Wynyard Hall, Stockton-on-Tees
Escape to the 150 acres of historic landscape that encompasses the enchanting Wynyard Hall in Stockton-on-Tees for a magical Christmas break.
A warm welcome awaits at the four-star country hotel where you’ll be greeted by open fires, traditional decorations, stylish interiors and perfectly presented Christmas trees inside and out.
Cream tea and champagne on arrival, carols in the magical 12th century on-site chapel and a candlelit dinner will get your Christmas celebrations off to a wonderful start at Wynyard Hall.
The big day will begin with breakfast in bed in your luxury suite, a traditional Christmas lunch, an afternoon film and even a visit from the man himself – Father Christmas. A stroll around the stunning grounds will be just what is needed before retiring to the comfort of your beautifully decorated suite.
A full English breakfast is the icing on the Christmas cake, before you head home full, happy, relaxed and rejuvenated on Boxing Day.
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
From* £750 per couple / £200 per child (aged 5+) / £45 per child (under 5)
Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & Boxing Day
From* £950 per couple / £265 per child (aged 5+) / £60 per child (under 5)
*Price is based on a Country Classic Bedroom. Upgrades are available upon request.
For more information visit wynyardhall.co.uk/whats-on/christmas-escape or contact the Wynyard Hall events team on 01740 644811 (option 6) or email email@example.com
Rockliffe Hall, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington
Give yourself the five-star treatment this Christmas with a break at the luxurious Rockliffe Hall in Hurworth-on-Tees.
Spend your days relaxing by a roaring fire, take a walk through the impressive grounds, enjoy a round of golf or switch off and enjoy the award-winning spa.
Finish the year with a well-earned rest and let the Rockliffe Hall team take the pressure off while you kick back, relax, eat, drink and be merry with your friends and family in the resort’s luxurious surroundings.
Arrive to the sound of Christmas carols filling the beautiful Old Hall and tuck in to mince pies and high tea. Spend the evening dining in one of the hotel’s three restaurants with a glass of champagne before heading to midnight mass at the local church or simply retiring to your room with a warming night-cap or hot chocolate in hand.
Start Christmas Day with breakfast at your leisure, brace the crisp December air for a “Rockliffe Ramble” before lunch or snuggle up indoors and admire the unspoilt views of the grounds. Spend the afternoon being as active, indulgent or lethargic as you please, make the most of the leisure facilities; tee off on the championship golf course or enjoy the Queen’s speech and Rockliffe Hall’s Christmas quiz.
With two days of festive food, games, activities and entertainment including a visit from Santa, you won’t be short of Christmas cheer.
From £615 per person for 2 nights
From £750 per person for 3 nights
To discuss your requirements or book your Rockliffe Hall Christmas experience call 01325 729999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gisborough Hall, Guisborough, Redcar & Cleveland
Deck the Gisborough halls for your 2019 Christmas break and receive the warmest of festive welcomes with all of the trimmings at this four-star country house, located in glorious Tees Valley countryside, right on the edge of the North Yorkshire National Park.
Indulge in the chef’s delicious festive feasts, devour mince pies fresh from the oven, sing along with Christmas carols by the log fire, get into the spirit with the local pantomime and get your hands on gifts delivered by Santa Claus himself.
Enjoy Christmas Eve afternoon tea canapés and festive fizz while being entertained by the Renaissance choir festive recital, before enjoying a sumptuous evening meal and live entertainment.
Wake up to a full breakfast, champagne reception and four-course lunch. Spend the afternoon relaxing by the log fires or escape for a walk in Guisborough Forest. Keep the celebrations going on Boxing Day and enjoy a local pantomime, an evening cocktail reception and black tie dinner with casino.
Three-night traditional Christmas break (Tuesday 24 – Friday 27 December) – £610 per person
Explore Tees Valley
Complete your stay by exploring everything that Tees Valley has to offer this winter. Take your seat for a traditional panto or Christmas show, huddle up to hear heart-warming carols, explore the dramatic coastline with a bracing winter walk along Saltburn beach and pier, mountain bike through Gisborough Forest or wander along the frosty banks of the River Tees before finding a cosy pub to warm up in.
For more festive inspiration head to enjoyteesvalley.com.
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NOTES TO EDITORS
Enjoy Tees Valley
Enjoy Tees Valley is the destination brand for Tees Valley. Launched in March 2018, the destination marketing function is delivered by the Tees Valley Combined Authority.
Located in the North East of England cushioned between County Durham and North Yorkshire, Tees Valley is made up of Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees.
The area offers spectacular countryside and dramatic coastline, charming market towns and picturesque villages. An abundance of nature and wildlife call Tees Valley home. There are adrenaline-fuelled activities on the river, at sea and on land and a packed calendar of vibrant events and festivals throughout the year.
Tees Valley is within easy access to the rest of the country with London, Edinburgh and Manchester an easy two and a half hour train journey away and Newcastle, York, Leeds and the Lake District all within an hour’s drive. Teesside International Airport (www.teessideinternational.com) offers daily inbound flights from Schiphol Airport with connecting flights around the world.
For further details go to www.enjoyteesvalley.com