Christmas and New Year Breaks in Dorset

You can truly relax on a Christmas, Twixmas or New Year break in Dorset.

Put your feet up and let someone else do the organising, cooking and cleaning. Whether you choose to stay in a seaside retreat or a country house hotel, you'll be looked after from the moment you arrive.

Knoll House Hotel

After the madness that December brings with present shopping and festive celebrations, slow down and enjoy the delights of a family Christmas at the Knoll House Hotel and let someone else do all the hard work for you!

Christmas Breaks start from £1244 for a three night dinner inclusive package (based upon two adults sharing a room). A four night package is also available.

Their Recharger Breaks in-between Christmas and New Year are a dinner inclusive package based upon two adults sharing a room and are from £160 (based on two adults sharing a room).

They also have a one night dinner inclusive New Year break starting at £250 per room.

The Eastbury Hotel and Spa

Book a 2 or 3 night stay over Christmas or New Year. The Eastbury is a luxury country house hotel with lovely gardens, located in the unspoilt, vibrant, charming and historic town of Sherborne. Treat yourself this year and spend time with the ones you love.

For the Christmas break, you will arrive on Christmas Eve for a full-board 3 night stay including cocktail party, Champagne Bucks Fizz Dorset Breakfast and a 7 course tasting feast. Prices start at £1443 for 2 adults and a family room is available to book.

And for New Year, arrive on the 31st for a 2 night break to include dinner, bed and breakfast. Celebrate the New Year with a Champagne reception following by their signature 7 course tasting menu. With music and dancing, followed by a spectacular firework display, you are sure to start the New Year with a real bang. Prices start from £931 for 2 adults.

The Pines Hotel

Located overlooking Swanage Bay, The Pines Hotel offers Christmas, Twixmas and New Year breaks.

Christmas at The Pines Hotel will be a three day party starting on Christmas Eve (24th December 2020). As well as being full-board there will also be music every evening, afternoon tea with Christmas cake and mince pies, a quiz night, a casino night, plus a guided walk followed by mulled wine. Prices start at £640 per person for the three nights with the option to add additional nights either side if preferred.

If you are looking to stay between Christmas and New Year, The Pines offer two, three or four night breaks from 27th December to include dinner, bed and breakfast at £118.00 per person per night.

For New Years, book any two nights dinner, bed and breakfast to include Gala Dinner on New Years Eve with hats, novelties and bubbly from £320.00 per person.

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel and Spa

Summer Lodge's fabulous two or three night Christmas or New Year breaks are packed with fantastic cuisine and luxurious accommodation in the heart of Dorset.

Their 3 night Christmas break begins on Christmas Eve and includes wine tasting, Christmas carols, access to their spa and Champagne breakfast on Christmas Day. Prices start from £3290 per room for this dinner, bed and breakfast package.

For New Years, the 2 night break begins on the 31st December with afternoon tea followed with a wine tasting experience with Eric Zwiebel - Master Sommelier. Later enjoy a Champagne Reception and then a Black Tie Gala Dinner. On New Year's Day enjoy brunch, and later a three-course dinner. You will depart after breakfast on 2nd January. Prices from £2009 per room.

Both festive breaks will give you ample time to explore the peaceful countryside of Dorset. Single and child room rates also available.

Moonfleet Manor Hotel

Join the team at Moonfleet Manor near Weymouth this Christmas, Twixmas and New Year, for a fun packed festive family treat! There are a variety of packages between three and four nights to suit your requirements.

Their four night dinner-inclusive Christmas breaks start from £1790 for 2 adults sharing a room. The break begins on 23rd December and includes Christmas Day lunch, mulled wine, mince pies and entertainment for the whole family - there's even a gingerbread house making competition!

Recharge your batteries between Christmas and New Year with a three night dinner, bed and breakfast Twixmas package starting on 27th December, based upon two adults sharing a room from £870.

At New Year, be a guest at Moonfleet's house party with a three night package priced from £1390 for two adults sharing a room. The rate includes dinner, bed and breakfast, canapés and a glass of Prosecco on New Year’s Eve. There will be lots of family activities, first-class cuisine and festive tipples, plus a popcorn and movie night.

Mortons Manor

Mortons Manor in Corfe Castle creates the complete festive atmosphere for you to share with family and friends. You’ll be made to feel welcome as soon as you walk through the front door.

The New Year breaks appeal to all ages, which, combined with log fires, comfy lounges, beautiful decorations, excellent award-winning food, friendly staff and breathtaking countryside walks, make for a really magical time.

New Year breaks include a 6 course Gala Dinner on New Years Eve (plus breakfast and dinner on other days) and are either for 2 or 3 nights arriving on 30th December. Prices start from £730 for 2 people or £540 for single occupancy.

Beautiful B&Bs

It's not just our big hotels who welcome guests during Christmas and New Year. Many of our B&Bs and guesthouses open their doors to travellers from far and wide, offering a comfortable and relaxing home from home over the festive period.

Cosy cottages and amazing apartments

If you'd like to opt for a self catering cottage, apartment or house to stay in during Christmas, Twixmas and New Year, we have a great selection to choose from. The beauty of going self-catering is you can be flexible with your plans and come and go as you please.

Let us entertain you!

There are many events taking place during the Christmas season. So whether you want to visit Santa or be dazzled by twinkling lights, you'll have a great time in Dorset this winter.

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