December is a busy month at Gravetye, not least at the beginning of the month where the whole house undergoes a wonderful transformation. The floristry team have been busy decorating the Manor with beautiful arrangements, trees (our most spectacular yet!) and festive decorations. This transformation takes around a week and makes for a magical atmosphere, particularly alongside the roaring fires and family gatherings. If you have not booked to visit Gravetye at this special time of year, then take a look at our 12 Treats of Christmas and find the perfect excuse to visit. Our 12 ‘treats’ are a selection of special offers available throughout December and into the New Year. They offer a variety of exclusive discounts and wonderful extras to make your festive visit to Gravetye very special – you will be spoilt for choice!
Click here to discover Gravetye’s 12 Treats of Christmas.
If you are stuck for gift ideas this Christmas, there is still time to treat a loved one to an experience at Gravetye. Our gift vouchers are made to measure, be it a fixed monetary value, a lunch, dinner or overnight stay – our Reception team will be happy to advise on the perfect ‘Gravetye’ gift.
For more information on our range of bespoke gift vouchers or to purchase the perfect gift, please contact our Reception team on 01342 810567 or email email@example.com.
Special Offer - A New Beginning
From £345 per room per night. Subject to availability.
Start 2015 as you mean to go on, and enjoy a relaxing break at Gravetye. Unwind in our cosy sitting rooms, enjoy long winter walks around our estate, and sample exquisite food in our intimate restaurant - you will leave feeling ready for the year ahead.
Inclusive of dinner for two, overnight accommodation and full English breakfast. Price is per room per night based on two people sharing on selected dates throughout January and February.
For more information or to book, please call our Reception team on 01342 810567 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015 Spring and Summer Special Events
We are thrilled to introduce a selection of special events that will be taking place at Gravetye in early 2015. We hope the new and exciting programme will provide you with a reason to return to Gravetye next year. Please see some of the highlights below. For a full list of our spring and summer events please click here.
Without doubt one of the headline events for this year’s Spring event programme - experience an evening of wonderful Champagne and wine courtesy of the world renowned house of Taittinger. Savour a selection of fine Champagnes, including the connoisseur’s choice, 2005 Comtes de Champagne.
Marqués de Murrieta was one of the founding estates in modern Spanish winemaking, established in 1852 and located in the South of the Rioja region. The unique location of the 300 hectare vineyard means that the quality and style of the wines continues to be exceptional. Join us as we take you through the repertoire of fine wines, sampling the famed Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva, and their unique white wine alongside a four course menu lovingly prepared by Head Chef, George.
For the first time at Gravetye, enjoy a stunning performance from one of the UK’s most talented sopranos. Alison is a graduate from the Royal College of Music’s Opera course and winner of the AsLiCo Young European Opera Singers’ competition. Some of her biggest musical projects include singing with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Northern Sinfonia, the London Mozart Players, the English Chamber Orchestra, and the BBC Concert Orchestra. Alison will be accompanied by a pianist and will perform songs from a variety of famous operas including, Flora from La Traviata and Mercedes from Carmen, amongst others.
Employee of the Quarter
Our congratulations this quarter go to our Demi Chef de Partie, Charles Saumarez in the Kitchen team. We would like to thank him for all his hard work and dedication over the last few months. He is a true asset to the Gravetye team – well done Charles!
In the Garden News
Tom and his team have been busy preparing the borders in the flower garden for the stunning spring tulip display, including some exciting new varieties…
In the Kitchen News
Head Chef George talks about Christmas goose, surprising winter ingredients from the kitchen garden and his upcoming 2015 special events…