What better way to enjoy Christmas breaks in Scotland than in a
stunning Country House Hotel at Ballathie, in central Perthshire.
Ballathie House Hotel enjoys the most fabulous of settings, on the
banks of the River Tay. Traditional in style yet retains an
intimate and friendly atmosphere. Preparing the house for the
festive season and opening the doors to guests over the Christmas
and Hogmanay period is a long-established tradition at
Join us for a few days of sheer indulgence, with quality food,
wines, entertainment, relaxing surroundings and simply the very
best of Scottish hospitality. Opt for a short 2 night break or a
3 night break.
Wednesday 24th December 2014 - Christmas Eve
Arrive at Ballathie from 3pm onwards, and choose from the
excellent Afternoon Tea buffet selection, relax by the fireside, in
the Drawing room or inner hall, whilst we prepare for the evening
ahead. Enjoy a pre dinner aperitif whilst local carol singers
entertain you in the inner hall beside the Christmas Tree, making
your way to a very special Christmas Eve dinner in the
For those who wish to attend church, there is a watch-night
service at nearby Kinclaven Church, Perthshire (transport
provided). Mulled wine and mince pies will be served on return from
the church. Please be sure to leave a dram for Santa !
Santa visits Ballathie in the wee hours of the morning, leaving
gifts to awaken to. Start the day with a hearty Christmas
morning breakfast. Take part in our exciting Treasure Hunt with
treats along the way or just relax with your family and friends
opening presents. Perhaps have a drive in the beautiful Perthshire
countryside, a leisurely walk in the grounds or sit by the fire and
play traditional board games and enjoy the gentler way of
Afternoon Tea and sandwiches will be available from 4.00pm. We
serve the same Christmas menu for lunch and dinner, so recommend
that our resident guests take Dinner as an option as lunchtime is
very busy with non-residents. Join us for a glass of Champagne and
canapes before making your way into the restaurant to enjoy a
sumptuous feast - accompanied by hats and crackers.
N.B.: A table will be reserved for dinner unless you
specify otherwise at time of booking.
Breakfast from 7.30 - 9.30am
Spend the day at leisure with a stroll through our woodland walk
trail, or take a short trip north and visit The House of Bruar -
known as the Harrods of the North - a delight for those who enjoy a
spot of shopping, the journey takes you through some of the most
spectacular scenery to be found anywhere in Scotland. Perhaps
you would like to arrange tickets for Perth's popular Pantomime,
which this year is Sleeping Beauty - the Matinee begins at 2pm.
Tickets available online at www.horsecross.co.uk.
Please let us know if you require a table for lunch as the
dining room can be very busy with non-residents.
Afternoon Tea will be available from 3pm - 5pm. Another
delightful Dinner menu selection from Chef Scott Scorer and his
team will be served from 7pm-9pm.
Enjoy another hearty breakfast at leisure before we bid you a fond
farewell. If you would like to extend your visit, and stay a
few more nights over the weekend, we are very happy to extend our
winter weekend rate to you.
Ballathie Christmas Breaks:
2 nights incl. £450.00
3 nights incl. £550.00
Prices include Dinner, Room, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea,
Extras as stated above and VAT at 20%
If you are visiting family in the local area we are happy to
extend a Room and Breakfast only Christmas break tariff, with the
option to dine with us for Christmas Day lunch and/or Boxing Day
Lunch at the non resident rate.
A 25% Deposit will be required to confirm reservations of
Christmas Breaks. No other discounts or special offers apply
during this period.