15th November 2017
5 Top Spots for New Year Celebrations
Are you looking to see out the year in style? Then take a look at a range of our fabulous New Year Packages across the country. All our offers are jam packed with activities throughout your stay, from Champagne celebrations, ceilidhs, wine & whisky tasting and even a petting zoo! So whether you are ringing in the bells with friends or family, there’s something for everyone to make this year’s Hogmanay extra special.
1. Airth Castle Hotel & Spa, Stirlingshire
Head to the countryside this Hogmanay for an incredible celebration at the stunning 4 star Airth Castle Hotel & Spa hotel in Stirlingshire. This year the hotel are pulling out all the stops for the ultimate in VIP treatment. Arrive on the 30th of December and step out in style with a Red Carpet Welcome, followed by a scrumptious Afternoon Tea, perfect for your 3pm check-in. Pop on your glad rags and head downstairs for a Champagne Reception, before your 3 Course Dinner and Evening Entertainment with a DJ to get you warmed up for the big night. On Hogmanay, enjoy a full Scottish breakfast to set you up for the day ahead, then in the evening, guests begin the night with a Champagne Reception, followed by a Lavish 5 Course Dinner, with entertainment from the Military Pipe Band and Highland Dancers, a Celebration at the Bells and Ceilidh Band to see you through to the wee hours. On New Year’s Day guests can enjoy a Leisurely Brunch in the Grill Room and an Evening Dinner, with Full Scottish Breakfast the following morning before departure. Throughout your stay, enjoy full access to the hotels facilities, which includes a swimming pool, decadent spa & beauty services, as well as 14 acres of beautifully manicured grounds, perfect for a winter stroll.
2. Carnoustie Golf Hotel, Angus
Get the party started from the 29th of December with a fabulous 3 Night Break at the 4 star Carnoustie Golf Hotel. Kick celebrations off with a delicious 3 Course Evening Meal in the Calders Bistro and enjoy a tipple or two at the Whisky Tasting event with a Malt ambassador. On the 30th of December, guests can enjoy a hearty Full Scottish Breakfast, followed by a decadent Afternoon Tea and later on, a fabulous Dinner in the Calders Bistro with Evening Entertainment from a magician and casino tables. On Hogmanay, start the day off with a Full Scottish Breakfast, then indulge a Festive Evening Meal followed by a DJ to ring in the New Year. On New Year’s Day, guests can enjoy a Full Scottish Breakfast before checking out. Why not treat yourself and upgrade to a Superior Room from as little as £20 per room / per night? The hotel is set on the beautiful coastal area of Angus, with plenty of spots for walking. Guests can also take advantage of the fantastic leisure facilities on site with a swimming pool, sauna, spa treatments or why not tee-off on the Championship Carnoustie Golf Course?
3. Crieff Hydro, Perthshire
Expect top class entertainment at the Crieff Hydro this Hogmanay with their jam-packed festive programme for all ages (see full programme here). Treat yourself to our 3 Night New Year Break and choose to stay in a Double or Twin Room and enjoy All Your Meals to keep you filled throughout your stay. Kick off the celebration with a Welcome Drink on your arrival before you settle into your luxurious hotel room. Choose from a variety of activities on offer, from a Petting Zoo, Wine-Tasting, Segway Taster Sessions, Family Fun Sports Challenges, Quizzes, Ceilidhs and so much more. Start each day with a hearty Full Scottish Breakfast, which will be served as a Brunch on New Year’s Day for those feeling a little weary from the celebrations the night before. Guests will also be treated to a Buffet Lunch Each Day, 3 Course Meals on 2 Nights and a Fabulous Gala Dinner on Hogmanay followed by a Family Disco, Ceilidh and Disco to see you through to the wee hours. Crieff Hydro is famous for it’s fantastic facilities, with it's luxurious adults-only Victorian Spa, complete with sauna, steam room and spa bath, and of course lots of indulgent spa treatments available. Or for the kids, the swimming pool is full of foam noodles to go round, or take a gander in the glorious gardens and meet the friendly pet rabbits Cocoa & Fudge.
4. Chevin Country Park Hotel & Spa, Yorkshire
Dance in the New Year in the Yorkshire Dales at the Chevin Country Park Hotel & Spa. Arrive on the 30th of December and get a traditional welcome with a Yorkshire Cream Tea to help you settle into your surroundings. That evening, enjoy a tasty Evening Meal in the hotel’s restaurant, and perhaps cosy up by the fire in the Snug Lounge with a nightcap, perfect for those wintery evenings. On New Year’s Eve, start the day with a Full English Breakfast, before taking advantage of the hotel’s fantastic facilities which includes a swimming pool, outdoor hot tub, relaxation area, steam room and spa, which has plenty of lovely treatments available. Spend a leisurely afternoon getting ready for the celebrations in your fabulous hotel room, and head down for some Pre-Dinner Fizz and Canapés. Guests will then be treated to a decadent Black Tie Gala Ball, where an indulgent 5 Course Gourmet Meal will be served, before a vibrant Masquarade Ball and Disco to see you into the New Year. On New Year’s Day guests can enjoy a Full English Breakfast, and can choose to spend the day exploring the 44 acres of stunning protected natural woodlands or with a dip in the pool before a 4 Course Dinner. The following day guests will be served a yummy Full English Breakfast before heading off into the New Year.
5. The Craiglynne Hotel, The Highlands
The charming Craiglynne Hotel is just the spot for a seeing in 2018 in the stunning Scottish Highlands. Our 3 Night Package is just bursting with great benefits. Arrive on the 30th of December and warm up with a Welcoming Hot Drink and enjoy the hotel’s beautiful surroundings before heading down to the restaurant for a delicious 3 Course Meal, followed by fantastic Evening Entertainment in the lounge. On Hogmanay itself, the day begins with the famous Full Crerar Scottish Breakfast, before spending the afternoon at your leisure, perhaps in the hotels relaxing Victorian reception rooms, or take a trip to nearby historic Aviemore. In the evening, enjoy some Pre-Dinner Drinks, followed by the Grand Hogmanay Dinner, which includes fabulous Entertainment and Dancing into the wee hours. To ring in the bells, guests can enjoy a Celebration Glass of Fizz, with yummy Bacon Butties served at midnight. On New Year’s Day, guests ease themselves into the day with a leisurely Breakfast Brunch before spending the day relaxing, recovering or exploring the area. In the evening guests will enjoy a 3 Course Dinner, and a fantastic Full Scottish Breakfast the following morning.
Not quite what you are looking for? Find our full range of Christmas and New Year Packages here. Prefer to chat? Give us a call on 0141 212 5053.
Written by Annika Rieley, 15 November 2017.