Christmas at Ashdown Park Hotel is a very special time of year. The atmosphere, magnificent architecture and beautiful festive decorations create a wonderful setting for the ultimate Christmas experience. Complete with traditional hospitality and service, sumptuous festive fayre and a carefully curated programme of events, an Ashdown Park Christmas is unforgettable.
We all know that Christmas is an extra special time of the year for children so we make sure to cater for everything they could possibly expect including; a visit from Father Christmas and their own menus. Plus as a family you can enjoy fun in the indoor pool or trips to nearby attractions including the Bluebell Railway and Pooh Corner - the inspiration to AA Milnes' loveable bear stories. You can also choose to book your family tickets to one of the nearby theatres offering pantomimes.
CHRISTMAS EVE (SATURDAY 24TH DECEMBER)
Afternoon Tea will be served in our elegant Drawing Rooms giving you the opportunity to catch up with friends and family. The evening entertainment begins with a Champagne Reception served in the elegant lounges accompanied by traditional Christmas carols in the Front Hall. Dinner will be served in the award-winning Anderida Restaurant, followed by a televised Midnight Mass from Westminster with hot toddies and mince pies. Alternatively, Midnight Mass at Holy Trinity Church in Forest Row is available for those who wish to attend.
CHRISTMAS DAY (SUNDAY 25TH DECEMBER)
Throughout the morning our drawing rooms will be a hive of activity with morning coffee & mince pies and a chance to spend time with family and friends. A lavish lunch buffet will be served in the Harry Clarke Suite to the sounds of our festive Jazz trio. Father Christmas will also be making his yearly visit. A festive estate Treasure Hunt will be available for those who wish to explore the grounds and earn prizes. The evening culminates in a traditional House Party Experience, starting with Champagne and Canapes in the drawing rooms followed by a delicious four-course Christmas dinner in the Anderida Restaurant. For those wanting to stay up a little longer, join with friends, new and old, for some little light-hearted games in the lounge.
BOXING DAY (MONDAY 26TH DECEMBER)
A day for rest and relaxation, there will be a variety of country pursuits available on the lawn, from clay pigeon shooting to archery. Or perhaps a rejuvenating walk or trip to the Country Club might be in order. A sumptuous buffet lunch will be served in the Richard Towneley Suite between 1.00pm- 3.00pm. During the afternoon, test yourself at our ‘General Manager’s Quiz’ with questions for all ages, before tucking into tea and crumpets. The evening brings an evening of champagne and canapes in the drawing rooms followed by fine fare in the Anderida Restaurant. The evening rounds off with our fun Casino in the Cocktail Bar and Snooker Room, accompanied by our live Jazz Band, the perfect closing night to the Festive House Party.
DEPARTURE DAY (TUESDAY 27TH DECEMBER)
Following a hearty breakfast in the Anderida Restaurant, we bid you a fond farewell. Alternatively, say another night or two, you are more than welcome.
Bring your whole family for Christmas with our Dog-Friendly bedrooms (Fairway Junior Suite or Fairway Studio Suite), please ask our reservation team for more information.
Prices are per person, based on two people sharing the room type selected, including the programme specified and VAT.
To book, please contact our reservations team on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01342 824988.
THREE NIGHTS (Arriving 24th)
Deluxe Bedroom - £1,100.00
Deluxe with Parkland View - £1190.00
Executive Bedroom - £1280.00
Junior Suites - £1415.00
Suites and Fairway Junior Suites - £1490.00
Studio and Fairway Studio Suites - £1505.00
Master Suites - £1580.00
2 years and under - No charge
3 to 6 years (when sharing the parents’ room) - £188.00
7 to 13 years (when sharing the parents’ room) - £352.00
Children up to 16 years (when in own room) - £579.00
FOUR NIGHTS (Arriving 23rd or 24th)
Deluxe Bedroom - £1,265.00
Deluxe with Parkland View - £1385.00
Executive Bedroom - £1585.00
Junior Suites - £1685.00
Suites and Fairway Junior Suites - £1785.00
Studio and Fairway Studio Suites - £1805.00
Master Suites - £1905.00
2 years and under - No charge
3 to 6 years (when sharing the parents’ room) - £210.00
7 to 13 years (when sharing the parents’ room) - £411.00
Children up to 16 years (when in their own room) - £687.00