Christmas at The Tawny

A Magical Escape

It gives us great pleasure to share our fantastically festive itinerary for Christmas at The Tawny.

This dazzling three night package, features fabulous food, live entertainment, luxurious cocktails, heaps of Christmas spirit and plenty of time to relax.

We only have a couple of rooms left for our 2021 Christmas Package, we'd love to share Christmas with you!

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24th December
3pm Arrivals

Deliciously crisp and frosty outside?... a warm welcome and a fragrant mulled wine or hot chocolate on arrival, will soon have your cheeks glowing in anticipation of all the festive fun ahead.

Enjoy Chef's Christmas Treat and a stroll through our glorious grounds where you'll discover Carol Singing, Cocktails and Canapes at our Bandstand. 

In the evening, we invite you to enjoy a sensational meal in The Plumicorn, we'll be decking the halls and adding extra festive cheer with our sensational live singer. 

Your Christmas Package includes a three course dinner this evening. We hope you enjoy the sensational à la carte menu put together by our Team of Chefs.


25th December
Merry Christmas!

Start as you mean to go on and toast the day ahead with a glass of Champagne, before enjoying a relaxing breakfast service in The Plumicorn.

Your delicious cooked breakfast with champagne is available from 8am to 10am.

We recommend a gentle stroll around the estate after breakfast, to build up your appetite for the Festive Feast! Please arrive for a 1pm sitting and delight in every morsel of this exquisite five course celebration menu. 

If you have any room left later in the evening, you're very welcome to return to The Plumicorn and graze the Ploughman's Buffet from 8pm, featuring heady local cheeses and Chef's Christmas Pickles.


Christmas Day Menu

Chef's festive whipped butter & handmade bread 


Parmesan risotto

Creamy risotto, parmesan, garlic, pickled onion, parmesan foam


Scallop & apple

Poached scallop, apple, shellfish cream, caviar, nasturtium 


Roasted celeriac

Roasted celeriac rose, apple, chive cream, nasturtium (V)


Traditional Turkey or Sea Bream

Buttered poached turkey breast, sausage & date farce, sprout leaves, apple & saffron chutney


Wild mushroom wellington

Wild mushroom wellington, chestnut & date stuffing, sprout leaves (V)


Christmas pudding

Christmas pudding crumb, fruit cake ice cream, raisin puree, candy carrot



Warm Blue Monday, pear & liquorice, baby pear, cracker

26th December
Making Memories

We hope that you will cherish every moment of your festive break. We invite you to start Boxing Day with a hearty Staffordshire Breakfast in The Plumicorn, served 8am – 10am.

Perhaps you'll take some time out today to peacefully soak up the winter wonderland that surrounds you or rediscover simpler pleasure by making use of the traditional board games you'll find in your room.

Your extraordinarily delicious Boxing Day Sunday Lunch is served from 12pm – 3pm and is sure to keep everyone in the Christmas spirit.

We hope you'll join us in the evening to watch a Christmas Movie in The Plumicorn, with Chef’s Street Food available at 7pm.


27th December
Fond Farewells

Enjoy a decadent cooked breakfast in The Plumicorn, served 8am to 10am before heading home. We're honoured that you've chosen to spend Christmas at The Tawny and we're sure it will be a fond farewell as you leave with warm wishes for the New Year and a firm resolve to come back to The Tawny!



Prices for our Christmas package start at £1,800, based on 2 people sharing a room.

Q - How do I book?

A - Click Book Now and enter 24th December 2021 as your check-in date and 27th December 2021 at your check-out date and you'll be able to view and book  the Christmas Package online. 

Q - Are drinks included?

A - Drinks are not included, with the exception of your welcome drink upon arrival and a glass of champagne  at breakfast on Christmas Morning.

Q - What time is check-in on Christmas Eve?
A - Check in is from 3pm. You're welcome to arrive a little early and enjoy a walk around the estate or a drink in The Plumicorn before checking into your room from 3pm.

Q - Are children welcome?
A - Of course! Our Family Rooms sleep 4, they feature one kingsize bed and two single beds in an adjoining room. Amend your guest number to 3 or 4 to view pricing and availability for our family rooms.

Q - Can we bring our dog?
A - Our Glade Huts and Boathouses are dog friendly, however, please be aware that dogs are not allowed inside The Plumicorn Restaurant. 

Q - Will the heated outdoor pool be in use?
A - The swimming pool will be open from 10am until 3pm on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day but it will be closed on Christmas Day. 

Q - Can I book a treatment? 
A - No. Our treatment room will be closed throughout the Christmas Package. 

Q - Can we get room service?
A - Room Service will not be available throughout the Christmas Package dates. Thank you for your understanding.

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