Seasonal Breaks


Swinton Park, North Yorkshire

Christmas and New Year Breaks 2014/15
Spend the festive season in the luxurious surroundings of a country house hotel. Enjoy crackling log fires, entertainment, good food and great company. Please see below for a listing of our Christmas and New Year Breaks at Britain's best hotels for 2014.

Valentines Breaks 2015
Celebrate St Valentine's Day, 14 February, on a special romantic break at one of Britain's best hotels of character - please go to: Valentines Breaks.

Easter Breaks 2015
Enjoy a great Easter break in the UK at one of Britain's best hotels of character with good food and wine, luxury accommodation and delicious chocolate treats - please see Easter Breaks.



Christmas Breaks and New Year Breaks 2014

Celebrate Christmas or the New Year on a special break in the UK at one of Britain's best hotels of character situated in the country's finest locations including the Cotswolds, Cheshire, Cumbria, Devon, the Lake District, Yorkshire, Wiltshire and Chester.

All breaks should be booked directly with the hotel and please mention - thank you.





Appleby Manor Country House Hotel, Cumbria

Lake District Festive Breaks 2014
The Lake District offers the ideal location for a short New Year Break in the UK. Appleby Manor is a magnificent Country House Hotel on the edge of the Lake District offering luxury accommodation for a relaxing New Year Break... Outdoors, the crisp Lakeland winter's day; indoors, relax in the spa bath or enjoy the roaring log fire and cosy armchairs. Where better to celebrate New Year? Join us to celebrate New Year for a three night short break at Appleby Manor Country House Hotel, overlooking The Eden Valley, and Lake District fells.

New Year Break - 2 Nights from £600!
Appleby Manor offers a specially tailored 2 night break where we will offer you not only a wonderful atmosphere but also exquisite award winning cuisine. If you are spending Christmas looking after family and friends why not give yourself a special treat and come and relax with us to enjoy a few days of no cooking or washing up! Our New Year Break includes a 7 course gala dinner with our wonderful new menu. Take a look at their wonderful itinerary. Please note New Year breaks are not bookable online. Please phone 017683 51571 to book. If you want to stay for more than two nights, then you can add as many nights as you wish at a discounted rate of just £99 D,B&B per person per night. Prices quoted are based on a standard double room. Booking conditions and payment All reservations must be confirmed in writing or by credit card (2% fee, no fee if paying with debit card) with an initial deposit of £80.00. Full pre-payment is required by 1st December. This is non-refundable unless we are able to re-let the room.



The Bear's Paw, Sandbach, Cheshire

Christmas and New Year 2014
Enjoy Christmas or New Year at The Bear's Paw, an award winnng 19th century Inn located in the heart of Cheshire, in the picturesque village of Warmingham. Roaring log fires and friendly welcoming staff at The Bear's Paw in Cheshire provide a truly ambient atmosphere, perfect for a fabulous festive break. With delicious, seasonal menus and a wide range of wines and ales, it's the ideal place to celebrate this Christmas or New Year.





Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa, near Chester, Cheshire

Christmas 2014
Enjoy traditional Christmas celebrations at the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel and Spa near Chester on a great-value three-night break, with plenty of time to enjoy the luxurious Spa facilities. The break includes a three-course dinner on Christmas Eve, festive four-course Christmas lunch and a visit from Santa with gifts for the children. Spend Boxing Day discovering the historic city of Chester or great shopping in nearby retail outlets, with a Farewell Boxing Day Dinner and fun-filled Casino Evening.

New Year Celebrations 2014/15
New Year’s Eve buffet and disco - a fabulous night of food, drink, dancing and entertainment! Arrive at your own leisure and take advantage of the magnificent leisure spa facilities before the New Year celebrations commence!




The Old Bell Hotel and Restaurant, The Cotswolds

Luxury Christmas Break in the Cotswolds 2014
Enjoy a traditional Christmas in elegant and peaceful surroundings at the charming and historic Old Bell Hotel situated on the edge of the Cotswolds. Imagine roaring log fires, plump sofas and a glass of fizz. Whether you stay for two or three nights, Dinner is included each night and of course Christmas Day Lunch.

New Year 2014/15
See in the in New Year in style at this charming historic hotel. The package includes dinner, bed and breakfast and a New Year's Eve gourmet menu followed by dancing.





Old Swan and Minster Mill, The Cotswolds

Christmas Celebrations 2014
Intimate and cosy, Christmas and New Year’s House Parties at the Old Swan and Minster Mill will be a reminder of days gone by in this most quintessentially of English settings. Escape the yuletide mayhem and relax and recharge with friends and family.

New Year 2014-2015
See in the New Year in style at this charming small hotel of character in the Cotswolds, with a Champagne Reception and gastronomic dinner and dancing.

Twix'mas Escape
Escape for a night or two of relaxation around the Christmas & New Year's House Parties and enjoy a special Twix'mas rate.



Soar Mill Cove Hotel, South Devon

Christmas House Party 2014
Celebrate Christmas at this family friendly hotel near Salcombe, set in glorious National Trust countryside close to the sea.
Because we have it covered, Devon Christmas breaks at Soar Mill Cove are time spent snuggling under the duvet with loved ones and wrapping-up warm for wild walks in the salty sea air down to Bolt Head and Overbecks, The National Trust garden. Your own ‘Father Christmasses’ can simply relax with a hot ‘Makepeace’ toddie and homemade mince pie whilst mum slips away to the spa and little ones meet Santa in the grotto on Christmas Day.

Swinton Park - Yorkshire's highest rated hotel



Swinton Park, Masham, North Yorkshire

Christmas 2014
Celebrate Christmas at this highly-rated historic castle hotel situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. Their fabulous Christmas breaks offer dinner, overnight accommodation and breakfast as well as afternoon tea on Christmas Eve, Christmas day lunch, Christmas Day gala buffet dinner and Boxing day black tie dinner with cocktails, wines and liqueurs. Children are very welcome at this family friendly hotel and special rates are available for children.

New Year 2014/15
See in the in New Year in style at this award-winning castle hotel. Their New Year break includes dinner, overnight accommodation and breakfast as well as cream tea and canapés on the 30th and fireworks on New Year’s Eve.



Three Ways House, Mickleton, The Cotswolds

Christmas at Three Ways House 2014
Celebrate Christmas at this friendly and welcoming Cotswold village hotel where guests will enjoy the finest cuisine in the award-winning Restaurant, entertainment including music and a Christmas casino plus a trip to Warwick Castle.

New Year at Three Ways House 2014/15
Celebrate New Year in the Cotswolds and enjoy a five course Gala Candlelit Dinner, followed by a music and dancing with chilled Champagne to see in the New Year.

Between Christmas and New Year
Need a break after Christmas and before the New Year, book on our special dinner, bed and breakfast rates from only £95 per person sharing a twin/double room. Superior rooms from £120 to £140 per person per night. Two-course dinner included. Come and enjoy some of the festive seasonal atmosphere and let us look after you.


All breaks should be booked directly with the hotel and please mention - thank you.

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