Dalhousie Castle Hotel and Aqueous Spa

A Christmas to Remember

Imagine waking up in Scotland’s oldest inhabited castle on Christmas morning.

A fortress fit for a king or queen with a relaxed home-from-home atmosphere, complete with soaring Christmas trees, a warren of staircases and the possibility of a glimpse of snow from the many arrow slits. Add to this our 35 beautifully appointed bedrooms (some with four poster beds, naturally) and award-winning fine dining from our AA rosette Dungeon Restaurant and you have all the ingredients for a magical Christmas.

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Festive Afternoon Tea

Available from 2nd December 23rd December 2019

Make it a decadent December and enjoy a seasonal twist on our signature afternoon tea. A selection of sandwiches, homemade scones, savoury tarts and sweet pastries served with your choice of freshly brewed tea or coffee.

The perfect way to escape the stresses of the Christmas season. Pair with a glass of bubbly for a really indulgent treat!

Festive Afternoon Tea £19.95 per person
Champagne Festive Afternoon Tea £27.50 per person

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Festive Lunches 

Available from 2nd December 23rd December 2019

This festive season make time to catch up with friends over lunch in our Orangery Restaurant overlooking the River Esk.

With a seasonal menu featuring the very best local produce and an extensive wine list our festive lunches are sure to get you into the Christmas spirit.

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Festive Party Nights

Thursday 12th December, Friday 13th December & Friday 20th December

‘Tis the season to be jolly and we do love a good party at Dalhousie Castle. Celebrate the festive season with friends and colleagues in our regal surroundings where you’ll be treated to a glittering night of feasting and dancing.

Arrival drinks at 7.00pm, to sit down at 7.30pm for a festive three course meal with coffee followed by a disco. Carriages at midnight.

Why not make a night of it and take advantage of our special bed and breakfast rate of £120 per room? Includes full Scottish breakfast and use of the castle spa, based on two people sharing. Offer subject to availability. We have a single occupancy rate of £110 for all our party nights.

£45.00 per person including half a bottle of wine

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Christmas Day Lunch

This year, gather the whole family for a sumptuous, stress-free five course Christmas lunch at Dalhousie Castle.

Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival before sitting down to a fabulous traditional Christmas Day banquet finished with coffee. Round off the afternoon with a bracing walk around the estate or relax in front of the fire in the library.

Available to non-residents at £85 per person.

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Two Night Christmas Break

24th- 26th December 2019

Imagine waking up in Scotland’s oldest inhabited castle on Christmas morning! Our two-night festive break lets you enjoy the finest food, in effortless luxury to take the stress out of Christmas. Make memories that last a lifetime.

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Three Night Hogmanay Break

Monday 30th December 2019 to Thursday 2nd January 2020

Package from £900 per person, based on two people sharing.

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