It doesn't matter if the weather outside is frightful, Ellenborough Park is the perfect place to relax, unwind and immerse yourself in the joyous atmosphere of the holiday season.
There are plenty of fabulously festive reasons to visit this season, SoGlos rounds up 10 top highlights.
Ellenborough Park is at its sparkling best for the Christmas festivities. The hotel will be beautifully decorated by award-winning florist, Donna Beaver at the Flower Studio, including a grand Christmas tree in the hotel's historic Great Hall.
Afternoon tea with Santa
Savour a delightful afternoon of festive fun with Santa. During the event, you'll get the chance to share your Christmas wishes with Santa and take photos together. Santa's jolly elves will spread cheer and joy throughout the afternoon. There'll also be a festive story, followed by a special present for little ones.
Festive party nights
Book a seat or table and enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival, followed by a three-course meal in the De La Bere Court and a night of music and dancing with the hotel's house DJ. Various dates are available, including Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Thursday 14 December 2023.
Christmas carol afternoon tea
Celebrate the final countdown to Christmas on Sunday 17 December 2023. Indulge in a scrumptious selection of seasonal treats while enjoying live performances of Christmas carols. Soak up a magical afternoon filled with laughter, music and delicious food.
Christmas magic for little ones
Spa under the stars
As the nights draw in, slip into Ellenborough's new Spa Garden Retreat for sunset slots to savour the fading light from a toasty tub. Lunches and afternoon teas are available too. Fluffy robes, towels and slippers are included.
Boxing Day wine and cheese tasting
Immerse yourself in a cosy atmosphere as you savor a variety of wines and artisanal cheeses. Learn about the different characteristics of each wine and how they complement the unique flavors of various cheeses. Whether you prefer bold reds, crisp whites or sparkling varieties, there's something to suit every taste.