This beautiful and historic hotel is a magical venue for your Christmas break. In the grounds of Orton Hall are the Old Ramblewood Inn and Holy Trinity Church, and we have included a visit to see the pantomime Beauty & the Beast. With no supplement for single travellers, this holiday is always booked up very fast!
Day 1 Christmas Eve. After a taxi pick up from your door, we make our way north stopping at Saffron Walden for lunch and sightseeing. We continue to our hotel where this evening there will be a Christmas drink and carols in the conservatory before dinner. Holy Trinity Church in the grounds of the hotel may have Midnight Services.
Day 2 Christmas Day. Happy Christmas! A morning visit by Santa is followed by a drinks reception and traditional Christmas Lunch. In the afternoon there will be bingo, board games and the Queen’s Speech in the Drawing Room, and in the evening a delicious buffet and musical entertainment.
Day 3 Boxing Day. A morning excursion via Rutland Water to the beautiful Lincolnshire limestone buildings of the conservation town of Stamford. We return to mulled wine and a buffet luncheon at the hotel. The afternoon is free to relax and then we have Boxing Day Dinner, with a mind reader to entertain you!
Day 4 Today we visit King’s Lynn, where there will be some free time before we take our seats for the annual pantomime at the Corn Exchange. We return to our hotel for our evening meal.
Day 5 We leave our hotel this morning for a leisurely drive back to the south making suitable stops for refreshments and arriving late afternoon.
Set in 20 acres of mature parkland in Orton Longueville, this four-star character hotel has WiFi, and 70 individually furnished bedrooms with TV, telephone, hairdryer, ironing facilities, safe and hospitality tray. Leisure facilities include swimming pool, mini-gym, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. The hotel does not have a lift, but some ground floor rooms are available. There are some steps throughout.