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Christmas Break at the Inn

The Perfect New Forest Christmas Break

2 night stay £499 per person | 3 night stay £629 per person

Indulge yourself and loved ones this Christmas at our charming country retreat and make our New Forest hotel your home this festive season!

Christmas Eve

Cross the cattle grids and enter into our timeless world for a perfect Christmas retreat. Arrive at your leisure from 3pm, settle in and unwind in front the fire with a mince pie and your favourite tipple before we get the celebrations underway with a Champagne reception and sumptous three-course dinner. Put your feet up, it’s time to let us take care of everything.

Christmas Day

Wake up to the silence and serenity of the New Forest on Christmas Day morning. There’s no rush. Relish the time and luxury with loved ones over a leisurely breakfast brought to you in your room. Be sure to pack your woollies as you take our dedicated map for a short ramble from our doorstep in the New Forest, to work up an appetite before a heroic five-course Christmas feast. After lunch, it’s time to relax and sink into one of our super comfortable sofas or perhaps play a board game from our games cupboard.

For those of you who still have energy to spare, our General Manager and his team look forward to hosting our popular Christmas quiz, followed by an informal and relaxing evening buffet. After which you will only be a few steps away from sinking into bed…

Boxing Day

On Boxing Day, the day is yours to do as much or as little as you wish. Walk off the mince pies or hit the sales in the nearby cities of Southampton, Winchester or Salisbury. Return and freshen up ahead of a magical finale to your Christmas retreat with a three-course Boxing Day dinner accompanied by a close-up magician.

Our Christmas retreat in the New Forest includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Festive & hearty home-cooked food
  • Champagne reception on Christmas Eve
  • A special gift from us, to you

Download our 2019 Christmas brochure here.

Download our Christmas Day menu here.


2-night stay (24 & 25 December) £499* per person


3-night stay (24, 25, & 26 December) £629* per person


For more information or to book, call 023 8081 2214 or email us

*All prices are based on two people sharing a Snug/Classic Room subject to availability. Upgrades available for a small supplement: Bramble double from £10 per room, per night. Forest twin/double from £15 per room, per night; Estate twin/double from £20 per room, per night; Manor twin/double from £30 per room, per night. Warren Suite from £40 per room, per night. A deposit is required at time of booking and cancellation policy applies. Full payment will be due prior to the event, full details will be given at time of booking.

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