Windmill and House in Clouds in thorpeness in snow

Christmas Break Package

Three night breaks from £439 per person

Including
3 Breakfasts
2 Lunches/1 Afternoon Tea
3 Dinners
Unlimited Golf – with optional inclusion to our Boxing Day Golf Competition with prizes
Plus any extras mentioned in the package

Call 01728 452176 to enquire today

Tucked away on the beautiful Suffolk coast, just 6 minutes’ drive from the charming seaside town of Aldeburgh, Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie’s fairytale holiday village conjures up the spirit of Merrie England. Cue an 18-hole championship golf course, a beautiful boating lake, complete with Peter Pan islands, a 70ft fairytale cottage on stilts, tennis courts, a green, a pub and a village store.

Christmas Eve+

24TH DECEMBER 2018

Arrive in the afternoon to our festively dressed hotel, check in
and relax either in your room or explore our bar, lounge or snooker area. As the sun goes down over the picture-perfect heather and gorse view, the team will be setting up a festive afternoon tea that you can enjoy by our fire where our local 5 piece brass band will lead us in a merry sing-song. Wander through to the restaurant to enjoy a sumptuous Christmas Eve dinner between 7pm – 9pm. Wrap up in your woollies and meet in the lounge at 11:30pm for a hot chocolate to warm you up before we transport you to
Aldeburgh for traditional midnight mass (optional).

Christmas Eve Menu +

Beetroot & Vodka Home-Cured Sea Trout
Served with blinis, shredded celeriac and toasted baguette
Or
Ham Hock & Prunes Terrine
Shallots, tarragon & balsamic vinegar dressing
Or
Courgettes & Feta Crumble
Sun-blushed tomatoes, oregano & parmesan
***
Pan-Seared Lamb Liver
Sherry vinegar & cranberry jus, chives mash, seasonal vegetables
Or
Roasted Cod Medallion
Lentils Du Puy, Samphire, carrots confit, red wine jus
Or
Roasted Butternut & Pea Risotto
Clotted cream, toasted pine nuts
***
Milk Chocolate Parfait
Black Currant Sorbet
Or
Lemon Meringue Cheesecake
Raspberry sorbet
Or
Festive Poached Pear
Mascarpone, Hazelnut Nougatine

Christmas Day +

25TH DECEMBER 2018

Wake up rested and refreshed. Before the day gets into full swing, enjoy a leisurely
breakfast accompanied by a glass of Bucks Fizz. If you fancy working off the bubbles
head out for a round of golf, or one of our invigorating coastal walks. You’ll be sure
to work up an appetite and when you arrive back for 1pm, it will be time to
gather in the restaurant for a magnificent Christmas feast.  After lunch get ready for time honoured traditional board games in the lounge.  The time is your own so relax in your room or enjoy a pint by the fireside. At 5.30pm there will be an organised quiz held in our bar area, so come and join in with a bit
of festive merriment and, whilst you are guessing the name of the third wise man,
our team of chefs will be preparing a mouth-watering hot and cold buffet
that will be served in the bar from 7pm.

Christmas Day Menu +

Lobster & mango
(Broad beans salad, saffron confit potatoes, spiced mango curd)
Or
Pinney’s Smoked Chicken & Goat Cheese
Mixed cress, Toasted Walnuts, figs
Or
Chicory and blue cheese Tart Tatin Dressed Watercress
***
Traditional Roasted Turkey
Roast potatoes, homemade stuffing, seasonal vegetables,
pigs in blankets & a red wine gravy
Or
Crispy Duck Confit
Stewed Red cabbage and apple, Berny potatoes & a green peppercorn jus
Or
Roasted Turbot
Crushed celeriac, lane Farm streaky bacon, roasted
root vegetables, winemaker’s jus
Or
Mushroom, Chestnuts & Jerusalem Artichokes Tort Vegan gravy
***
Cheese platter celery sticks, grapes, chutney, and biscuits
Or
Sue’s Christmas Pudding Brandy sauce
Or
Dark chocolate Delice Cappuccino foam

Boxing Day+

26TH DECEMBER 2018

On your last day, awake to join the Boxing Day breakfast taken
at your leisure. Or if you’re up early and feeling brave of heart join in the swim at Aldeburgh. Alternatively, set off on a revitalising Boxing Day stroll or join in on our Boxing Day Golf Competition. Head back for a light lunch of steaming homemade soup and sandwiches before the main event at 7pm.

THE GOLF COMPETITION
BOXING DAY TEXAS SCRAMBLE

Enter in teams of 4 or let us team you up with other guests.
Once you have booked your break and have decided you would like to play in this competition, forward your handicap and playing requirements (ie in a team or need a team), and your preferred starting time 9.30 – 10.30 together with any buggy/trolley bookings.

Boxing Day Menu +

Cream of celeriac soup
Toasted almonds
Sambuca Marinated salmon
lime pannacotta, Radish, watercress
Charcuteries
Pickles, sun blushed tomatoes, olive, sourdough
***
Roasted saddle of Lamb
Garlic confit, Lemon and Mint, Provence Garnish, Parmesan polenta
Baked Loin of Cod
Bacon Bits, Light Jus, wilted Kale, Roasted Roots
Oriental-spiced Quorn Samoosas
Apricot studded Couscous, Charred Tender stem Broccolis
***
Selection of cheeses
Grapes, Celery, Suffolk Chutney, Biscuits
Thorpeness “Churro”
2 chocolates, Vanilla Mascarpone, Blood orange Curd
Passion Fruit Cheesecake
Red Fruits Compote