Christmas
at the retreat

A Magical Christmas!

Make this year's festive season unforgettable, with our festive events, seasonal menus and Christmas breaks

Christmas magic is silent. You don't hear it... you feel it. You know it. You believe it. Kevin Alan Milne

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Christmas Retreat

A perfect Christmas

The hotel will be transformed into a winter wonderland where you can enjoy a perfectly traditional Christmas, with a few surprises along the way, for two or more nights.

Food & Drink

Christmas Day

let us do the work!

Let us make your Christmas Day perfect, with a sumptuous lunch in beautiful festive surroundings.

Food & Drink

New Year's Eve Party

Eat, dance, celebrate!

Join us for a spectacular and unforgettable New Year's Eve party, with a fabulous five-course dinner, live music, a glass of champagne at midnight and more...

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New Year's Eve Package

Accommodation Offer

Our extra special 1 night package for New Year's Eve 2022 features fabulous food, live entertainment, spirited celebrations and plenty of time to relax.

Parties

Private Parties

celebrate in style

Whether it's an office party or a family get-together, The Retreat is the perfect party venue.

Parties

The Big Christmas Party

Thursday 8th December

Perfect for smaller office parties, groups of friends or families, our shared parties promise a festive night to remember!

Special Events

Christmas Lights Switch On

Tuesday 22nd November

Join us as we officially launch The Retreat's first Christmas!

Special Events

Christmas Farmers Market

Sunday 27th November

Our monthly Farmer's Market will have a Christmassy twist...

Special Events

Wreath Making

29th & 30th November

Learn the art of Christmas wreath making with renowned florist Sarah Styles 

Special Events

Christmas Book Fair

Saturday 3rd December, 10am - 4pm

Everyone loves a book at Christmas! Pop into The Retreat and buy signed books direct from local authors!

Pampering

Hair & Nails

Are you ready?

Everyone likes to look and feel great at Christmas! Book now for your Christmas Hair & Nail treatments

Pampering

Spa Treatments

Enjoy a winter chill

Treat yourself to one of our amazing spa treatments before the big day, or for a new Year treat!

Gift Vouchers

Gift Vouchers

A thoughtful and unique gift

Treat someone special to afternoon tea, dinner, a spa treatment or even a mini-break!

Christmas Retreat

A perfect Christmas

Choose any of our rooms, stay on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, with an amazing Christmas lunch, and other meals included. 

From a cosy Christmas Eve to a wintery walk on Boxing Day, Christmas at The Retreat will be an unforgettable experience.

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Christmas Day

let us do the work!

Let us make your Christmas Day perfect, with a sumptuous lunch in beautiful festive surroundings.

Start with a glass of Bollinger in the Atlas Room, an exceptional Christmas Lunch and finish with a glass of port and our own mince pies

Christmas Day Menu >>

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New Year's Eve Party

Eat, dance, celebrate!

Join us for a spectacular and unforgettable New Year's Eve party, with a fabulous dinner, live music with the amazing covers band The Late Shift, a glass of champagne at midnight and more...

Immerse yourself in our winter wonderland with canapes and drinks by the firepit and an amazing five-course dinner. Dance the night away to a live band, and raise a glass at midnight. 

Dress to impress - black tie preferred!

£125 per guest

New Year's Eve Menu

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New Year's Eve Package

Accommodation Offer

Settle into your room, maybe go for a wintery walk in the gorgeous countryside around The Retreat, come back to a warm drink or a seasonal cocktail before joining us for a spectacular and unforgettable New Year's Eve party, with a canapes by the firepit, a fabulous five course dinner, live music and dancing with the fabulous covers band The Late Shift, a glass of champagne at midnight and more... sounds like the perfect New Year's Eve, set in a glorious rural winter wonderland!

Dress to impress - black tie preferred!

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Private Parties

celebrate in style

Our Christmas Party menu is perfect for groups of any size, and has something for everyone, so it's ideal whether you are a few friends catching up before Christmas or a company of 100 planning to celebrate Christmas with a bang.

We have a choice of private dining options and for larger parties, our events team will work with you to help you create an unforgettable party.

Christmas Party Menu >>

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The Big Christmas Party

Thursday 8th December

Perfect for smaller office parties, groups of friends or families, our shared parties promise a night to remember, and our winter wonderland will provide endless photo opportunities!

Enjoy a fabulous festive meal and a great disco, at West Berkshire's perfect party venue!

Christmas Party Menu >>

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Christmas Lights Switch On

Tuesday 22nd November

We are keeping the details under wraps for now, but we can promise that our light switch-on will be a Christmas event not to be missed - it will be the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit! Sign up to our newsletter (at the bottom the page) to be kept up to date with the fantastic festive surprises we have planned!

Christmas Farmers Market

Sunday 27th November

Pop in to The Courtyard for our last Farmers Market of the year, between 10am and 2pm, and browse a great selection of festive foods, Christmas crafts and glorious gifts from local sellers. Our wine cellar will be open for tastings so you can choose something really special for Christmas.

Bacon rolls, coffee, mulled wine and more will be available, so come and get into the Christmas spirit!

Wreath Making

29th & 30th November

Join us for an evening of Christmas wreath making with renowned florist Sarah Styles on Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th November.

£75 per person, to include nibbles and a drink

Book or Enquire >>

Christmas Book Fair

Saturday 3rd December, 10am - 4pm

Everyone loves a book at Christmas! Pop into The Retreat and buy signed books direct from the authors!

There will be an array of local authors of various genres, including local interest and children's books.

More details to follow...

Hair & Nails

Are you ready?

Everyone likes to look and feel great at Christmas! Our Hair & Nail Salon will be open throughout the festive season.

More details >>

Spa Treatments

Enjoy a winter chill

For the right kind of winter chill, treat yourself to one of our amazing spa treatments before the big day, or for a new Year treat!

Our spa is open for treatments throughout the festive season, for locals, members, and hotel guests.

More details >>

Gift Vouchers

A thoughtful and unique gift

Treat someone special to afternoon tea, dinner, a spa treatment or even a mini-break!

Vouchers available to any value, to spend at The Retreat on anything you like!

Enquire about vouchers >>

Questions?

Contact our Christmas Team

If you have any questions about Christmas at The Retreat, please don't hesitate to contact our team of elves who will be happy to assist!