Top tips for planning the perfect 2021 New Year celebrations

December is our favourite time of the year, and with New Year’s fast approaching, we’re excited to bring you our very own top tips so you can plan your perfect New Year celebrations with your loved ones. 

From sumptuous stays and wonderful parties, to festive feasts and spa packages, there is so much to celebrate this year. Our elegant hotels offer something spectacular to get you into the festive spirit and ready to see in the New Year. 

With our top tips and exclusive experiences, we invite you to celebrate the perfect New Year with The Eden Hotel Collection’s New Year hotel packages:

1. Spend time with loved ones 

Christmas and New Year is a cherished time to spend with loved ones. So surround yourself with close friends and family to experience the New Year in the best way possible.

After an unsettled 18-months, we’re hopeful that this festive season will be a special one to remember. With stunning locations and exciting experiences, our New Year hotel packages offer something beautifully unique and modern, so you can make the most out of your celebrations with those closest to you.

2. Indulge in fantastic dining experiences

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No New Year’s celebration would be complete without an exquisite dining experience. Great food will get you all set to see the New Year’s celebrations through. When you choose to dine out with us, we cater for everyone with a gorgeous selection of meals across our menus.

In the heart of Dartmoor’s rolling valleys, Bovey Castle offers 5 red star luxury. With its imposing charm, quintessentially British touches, and unrivalled countryside views, this Devonshire treasure ensures a truly memorable stay. The individually designed rooms are all unique in character, bursting with warmth and luxury, and offer the perfect New Year’s accommodation with a spectacular two night package.

Kick off your New Year package with an afternoon tea, served in one of our beautiful lounges, before dressing to impress at a black tie event. Here you’ll be greeted with a champagne and canapé reception.

Indulge in our six course gala dinner, served in The Great Western Grill where you can indulge in a delicious menu of fillet of Dartmoor beef or a souffle of Dover sole, followed by live entertainment to get you into the spirit. Finally, see the New Year in with loved ones on our beautiful South Terrace where you can watch our fantastic firework display as the clock strike midnight. 

On New Year’s Day, delve into a leisurely brunch before blowing off the cobwebs on a walk through our stunning grounds. A delicious savoury afternoon tea will await you, soon followed by our live music lounge alongside a glass of champagne. For a festive feast, tuck into a delectable 5 course dinner in our Great Western Grill. For your final morning on January 2nd, a freshly cooked full English breakfast will be prepared for you before your departure. 

To book our beautiful New Year hotel packages and to experience our fine dining, prices from £975.00 per room, per night, based on two people sharing a Classic room. See our brochure for more details.

3. Put your wellbeing first with a countryside escape

Is there any better way to truly relax this New Year than by booking a countryside escape? As it’s all about starting the year as you mean to go on, make sure to prioritise your wellbeing by enjoying some relaxing time for yourself.

Exclusively at the quintessential Mallory Court Hotel, arrive on 30th December and unwind with a festive afternoon tea served in the lounge, whilst admiring the 10 acres of sweeping countryside and gorgeous grounds. As the evening progresses, indulge in a three course seasonal dinner in The Dining Room with beautiful dishes crafted by our talented chefs.

Continue the celebrations on December 31st and enjoy a delicious cooked breakfast before being greeted in the Knights Suite lounge with a champagne cocktail and canapé reception in the evening. Follow this in The Dining Room with our delectable five course Tastes of the Seasons menu where you’ll be well and truly spoilt with the finest local ingredients and expertly cooked meals. 

Enjoy a party in the Manor House with music from a DJ so you can dance through the night in style. To really make the most of this countryside escape, head out into our stunning gardens for a spectacular firework display. Watch on with a glass of champagne hand as you welcome 2022 with your loved ones.

On January 1st, finish off your relaxing stay and enjoy a welcoming brunch before departing.

Experience our New Year packages from £599.00 per person, per package, based on two people sharing a Master room. View our website for more information and to make a booking.

4. Enjoy live music and entertainment 

Every New Year is made memorable with a host of entertainment and live music. To really make the most out of your celebrations, show off your best dance moves to the live music, and take in the extravaganza of New Year’s Eve to make it one to remember. 

At The Arden Hotel, the boutique accommodation delivers just this with its one night package. Situated in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon reflecting the luxurious nature of the town, the sophisticated and quaint hotel offers a beautiful selection of rooms that are perfectly designed to radiate contemporary design and timeless luxury, making it the ideal place to retreat back to after a night of New Year celebrations. 

On arrival at your retreat, explore the cobbles of Stratford-upon-Avon, or take a relaxing stroll around our gardens. From here, glam yourself up for a black tie event where you’ll be greeted with a champagne and canapé reception, followed by a gourmet four course dinner. Indulge in a beautiful selection of food specially prepared by our Head Chef for this occasion. You will receive a glass of the finest Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label at midnight to enjoy with a selection of midnight munchies as you dance the New Year in with incredible live music until 1am.

To dance the night away with our New Year hotel packages, prices from £210.00 per person, per room, based on two people sharing a Classic room. View our festive brochure for more information or visit our website to make a booking.

5. A private New Year celebration  

There’s truly no better feeling than having a comfortable, and relaxing place to rest your head after a night of celebrations. At The Eden Hotel Collection, we offer a beautiful range of unique and elegant hotels, perfect for unwinding. 

To really celebrate in style, why not gather your close friends and family for a private stay at The Arden House? Make up for lost time with loved ones and share this stunning townhouse for an exclusive experience. With 10 bedrooms, a dining room, lounge, and bar, you can make your own entertainment and party all night long.

The beautiful Arden House is the perfect place to wave goodbye to 2021 and welcome in 2022, with complete exclusivity and extras to make your stay as memorable as possible. This sumptuous bed and breakfast stay is nothing short of spectacular with drinks on arrival and nibbles throughout the evening including crisps, olives, and popcorn. Dine in luxury as you enjoy a New Year’s Eve gala buffet, filled with delicious savoury treats before helping yourselves to tea, coffee, and biscuits from the pantry throughout the evening.

Our New Year hotel packages provide ultimate indulgence, with plenty of bottles of red and white wine, bottled beer, and prosecco to see the New Year in with.

To see the New Year in with your nearest and dearest, this package starts from £3500.00 for 20 people sharing with double room occupancy. Prices for single occupancy are also available, just view our festive brochure for more information or visit our website to place a booking

6. Plan an exciting day trip for New Year’s Day

After you’ve seen the New Year in, what better way to spend January 1st by enjoying a host of activities, day trips, and experiences? Make the first day of the year count by planning something exciting with your loved ones for a truly memorable experience.

At Bovey Castle, there is something for everyone with a wide range of family activities on offer as part of the package. Here you can also experience ferret racing, treasure hunts, and a ‘nearest the pin’ golf competition on the South Terrace for a bit of post-festive fun.

Mallory Court offers something more calming for those who wish to recover from the night before. New Year’s Day can be spent indulging in a sparkling afternoon tea served in The Manor House, enjoying a pampering session in the sumptuous ESPA spa, or delving into a delicious brunch.

Revitalise yourself after a night of festivities at The Arden Hotel and take a leisurely stroll around the town, exploring everything Stratford-upon-Avon has to offer. Make your day that little bit better by dining in No.44 Brassiere on The Waterside restaurant for a brunch bite where you can reflect on your pending New Year’s resolutions. 

Wherever you choose to see the New Year in, make it a celebration to remember with The Eden Hotel Collection. View our festive brochure to discover all of our New Year hotel packages, and book the perfect experience now.