Dates Available: 24th December 2018 - 26th December 2018
Magnificent Three Night Christmas Package at Thornbury Castle
From £622 per night Rates are based on two adults sharing. Charges will apply for children. Taxes and fees included.
Christmas Eve You are invited to check in from 3pm and enjoy a welcome drink on arrival. At 7pm join us in the bar area and be entertained by our festive Carol singers. To follow a fabulous five course gourmet dinner from 7.30pm, after which you may wish to take a stroll to one of the two local churches for midnight mass followed by a hot toddy in the Castle.
Christmas Day Continental breakfast will be served in your bedchamber whilst you unwrap the goodies in your Christmas hamper! At noon, we meet in the lounge by the Christmas tree for pre-lunch canapes. At 12.30 our Christmas ‘feast’ is served with all the trimmings. Afterwards, either relax or embark on the Tudor Quest – the search for a mysterious lost jewel ‘the heart of Jasper Tudor’ believed to be hidden in the Castle grounds. Later, enjoy a festive cocktail from 7pm followed by a buffet dinner at 7.45pm.
Boxing Day After a hearty Hunter’s Breakfast served in the dining room between 8.30am to 10.30am, you may wish to stroll into the village to see the spectacular and traditional departure of the Berkeley Hunt. Then, return to the Castle for an Afternoon tea from 1pm – 3pm with a glass of wine, sherry or mulled wine. After you will be entertained by a spectacular falconry display on the Castle’s lawn with our falconer Michael Davie, who is one of the country’s leading falconers. You will marvel at these magnificent birds of prey in action. Optional wine tasting sessions are available throughout the afternoon at just £35 per person (pre-booking is essential). In the evening we will welcome you to our Farewell Gala Dinner from 7.30pm where you will be entertained by an acoustic guitarist playing throughout dinner.