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If you're looking to enjoy a luxury Christmas hotel break in the UK in 2020, there's no place like Bovey Castle. Experience the magic of a country house Christmas as the hotel is transformed into a festive hideaway for December, with rooms illuminated by spectacular Christmas trees and plump armchairs nestled against tables laden with walnuts and oranges. The hotel is idyllically situated in the heart of Dartmoor National Park, so take the opportunity to explore the area and visit local festive events in the surrounding towns and villages whilst you’re with us.
Christmas With Eden

December is our favourite time at the hotels and we can’t wait to deck the halls and get the mulled wine simmering. The aroma of roaring fires mingling with the fresh smell of pine from the Christmas trees is really quite magical and we’re keen to get the celebrations started.

Everyone knows that Christmas is all about the food, and food has always been at the heart of our hotels. Our eight award-winning chefs across the collection spend most of the year dreaming up even more indulgent ways of spoiling our guests with their Christmas menus and this year looks to be no exception.

We invite you to join us for Christmas and New Year breaks, festive events and pampering spa treatments, not to mention the happy thought of our teams plying you with excellent Champagne, wine and fabulous festive food. We look forward to welcoming you and sharing the festive season with you.

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Christmas with Bovey

The Christmas Experience

Christmas Eve

Arrive on Christmas Eve for festive activities including afternoon tea, cider & sloe gin making and Bovey Ranger activities. Your evening includes welcome drinks, a gourmet buffet and the opportunity to attend Midnight Mass at the local church.

Christmas Day

In the morning try out our brass rubbing trail or enjoy the fresh air and beautiful scenery with a guided walk.  The revelry begins with a drinks reception, followed by a fabulous Christmas Day lunch in the Great Western Restaurant. A buffet will be served in the Great Western Restaurant that evening.

Boxing Day

An early savoury and sweet afternoon tea will also be served in the Cathedral Room from lunchtime. Finish your day with a five course black tie dinner in the Great Western followed by dancing to a live band. Bovey Rangers activities are available all day and the Bovey Bears Den will be open for the little ones.

27th December

Enjoy a full English breakfast before fond farewells.



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New Year with Bovey

New Year Breaks

New Year’s Eve Celebrations in The Great Western

Black Tie Gala Dinner

Enjoy a Champagne reception, six course black tie dinner, piper, entertainment with dancing to a live band and fireworks at midnight.

New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Smith’s Brasserie

Black Tie Gala Dinner

Enjoy a Champagne reception, four course black tie dinner, piper, entertainment with dancing to a live band and fireworks at midnight.

New Year’s Eve Break

Arrive for a cream tea served in our Cathedral Room. Dress for our black tie dinner and arrive to welcome drinks with a piper, a gala dinner in either our Great Western Restaurant or Smith’s Brasserie, dancing to a live band and fireworks at midnight.

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