EVENTS PREVIEW: Christmas celebrations at Middlethorpe Hall and Spa

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Christmas celebrations including a festive flower arrangement demonstration and carols concert are to be held at Yorkshire's Middlethorpe Hall and Spa.

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A demonstration of how to make festive arrangements by two of Middlethorpe’s volunteer flower ladies, Margot and Pamela, will take placve this Thursday, November 28.

Arrive at 10:30am for delicious homemade biscuits and a cup of coffee. Following the demonstration a three-course luncheon with wines will be served, ending with homemade fudge and coffee. Price is £59 per person

Christmas just wouldn’t be the same at Middlethorpe without the York Celebration Choir - which will perform an afternoon of carols and songs in the magnificent drawing room before an afternoon festive tea, on Sunday, December 8

Perfect for celebrating the season with family and friends, it begins with welcome drinks on arrival served at 3pm. Price is £45 per person.

Middlethorpe Hall and Spa, just a 10-minute drive from the centre of York, with free guest parking for up to 70 cars, is the area's only country house hotel and spa, with a growing reputation for hosting special events

The season started with a dinner and wine tasting presented by Christine Austin and last week a black tie evening of fine wines from Maison Louis Latour, with an epicurean menu designed by Head Chef Ashley Binder and a demonstration of Sabrage, the art of removing the cork form a bottle of Champagne with a sabre!

Middlethorpe Hall and Spa was gifted to the National Trust, boasts prize-winning gardens to an award-winning restaurant. It has 29 individually designed bedrooms, an indoor pool, gymnasium, steam room, sauna and club room.

Mind-fullness and yoga sessions are held in the gardens, where guests can also explore a tree trail to discover 14 prize specimens.

A vast kitchen garden produces fresh and seasonal produce which is used by the chefs in its restaurant, which has been awarded two AA Rosettes.

Luxury surroundings at Middlethorpe Hall and Spa

Luxury surroundings at Middlethorpe Hall and Spa

The classically panelled dining room provides the perfect setting to enjoy a contemporary take on traditional British food.

It is also a luxury business meetings venue - The Barlow Room with its own private entrance and outdoor terrace can host 45 delegates while the Boardroom, decorated with antiques and fine paintings, is ideal for smaller meetings, hosting up to 10 delegates.

For even more intimate meetings, the eight suites located both in the main house and the Courtyard each feature their own sitting room and can be used for meetings or interviews.

Middlethorpe Hall, formally the home of the famous 18th century diarist Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, is filled with history and offers an inspiring backdrop for meetings.

Middlethorpe Hall

Middlethorpe Hall

Along with its two companion Historic House Hotels, it was donated to the National Trust just over 10 years ago and remains the largest gift the National Trust has ever received.

Every meeting and stay to Middlethorpe Hall continues to benefit the National Trust.


Address: Middlethorpe Hall, York, Yorkshire, YO23 2GB

Tel: 01904 641241

Twitter: @MiddlethorpeHal
PRICES: B&B from £219 per night based on two sharing

Decked for Christmas at Middlethorpe Hall

Decked for Christmas at Middlethorpe Hall

Celebration choir

Celebration choir