New Year's Eve 2023: Gorgeous Staycations To Book Now
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New Year’s Eve 2023: Gorgeous Staycations To Book Now

Get ready to ring in the New Year

Christmas is coming. And with Christmas comes the festive season’s most exciting event, New Year’s Eve. If you’re used to an underwhelming NYE, you might be considering breaking the cycle and making a change – and how better to do so than planning a NYE holiday? Better still, cut out the stressful middle man and stay somewhere in the UK. These beautiful hotels are perfect places for a NYE staycation.

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NYE Staycations To Book Now

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SCHLOSS Roxburghe

SCHLOSS Roxburghe – Scottish Borders

See in the New Year with SCHLOSS Roxburghe’s Hogmanay package, including a glamorous canapé and Champagne reception followed by a five-course gala dinner on New Year’s Eve. A countdown to 2024 with live music and Scottish piper will also take place, before celebrating with a fireworks display over the Scottish landscape. On New Year’s Day, country lovers can enjoy a traditional breakfast before booking clay pigeon shooting, archery and falconry activities on the Estate.

Two nights (31 December–2 January) from £1,292 based on two adults sharing a room.

Rockliffe Hall – County Durham

Bordered by the dramatic North York Moors and scenic Yorkshire Dales, Rockliffe Hall is a dramatic, escapist destination, and their NYE Gala Ball is perfect for a NYE staycation. From a champagne and canape reception, to a four-course gourmet banquet, to a fireworks display, Rockliffe Hall has it covered for an unforgettable night – including a piper bringing in the New Year with Auld Lang Syne.

Tickets are £205 per person, with a one night stay including your ticket £412 per person, or stay for two nights from £583 per person.

Exterior view of The Grand

The Grand – York

Ring in the New Year in this pretty Roman walled-city’s finest hotel, The Grand. Ideal for those who love getting dressed up, the two-night package features a Black Tie Ball with a divine, five course dinner, flowing champagne, live music and dancing. Start the New Year right with a Champagne Breakfast (at your leisure) in the morning after.

From £1,400 per room for a two-night stay (30 December–1 January), based on two sharing

The Idle Rocks - St Mawes, Cornwall

The Idle Rocks – Cornwall

Head to St Mawes for a staycation New Year that feels like you’ve been whisked to another world. The harbourside destination is picturesque and secluded – kick back and wind down for four days with the NYE package, starting on 30 December. Classic Cornish cream tea and wintery walks galore will help round out the year before a Gala Dinner on the special evening, fireworks and live music.

Take it easy in the early days of 2023, getting cosy in the Hidden Cinema, indulging in leisurely breakfasts and dining on freshly caught seafood.

Four nights from 30 December, with prices available upon enquiry. For more information and to enquire about availability please call reservations 01326 270 270.

Cameron House

Cameron House – Loch Lomond

Indulge in a magical Hogmanay stay on the banks of Loch Lomond, creating the ultimate backdrop for the perfect festive, wintry getaway. Cameron House is surrounded by the snow-capped Munros and stunning Trossachs National Park, best viewed from the cosy warmth of the house itself. Arriving on 30 December, wind down amid the stunning scenery, before the real celebrations begin, complete with reeling, swirling kilts, a black-tie ball and the rousing sound of the beloved bagpipes.

Three nights (30 December–2 January) from £3,150 per room. To book, please email [email protected]

Heckfield Place – Hampshire

Nestle in at Heckfield Place this NYE, a beautiful Georgian family home lovingly restored to its historic origins, tucked in the heart of a bountiful 438-acre estate. Enjoy warming hot chocolate or mulled wine while strolling the grounds, before celebrating the end of 2023 with a special New Year’s Eve dinner at Marle, followed by live music from 9pm till late. On New Year’s Day, dust off the cobwebs and start 2024 right with a cold water immersion and sauna medicine ritual at Heckfield Place’s dedicated wellbeing space, The Bothy by Wildsmith.

Two-night minimum stay over New Year’s Eve, with rates from £3,500 per room per night.

Dunalastair Hotel View

Dunalastair Hotel – Perthshire

In Scotland, New Year’s celebrations are called Hogmanay (the Scots word for the last day of the old year) – and it’s taken very seriously. What better NYE staycation than embracing the beauty of Scotland and heading to Perthshire? There, Dunalastair Hotel Suites will treat you kindly. The champagne will be flowing among the fresh Scottish air, with traditional Scotch buns, currant loaves, and a relaxed three-course dinner that they describe as ‘Your calm before the storm’.

Three nights (30 December–1 January) from £995 per adult (based on two sharing a double occupancy room); accompanying children (up to age 12) are £275 each.

The Athenaeum

Athenaeum Hotel & Residences – London

NYE is returning to London‘s Southbank in 2023. The English capital city is a glorious, stylish place to ring in the New Year, whether you’re celebrating in a sleek bar or gathered on the Southbank with millions of others, ready to see the world-famous fireworks first-hand. Romanticise your life at Anthenaeum Hotel & Residences in Mayfair, where the tenth floor panoramic lounge, The View, offers a perfect view of the breath-taking display as the clock strikes midnight.

Rooms from £655 on New Year’s Eve; The View experience is an additional £200 per person.

Cary Arms & Spa - Baddacombe Beach, Devon

Cary Arms & Spa – Devon

What better way to ring in the New Year than with a walk on the beach? A NYE staycation at Devon’s Cary Arms & Spa guarantees a sea-facing room, so the beach is never far away. Settle in for a sumptuous three-night stay, filled with champagne, delicious food, indulgent spa treatments and live music. Hunker down in one of the lovely rooms, or larger parties can hire out the cottages – plenty of space for relaxing and catching up with family.

Three nights (30 December–2 January) from £2,000 per room, based on two adults sharing.

Christmas at Chewton Glen, Hampshire

Chewton Glen – Hampshire

The country meets the coast at the beautiful Chewton Glen, situated on the edge of the New Forest National Park in Hampshire. Celebrate in style at the NYE House Party, with a carefully crafted itinerary, including plenty of champagne, a delicious afternoon tea, time for end-of-year pampering in the spa. On New Year’s Day, a bountiful breakfast will help you recover from the night before, as well as a refreshing walk around the grounds or to the nearby Highcliffe beach, followed by a delicious dinner after you’ve worked up the appetite.

Two nights (31 December–2 January) from £3,538

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