Hotels for Christmas
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Christmas is an increasingly popular time for hotel breaks, so whether you’re planning to celebrate Christmas quietly or with a bang, here are our recommended hotels for the festive period.

Featured hotels with Special Offers

Hotels for Christmas

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Special offer
Hartwell House

Hartwell House - £125 Per Person Per Night Flexible Special Offer

Aylesbury

This historic house has many a compelling reason to visit during the festive season. It has a history as the periodic home of royalty and its palatial style continues to this day.
From £200 per night
  • gym
  • weddings
  • golf
  • garden
  • spa
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Special offer
The Lygon Arms

The Lygon Arms - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Broadway

A coaching inn dating back to the 1300s, The Lygon Arms is all about log fires, vaulted ceilings and ancient wood panelling - perfect for Christmas!
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • baby-friendly
  • spa
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Special offer
The Horn of Plenty

The Horn of Plenty - 2 night Escape to the Country Special Offer – flexible cancellation

Tavistock

When guests return from days exploring art galleries and nature trails, they can nestle in with dog in tow for superb meals, a well stocked library and, always, a toasty log fire at Christmas.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • baby-friendly
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Special offer
Hambleton Hall

Hambleton Hall - 40th Anniversary Weekday Stay Special Offer

Oakham

With log fires and spectacular Christmas trees, this magical country house hotel is perfect for Christmas and New Year.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • gourmet
  • parking
  • walking
  • romantic
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • electric_charging_point
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Special offer
Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor - Twixmas Break Special Offer

Okehampton

Christmas at Lewtrenchard Manor offers a sumptuous gateway into superb food, relaxation and entertainment.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • golf
  • for_wine-lovers
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • horse_riding
  • boutique
  • foodie
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Special offer
Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 3 Nights for the Price of 2 Special Offer

New Milton

Mince pies, mulled wine and afternoon tea are just part of the joys of Christmas at Chewton Glen spa and hotel.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • baby-friendly
  • horse_riding
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
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Special offer
Star Castle

Star Castle - Autumn full board Special Offer

St Mary's

What could be more magical that Christmas at this unique castle in the ocean?
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • for_wine-lovers
  • foodie
  • tennis
  • vegetarian_friendly
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Special offer
The Priory

The Priory - Staycation Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Wareham

A lunch filled with festive classics and Christmas eve settling into your cosy surroundings - it's all about the senses at The Priory Wareham.
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled_facilities
  • golf
  • mooring_available
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • adults-only
  • boutique
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Special offer
Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa - Four Nights for the Price of Three Special Offer

York

This magnificent property is the stuff that Christmas cards are made of, and over the festive season they turn everything from their spa to their afternoon tea into a festive treat.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • disabled
  • romantic
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • for_wine-lovers
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Special offer
Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa - Seven nights for the price of five Special Offer

Llandudno

This dreamy Elizabethan mansion-turned-hotel-and-spa with views of Snowdonia, comes to life at Christmas time as you can imagine - it’s the perfect combination of tradition and modern luxury.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • dog_friendly
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Special offer
The George of Stamford

The George of Stamford - Sumptuous Sundays Special Offer

Stamford

Festive parties and sumptuous food and drink abound at this 17th century historic house with breathtaking sea views at Christmas.
From £195.00 per night
  • wi-fi
  • weddings
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • historic
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Special offer
Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor - One Night Complimentary Special Offer

Upper Slaughter

A Cotswold Christmas would not be complete without the perfect country house to spend it in.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • parking
  • romantic
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Special offer
The Old Bridge

The Old Bridge - 2 nights for the price of 1 100% Flexible Special Offer

Huntingdon

The ivy clad 18th century townhouse hotel is all about festive parties and convivial celebrations at Christmas.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • for_wine-lovers
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Special offer
Judges

Judges - 'Accommodation Special Rates' Special Offer

Yarm

Sumptuous dinners and Christmas fairs are just some of the features at this beautiful hotel in December. If you’re lucky, you might even get a white Christmas!
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Special offer
Blackaddie House

Blackaddie House - Two Night Signature Tasting Menu Getaway Special Offer

Sanquhar

The River Nith ripples past the garden of Jane and Ian McAndrew’s old manse and gastronomic destination, in a rolling landscape with views to the Lowther hills.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • view
  • fishing
  • with_cooking_school
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • for_wine-lovers
  • golf
  • electric_charging_point
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
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Special offer
The Dial House

The Dial House - Three nights for the price of Two Special Offer

Norwich

From hampers to wreath masterclasses, Christmas at the Dial House is as stylish as you would expect from this charming hotel.
  • child_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Special offer
Twr y Felin Hotel

Twr y Felin Hotel - Dining Experience Special Offer

St Davids

From mulled wine and homemade mince pies, to live festive reading and invigorating rambles, each year Twr Y Felin offers something unique alongside the traditional for a magical festive season.
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • boutique
  • gourmet
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • weddings
  • garden
  • electric_charging_point
  • surfing
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Special offer
The Eastbury Hotel & Spa

The Eastbury Hotel & Spa - Perfect Getaway Special Offer

Sherborne

Fun, food and relaxation await at The Eastbury on a Christmas festive break.
  • baby-friendly
  • child_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • golf
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • spa
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
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Special offer
Cuckoo Brow Inn

Cuckoo Brow Inn - Three Night 15% Discount Special Offer

Far Sawrey

From sumptuous breakfasts to five course Christmas Day lunches, the festive season at Cuckoo Brow inn is a treat.
  • baby-friendly
  • bird_watching
  • child_friendly
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • historic
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • walking
  • wi-fi
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Special offer
The Dunstane Houses

The Dunstane Houses - 'Ghouls and Glamping' Special Offer

Edinburgh

This luxury boutique hotel is a magical place at any time of year, but at Christmas The Dunstane Houses takes on all the charm of this historic city.
  • baby-friendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • garden
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • parking
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wi-fi
  • vegan-friendly
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Special offer
Rothay Manor

Rothay Manor - Stay and Save Special Offer

Ambleside

The streets of Ambleside are illuminated with Christmas Lights and the aroma of coal fires fill the air as you arrive at this blissful hotel.
  • bird_watching
  • child_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • gourmet
  • horse_riding
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
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Special offer
The Cavendish

The Cavendish - Four Nights for the Price of Three Special Offer

Baslow

The Cavendish marries a sense of grandeur with the warm welcome of a boutique hotel. Exquisite food is the order of the day, while luxurious furnishings add a sense of plush decadence as well.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • gourmet
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • weddings
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
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Special offer
Mallory Court

Mallory Court - 'Warwickshire Escape' Four Nights for the price of Three Special Offer

Leamington Spa

Mallory Court is a four-star hotel and a member of the Relais and Châteaux group, which means you know when you visit you’re in for a superb treat, especially when it comes to food at Christmas.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • golf
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • gourmet
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Special offer
Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange - Gourmet Two Night Break Special Offer

Bradford-on-Avon

This traditional festive country house party offers fun for the whole family at Christmas.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
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Special offer
Congham Hall

Congham Hall - Winter Warmer Package Special Offer

King's Lynn

From spa treatments to exceptional food, Christmas at Congham Hall is always luxurious.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • electric_charging_point
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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More best country house hotels in Cumbria

Hotels for Christmas

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Lake Isle
Lake Isle, Uppingham
Satisfied diners have been coming for years to this restaurant-with-rooms in the heart of the pretty market town.
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • gourmet
  • conference_meeting
  • restaurant-with-rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly

Hotels not in the Guide that you may want to consider

Hotels for Christmas

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The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel

Lincoln

On the site of the Roman Forum, this sleek Bailgate area hotel is ‘superbly’ located between cathedral and castle. Comfortable, compact bedrooms in the main building, modishly decorated in earthy hues, overlook the castle walls or have views of the medieval cathedral. Courtyard rooms are in the peaceful 250-year-old coach house, all conveniently on the ground floor, with parking just outside.
Check availability
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • baby-friendly
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The City Gate

The City Gate

Exeter

Abutting the Roman city walls, this style-savvy red brick old coaching inn (Young’s Brewery) has a lively atmosphere. Inside, a host of interesting curios including a vintage sewing machine, a ship’s masthead, and splashes of colour lend a quirky yet unpretentious vibe. Microbrewed drinks and traditional pub classics are served all day in the buzzy restaurant. In balmy weather, diners spill on to the large beer garden. ‘Boutiquey’ bedrooms are themed (water, wool, cotton).
Check availability
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wi-fi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • historic
  • dog_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly

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Last updated: February 17, 2020