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CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY
Why save all the excitement for the 25th?
Get into the spirit from the very start of December with creative crafts,
or perhaps a spot of tea with a reindeer! Well, how did
you think we got all the presents here?
ARTISTY & ANTLERS
A special centrepiece, a welcoming decoration, a personal gift, or just a nice way to get into the festive spirit with a day full of tradition and creativity with Floral Quarter.
DECEMBER 10th & DECEMBER 11th (from 6pm)
per person (includes welcome drink and 2 course meal)
Craft your very own bespoke ceramic bauble to hang on your tree, gift to someone special, or donate to a great cause. At the end of the evening your special creation is wrapped up safe in a presentation gift box. All materials are provided, and we include a welcome drink and festive afternoon tea, so all you need to bring is your Christmas creativity and a few friends!
DECEMBER 1st (from either 12:30pm or 2pm)
per person (includes a welcome drink and festive afternoon tea)
REINDEER TWILIGHT TEA
Santa’s reindeer have stopped over at Matfen Hall to relax before their big trip around the world. Our twilight tea event is the perfect time to bring the kids, big and small, to meet the reindeer, enjoy festive games, food and activities, all designed to fill you with festive cheer for the holidays.
DECEMBER 20th (from 3pm)
Family Ticket of 2 adults and 2 children (includes high tea for all and visit to the reindeers)
Additional adult £15.00 per person, additional child £10.00 per person.
Choose from our host of festive dining events, from intimate afternoon tea to hearty, home-cooked meals. Leave the details to us, and enjoy all the magic of Christmas.
FESTIVE AFTERNOON TEA
Enjoy traditionally festive finger sandwiches, scones and sweet treats in the Library Restaurant or cosy up in the Drawing Room.
Available every day throughout December.
DRAWING ROOM & LIBRARY RESTAURANT
per guest (traditional tea)
per guest (with Prosecco)
A MERRY CHRISTMAS LUNCH
Have your fill of delicious seasonal dishes including toasted brioche, smoked cheese, butter-roasted turkey and Christmas pudding.
THE LIBRARY RESTAURANT
for two courses per person
for three courses per person
for three courses per child
for three courses per person
Bring your loved ones and share our home this holiday season. Sing along with our carollers at our annual Christmas Eve Carol Concert.
CHRISTMAS EVE CAROL CONCERT
Drift into the Christmas spirit amid the echoing chorus of carollers throughout the Great Hall.
Led by talented local musicians and an accomplished choir, you are invited to join in joyful renditions of traditional carols, with a round of thirst-quenching refreshment to bring the day to a close.
THE GREAT HALL
Join us for a fabulous Christmas Day Lunch, complete with succulent and savoury dishes, prepared with love by our head chef. With two dining options available, we have the perfect feast all wrapped up.
Dine in the comfort of the family-friendly Keeper’s Lodge, or go all out with drinks and canapés by the Christmas Tree before heading into The Great Hall, Library or Terrace Room for the ultimate experience.
THE KEEPERS LODGE
per guest (£40 per child)
THE EAST WING
per guest (£55 per child)
Join us for two – or maybe even three days of feasting and celebrations.
Fill your Christmas Eve with cream tea, carolling, midnight mass and warming whisky. Then, after a restful night, begin Christmas with breakfast and gifts, followed by a festive lunch in The Library, and a relaxed buffet service in the evening.
Check out after breakfast on Boxing Day, or extend your stay, enjoying a rejuvenating spa visit before departing on the 27th.
per person (£105 per child)
per person (£120 per child)
You won’t need to lift a finger, spend quality time with your friends and family and we’ll take care of the rest.
Lose track of time in beautiful surroundings while you recuperate from a busy Christmas Day, then prolong the festivities with an indulgent three course lunch, lovingly prepared by our chefs.
THE LIBRARY, GREAT HALL & TERRACE
Raise a glass to the year that’s been and share your hopes for the one that will be. Make 2020 yours by ringing it in with a remarkable start.
NEW YEARS EVE
Celebrate with an intimate and uplifting send-off to your year.
Enjoy live acoustic music, gourmet food, Champagne and fireworks at the strike of 12. Ring in 2020 with those closest to you.
per night (bed and breakfast)
NEW YEARS DAY
Begin the brand new year with light-hearted cheer, close friends and great memories.
With cobweb clearing wanders around the grounds, heart-warming welcome drinks, a succulent hog roast and family friendly quizzes and games, Matfen is the perfect place to start as you mean to go on, with the ones you love most.
Our doors are open with activities available throughout the day. Give us a call to check availability, or simply pop down on New Year’s Day for a full and memorable day with friends and family.
Call us to register your interest, any food and drinks can be purchased on the day. Registration not essential.
This Christmas we have put together a delectable collection of gifts, from rich dining experiences to moreish golf days and velvety spa visits to indulgent getaways.
So take your time, hover over every option, maybe even change your mind a few times, before you single out the perfect gift to give your loved one.
Download the information on this page as a PDF. If you would like us to send you a printed copy please contact us.
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To find out more about any of our Christmas packages or activities please contact us using the form below.