Celebrate the Festive Season at Thornbury Castle

Join us and celebrate this festive season at Thornbury Castle Hotel, an original and atmospheric Tudor castle in Gloucestershire.

Christmas at Thornbury Castle

Celebrate this Christmas at Thornbury Castle with our inclusive three night package.

Christmas Eve – Enjoy a delicious cream tea and join us at 7pm in the Tudor Hall for festive music, champagne and canapés, followed by dinner in our award-winning restaurant.

Christmas Day – Breakfast will be served in our restaurant or relax with a breakfast served in your bedchamber. From midday, enjoy pre-lunch Champagne drinks reception with live music followed by Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. From 7pm, enjoy a pre-dinner festive cocktail followed by a buffet dinner.

Boxing Day – Hunter’s breakfast will be served in the dining room and afternoon tea in our Tudor Hall from 1pm, then join our fascinating history tour to learn about the castle. Join our four-course Gala Farewell dinner from 7.30pm where you will be entertained by an acoustic guitarist.

  • Rates from £3,280 for a three-night package in a Deluxe Bedchamber.

Festive Recharger

Join us between Christmas and New Year for our dinner-inclusive Festive Recharger package.

Recharge your batteries between Christmas and New Year with a relaxing stay at Thornbury Castle.

Our Recharger package rates are inclusive of breakfast and dinner.

Rates from £1,610 for a two-night break in a Deluxe Bedchamber.

New Year Celebration

Join us for a truly memorable two- or three-night New Year’s stay.

New Year’s Eve – Enjoy a delicious cream tea on New Year’s Eve afternoon, served between 1pm and 4pm, and maybe relax while playing a range of board games. At 7pm, join us for a pre-dinner black-tie drinks reception with champagne and canapés, followed by dinner and a selection of wines served in the restaurant from 7.30pm. After dinner, make your way to our Tudor Hall to be entertained and dance the night away, or enjoy the evening with a spot of gambling in Tudor aristocratic style. A traditional piper will welcome in the New Year, followed by fireworks at midnight. A glass of either champagne or single malt, plus bacon baps, will be served at midnight to celebrate the arrival of 2022.

New Year’s Day – A delicious buffet breakfast will be served in our restaurant between 8am and 10.30am, after which you may wish to take part in traditional Tudor activities in the grounds, including axe throwing and longbow. A delicious three-course lunch will be served; or perhaps choose a light picnic or a ploughman’s lunch instead. In the afternoon, you are welcome to join one of our fascinating history tours to hear about the castle from times gone by. In the evening, a three-course a la carte dinner will be yours to enjoy.

  • Rates from £2,230 for a two-night stay, based on two adults sharing a room.

Please note that New Year celebrations are for adults only.

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Terms and conditions

50% pre-payment is required at the time of  booking and is non-refundable but flexible, balance payable by 1st December 2022.  For Christmas and Recharger Breaks, we welcome children over the age of 8 years. For Christmas Breaks, children aged 8-14 years sharing their parents’ bedroom will be charged at £159 per child, per day. Children aged 15 years and over will be charged as an adult. Please note that New Year celebrations are for adults only. Supplements may apply for certain menus and for larger rooms.