Christmas and New Year 2017/18 – now fully booked


Three nights’ full dinner, bed and breakfast for six guests in three double rooms.  The Pink/Green Room is available a twin or as a double.  The price is £4590.00 inclusive for six guests – family and friends.

Christmas House Party – three nights from Christmas Eve Saturday 24 December 2016

New Year House Party – three nights from Friday 30 December 2016.

Few rules.  Few regulations.

Lots of fun, food, fantastic hospitality and you won’t have to lift a finger.

Enjoy a fully-hosted house party with your own friends or family for three nights either for Christmas or New Year.

Lower Buckton has no wine license so you may bring your own or order from one of our local independent wine merchants and have your supplies delivered straight to our cellar.  Please ask us for details.

Arrive from 4.00 pm in time for afternoon tea

Full dinners served in the evenings and lunch with light supper on Christmas Day

Full breakfasts each morning

Spend the days relaxing indoors or explore the area by car or on foot.

Morning coffees and homemade biscuits

Light lunches

Afternoon tea and cakes in front of the fire.

Cocktails and canapés

Christmas Luncheon or New Year’s Eve Celebration Dinner

Fire-works & fizz at midnight to usher in 2017

Boxing Day or New Year’s Day lie-in followed by leisurely breakfast.

For the more energetic……..

Attend the Boxing Day or New Year’s Day Hunt Meets

Blow away the cobwebs with a walk along Offa’s Dyke…….

Whizz into Ludlow for some culture around the castle

Happy and prosperous New Year 2017


Typical Christmas Day Lunch with presents around the tree……..

Homecured Gravadlax on oat biscuits

Duck liver parfait with pear chutney

Smoked fish mousse

Five bird roast: Turkey, pheasant, duck, partridge and quail with walnut & celery stuffing plus the traditional accompaniments………

Roast vegetables with steamed greens

Fruit sorbet

Traditional steamed plum pudding, flamed and served with rum butter

Fresh fruit tart with crème fraiche

Platter of local cheeses with nuts and crackers

Typical New Year’s Eve Dinner

Home cured salmon on homemade blini with dill creme fraiche

Pink souffle of candy-stripe beetroot, horseradish & Ragstone cheese served with crisp breads

Baked spinach and lightly smoked haddock in nutmeg cream sauce

Haunch of wild venison in Herefordshire perry with fennel

Potatoes baked in game broth.  Steamed leeks with spiced breadcrumbs.  Parsnip cream

Carrot, lime and coriander ice

Cheese plate – something hard, something soft, something blue with spiced fruits & homemade biscuits

Old English lemon posset with red berry sauce

Coffee and tea choices with homemade chocolates

Fireworks and fizz at midnight

The end – Happy New Year 2017