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Christmas Package

24th - 27th December 2016

The charm and intimate nature of our 17th Century country house makes Christmas at Hipping Hall very special indeed. Our three-day Christmas package revolves around plenty of good food, relaxation and bags of festive cheer.

Christmas Eve

At Hipping we really like to go to town during the festive period and celebrate in fine style. With that in mind, we would like to welcome you from 3.00pm with our rather special mulled wine and a mince pie or two. Prior to dinner you are welcome to relax and warm yourself by our lounge fire, meet your fellow guests and settle into the festive mood.

During the evening your culinary adventure will begin… with Champagne and canapes heralding the commencement of your festive experience, followed by a total treat in the form of a specially created seven course tasting menu, crafted by our head chef Oli Martin. During dinner, guests can soak up the atmosphere of our wonderful 15th century dining room with its roaring log fire and really get into the swing of the festive season.

Christmas Day

Christmas day itself is a leisurely one and starts with a hearty breakfast to set you up for the day. Lunch of course, is the main event and is bound to be the highlight of your day with a stay as you indulge in head chef Oli’s take on a traditional turkey lunch accompanied by plenty of intriguing dishes for those wanting to try something a little different this festive season...

You have a choice of sitting at large tables in house party style or on an individual table of your own.

If you're feeling energetic in the afternoon and in need of some fresh air, then there's a lovely walk from the rear of Hipping over the fields to the ancient church of St. Peter’s, Leck, (which the Bronte’s attended when schooled in Cowan Bridge at the Clergy Daughters School) and to the high fells beyond. Fingers crossed for a truly magical festive season we may even be lucky enough to enjoy a flurry or two of the white stuff to dust the rolling landscape around and about.

In the evening, we'll serve delicious cold collation platters with lots of interesting tastes from 7.30pm.

Boxing Day

After a delicious breakfast Boxing Day is yours to enjoy. There’s plenty to see in the local area, perhaps a visit to the beautiful market town of Kirkby Lonsdale for a pint in a local hostelry or a stroll by the River Lune to take in Ruskin’s View. For those with room we'll be putting on an informal platter style lunch for guests to enjoy. Otherwise it's back for dinner for either three or six courses of Oli’s delicious food.

27th December

After a lazy breakfast, it’s time to say our goodbyes to new friends and old acquaintances.

New Year's Package

31st December - 02nd January 2017

Our splendid country house comes to life with the sound of celebration and what could be better than seeing in the New Year in genteel splendour?

With only 15 bedrooms Hipping Hall at New Year has a real house party atmosphere and combines good food, great wine with plenty of fun and laughter.

New Year's Eve

We are delighted to welcome you for your New Year’s celebrations from 3.00pm when we will serve mulled wine and mince pies in our lounge, giving you the opportunity to meet your fellow guests and our wonderful team who will ensure you enjoy the perfect New Year.

The evening’s festivities get underway with Champagne and canapés in the lounge from 7.30pm before retiring to our 15th century dining room to savour a seven-course black tie gala dinner. We aim to finish dinner in plenty of time for you to enjoy coffee in the lounge before continuing with the festivities and serving plenty more Champagne to see in the New Year in style.

You have a choice of sitting at large tables in house party style or on an individual table of your own.

New Year's Day

After a two course Cumbrian breakfast New Year’s Day is yours to enjoy. There’s plenty to see in the local area, perhaps a visit to nearby Clapham (not of Junction fame, though it does have a station) to explore this pretty Dales village or a wander alongside the River Lune to take in Ruskin’s View? At lunch if you have room you can enjoy an informal platter style lunch. Dinner on the 01st is your choice of either six or nine courses of Oli’s delicious food served in our magnificent 15th century dining room with its oak beams and roaring log fire.

02nd January 2017

You could even consider after a hearty breakfast its time to say our goodbyes until next year.


Christmas package prices start from £1085 - Book here

New Year package prices start from £760 - Book here

Christmas Non-Resident Prices

Christmas Eve – Tasting Menu & Glass of fizz - £85

Christmas Day Lunch (max 30ppl) - £90

Boxing Day a la carte & six course tasting - £55 & £65

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