Top places for an early Christmas lunch

This festive season why not enjoy an early feast in historic surroundings at one of our Christmas lunches. You can expect to find traditional turkey with all the trimmings and homemade Christmas pudding with lashings of cream.

Don't miss out on your last chance to indulge in an early Christmas lunch at these places:

    Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

    20 & 21 December 2014, 12pm-2pm
    Treat yourself to a delicious three-course festive lunch in the tea-room before a gentle stroll around the grounds of the medieval moated castle.
    Cost: Adult £22.50 and child £12.50 (under 13)
    Booking line: 01580 831320 (booking essential)

    Greenway, Devon

    20 & 21 December 2014, 12.30pm-2.30pm
    An exclusive opportunity to have a two-course Christmas lunch in the intimate setting of the kitchen at Greenway, Agatha Christie's holiday home.
    Cost: Adult £22.50 and child £17.50 (under 12)
    Booking line: 01803 842382 (booking essential)

    Hanbury Hall and Gardens, Worcestershire

    19 December, 12pm-2.30pm
    Tuck into a three-course lunch in the Servant’s Hall tea-room (16 December) or in the upstairs Chambers tea-room (17-19 December) which overlooks the gardens and parkland.
    Cost: £35
    Booking line: 01527 821214 (booking essential)

    Sheffield Park and Garden, East Sussex

    19 & 21 December 2014, 12.30pm-4.30pm
    Tasty Christmas fare will be served in the atmospheric wood panelled Oak Room. There’s acres of garden, parkland and woodland to explore beforehand to work up an appetite.
    Cost: Adult two courses for £20 and three courses for £24 (please ask about children’s meals)
    Booking line: 01825 791705 (booking essential)

    Stourhead, Wiltshire

    19-24 December 2014, 11am-2pm
    Stourhead – one of our top winter gardens – is perfect for a pre-Christmas gathering with a Christmas menu on offer in the restaurant during December right up to Christmas Eve.
    Cost: Please call for details of the Christmas menu
    Booking line: 01747 842006 (booking essential)