A Taste of Christmas at Weston Park

Enjoy a 17th century Christmas at Weston Park as the stately home reveals a line-up of festive retreats and gourmet experiences including brand new afternoon tea and Twixtmas events. The mansion house will be beautifully decorated, bringing all the magic and wonder of the season to life.

New for 2014: Festive Afternoon Tea (Wednesday 17th December)

Weston Park is offering afternoon tea on a decidedly festive theme.

The Dining Room will be decked with candles and twinkling trees, providing an enchanting setting to enjoy a selection treats inspired by the flavours of the season.

Priced at £30 per person, including a tour of the house. To book call 01952 852100.

A traditional favourite: Christmas Dine & Stay (dates throughout December)

Stay overnight in the stately home and indulge in a four-course banquet prepared by the Head Chef. Guests can make themselves at home in some of the grandest parts of the house, curling up by a roaring fire in the Library and making a champagne toast in the Marble Halls.

Each of the 28 period bedrooms has its own name and character, complete with feature fireplaces, antique furniture and family heirlooms. A team of butlers and housekeepers will be on hand to look after guests throughout their stay.

Breaks take place Saturday 6th, Friday 12th, Saturday 13th, Friday 19th and Saturday 20th December. Priced at £330 per couple, which includes full English breakfast. To book call 01952 852100.

Carols and Sunday Lunch (21st December)

Enjoy the final build up to Christmas with a carol service led by the Bridgenorth Choral Singers in St Andrew’s Parish Church in the grounds of Weston Park. A traditional three-course roast lunch will be served in the Dining Room.

£50 per person. Pre-booking is required by calling 01952 852100.

Twixtmas Sunday Lunch (28th December)

A festive Sunday lunch in the Dining Room will be followed by a chance to blow away the cobwebs with a walk through the gardens and parkland. Perfect for those planning a late celebration or having friends to stay in the lead up to the New Year.

£50 per person. Pre-booking is required by calling 01952 852100.

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