New Year Breaks in the UK – As another whirlwind year comes to an end, we have compiled a selection of near and far idyllic solutions to your annual new-year-no-plan panic. From a New Year glow party on the Indian Ocean to a calm Cornish getaway with fireworks on the coast, we’ve got every type of traveller covered. Forget overpriced nightclubs and crowded living rooms and read on for a selection of exceptional celebratory experiences to ease the changing seasons and keep the winter blues at bay.
Cocktails and Canapes or Party in a Tipi? Celebrate New Year at The Coniston
Choose from a two or three night stay over New Years with canapes, music, multi-course dinners and more. Let your hair down at the hotel’s Tipi Party and fireworks over the stunning Yorkshire Dales – available for exclusive use!
For those looking to celebrate the arrival of 2022 in style, The Coniston has something for everyone. The hotel offers a thoughtfully designed two- or three-night New Year Break. Kick off festivities with a civilised Afternoon Tea on day one, taking in stretching countryside views of The Yorkshire Dales and saving room for an exquisite three course dinner that evening, (followed by the traditional New Year quiz). Wake up to a classic Yorkshire breakfast before taking the family on a country day out, complete with Clay Pigeon Shooting and Land Drover off road driving. For those looking to take it easy, you’ll have come to the right place – discover the Nàdarra spa for a day of indulgent pampering. As New Year’s Eve approaches, don your finest attire and descend for a Champagne Cocktail Reception with canapes, a six course dinner with wine pairings and an exceptional firework display. The Coniston are even hosting a New Year Tipi Party by the hotel lake, with the hotel’s resident DJ playing all night long, dancing will only be interrupted for a midnight bacon butty, served to appease those inevitable late night cravings.
HOW: A two Night New Year Break is available from £499.00 per person (based on two people sharing a Signature Room) The New Year Tipi Party is available on the 31st December 2021 at £89.00pp, with exclusive use available for 120 guests.
Party like Bond at Lympstone Manor with a Black-Tie Gala and VIP Treatment
Historic Exmouth hotel offers three nights of lavish luxury with music from the Swing Kings, a bespoke tasting menu and guided walks along the River Exe on New Year’s Day
Bring in 2022 at Lympstone Manor in Devon where the expert team will be hosting an elegant soiree fit for 007 himself. Guests will be greeted with champagne and canapes before exploring the hotel grounds at their leisure. Admire the grand Georgian architecture or discover the hotel’s magnificent vineyard. New Year’s Eve will begin with a black-tie gala and eight-course tasting menu complete with all the festive trimmings. The glitz and glamour will continue to midnight as fireworks are enjoyed over Devon’s dramatic coastline, a cold glass of Champagne in hand. Come New Year’s Day, there’ll be no morning headaches with Lympstone’s reviving breakfast and a heady dose of fresh air on one of the hotel’s guided coastal walks.
HOW: A three night stay over New Year’s Eve is available from £1,030 per night, based on double occupancy.
Red Hotels’ sister properties Bedruthan and The Scarlet are Cornwall’s answer to New Year’s Eve this year, with envious coastal views and romantic and family offerings
Where better to celebrate new beginnings than the peaceful Cornish coast, with a romantic seaside weekend to hit the refresh button. New Year at The Scarlet is set to be a peaceful affair, dotted with windswept walks on the beach, deep sleeps in comfortable beds and quiet afternoons at the award-winning spa. Guests will enjoy use of the hotel spa with clifftop hot tub sessions included and wellbeing programmes conducted by the hotel’s passionate team. Expect a seven-course tasting menu on 30th December, canapes and fine dining on New Year’s Eve, a curing Brunch to follow the next morning and a prepacked food hamper for the journey home. For a romantic weekend that will see off the year in style The Scarlet promises an exploration of exceptional food and wine with a select gift from the team awaiting guests each night. To make it a family occasion try The Scarlet’s sister hotel Bedruthan, where coastal days exploring Cornwall’s rugged winter clifftops, are followed by classic films enjoyed beneath warm blankets in comfortable beds. Every family member is thought of with food, drinks and music for every age and a fantastic display of midnight fireworks to bring everyone together.
HOW: A three night stay at The Scarlet over New Year’s Eve starts from £2055, based on two adults sharing a sea-facing Just Right. A three night stay at Bedruthan over New Year’s Eve starts form £1428, based on two adults and one child sharing a sea-view family room. Available from 30th December 2021 to 2nd January 2022.
Lap up the Lake District in 2022 with Forest Side
Free flowing champagne, stunning Lake District views and fine Cumbrian cuisine makes Forest Side an appetising choice this December
With rolling hills and tranquil lakes reflecting the passing clouds, Forest Side is the epitome of countryside serenity. If you’d rather spend the precious time off work this year to reflect and recharge than dance the night away, then this luxurious hotel in the heart of the lake district is the spot for you. With a thoughtful three-day New Year’s package that is filled with delightful surprises, guests will be in for a treat with endless walks to choose from and the best local cuisine they could wish for. Champagne will be flowing throughout the weekend, interrupted only by homemade mince pies on arrival an eight-course tasting menu by Paul Leonard on New Year’s Eve and a wonderful Hog Roast supper with all the trimmings on the final evening. With cosy logs crackling inside and fireworks dancing in the sky – it will be a weekend of warmth and excitement, accompanied by live jazz, a special quiz, and long lazy mornings in very comfy beds.
HOW: Nightly rates at Forest Side over New Year’s Eve start from £2050 for a Cosy Room.