It’s never too early to book your Christmas castle break. Many of the castles have not yet finalised their 2017 packages, however we do have examples available to show what they offered in 2016, which will give you a good idea on what to expect. That said, we have some properties which are now accepting bookings for Christmas and the New Year....
So how do you like to celebrate? Just with family and close friends, or do you prefer to celebrate with with friends that you have yet to meet? To give you a start, here a few options to tempt you...
Chateau Rhianfa, Anglesey, North Wales
Based on two people sharing one of the beautifully-designed Classic Rooms, prices for 2016 started at just £375 per person, offering a good night's sleep during your festive experience. (However, if you want to treat yourself to even more luxury, room upgrades are available)
Cringletie House, Scottish Borders
Take the stress out of Christmas and curl up instead by one of Cringletie's log fires and let the festivities unfold.
The 2016 luxury 3 night Christmas package highlights include:
- Christmas Eve drinks reception with a glass of bubbly and Scottish canape's;
- Chef's tasting menu with matching drinks;
- Transport to Midnight Mass (optional);
- Full Scottish breakfasts;
- Traditional Cringletie Christmas Day Lunch;
- Boxing Day Treasure Hunt by car or on foot;
- Country walk with an Alpaca;
- Traditional Scottish Burns Supper;
- Cringletie's Fun Casino;Plus,
- 3 nights' accommodation in a luxurious bedroom or suite
Prices for the above 3 night package start at £775 per person in a Classic Room. Upgrades to more spacious rooms and suites are also available.
Ashford Castle, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Christmas is a time for families to be together, to celebrate and rejoice, to give and receive and, more importantly, to relax and be pampered. Let the team at Ashford Castle take the responsibility of serving the best Irish fare and delivering professional entertainment. Enjoy inspiring company, fine pressed linen, cozy beds, plumped up cushions and roaring fires. All this delivered with the professionalism and care that is synonymous with Ashford. Ease yourself through the festive season and have a truly memorable Christmas.
Prices for the 3 night package start at €2050 per person, based on 2 adults sharing a Corrib Room. Upgrades to more spacious rooms and suites are also available.
Langley Castle, Northumberland, England.
The "Langley Traditional Christmas Experience" will include accommodation, full Northumbrian breakfast and dinner for three days, commencing 24 December. Also included will be cocktail parties, Christmas Day lunch and Langley's inimitable style of family entertainment and fun.
This experience commences on 24 December 2016 and departs after breakfast on 27 December 2016. Prices start at just £695 per person for the 3 night package .
With so many options for Christmas 2016, there really is no excuse to say 'bah, humbug'!