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Christmas Hotel Packages


People come from all over the world to enjoy the glorious New Forest at Christmas, with its wonderful walks and wildlife, inspiring coastline, and enchanting woodland to explore. This spectacular UK winter wonderland is the most beautiful place to spend the festive season if you’re looking to treat yourself and your loved ones.

Part of the perfect Christmas package has to be an indulgent home-from-home in which you can relax, feel looked after, and enjoy every merry moment. Any one of the exceptional New Forest Collection hotels is an especially magical place at Christmas, so your only delightful dilemma will be choosing which one will make it onto your Christmas list this year. Let’s see what’s on offer…

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Holiday treats

Bartley Lodge

Friendly lights in the windows of the Grade II listed Bartley Lodge twinkle a warm welcome as you approach along its winding woodland drive. Set within acres of superb grounds, this impressive country house is a real haven at Christmas, perfect for couples, families, and any canine companions who, on arrival at any New Forest Collection hotel, are presented with their own special holiday treats and made to feel very much part of the New Forest family throughout their stay. Every room at Bartley is sumptuous and comfortable, with incredible views over the gardens, and the indoor pool is just another one of the goodies available.

Exterior of Beaulieu Inn at night
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Seasonal sparkle

Beaulieu Inn

There’s also seasonal sparkle galore at the gorgeous Beaulieu Inn, which nestles charmingly amidst the wild, natural beauty of the surrounding forest. This former coaching inn is rich with history and mysterious stories, and you get to cosy up next to a roaring fire in one of its lounges and create special memories of your own. It’s fantastic play area is great for children needing to run off a bit of holiday steam, and dogs love to take their owners on the short walk to the ancient village of Beaulieu itself, or along the illuminated Christmas trail at the nearby National Motor Museum.

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Spectacular at Christmas

Burley Manor

Then there’s Burley Manor, a country house hotel set within the incredible 800-year-old Burley estate, steeped in history and truly spectacular at Christmas. With its individually-designed and opulent rooms overlooking the deer park or neighbouring heathland, it’s a real favourite with couples and families, and those looking for the very best in luxury Christmas hotel breaks.

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20% Off For Booking Early

Already considering what to do for the festive season? The New Forest is filled with things to do, places to visit and a magical winter atmosphere found in our gorgeous woodland and local towns. Join us in one of our seven gorgeous locations for a Christmas or New Year break in 2024 and take advantage of 20% off your stay when you book before the 30th June.

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Eat, drink and be merry

The dedicated teams in each New Forest Collection hotel are there to look after you all, and are passionate that your Christmas break in the New Forest should surpass all your expectations. The food of course is second to none and every plate of food you’ll enjoy during your stay, is proudly prepared with locally sourced, sustainable and seasonal produce. Cellars too are always well-stocked with the very best from local brewers and distillers and renowned vineyards, and this is never more true than at Christmas!

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Happy Christmas!

Toast celebrations on Christmas Day with a glass of something fizzy. A scrumptious full English or continental breakfast is a delicious way to start the day before wrapping up for a walk in the gorgeous grounds or New Forest countryside. Christmas lunch in the candlelit dining room is a traditional feast, lovingly prepared with all the trimmings and a few inspired touches; afterwards, you might watch a classic movie or play games in the drawing room.

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The most wonderful time of the year

Enjoy the next day (or maybe two, because by now you’re sure to want to extend your stay) by relaxing in the cosy lounges, tucking into a light meal from the Kitchen Table, and of course, making the most of the wondrous New Forest, showcased in all its diamond-frosted and glistening glory at this time of the year.

All I want for Christmas

So which one makes it to the top of your tree?

If you decide on a Christmas holiday break in the UK this year, choosing from New Forest Collection Christmas hotel packages means you and your loved ones are guaranteed an unforgettable experience, returning home with precious memories to cherish for years to come – surely the ultimate gift.

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