A magical Christmas at Down Hall Hotel, Spa and Estate
Entertainment / Tue 17th Oct 2023 at 02:08pm
WITH the most wonderful time of the year just around the corner, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Luxury Essex property Down Hall Hotel, Spa & Estate has unveiled a festive schedule of special menus, experiences and dining packages available to enjoy this holiday season.
Set against 110 acres of stunning woodlands, parklands and landscaped gardens, Down Hall makes the perfect place to enjoy a true winter wonderland, bringing the magic to your Christmas this year.
FESTIVE WREATH MAKING
Join Down Hall’s festive wreath-making workshop in partnership with Essex-based florist, The Honest Florist Co. Hosted in the hotel’s historic Prior Room, whilst surrounded by festive scents of cinnamon, orange and pine cones, be guided in the art on wreath-making from scratch – expect an abundance of moss and a selection of beautiful seasonal foliage, holly and decorations for your bespoke creations. Enjoy with a mulled wine on arrival and a mince pie to get in the ultimate festive spirit. Available from 6.30pm-8.30pm on 23rd November | £65 per person
LIVE FROM THE WINTER LAWN
Kick-off the party season with a night of music and mulled wine at the hotel’s special Live from the Winter Lawn event. Experience the sounds of the season with classic Christmas songs and carols, from Silent Night to Jingle Bells, performed by renowned Gospel singers from CK Gospel Choir, accompanied by a pianist, whilst enjoying seasonal drinks and food, to the backdrop of breathtaking frosty views of the hotel’s striking grounds. Book a table on the terrace, complete with heaters and fire pits, and wrap up warm, bringing your own cosy blanket as you experience the sounds from CK Gospel Choir: https://www.downhall.co.uk/upcoming-events/live-from-the- winter-lawn. Available from 7pm-9.30pm on 24th November
BRUNCH/AFTERNOON TEA WITH SANTA
Surprise and delight younger guests by inviting them to a magical brunch or festive afternoon tea with a surprise visit from Santa, as he parks up his sleigh and comes packed with a range of gifts for the children. The perfect family outing to create lasting memories.
Available from 10.30am – 1pm for brunch and 3pm – 5.30pm for tea on limited days throughout December
£50 per adult for brunch, £25 per child for brunch (2-12), £5 per child per brunch (under 2) £52.50 per adult for tea, £26.25 per child for tea
FESTIVE AFTERNOON TEA
Christmas is a time for excess, so why not indulge your sweet tooth with a quintessentially festive spread. Down Hall’s Christmas Afternoon Tea begins with a selection of fresh finger sandwiches, made with ingredients from the hotel’s Kitchen Garden, before enjoying warm scones, homemade patisserie and a range of specialist teas.
Served daily 2:00pm-5:30pm throughout December (excluding 24th, 25th & 26th) £47.50 per adult (or £61.50pp with champagne), £23.74 per child
The halls are decked, the Christmas tree is dressed – Down Hall is ready to celebrate the festive season in style with you!
To book, visit: https://www.downhall.co.uk/christmas