of activities with our Farncombe Adventures team. For those who want to venture further afield, join one of the guided walks. Choose from an easy stroll to the nearby village of Broadway or a slightly longer trek to blow away the cobwebs. Enjoy a Hog Roast lunch on the Feasting Deck, washed down with a warming glass of mulled cider. Take a break in the afternoon to unwind before dinner, a four-course à la carte supper in Hook.
Cost for New Year Eve’s 2023 at the The Fish hotel: Prices from £1,300 based on two people sharing.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in East Sussex

Ashdown Park, East Sussex

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Ashdown Park

The hotel: The view from the hotel’s terrace will take your breath away – rolling lawns surrounded by Ashdown Forest (which inspired Winnie-the-Pooh creator AA Milne). The 106-bedroom hotel in a 186 acre-estate is full of beautiful historic rooms and even boasts its own spa and chapel.
New Year 2023 at Ashdown Park: With an evening of musical entertainment ahead, arrive in the afternoon at your leisure. Begin with a Champagne and canapé reception followed by a cabaret dinner dance at the Richard Townley suite to welcome in 2024 whilst enjoying a four-course dinner with coffee. Music will be provided by resident band Too Darn Hot followed by dancing for all. There’s an alternative option of a three-course dinner at the Anderida restaurant with live musical entertainment and Champagne at midnight.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Ashdown Park hotel: From £350 per person including room and New Year’s Eve celebration, or room and dinner at Anderida from £335 per person. Afternoon tea and spa treatments available at extra cost. Non-residents can attend the evening’s dinner for £195 per person (Richard Townley) or £172 per person (Anderida).
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The Grand hotel, Eastbourne, East Sussex

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The Grand hotel Eastbourne

The hotel: This vast 152-bedroom hotel, which claims to be Britain’s only five-star seaside hotel, was built in 1875 and its gleaming white building has taken pride of place on Eastbourne’s seafront ever since, still evoking the grand era of Victoria seaside holidays with a touch of luxury, with indoor spa and pool and fine-dining restaurant.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Grand hotel: Start The Grand’s two-night celebrations with light afternoon tea and musical entertainment on 30th December, then a Champagne reception and dinner and live music. On New Year’s Eve enjoy a visit to the health club, a trip into Eastbourne or walk along the seafront before a Family Quiz of 2023 and the chance to win a two-night stay at The Grand in 2024. For the evening, there’s a Champagne reception and sumptuous black tie Gala Dinner with music.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Grand hotel: Two nights from £575 per person based on two sharing. Stay just for New Year’s Eve with the gala dinner and reception in the Devonshire Ballroom from £315 per person, or the Mirabelle Vintage dinner for adults-only from £370 per person, or there’s a non-residential option for £205 per person.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Hertfordshire

Sopwell House hotel, St Albans

Stay at Sopwell HouseThe hotel: Four-star Georgian country house hotel with several restaurants, 12 acres of grounds, two luxury spas and 128 bedrooms including 16 Mews Suites in a separate gated courtyard.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Sopwell House: Enjoy a one-night break in the Hertfordshire countryside with Sopwell House’s New Year’s residential package, including a one night stay in a Deluxe bedroom with breakfast, dinner and plenty of merriment. In the St Alban Suite, enjoy a Champagne reception, five-course New Year’s Eve banquet with half a bottle of paired wine, live band, fireworks at midnight and carriages at 1am. In the Omboo restaurant there’s a set sharing menu, half bottle of wine per person and sake, live DJ Set performing after dinner and fireworks at midnight.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Sopwell House hotel: One-night stay from £431 per person based on two sharing, non-residential dinner only from £240 per person
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The Grove hotel Hertfordshire

The dramatic black-tiled indoor pool at The Grove hotel

The Grove, Chandler’s Cross, Hertfordshire

The hotel: Set in 300 acres of stunning Hertfordshire countryside, The Grove is the ultimate five star retreat. This former home of the Earls of Clarendon is just 18 miles from London, and is home to an award-winning spa, championship golf course and several  restaurants.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Grove: Arrive on 30th or 31st December for an epic two-night break, including aNew Year’s Eve dinner at The Stables or The Glasshouse restaurants, followed by fireworks with a traditional Scottish piper and a live DJ set in the lobby until 1:30am, New Year’s Day breakfast at The Stables or in your room and breakfast on Tuesday 2 January at The Glasshouse, at The Stables or in your room. The stay includes full use of the 300-acre estate, including the Lounges and Sequoia spa and a fun-filled activity schedule to keep little ones entertained.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Grove: From £1,555 (based on two adults) or from £2,370 (based on two adults and two children) in The Stables, or from £1,665 (based on two adults) or from £2,530 (based on two adults and two children).
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Kent

Brandshatch Place hotel and spa, Kent

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Brandshatch Place in Kent

The hotel: It shares its name with a famous motor racing circuit but guests at the Brandshatch Place hotel and spa will enjoy a relaxing stay away from the fast lane. Now owned by Hand Picked Hotels, Brandshatch Place has 38 bedrooms and a restaurant plus a spa with a gym, indoor pool, hot tub, steam room, sauna and treatment rooms.
The New Year’s Eve package 2023: Arrive on 31st December for a one-night stay and indulge in a festive cream tea once you are settled. See in the New Year in style with a Champagne and canapés reception prior to a five-course dinner and a Champagne toast at Midnight with disco, followed by a hearty breakfast on New Year’s Day before you check out.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Brandshatch Place: From £575 for two adults sharing, dinner only option for £160 per person. 
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Champneys Eastwell Manor, Kent

The hotel: The original health spa in a beautiful country setting.
The New Year’s Eve package 2023: Arrive on New Year’s Eve and relax in the spa or chill out in the lounge before indulging in a traditional afternoon tea spread, and enjoying some well-earned downtime before the evening begins. The Gala Ball commences at 7pm with a glitzy cocktail and canapé reception, followed by a five-course meal in the Brasserie restaurant. After dinner there will be casino tables and live music to dance the night away, before toasting in the New Year with a glass of champagne. The stay includes full use of spa and relaxation experiences and fitness classes, tote bag to take home and New Year’s Day brunch.
Cost of spending New Year’s Eve 2023 at Champneys Eastwell Manor: From £599 per room based on two sharing.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in the New Forest

Chewton Glen, the New Forest

The spa at Chewton Glen

The hotel: Classic British luxury from one of the most established country house hotels, with a world-class spa and luxury treehouses on stilts in the forest. Part of Iconic Luxury Hotels which also owns Cliveden House hotel in Buckinghamshire and Lygon Arms in the Cotswolds.
The New Year’s Eve package 2023: Arrive in style with a welcome glass of bubbly, decadent Champagne afternoon tea, followed by a pre-pampering session at the award-winning spa in preparation for an evening of delicious feasting, toasting, and welcoming in the 2024 fireworks to the sound of Auld Lang Syne and a piper. Start off the New Year with a Champagne brunch with live music, then maybe enjoy a walk to the nearby Highcliffe Beach.  Then there’s tea and cake served in the lounge before a night of more celebrations including a delicious dinner with entertainment.
Cost of spending New Year’s Eve 2023 at Chewton Glen: From £3,538 per room based on two sharing.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Surrey

Foxhills, Surrey

The hotel: Set on a 400-acre estate in Surrey just a few miles from the M25 and M3 motorways, Foxhills is has two 18-hole championship golf courses and a smaller 9-hole one, 11 tennis courts, three swimming pools (one indoors, two open-air) and a spa, all surrounding the main building, the 19th century Manor House.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package at Foxhills: Foxhills is offering a one-night stay package including two party tickets to the black tie event in the Clubhouse on New Year’s Eve. Wake up with breakfast on 1st January in The Fox dining rooms.
The cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Foxhills: From £570 per room based on two adults sharing, and family tickets available from £515 based on two adults and two children (2-12) sharing.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in West Sussex

Bailiffscourt, West Sussex

Bailiffscourt

The hotel: Just yards from Climping Beach, Bailiffscourt feels far older than its 90 years, with four-poster beds and its own 13th-century chapel in its 30 acres – but its large spa is bang up to date.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: Overnight accommodation with full English Bucks Fizz breakfast, Sussex sparkling wine reception with canapés, four-course black tie dinner on party tables of 8-10 guest and paired wines, plus full use of the luxury spa and pools throughout the stay – brave souls can also join in the traditional early morning dip in the sea at Climping Beach just a few steps away from the hotel.
Cost of spending New Year’s Eve 2023 at Bailiffscourt: From £380 per person based on two people sharing.
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Ockenden Manor, West Sussex

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Ockenden Manor

The hotel: In the pretty village of Cuckfield, 28-room Ockenden Manor combines the history of an Elizabethan manor house with a first-class modern spa
The New Year’s Eve package 2023 at Ockenden Manor: Overnight accommodation with full English breakfast, pre-dinner glass of fizz, six-course tasting menu made with the finest locally sourced ingredients (wine included), music from a singer and pianist and full use of the spa and indoor/outdoor pools.
Cost for Ockenden Manor’s New Year’s Eve package 2023: From £340 per person based on two sharing. Stay Monday 1st January as an extra night for £165 per person including full English breakfast and a three course dinner.
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The Spread Eagle, Midhurst, West Sussex

The hotel: Part of Historic Sussex Hotels, The Spread Eagle has been a fixture in the pretty town of Midhurst for almost 600 years, with notable guests including Queen Elizabeth I (the room she supposedly stayed in has a four-poster bed and a wig closet).
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: Details are yet to be finalised but last year guests started off with an afternoon cream tea with a glass of Sussex sparkling wine before a four-course dinner created using the finest locally sourced ingredients and served with paired wine, then after-dinner live entertainment and full use of the award-winning spa and pool.
The cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Spread Eagle: TBA
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South Lodge, nr Horsham, West Sussex

The hotel: Part of Exclusive Hotels group (which also includes Pennyhill Park and Manor House), South Lodge is a luxury hotel in West Sussex overlooking the South Downs, with a brand new spa and individually-designed bedrooms.
The New Year package at South Lodge: South Lodge is yet to finalise its New Year’s Eve plans for this year but as guidance, here’s last year’s treats. Spend the afternoon exploring the grounds or the luxury spa, before dressing for dinner at the Pass or Camellia restaurants, with fireworks and fizz at midnight and dancing until 1am with a live band and more snacks if you still have room. There are several breakfast options the next day and the spa is available until 2pm so you don’t have to rush off the next day. 
The cost of the New Year packages at South Lodge last year:
Two-night five-course dinner Camellia package from £1,250 per room or two-night eight-course dinner at The Pass from £1,320 based on two sharing.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Cornwall

Headland Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

The hotel: Five-star luxury hotel in Newquay with private self-catering cottages set on an exclusive clifftop overlooking Fistral beach. The impressive hotel with two spas is a mix of ‘discreet English ambiance and decadent hospitality’ and offers ocean views and fine-dining.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 celebrations: There is something on every day over the New Year period at The Headland hotel. A weekend of celebration includes a black tie New Year’s Eve party, Champagne tasting and The Headland’s six-course tasting dinner as well as a musical surprise, lots of dancing and mini pasties after midnight. New Year’s Day brings a family treasure hunt, jazz in the lounge and a New Year’s Day lunch (charges apply). There is a minimum stay of 3 nights at The Headland from the 23rd December until the 1st January.
The cost of New Year’s Eve at The Headland hotel: From £1,473 per room based on two sharing.
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Watergate Bay hotel, near Newquay, Cornwall

The hotel: Taking over a whole bay, Watergate Bay is a sprawling but smart boutique hotel which embraces the elements from surfing to swimming while providing luxury with its own pool, hot tubs, bars, restaurants and epic views.
The New Year’s Eve package 2023: There’s a three-night New Year break at Watergate Bay this year, starting from 30th December. According to the hotel: ‘Ten, nine, eight…count down to the New Year with us. On New Year’s Eve, fill up with breakfast, perhaps indulge in a treatment, and unwind in the clifftop hot tub. The day is for bodyboarding, walks on the beach, and relaxing. There’s willow workshops in the Living Space, live music and a family silent disco. Festive films and popcorn for the children, and daily festive crafts in Kids’ Zone. Countdown to the New Year with uninterrupted sea views from Emily’s restaurant. A six-course local seafood menu prepared simply with no fuss.  Expect caviar from Exmoor, St Austell bay mussels, foraged mushrooms, and fresh flavors delicately paired. Welcome the New Year at Restaurant Emily Scott on the sea wall. On New Year’s Day, swim anyone? Hangover cures for breakfast and for the bleary-eyed, ocean views, comfort food, coffee and hair of the dog. Flasks filled with hot chocolate on the beach. Back inside, make the most of good company over dinner while the children have a movie night.
The cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Watergate Bay: From £1,250 for the three-nights based on two sharing.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Devon

Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park

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Bovey Castle

The hotel: A stunning but welcoming grand historic hotel in the heart of Dartmoor with a spa, golf course, country pursuits, self-catering lodges and opulent restaurants.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Bovey Castle:
Arrive for afternoon tea served in one of Bovey Castle’s beautiful lounges with harpist accompaniment. The festivities begin with a Champagne and canapé reception accompanied by a piper, followed by a six-course Black Tie gala dinner in The Great Western Grill with live music and dancing. At midnight bring in the New Year watching the firework display from the South Terrace and celebrate with a glass of Champagne. The next day enjoy a leisurely brunch, blow away the cobwebs on a guided walk or take part in a treasure hunt around the castle and grounds or play in the golf tournament. A savoury afternoon tea will be served with magician entertainment, followed by ferret racing and the ‘nearest the pin’ golf competition on the South Terrace. There will be family activities available during the day and children’s high tea will be available. Live music will be playing in the lounge while you enjoy a glass of Champagne prior to the New Year’s Day five-course celebration dinner served in the Great Western Grill.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Bovey Castle: From £2,180 per room for two nights based on two sharing, £1,380 for a single room.
Bovey Castle also has 22 luxury self-catering lodges available which can sleep up to 8 people, max 6 adults – ideal for a multi-generational holiday celebration – from £2,310 for the two nights for four adults sharing, children £125 extra.
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Cary Arms and Spa, south Devon

Cary Arms

Cary Arms hotel and spa

The hotel: A charming boutique hotel right on the coast at Babbacombe Bay and just a few miles from Torquay. From the welcome glass of sloe gin to the excellent locally-sourced food, cosy spa and luxury beach suites, Cary Arms is a memorable place to stay.
Spending New Year’s Eve 2023 at Cary Arms: Cary Arms is throwing a New Year ‘house party’ for its guests – a three-night stay including cocktail parties, dinners and entertainment. Arrive on 30th Dec for a three-course dinner in its cosy inn and Cary Arms quiz night while there’s a relaxing start to New Year’s Eve with optional spa treatment, before getting the party outfits on for a five-course New Year’s Eve feast followed by live music, dancing and a spectacular fireworks display. The brave-hearted might fancy a dip in the sea on New Year’s Day before relaxing in the bar or spa before a farewell three-course dinner with live music.
Cost of Cary Arm’s New Year’s package 2023: Starting from £2,000 for a double room based on two sharing including all meals and entertainment, Beach Suites from £3,165.
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Thurlestone hotel, south Devon

The hotel: Thurlestone hotel in Devon is a traditional family-owned four-star hotel with 65-bedrooms, a restaurant, bar, spa and indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and is just a short walk from the Devonshire coast.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Thurlestone: Thurlestone hotel is offering a three-night New Year package including Champagne receptions, musical entertainment, delicious food and fine wine. Start with mulled wine and a Devon cream tea before a cocktail party with a caricaturist to capture you in the festive spirit, then dinner followed by jazz entertainment. On 31st December there’s a golf competition on its par 3 course, children’s activities or a guided coastal walk, then in the evening there’s festive cocktails and canapes before a highland Piper leads guests in for a Black Tie Grand Gala five-course menu. After dinner there is musical entertainment in the Terrace Bar with our resident DJ downstairs in the Yarmer Suite and Champagne comes out to celebrate the New Year. On New Year’s Day those that enjoy a flutter can join the annual trip to Exeter Racecourse and Thurlestone’s private box overlooking the winning post, with refreshments throughout the day including a Champagne lunch with chef’s selection of food from the hotel kitchen. Transport is provided as well as copies of the days race cards and the Racing Post. Those not travelling can relax around the hotel, take on a bracing coastal walk or visit one of the many local attractions or towns such as Kingsbridge, Salcombe or Dartmouth. At 6.30pm Gary Jones will put on a magic show for younger guests and then throughout the evening. Dinner will be served from 6.30pm in the Trevilder restaurant after which a pianist will provide the entertainment in the lounge.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Thurlestone: From £1,830 for the three-night package per person based on two sharing.

Burgh Island, Bigbury-on-Sea, south Devon

The hotel: This luxury Art Deco property was built in 1929 to act as a private retreat for film director Archibald Nettlefold to host his lavish parties, and has hosted notable guests including Agatha Christie, The Beatles and Winston Churchill. When the tide is in, the only way to reach the island is by the hotel’s unique sea tractor.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Burgh IslandSays the hotel: ‘Cosy and casual or push-the-boat-out, our three-day Christmas and New Year breaks are the perfect treat at the end of the year. Celebrate in style with friends, family, or simply the two of you at the Burgh Island Hotel Devon.’
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Burgh Island: From £2,475 for three nights based on two sharing.

Lympstone Manor, Devon

Lympstone Manor Christmas

Lympstone Manor

The hotel: A Grade 2-listed 21-bedroom Georgian manor house with 28 acres and Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Lympstone Manor: Start off your three-night stay at Lympstone Manor with half a bottle of Champagne in your room and then enjoy aperitifs and canapés in the lounge before dinner in Georgian fine dining rooms and experience a relaxed à la carte dinner. On New Year’s Eve there’s a black tie gala dinner with eight-course signature tasting menu accompanied by a matching wine flight and live music and a firework display over the Vineyard and Estuary backdrop at midnight. New Year’s Day take a stroll around the grounds of Lympstone Manor or join a guided walk for an excursion along the coastline and River Exe with one of the local guides, followed by a la carte dinner in the evening.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Lympstone Manor: £1,305 per room per night based on two sharing.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Bath

Lucknam Park, Bath

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Lucknam Park

The hotel: A mile-long tree-lined drive leads to gorgeous Lucknam Park, with a top spa, fine-dining restaurant, beautiful grounds and a grand but welcoming country house feel.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Lucknam Park: This lovely hotel invites guests to ‘leave the organising to the experts and enjoy a hassle-free New Year’s Eve’. The celebrations start on 31st December with afternoon tea in the elegant drawing room or library, and a Champagne reception with canapés followed by a black tie gala dinner with live band and dancing. During your stay, enjoy use of the award-winning spa facilities or take a ride through the parkland on horseback. The New Year begins with brunch in Restaurant Hywel Jones and country activities before a hot roast lunch with mulled wine and a New Year’s Day celebration dinner.
Cost of spending New Year’s Eve 2023 at Lucknam Park: From £1,430 per room per night for the two-night package based on two sharing.
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The Royal Crescent hotel and spa, Bath

The hotel: A five star, 250-year old hotel in Bath’s stunning Royal Crescent.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: New Year’s Eve at the Royal Crescent starts with a festive afternoon tea in the Drawing room, and a Champagne and canapés reception, followed by a five-course black tie dinner with wine and dancing. Welcome in the New Year with a glass of Champagne, to the tune of a traditional live piper. On New Year’s Day breakfast will be served until late morning and guests have access to the spa and Bath House.
Cost of New Year 2023 at the Royal Crescent hotel and spa: From £858 per person based on two sharing for the two nights, single occupancy from £659.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Gloucestershire

[See Best Hotels for New Year 2023 in the Cotswolds for other Gloucestershire hotels including Barnsley House and Calcot Manor]

Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham

Ellenborough Park

The hotel: Less than a few furlongs from the world-famous Cheltenham racecourse, Ellenborough Park is an impressive, 15th century luxury Cotswolds manor house with the racing theme running from the hotel bar to the rooms.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 packages: Ellenborough Park is offering guests two or three-night packages to ring in the New Year in style. Arrive on 30th December and wake up on New Year’s Eve to a hearty breakfast and enjoy the grounds, the spa and even the outdoor pool before a  Champagne and canapé reception followed by a six-course candlelit gala dinner, live music, dancing and fireworks. The following day it can’t be easier to get to the Cheltenham racecourse for the New Year’s Day meeting, with chauffeur transfers taking less than a minute.
Cost of New Year 2023 at Ellenborough Park: Contact the hotels for this year’s prices.
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The Greenway Hotel and spa, Cheltenham

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The Greenway

The hotel: A smart yet relaxed spa hotel in beautiful grounds just outside Cheltenham with efficient and friendly staff.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: Arrive on 30th December and settle into your room before a Champagne cream tea in the Drawing Room and a four-course candlelit dinner. On New Year’s Eve the celebrations will begin with cocktails and canapés followed by a six-course black tie gala dinner at joint tables with paired wine and live music before you welcome in the New Year with a glass of Champagne. On New Year’s Day start the new year in style with a fantastic Bloody Mary brunch.
Cost of Greenway hotel’s New Year’s package 2023: From £1,090 per room for a two-night stay based on two sharing.
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The Bear of Rodborough, Stroud

bear of rodborough exteriorThe hotel: The Bear of Rodborough near Stroud is part of Cotswolds Inns and Hotels and is a spacious 17th-century coaching inn on Minchinhampton Common, making it perfect for country walks in the Cotswolds.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Bear of Rodborough: Arrive on 30th December for a warm welcome and three-course lunch before a Racing and Games Night with a Buffet supper. On New Year’s Eve start with a Cotswold breakfast and a day to spend at your leisure before Champagne and canapés to start the evening in style, a delicious five-course dinner and dancing until the early hours of 2024.
Cost of New Year 2023 at The Bear of Rodborough: Prices for a two-night stay from £374 per person, based on two people sharing, singles from £435.
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The Hare and Hounds, Tetbury

The hotel: Part of the lovely Cotswolds Inns and Hotels group, itself owned by Fuller’s, the Hare and Hounds is a grand-looking hotel with expansive gardens just outside the pretty Cotswolds village of Tetbury and just a few minutes’ drive from the popular Westonbirt Arboretum. The hotel has a onsite fine-dining restaurant as well as its very own Jack Hare’s bar.
The New Year’s Eve package 2023: Arrive on 30th December to a warm welcome, tea and homemade scones, then enjoy a three-course dinner in the Beaufort restaurant. New Year’s Eve Day starts with a traditional Cotswold breakfast and day spent at leisure, then Champagne and canapés to start the evening in style, a black tie dinner and dancing until the early hours of 2024. On New Year’s Day enjoy a Bucks Fizz breakfast, fond farewells and a happy New Year. Guests can choose to start the break on New Year’s Eve instead and enjoy evening dinner on the 1st January.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at the Hare and Hounds: Prices for a two-night stay from £495 per person, based on two people sharing, single rooms available from £545.
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Tewkesbury Park hotel, Tewkesbury

The hotel: Located in 165 of undulating grounds, the 93 bedroom Tewkesbury Park hotel has a par 72 golf course, a luxury spa and gym and is located next to the site of the 1471 Battle of Tewkesbury.
The New Year’s Eve package 2023: Arrive on 30th December to afternoon tea with English sparkling rosé on arrival and make yourselves at home before a three-course feast with tea or coffee and homemade fudge. On New Year’s Eve enjoy a leisurely Cotswolds breakfast before enjoying the day, then there’s a Champagne and canapés reception, Great Gatsby themed six-course gourmet dinner with live band and a midnight fireworks display with music.
Cost of the New Year Break at Tewkesbury Park hotel: From £825 per room for the two-night package based on two sharing.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Hampshire

Lainston House, Winchester

The hotel: This 17th century five-star luxury hotel, situated just outside Winchester has luxurious suites, award-winning dining, stunning views across Hampshire and is home to Season, the Exclusive Hotels Cookery School where you can learn from award-winning chefs.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Lainston House: The hotel is currently finalising its New Year’s Eve package for 2023.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Lainston House: To be advised.
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Best hotels for New Year in Suffolk

The Swan at Lavenham, Suffolk

The Swan at Lavenham

The Swan at Lavenham

The hotel: Luxury half-timbered 15th century hotel at the heart of the historic village of Lavenham in Suffolk. The cosy hotel with oak-beamed interiors, roaring log fires, cosy nooks and delicious food plus a boutique spa is the perfect place to enjoy a two-night festive package.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Swan: Sparkle your way into 2024 with The Swan’s James Bond theme New Year’s Eve Party. Arrive on either 30th or 31st December for the two-night stay, with full Suffolk breakfast and three-course dinner in The Gallery restaurant included on nights either side of New Year’s Eve. On New Year’s Eve itself, start off with cream tea and then at 6pm be prepared to be shaken and stirred with a Bond-themed reception with live music and Champagne, Martinis and canapés in the lounge followed by a five-course black-tie gala dinner served in The Gallery restaurant. Teas, coffees and petit fours will be available after dinner in the lounge as we transform the restaurant into a dancefloor to enjoy further live music by the band who will perform popular songs from the James Bond films. On New Year’s Day there’s an optional guided walk around historic Lavenham.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Swan at Lavenham: The two-night package starts from £900 based on two sharing.
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The Crown and Castle, Orford

The Crown and Castle, Orford

The hotel: This cosy hotel is more of a restaurant with rooms, based in the pretty Suffolk village of Orford, just a few steps from Henry II’s 12th century castle keep and Orford Ness nature reserve.
New Year’s Eve at The Crown and Castle 2023: This two-night break will be both relaxing and indulgent. Arriving on either 30th or 31st December, guests will enjoy a full Suffolk breakfast and dinner in the restaurant on either 30th December or 1st January. On New Year’s Eve, join fellow guests in the lounge for pink Prosecco and cake, Champagne and scrumptious canapés and then a five-course set gala dinner with coffee, chocolates and midnight Champagne, with magician entertainment throughout.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at the Crown and Castle: From £800 based on two sharing, suite from £1,100.
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The Swan, Southwold, Suffolk

Bedroom at The Swan, Southwold

Bedroom at The Swan, Southwold

The hotel: An immaculate, smart, 35-room boutique hotel in the lovely Suffolk town of Southwold. Owned by Adnams brewery, the hotel has great rooms, excellent food and drink and is less than a minute’s walk from the Suffolk coast.
The New Year’s Eve 2022 package: [The hotel is just finalising its 2023 package so will update soon] Welcome the arrival of the New Year in style with a two-night stay at The Swan in Southwold, starting either 30th or 31st December. Glitz up on 31st December with champagne, canapes and an indulgent black tie five-course dinner with a carefully chosen wine pairing menu and live jazz. Dinner is included on both evenings, as are full breakfasts every morning.
The cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at The Swan, Southwold: Rooms from £1,050 based on two adults sharing.
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Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh, Suffolk

Brudenell hotel Aldeburgh Suffolk

Brudenell hotel, Aldeburgh

The hotel: Set in one of Britain’s best seaside locations, the stylish 44-bedroom, four-star hotel is just a step away from the shingle beach with magnificent panoramic sea views to the front, while at the back it overlooks the river Alde and surrounding countryside. The Brudenell features coastal themed decor and fresh, locally sourced food.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: A two-night break at The Brudenell starts on 30th or 31st Dec. Start off New Year’s Eve day with a full Suffolk breakfast in preparation for the celebrations that evening. Tea and scones will be available between 3pm-5pm. Welcome in the New Year with a Black Tie party beginning with a cocktail, followed by a lavish five-course dinner followed by a live band performance. When the clock strikes midnight there will be fireworks on the beach with a complimentary glass of champagne.
Cost of a two-night New Year 2023 break: Prices start from £500 for a single and £835 per twin or double.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Wiltshire

Bishopstrow hotel and spa

Bishopstrow hotel and spa,Wiltshire

The hotel: Set in 27 acres of rolling Wiltshire countryside, this Georgian manor house enjoys an enviable location in the Wylye valley and is a quintessential country pile and 32 bedroom boutique hideaway with spa in the adjoining barns.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Bishopstrow: There’s a drinks trolley, nibbles & sweet treats on arrival before a Champagne and canapés reception, followed by a six-course gala dinner with live band, dancing and Midnight Champagne toast. Start the New Year with full English and continental breakfast and escape to the spa to relax or explore the grounds before heading home at your leisure.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Bishopstrow: From £625 per room per night based on two sharing.

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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Rutland

Hambleton Hall, Rutland

Hambleton Hall Rutland

Hambleton Hall

The hotel: A practically-perfect country house hotel, small but perfectly formed, with a Michelin-star restaurant, cosy bar, traditional rooms and beautiful grounds leading down to Rutland Water.
The New Year package: Hambleton Hall promises ‘an evening of glamour’ and it is unlikely to disappoint, with a Champagne reception, a black tie six-course meal with wine, coffee and chocolates, and music and dancing in one of Britain’s finest country house hotels. It’s fully booked for this year but one for future years maybe?
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Hambleton Hall: New Year’s Eve gala ball £285 per person.
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Best hotels for New Year in Leicestershire

Ragdale Hall, Leicestershire

Ragdale Hall

The hotel: Vast spa hotel with six pools, spa treatments, luxury rooms, gym and Thermal Spa complex.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Ragdale Hall: Recharge on Ragdale Hall’s New Year’s break including treatments, three-course dinners, canapés, and a midnight toast. Arrive on New Year’s Eve for a three-course dinner, live music till late, late night buffet and glass of Champagne at midnight. On New Year’s Day have breakfast served in your room, then a three-course lunch and dinner, and three-course buffet lunch on 2nd January. Includes a choice of a 50 minute treatment.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Ragdale Hall: From £263 per person per night, singles, twins and doubles available.
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Stapleford Park, nr Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Stapleford Park

Stapleford Park

The hotel: Stapleford Park country house hotel and sporting estate is surrounded by 500 acres of Capability Brown landscape in the heart of Leicestershire with a golf course, luxury spa and 55 rooms in a Grade I-listed mansion.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Stapleford ParkArrive at leisure from 2pm and enjoy cream tea and a warming glass of mulled wine. Start your farewell to 2023 with Champagne and canapés in the Saloon from 7pm whilst listening to The Belvoir String Quartet. A lavish six-course gala dinner will be served from 8pm and then the dancing starts, with a resident DJ playing to the midnight hour. As the bells chime, usher in the New Year with more Champagne, and the strains of Auld Lang Syne. Enjoy a late New Year’s Day brunch before departing.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Stapleford Park: From £357.50 per person based on two people sharing, £199 per adult for non-residential option.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Staffordshire

Hoar Cross Hall, Staffs

Hoar Cross Hall hotel terrace

The hotel: This vast four-star hotel – which has recently undergone a £14 million refurbishment – has luxury bedrooms, 50 acres of grounds, afternoon tea on the terrace, two restaurants, tennis courts and hiking trails, and a huge 85,000 sq ft spa with treatment rooms, pools and relaxing options galore.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: Have an overnight stay in one of Hoar Cross’s Hall rooms or suites. A celebratory drink and canapés in the Joynes Bar from 7pm, a seasonal two-course buffet, band and DJ entertainment and dancing, fireworks at midnight and a leisurely breakfast on New Years Day in the Ballroom.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Hoar Cross Hall: From £287.50 per person for the one-night package.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Warwickshire

Mallory Court, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Mallory Court

Mallory Court

The hotel: Lutyens-style grand manor hotel and grounds with designer room and art deco brasserie.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: Mallory Court is putting on a two-night New Year break this year. Arrive on 30th December to afternoon tea served in the lounge, followed by three-course seasonal dinner served in the award-winning Dining Room. On New Year’s Eve wake up to a full English breakfast and after a day relaxing in the spa join fellow guests for a Champagne reception in the Knight’s Suite lounge, followed by a five-course Tastes of the Season dinner, then dancing and fireworks to ring in the New Year. New Year’s Day brunch to be served until noon. The two-night package can also start on 31st December.
Cost for New Year’s Eve 2023 at Mallory Court: From £619 per person, based on two sharing for a two-night stay.
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New Hall hotel and spa, Sutton Coldfield

New Hall hotel

The hotel: One of the Hand Picked Hotel‘s chain of hotels, New Hall started life as a manor house built by the Earl of Warwick as a hunting lodge in the 13th century, giving it the reputation today of being England’s oldest listed inhabited moated house. Set in 26 acres, it has 60 bedrooms and a luxury spa.
New Year’s Eve 2o23 at New Hall: Enjoy Champagne and canapés prior to a delectable five-course tasting menu. Spend the evening celebrating before retiring to your stylish bedroom, then awake to a Buck’s Fizz breakfast before you depart.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at New Hall hotel: From £750 per room for the one-night package based on two people sharing a classic bedroom. Dinner only is £155 per person.
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The Arden hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

The hotel: Located in the heart of historic Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace, and directly opposite the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company Theatres, The Arden Hotel, Stratford is a sophisticated 45-bedroom boutique hotel.
The New Year’s Eve package 2023: Settle into your room, then perhaps wander around the gardens, or relax in the lounge and order afternoon tea. Dress up for the Arden’s James Bond themed evening with casino, starting with a Champagne and canapé reception and gourmet four-course dinner and live music from The Platinum Rogues. Celebrate the New Year with Midnight munchies, hot chocolate and coffee available in the Club Bar. On New Year’s Day have a lie in or blow the cobwebs away with a stroll around town before brunch in No44 Brasserie on The Waterside.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Arden hotel: From £240 per person per night, based on two sharing. Non-resident dinner options £120 per person.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Northamptonshire

Fawsley Hall, Northamptonshire

The Great Hall at Fawsley Hall

The hotel: Owned by Hand Picked Hotels and dating back to the 1760s, the hotel blends heritage with modern interiors and is set in a 2,000-acre estate with gardens designed by Capability Brown.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Fawsley Hall: The celebrations begin in the Tudor Great Hall with a Champagne and canapés reception followed by a lavish four-course dinner. A Scottish piper and live band will see you through the night, with carriages at 1am. Stay the night and awake to a breakfast brunch buffet on New Year’s Day. Those staying for two nights will have a three-course dinner in the evening.
Cost of New Year’s Eve at Fawsley Hall 2023: Overnight package from £900 per room, £1,365 per room for the two-night package, individual New Year’s Eve party tickets £165 per person.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Worcestershire

Brockencote Hall hotel, near Kidderminster, Worcestershire

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Brockencote Hall hotel

The hotel: This former manor house set in the Worcestershire countryside is a charming, relaxing and luxurious place to relax and enjoy delicious food and wine.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at Brockencote Hall: Arrive to a Champagne cream tea before a 1920’s theme evening and gala dinner starting with Champagne and canapés with live music. A gourmet six-course tasting menu will be served on joint tables with up to eight guests with piano and singer entertainment and dancing until 1am. Wake to a New Year’s Day Mimosa breakfast before enjoying exploring the grounds. A four-course dinner in the Chaddesley Restaurant will be served in the evening.
The cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Brockencote Hall hotel: From £450 per person based on two sharing.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Yorkshire

Feversham Arms hotel and spa, Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Feversham Arms

The hotel: Luxury but modern hotel in the heart of the historic village of Helmsley, with an award-winning spa, smart restaurant and great spa bedrooms overlooking the hotel’s central swimming pool and hot tub.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: Choose whether to start your two-night New Year’s Eve stay at Feversham Arms on 30th or 31st December for the hotel’s ‘New Year Foodie Break’. The evening of 31st December includes Champagne and canapés before dinner and a sumptuous six-course tasting menu. Join fellow house guests at midnight and toast the New Year with a glass of Champagne. A full Yorkshire breakfast is also included the following morning. Whether you choose to stay the 30th or the 1st, your stay includes dinner that evening, breakfast the following morning and use of the Verbena Spa, jacuzzi and swimming pool throughout.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Feversham Arms: From £1,349 per room based on two sharing.
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Grantley Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire

The hotel: One of the newest members of the excellent Pride of Britain Hotels group, Grantley Hall is a hidden jewel of the Yorkshire Dales, with 47 bedroom, four restaurants, three bars and a top spa and elite luxury gym and fitness space.
The New Year’s Eve house party 2023 at Grantley Hall: Enjoy spiced mulled wine and mince pies on arrival and spend the afternoon taking in the fresh Yorkshire air with a stroll around the gardens or relax in our luxurious Three Graces Spa and wellness facilities. Enjoy a New Year’s Eve celebratory dinner in one of three delicious restaurants, Fletchers Restaurant, Bar & Restaurant EightyEight or Shaun Rankin at Grantley Hall at extra cost. For those that would like to party their way into 2024, you can enhance your stay by attending the Grantley Gala New Year’s Ball. As the clocks strike 12, a spectacular fireworks display and a piper will bring in the New Year.
Cost of the New Year’s Eve 2023 package at Grantley Hall 2023: Prices from £3,950 per room based on two sharing, add the Gala Ball to your stay for an extra £125 per person.
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The Devonshire Arms hotel and spa, Skipton, North Yorkshire

The hotel: Privately owned by the Duke of Devonshire, this 40-room hotel is set in acres of rolling parkland at Bolton Abbey. The interior décor of the hotel is traditional country house style with individual touches of contemporary chic. Four-posters carved on the Chatsworth Estate have pride of place in the hotel suites, and original artwork is plentiful throughout the property.
New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Devonshire Arms: Check-in on the 30th December and settle into your stay with a three-course dinner in the Burlington Restaurant. On New Year’s Eve, start festivities with a traditional afternoon tea before joining fellow guests for Champagne reception drinks and a black tie gourmet dinner with magician entertainment. Afterwards there’s live jazz and a casino night. Finally, welcome in the New Year alongside our Piper and a spectacular firework display. Start New Year’s Day with a traditional Yorkshire breakfast and then blow away the cobwebs with a stroll along the river to see the historic Priory Ruins and return to a traditional afternoon tea. Alternatively, enjoy a professional falconry display in the hotel grounds. In the evening enjoy a drinks reception with canapés, before a candlelit dinner with paired wines. Our resident pianist will also be in situ at our grand piano to entertain you throughout.
The cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at The Devonshire Arms: From £2,870 per person based on two sharing.
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Middlethorpe Hall hotel, York

The hotel: Middlethorpe Hall is an elegant and historic 17th century country house hotel with open fireplaces set in 20 acres on the outskirts of the historic City of York.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: The hotel is offering a two-night package starting on New Year’s Eve with afternoon tea. The evening will start with a Champagne and canapés reception accompanied by a harpist from 8pm, to be followed by a five-course black-tie gala dinner. Welcome in the New Year with a firework display and dance to the tunes of a jazz band until the early hours. A light consommé and sandwiches will be served around 1am. On New Year’s Day enjoy a leisurely Bloody Mary brunch and a three-course dinner in the evening. Guests can also use the Middlethorpe Hall spa with indoor pool too.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Middlethorpe Hall: From £1,495 based on two sharing, single rooms available from £810.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in the Lake District

Gilpin Hotel and spa, Windermere

Gilpin hotel and lake house

Gilpin Hotel

The hotel: This five-star luxury hotel near Windermere set in 21 acres has resident llamas, two restaurants onsite, including the Michelin-starred SOURCE, cocktail bar, spa treatment centre and luxury spa suites.
The New Year’s Eve package 2023Arrive on 30th December for afternoon tea and dinner at Gilpin Spice and SOURCE. On New Year’s Eve have breakfast and light lunch before the main events, a Black Tie Gala Dinner Tasting Menu at SOURCE with music in the Champagne Bar to welcome in the New Year. On New Year’s Day enjoy breakfast, a wintery walk and fireside lunch and then dinner at Gilpin Spice or SOURCE.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Gilpin Hotel: From £2,290 per room for the New Year’s Eve package.
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Lodore Falls, Lake District

The hotel: Luxury hotel in the beautiful Borrowdale valley which has just undergone a £10 million redevelopment.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: There’s a packed itinerary for guests at Lodore Falls over the New Year period, starting on the 30th December with gin afternoon tea, cocktails and canapés and a four-course dinner in one of the hotel’s restaurants with entertainment from a magician and balloonist and live music. On New Year’s Eve there’s a fun scavenger hunt, sparkling wine masterclass and light buffet and photos in front of the magic selfie mirror and then a six-course dinner and dancing until the early hours and bubbly at midnight. There’s a jazz brunch buffet on New Year’s Day, a guided walk or whisky-tasting and later, a four-course dinner followed by a James Bond-theme casino. Have a flutter with fun money for a chance to win a magnum of champagne.
Cost of New Year at Lodore Falls for 2023: Three-night New Year packages start at £1,050 per person.
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Beech Hill Hotel, Lake District

The hotel: Self-described as ‘Windermere’s most distinctive hotel’ this four-star 55-bedroom hotel is right on the banks of Lake Windermere with dramatic views across the lake to the Western Fells.
The New Year’s Eve package 2023: The evening will start with a champagne reception and canapés in the lounge followed by a five-course dinner with a resident magician. When Big Ben strikes midnight, enjoy a sing along of Auld Lang Syne and watch a firework display from the terrace then dance until 1.00am with resident DJ. The following day, relax and enjoy a Bucks Fizz brunch and relax in the spa or visit local attractions before a three-course dinner with live jazz.
Cost of the New Year’s Eve package 2023 at Beech Hill hotel: From £469 per person per package.
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Best hotels for New Year/Hogmanay in Scotland

Glenapp Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland

The hotel: Luxury, award-winning five-star hotel in Ayrshire, Scotland, with period furnishings and interiors as well as breath-taking gardens, forests, and the seascapes that surround the castle.
The New Year Eve’s 2023 package: Guests are welcomed on 30th December with Champagne afternoon tea by log fires while listening to the Glenapp pianist on the hotel’s baby grand piano before a three-course gourmet dinner with harpist accompaniment. On New Year’s Eve have a day of fun at the New Year Curling Bonspiel in Stranraer before afternoon tea and the black-tie Hogmanay party which begins with a Champagne cocktail in the drawing room and guests are then piped into the six-course Hogmanay banquet dinner followed by traditional Scottish dancing with a ceilidh band and piper at midnight. After New Year’s Day brunch there’s a falconry display and a final three-course gourmet dinner.
Cost of Hogmanay at Glenapp Castle 2023: From 5,370 per room for the three-night package based on two sharing.
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Gleneagles hotel and spa, Perthshire

The hotel: One of the top hotels in Scotland, the 850-acre Gleneagles estate offers an array of attractions that includes a five-star luxury hotel, three championship golf courses and an award-winning spa.
Hogmanay 2023 at Gleneagles: From brisk trail walks, ice skating and countryside adventures by day, to roaring log fires and decadent dining by night, the festive season transforms Gleneagles into a magical winter hideaway and a cosy home from home with all meals and entertainment included in the three-night package.
Cost of New Year at Gleneagles 2023: £7,965 per room for a three-night stay, based on two sharing.
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Roman Camp hotel, Stirlingshire, Scotland

The hotel: Luxury four-star hotel built in 1625 for the Dukes of Perth, with 15 rooms and set in 20 acres.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: Roman Camp Hotel is hosting a three-day New Year Break with a traditional Hogmanay party so you can dance along to the Dashing White Sergeant, Gay Gordons and Strip the Willow accompanied by the hotel’s own Ceilidh band. On 30th December arrive to afternoon tea and Champagne before a five-course dinner with all seated at one grand dining table. On New Year’s Eve enjoy a light lunch and afternoon tea before a Champagne reception and the gala meal accompanied by vintage wines. The Ceilidh band will lead guests in traditional Scottish and modern dancing while the New Year will be greeted with fireworks, Champagne and traditional Scottish stovies and Auld Lang Syne. New Year’s Day is a day of relaxing before a grand final dinner.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2023 at Roman Camp hotel: Contact the hotel directly for pricing information.
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Best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2023 in Wales

Bodysgallen Hall hotel and spa, Llandudno

Bodysgallen Hall, north Wales

Bodysgallen Hall, north Wales

The hotel: Set in 200 acres of parkland just outside Llandudno on the north coast of Wales, Bodysgallen Hall is located in an imposing building dating back to the 13th century but has modern luxuries including a spa with indoor pool.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: Arrive for the New Year’s Eve House Party on 31st December for afternoon tea, followed by a Champagne reception and a five-course celebration dinner with selected wines on New Year’s Eve (black tie optional or lounge suit), and a New Year countdown. In the morning relax over a New Year’s Day brunch.
Cost of New Year’s Eve at Bodysgallen Hall 2023: From £1,100 per room for the one-night break including full use of the spa, single occupancy from £680, cottage suites also available.
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The Grove at Narberth

The hotel: Privately owned luxury country house hotel nestled in the heart of the rolling Pembrokeshire countryside with stunning views of the Preseli Hills and just 12 minutes drive to the sea.
The New Year’s Eve 2023 package: The Grove is offering a two- or three-night break, including luxurious accommodation, breakfast, festive tea and cakes, pre-dinner drinks and evening dinner including the New Year’s Eve Celebration, Champagne and canapes and a five-course gala dinner followed by midnight fireworks on the front terrace.
Cost of New Year at The Grove at Narberth 2023: Last year prices for the New Year breaks started from £545 per room per night, based on two guests sharing, check with hotel for this year’s prices.
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Lake Country House hotel and spa, Powys

The hotel: Welcoming Welsh country house set in its own 50 acres, with rhododendron-lined pathways, riverside walks and a well-stocked trout lake as well as a spa with indoor pool.
The New Year Eve’s 2023 package: Join the Lake Country House for an indulgent New Year break in the Welsh countryside. Enjoy lazy hours in its luxurious lakeside spa, leisurely walks in gorgeous grounds and nearby countryside, fine dining in the award-winning restaurant. Arrive on 30th December to start New Year’s Eve with a Full Welsh breakfast, then the festivities start with a Champagne reception in the lounge, eight-course gourmet dinner, entertainment and fireworks at midnight.
Cost of New Year 2023 at The Lake Country House: From £905 per room based on two sharing.
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Have you stayed in a luxury hotel over New Year? What was it like? Do let me know in the comments – and if I’ve missed any of your favourites out! 

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