Christmas Programme 2017

Christmas Programme 2017

Christmas at Grasmere House Hotel is a truly special occasion. Situated in 1 ½ acres of rolling lawns and mature gardens, with views over the water meadows, the rivers Avon and Nadder and the magnificent spire of Salisbury Cathedral. Our setting is one of tranquil countryside yet we are within easy walking distance of the Cathedral and the city center. An idyllic location to celebrate the festive season


3 NIGHTS   £465.50 per person     

2 Nights £399.50 per person 

Christmas Eve

Arrive during the afternoon, relax and join us for a traditional Wiltshire cream tea by our open fires in the lounge. Meet us in the lounge with Dale and his team for a Cocktail & Nibbles reception before a four course candlelit dinner. During dinner there will be light music & carols from our favourite local vocalist; Edie joining in is a must. After dinner the Salisbury “Mummers” will perform their own brand of festive entertainment of Christmas tales. Traditional Midnight Mass at Salisbury Cathedral is not to be missed, or you may prefer our local Parish Church in Harnham which is next door. On your return enjoy a warming glass or two of our traditional Christmas hot toddy or hot chocolate with warm mince pies before retiring.

Christmas Day

Start this magical day opening your presents and a leisurely full English breakfast. Spend the rest of the morning at your leisure, perhaps a stroll around the Cathedral. Join us in the lounge for Dales traditional hot Rum Punch before our six course Christmas Day luncheon. A relaxing afternoon watching the Queens speech, then join us for afternoon tea and Christmas cake, there is a prize for the guest who can guess the weight of the Christmas Cake. Join us this evening for a splendid hot and cold informal fork buffet, after indulging dinner, join us to test your luck with our traditional Christmas quiz. There are prizes for the lucky winners.

Boxing Day

After the excitement of Christmas Day enjoy a full English breakfast and a leisurely morning. We have arranged a walking tour around the City of Salisbury for those of us who feel energetic, alternatively ask at reception for one of our suggested walks through the water meadows taking in the views that inspired Constable’s famous paintings. Return for a glass of sherry before a traditional Boxing Day luncheon featuring our chef’s seasonal Game dishes. This afternoon is free for you to explore the country side or visit the Boxing Day Sales in the city centre. Join us this evening for a welcome reception with a glass of “Limoncello” and a Gala Dinner featuring a menu with a Italian theme, music and accompanied by table magic from our resident magician during and after dinner.

27th December

Have a relaxing morning and a full English breakfast prior to farewells and departure and a safe journey home.

Additional nights either side of the Christmas Programme are £85.50 per person per night on Dinner Bed and Breakfast or alternatively  only £55.50 per person per night on a Bed & Breakfast basis.

Seating Arrangements For The Christmas Break

In order to capture the warm and friendly atmosphere of Christmas, dining will be at circular tables of 8-10 guests, enabling you to meet and make new friends over the festive season. However, if you prefer your own individual seating arrangements please let us know in advance.
Rates are per person and based on a minimum of two persons sharing a standard room. Contact us for rates for single or multiple occupancy.

These rates include accommodation, meals and drinks as outlined in the above.

Children’s Tariff:

Children U5 (sharing parents’ room) – FOC
Children 6-14 (sharing parents’ room) – 50% of the adult price
Children 6-14 (own room) – 75% of the adult price


A non-refundable deposit of £100.00 per person is required for all bookings.


All payments must be paid in full by 8th December 2017, at which time all full payments are non-refundable. The hotel reserves the right to automatically release any provisional bookings if deposits or full balances are not received within the stated time. When booking after 8th December 2017 full payment is required.

General information:

To make a booking please phone us on 01722 338 388 or e-mail us at

Prices quoted are per person and are based on a minimum of two adults sharing a standard double/twin.

Prices are inclusive of VAT at 20%.
The management reserves the right to change the itinerary as necessary in the event of unforeseen circumstances beyond our control.
The hotel operates a non-smoking policy throughout as it is now illegal to smoke in any part of the premises. Smoking outside the hotel is permitted.

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