The best hotels for New Year’s Eve 2022
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 – think 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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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 2023 with a gourmet dining experience in the Wernher and Grinling Gibbons Restaurant. Champagne and canapés will be followed by a five-course dinner. After dinner relax in one of the Mansion House lounges, and see in the New Year with a glass of Champagne and a Piper 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 2022 at Luton Hoo: From £280 per person per night for one night, from £415 per person for two nights, based on two sharing.
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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 with afternoon tea, Champagne and canapés reception and a four-course black tie gourmet dinner with live music. Welcome the New Year in with Auld Lang Syne, a traditional piper and Champagne and dance until 2am. 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 2022 at Cliveden House hotel: Two-night stay from £1,775 per room per night based on two sharing.
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The hotel: Luxury country house hotel and spa with 90 acres of land and impeccable customer service.
New Year’s Eve at Hartwell House: There’s a two-night package at Hartwell House for New Year’s Eve 2022, 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 2022: From £935 per person based on two sharing.
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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 2022: Enjoy Champagne and canapés on arrival before tucking into a delicious five-course tasting menu with a live band from 7pm – 1am, or enjoy a five-course tasting menu by candlelight.
Cost of New Year’s Eve dinner at Compleat Angler 2022: From £155 per person for the three course option, £205 for five courses by candlelight.
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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 2022: 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, carriages at 1am. Spa facilities and breakfast included.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at Danesfield House: From £329 per person for one night, two nights from £479 per person. Dinner available at £180 for non-residents.
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Dormy House, Worcestershire
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 at Dormy House: Kick things off with an afternoon tea full of sweet and savoury treats and then relax before getting ready to party through the night. Start with bubbles before enjoying ‘gourmet grub’ from food stations and then hit the dancefloor with a resident DJ and a fabulous firework display. After a leisurely New Year’s Day brunch. spend the day by the swimming pool or exploring nearby Broadway, and then it’s food glorious food with a five-course feast served across the Back Garden and Potting Shed restaurants.
Cost of spending New Year’s Eve 2022 at Dormy House hotel: Prices start from £883.50 per person based on two people sharing.
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The hotel: Cosy and charming award-winning boutique hotel in Cotswolds stone.
New Year’s Eve at The Painswick: The Painswick is hosting a ‘New Year, New Ewe’ celebration. Arrive from 3pm on New Year’s Eve and make yourself at home before Champagne and canapé reception from 7pm, then a five-course feast in The Painswick Restaurant followed by a house party with live jazz and dancing until 12:30am. 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 2022 at the Painswick: Rooms from £965 for two nights based on two people sharing, suites are from £1,505.
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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 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 with a Champagne and canapé reception before indulging in a six-course dinner with coffee and petits fours. There’s an evening of entertainment with live music and magic tricks, followed by a firework display and a glass of Champagne to welcome in the New Year. In the morning, following a hearty brunch, honour the great tradition of a bracing countryside walk on New Year’s Day, taking in the crisp Cotswolds air. Upon your return, savour a five-course dinner at leisure accompanied with a live jazz trio.
Price of New Year 2022 at Calcot Manor: From £860 per room per night.
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The hotel: Quintessential country house hotel with Michelin-starred restaurant, top spa and beautiful ornate gardens.
New Year at Whatley Manor: Enjoy a three night New Year hotel break at this luxury hotel, arriving on December 30th, and departing on January 2nd 2023. On Friday 30th, arrive at your leisure where a chilled bottle of Gusbourne English Sparkling wine, festive fruit plate and treats awaits 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, then begin the evening with an English aparkling wine and canapé reception, then 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 Gusbourne English Sparkling wine 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 2022 at Whatley Manor: From £3,690 per room per stay based on two sharing.
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The 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: [I can’t find any details for 2022 so these are the details from a previous year to give you an idea] Guests booking the two-night New Years 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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The hotel: A smart golf and spa hotel on the beautiful Bowood Estate.
New Year’s Eve 2022 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 dinner, live music, DJ, disco, and a revellers’ breakfast, while in the Shelburne restaurant will be a Champagne and canapé reception on arrival, followed by a tasting menu dinner, live entertainment and a revellers’ breakfast.
Cost of New Year at Bowood hotel and spa 2022: Either option is £125 per person – and if you fancy staying over with a Champagne breakfast the following day, it’s £285 per person for the Kerry Suite package and £300 per person for the Shelburne package.
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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 Arms: Welcome in the New Year in splendid style with friends and loved ones during a fun-filled celebration brimming with bonhomie, fine food, wine, and a glass or two of bubbles. Starting with afternoon tea, New Year’s Eve continues with dinner The Lygon Bar & Grill, Lounges or Russell Room served with a celebratory glass of Champagne on arrival, and tea and coffee to finish, background music during dinner, followed by a DJ to see in the New Year and dance floor areas throughout the main house.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at The Lygon Arms: From £405 per room, based on two people sharing a Classic Room.
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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 2022 at The Fish: Start the celebrations with a hearty welcome to The Fish with a delicious afternoon tea served with tipsy cocktails. Tuck into bites and canapes and a selection of gourmet food stations, before partying the night away with our resident DJ and live set from The King Brasstards, complete with fireworks and Champagne at midnight. Begin the recovery with breakfast in Hook before spending the day at your leisure or get outdoors and enjoy axe-throwing or clay shooting with our Farncombe Adventure team. Grab some lunch from the Feasting Deck, bangers and burgers galore. In the evening, feast from a selection of dishes from the Hook a la carte menu.
Cost for New Year Eve’s 2022 at the The Fish hotel: Prices from £1,150 based on two people sharing a medium room.
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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 2022 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 2023 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.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at Ashdown Park hotel: From £310 per person including room and New Year’s Eve celebration, or room and dinner at Anderida from £290 per person. Afternoon tea and spa treatments available at extra cost. Non-residents can attend the evening’s dinner for £187.50 per person (Richard Townley) or £165 per person (Anderida).
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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 2022 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 2022. For the evening, there’s a Champagne reception and sumptuous black tie Gala Dinner with music.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at The Grand hotel: Two nights from £550 per person based on two sharing. Stay just for New Year’s Eve with the gala dinner and reception from £299 per person, or non-residential option for £165 per person.
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The 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 2022 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 2022 at Sopwell House hotel: One-night stay from £399 per person, non-residential dinner only £215 per person
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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 at The Grove: Arrive on Saturday 31 December for an epic two-night break, including a delicious four-course New Year’s Eve dinner at The Stables or The Glasshouse restaurant, 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 Monday 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 2022 at The Grove: From £1,600 with dinner in The Stables, from £1,700 with dinner in The Glasshouse.
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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 2022: 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.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at Brandshatch Place: From £478 for two adults sharing, dinner only option for £139 per person.
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The hotel: The original health spa in a beautiful country setting
The New Year’s Eve package 2022: 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. Stay includes full use of spa and relaxation experiences and fitness classes. Alternatively enjoy a four-course dinner in the Spa restaurant.
Cost of spending New Year’s Eve 2022 at Champneys Eastwell Manor: From £305 per person for the four-course option, from £410 per person in the Brasserie restaurant
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The hotel: 120-bedroom luxury hotel with one of the finest hotel spas in the country, covering 45,000 sq ft and with eight indoor and outdoor pools (one with underwater music), saunas, steam rooms, bubbling hot tubs, ice-cold plunge pools and a salt scrub ice cave. There’s also a gym, tennis courts and 120 acres of parkland with paths and cycling trails and several restaurants and bars.
New Year’s Eve at Pennyhill Park: This year, Pennyhill Park is providing entertainment in the bar but no specific party night, with rooms available to book as usual.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 celebrations at Pennyhill Park: Check online or contact the hotel directly for room prices.
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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 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 2022 at Foxhills: From £465 per room based on two adults sharing a standard room.
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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 2022 package: Overnight accommodation with full English Bucks Fizz breakfast, Sussex sparkling wine reception with canapés, four-course black tie dinner including paired wines and full use of the luxury spa and pools throughout the stay – brave souls can join in the traditional early morning dip in the sea at Climping Beach just few steps away from the hotel.
Cost of spending New Year’s Eve 2022 at Bailiffscourt: From £355 per person based on two people sharing.
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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 2022 at Ockenden Manor: Overnight accommodation with full English breakfast, six-course tasting menu made with the finest locally sourced ingredients (wine included), music from singer and pianist and full use of the spa and indoor/outdoor pools.
Cost for Ockenden Manor’s New Year’s Eve package 2022: From £325 per person based on two sharing.
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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 stayed in has a four-poster bed and a wig closet).
The New Year’s Eve 2022 package: Start 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 2022 at The Spread Eagle: From £295 per person based on two sharing.
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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 years 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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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 celebrations: [The Headland is formalising its New Year’s Eve party plans so this is from last year to give you an idea] There is something on every day over the New Year period at The Headland hotel. To see in the New Year arrive from 3pm on 31st Dec and enjoy a walk on the beach or a dip in the AquaClub pools. There’s a pizza and film night for under 12s and then gather in the The Ballroom from 6.30pm for a Negroni or classic champagne cocktail with locally inspired canapes. Dinner opens from 7pm with a four piece electric string musical spectacular. A stunning taste of Cornwall is the theme of the Headland’s New Year’s Eve celebration dinner, with six delicious locally sourced courses and there’s a DJ and dancing into the early hours.
The cost of New Year’s Eve at The Headland hotel: To be advised
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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 2022: 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. Rosy cheeks, music for dancing and plenty of champagne – and don’t forget Cornwall’s obligatory New Year’s Day beach walk (or swim/surf for the hardy).
The cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at Watergate Bay: From £365 a night B&B based on two sharing.
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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 2022 at Bovey Castle: Arrive for afternoon tea served in one of Bovey Castle’s beautiful lounges – early High Tea available for younger children. Dress for Black Tie and then the festivities begin with a Champagne and canapé reception accompanied by a piper, followed by a six-course gala dinner in The Great Western Grill with 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 a golf tournament. A savoury afternoon tea will be served, 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 2022 at Bovey Castle: From £950 per room per night based on two sharing, £660 for a single room.
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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 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 2022: Starting from £2,100 for a double room based on two sharing including all meals and entertainment.
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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 at Thurlestone: Thurlestone hotel is offering a three-night New Year package including Champagne receptions, musical entertainment, delicious food and fine wine.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at Thurlestone: From £1,570 for the three-night package per person, including dinner, bed and breakfast and afternoon tea.
The hotel: A Grade 2-listed 21-bedroom Georgian manor house with 28 acres and Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines.
New Year 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 from The Swing Kings in the marquee 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, follwed by a la carte dinner in the evening.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at Lympstone Manor: £1,215 per room per night based on two sharing.
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The hotel: Just a few short steps from the historic Abbey town of Sherborne, The Eastbury Hotel is a charming boutique Georgian period listed townhouse dating from 1740 set within a walled garden and recently acquired by Peter & Lana de Savary.
The New Year’s Eve 2022 package: Arrive at your leisure and settle into your luxurious room, relax in the resident lounges with a glass of mulled wine or book a treatment in the spa. The party starts with a Champagne reception, followed by a sumptuous seven-course tasting menu feast. After the meal, dance the night away and start the New Year with a bang enjoying a spectacular firework display with a glass of Champagne Bellini. Wake up to a beautiful New Year’s morning and a lazy late breakfast. The day is yours to catch up with family and friends. Visit the Lyme Regis Plunge to take part or watch thousands of people take to the sea. Explore the Jurassic Coast or perhaps explore the delights of Sherborne. If you prefer, book a relaxing treatment in the spa. Finish the day at a farewell three-course dinner with music.
Cost of New Year 2022 at The Eastbury: From £1,100 per room for the two-night break based on two sharing.
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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 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 light outdoor BBQ lunch with mulled wine and a New Year’s Day buffet dinner.
Cost of spending New Year’s Eve 2022 at Lucknam Park: From £1,300 per room per night for the two-night package based on two sharing.
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The hotel: A five star, 250-year old hotel in Bath’s stunning Royal Crescent.
The New Year’s Eve package: New Year’s Eve at the Royal Crescent starts with a festive afternoon tea in the Drawing room, and a Champagne and canapes reception, followed by a five-course black tie dinner. Then you can 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 before heading off have a final dip in the spa.
Cost of New Year 2022 at the Royal Crescent hotel and spa: From £638 per person based on two sharing, single occupancy from £874.
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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 2022 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 2022 at Ellenborough Park: From £1,000 per night based on two people sharing for a two-night stay, £900 per night for the three-night package.
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The hotel: A smart yet relaxed spa hotel in beautiful grounds just outside Cheltenham with efficient and friendly staff.
The New Year’s Eve 2022 package: Arrive on 30th December and settle into your room before cream tea in the Drawing Room and a four-course candlelit dinner. On New Year’s Day the celebrations will begin with a traditional cream tea before 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.
Cost for Greenway hotel’s New Year’s package 2022: From £475 per person for a two-night stay based on two sharing.
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The hotel: The Bear of Rodborourgh 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 2022 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 2023.
Cost of New Year 2022 at The Bear of Rodborough: Prices for a two-night stay from £395.50 per person, based on two people sharing.
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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 2022: Arrive on 30th December Eve 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 2023. On New Year’s Day enjoy a Bucks Fizz breakfast, fond farewells and a happy New Year.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at the Hare and Hounds: Prices for a two-night stay from £450 per person, based on two people sharing, single rooms available.
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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 2022: Tewkesbury Park hotel is just putting the finishing touches to its New Year’s Eve party so will update this when I hear.
The cost of NYE last year at Tewkesbury Park hotel: From £897 per room for the two-night package based on two sharing.
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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 2022 at Lainston House: The hotel is currently finalising its New Year’s Eve package for 2022.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at Lainston House: To be advised.
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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 at The Swan: Arrive on either 30th December or 31st December for a two-night New Year’s Eve package including a three-course dinner on the 30th or 1st, two leisurely Suffolk breakfasts, a New Year’s Eve cream tea, Champagne and canapé reception and five-course black tie gala dinner with live music. Record the moment in The Swan’s photo booth! There’s also an optional guided walk on New Year’s Day.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at The Swan at Lavenham: The two-night package starts from £715 for a single room or £1,005 for two sharing.
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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 2022: This two-night break will be both relaxing and indulgent. Arriving on either Friday 30th or Saturday 31st December, guests will enjoy one night’s dinner in the restaurant, afternoon tea and cake on New Year’s Eve before Champagne and canapés followed by a five-course set gala dinner with magician entertainment.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at the Crown and Castle: From £798 based on two sharing.
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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 package: 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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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 2022 package: A two-night break at The Brudenell starts on 30th or 31st Dec as you wish. Arrive at your leisure on 30th with dinner at the Seafood & Grill restaurant overlooking the beach. Start off New Year’s Eve day with a full Suffolk breakfast in preparation for the celebrations this 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. 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 2022 break: Prices start from £512 for a single and £835 per twin or double.
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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 at Bishopstrow: Arrive for afternoon tea before a Champagne and canapé reception, followed by a seven-course gala dinner at the hotel’s 2 AA rosette Mulberry restaurant. To make the evening even more special, music will be enjoyed throughout with a magician close at hand to add to the magic of the evening. Start the New Year with full English and continental breakfast and escape to the spa to relax and revive before heading home at your leisure.
Cost of New Year at Bishopstrow: From £700 per room per night based on two sharing.
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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 Champagne on arrival, a black tie six-course meal with wine, and dancing in one of Britain’s finest country house hotels.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at Hambleton Hall: Bedrooms over New Year from £375 per night, with a minimum two-night stay, based on two people sharing. New Year’s Eve gala ball £280 per person.
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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 at Stapleford Park: The hotel is booked out for an event this New Year but this last year’s for future guidance: Make the most of this traditional county hotel and great location by spending New Year’s Eve here, starting with cream tea and a glass of mulled wine on arrival, pre-dinner Champagne reception with canapés, five-course gala dinner with live entertainment, luxury accommodation and then enjoy a relaxing start to 2022 with breakfast, New Year’s Day lunch and a traditional country pursuits taster on New Year’s Day.
Cost of last year’s New Year’s Eve at Stapleford Park: From £1,250 per person based on two people sharing.
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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 2022 package: Arive from 12pm for a festive afternoon tea and relax in the luxury spa. There’s celebratory drinks and canapés in the Joynes Bar from 7pm followed by either a four-course dinner in the ballroom or a two-course buffet in Joynes Bar, then a DJ and dancing and fireworks at midnight.
Cost of New Year’s Eve at Hoar Cross Hall: From £250 per person for the buffet package, or from £310 for the ballroom dinner option.
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The hotel: Lutyens-style grand manor hotel and grounds with designer room and art deco brasserie.
The New Year’s Eve 2022 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 cocktail and canapés reception in the Knight’s Suite lounge, followed by a five course Tastes of the Season dinner then dancing and fireworks to ring in New Year. New Year’s Day brunch to be served until noon.
Cost for New Year’s Eve 2022 at Mallory Court: From £549 per person, based on a two-night stay and two sharing.
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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 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 2022 at New Hall hotel: From £570 per room for the one-night package based on two people sharing a classic bedroom. Dinner only is £90 per person.
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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 2022: Settle into your room, then perhaps wander around the gardens, or relax in the lounge and order afternoon tea. Dress up for a Champagne and canapé reception, a gourmet four-course dinner, with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label at midnight. Midnight munchies, hot chocolate and coffee available to take to your room. The next day, recover from the evening’s festivities with 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 2022 at The Arden hotel: From £230 per person per night, based on two sharing. Non-resident dinner options £115 per person.
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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 five-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 2022: Overnight package from £850 per room, £1,270 per room for the two-night package, individual New Year’s Eve party tickets £165 per person.
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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 2022 at Brockencote Hall: Arrive to a Champagne cream tea before a black tie 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 2022 at Brockencote Hall hotel: From £425 per person based on two sharing. Non-residential option for the gala dinner £125 per person.
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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 2022 package: Choose whether to start your two-night New Year’s Eve stay at Feversham Arms on 30th or 31st December. The evening of 31st December includes Champagne and canapés before dinner and a sumptuous menu specially designed by the Head Chef. Join fellow house guests at midnight and toast the New Year with a glass of Champagne. 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.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at Feversham Arms: From £949 per room based on two sharing.
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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 2022 at Grantley Hall: Enjoy mulled wine and mince pies on arrival followed by dinner in one of Grantley Hall’s three restaurants including the Michelin-starred Shaun Rankin at Grantley Hall restaurant. The next day, enjoy breakfast at leisure and maybe a walk in the fresh Yorkshire air or relax in the spa before a New Year’s Eve celebratory dinner. As the clocks strike 12, a spectacular fireworks display and a piper will bring in the New Year and guests can dance the night away with entertainment in late-night Champagne & Cocktail Bar, Valeria’s. There’s also the Grantley Hall Crystal & Ice Ball which is £220 per person for non-residents or £100 supplement for guests on the three-night New Year’s break.
Cost of the New Year’s Eve package at Grantley Hall 2022: Prices from £4,460 per room based on two sharing.
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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 at The Devonshire Arms: The two-night New Year package at The Devonshire Arms includes a Champagne reception, Black Tie gourmet dinner, before welcoming in the New Year with a piper, fireworks display and dancing until the early hours. New Year’s Day offers a traditional Yorkshire breakfast, a stroll to the iconic Priory ruins then afternoon tea, a drinks reception and candlelit dinner with paired wines.
The cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at The Devonshire Arms: From £1,075 per person based on two sharing.
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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 2022 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 six-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 breakfast/brunch served from 10:30 am. Guests can also use the Middlethorpe Hall spa with indoor pool too.
Cost of New Year’s Eve 2022 at Middlethorpe Hall: From £1,360 based on two sharing, single rooms available from £735.
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The hotel: Luxury hotel in the beautiful Borrowdale valley which has just undergone a £10 million redevelopment.
The New Year 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 close-up magician and balloonist and live music. On New Year’s Eve there’s a fun scavenger hunt, sushi or Champagne masterclass 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. During the stay, guests can guess the weight of the gingerbread house to win a spa day for two (before watching the house be smashed to pieces by the children – a Lodore Falls tradition).
Cost of New Year at Lodore Falls for 2022: Three-night New Year packages start at £999 per person.
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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 2022: The evening will start with a champagne reception and canapés in the lounge followed by a five-course dinner with resident magician. When Big Ben strikes midnight, enjoy a sing along of Auld Lang Syne and watch our 2023 firework display from our 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 2022 at Beech Hill hotel: Ask hotel directly for prices
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The hotel: One of Scotland’s top gourmet destinations on the West Coast, named Luxury Scottish Hotel of the Year 2020, with breath-taking loch views, fine dining, luxury accommodation and an array of activities and experiences.
The New Year package: Arrive on 30th December to afternoon tea, mulled wine and cakes. The New Year package includes full Scottish breakfast each day including porridge ‘with a wee dram’, afternoon tea and dinner in the three-AA Rosette restaurant each day, plus a Ceilidh dance on 31 December to bring in the New Year and a special Hogmanay black tie gala dinner on New Year’s Day, introduced with music played by a Scottish piper. Spend time exploring stunning locations such as nearby Loch Linnhe or the high peaks of Glencoe and Ben Nevis.
Cost of New Year’s Eve at Airds: From £820 per person for three nights including all meals and activities.
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’s 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 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 six-course gourmet dinner.
Cost of Hogmanay at Glenapp Castle 2022: From 4,795 per room for the three-night package based on two sharing.
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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 at Gleneagles: The hotel is offering a three-night traditional Hogmanay experience at Gleneagles. Guests booking the full New Year experience which includes all meals and entertainment.
Cost of New Year at Gleneagles 2022: £7,585 per room for a three-night stay, based on two sharing.
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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 package: Roman Camp Hotel is hosting a three-day New Year Break with a traditional Hogmanay party so you dance along to the Dashing White Sergeant, Gay Gordons and Strip the Willow – all accompanied by its very 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 meeting in the lounges for more Champagne 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 stovies. New Year’s Day is a day of relaxing before a grand final dinner.
Cost of New Year 2022 at Roman Camp hotel: Contact the hotel directly for pricing information.
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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 2022 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 brunch on New Year’s Day.
Cost of New Year at Bodysgallen Hall 2022: From £1,000 per room for the one-night break including full use of the spa, single occupancy for a cottage is £615.
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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 package: The Grove is offering a two- or three-night break, including luxurious accommodation, breakfast, festive tea and cakes, together with pre-dinner drinks and evening dinner including the New Year’s Eve Celebration, a five-course gala dinner followed by midnight fireworks on the front terrace.
Cost of New Year at The Grove at Narberth 2022: Prices for the New Year breaks start from £545 per room per night, based on two guests sharing.
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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 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. New Year’s Eve starts with a Champagne reception in the lounge, eight-course gourmet dinner, fireworks at midnight and mulled wine, and Full Welsh breakfast the following morning.
Cost of New Year 2022 at The Lake Country House: From £905 per room based on two sharing.
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