Now there’s a chill in the air it’s time to get cosy in cottages and start thinking about…Christmas!
Christmas Champagne Package at Tudor Farmhouse, Forest of DeanFull of character and charm, Tudor Farmhouse Hotel is an ideal venue to relax and enjoy the very best in seasonal hospitality. It’s up to you whether you put your feet up for the duration or take full use of the activities on offer. Christmas Eve: mulled wine, mince pies, a brass quartet, Christmas Day: Buck’s Fizz breakfast, lunch and buffet, Boxing Day: breakfast, countryside walk, afternoon tea and gala dinner. 3 night Christmas packages are still available!
Autumn Leaves Breaks at Tintern Abbey Cottage – Visit Tintern Abbey across the road and have teas with homemade cakes at the White Monk. Walk up to the Devil’s Pulpit on Offa’s Dyke, stroll along the riverbanks of the Wye and work up an appetite for a traditional Sunday lunch at the Royal George Hotel (two minutes from the cottage!). Short break from just £299 in November based on two sharing.
Winter Offer at Symonds Yat Rock Lodge – Come and enjoy the autumn leaves, frosty winter walks and the glorious view from the apartments. Great walks start from the door (and include a good pub!) such as Viewpoints Walk and River Wye Walk.
Every Saturday 7-9pm – Owls Evenings at ICBP, Newent – Guided night tour of the owls by torchlight with hog roast, mulled wine/hot apple juice! Adult £25, child £12
8th November – Art at The George Cafe, Newnham – celebrating a new collection of handmade gifts and artwork, meet the artists and crafters and indulge in some Christmas shopping.
13th November 7.30pm – Bollywood Burlesque at Bordello Banquets Supper Clubs – with performances by Arabella Sparkles and Oceana Pearl, cocktails and Indian inspired menu! Tickets £40
23rd Nov – 9th Dec – Twelve Days of Christmas exhibition at Mariana-Art Gallery – Introducing New York pastel artist, Marion Derret and watercolour and atelier acrylics artist, D. Mariana Robinson.
30th November 12-5pm – Christmas Bazaar at Westons Cider – Meet reindeer, browse the stalls, join in with carols whilst sipping hot mulled cider and a mince pie. Free