The Perfect 24 Hours at Old Thorns

12th May 2023 | 6 minute read

The perfect 24 hours, are best spent at Old Thorns! With so much to do when you stay with us, you may be wondering how you can fit in all of our fantastic facilities around the resort.

Our team have put together the perfect 24 hours blog to help you plan your getaway with us. Don't forget these are all optional and you can enjoy our resort and facilities as much or as little as you like.

Ready to experience a day in the life at Old Thorns?

3pm - Check In

If you've booked directly with us you get early check in at 3pm! Park up in our free car park and wander up to the main building with your luggage. Our reception team will be happy to greet you, get you checked in and answer any questions you may have about your stay!

Once you have your key, head for your room and make yourself at home. In your room you'll find an information pack with all the information you need to know about Old Thorns.

4pm - Head Straight to the Pool

Once you are settled in, head for the pool for some relaxation. Whether you'd like to do some lengths, relax on a lounger or enjoy the bubbles in the jacuzzi, you are welcome to! Did you know we also have a wellness suite where you'll find a jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, hot beds and foot baths, this area is available for over 18's only.

5pm - Get Ready for Dinner

It's time to glam up and get ready for a gorgeous evening with us. You'll find a hair drier and ironing board in your room but if you need anything else or have forgotten something, our lovely reception team will be able to help.

6:30pm - Drink in the Sports Bar on the Terrace

Head over to the Sports Bar and order a pre-dinner drink, we have a huge selection of beers, wine, gins, spirits and alcohol free options too. If the weather is kind why not head out onto the terrace and enjoy a drink overlooking the driving range? We also have pool tables if you would like to unleash your competitive side! Ps. Look out for our transformer and snap a selfie.

7pm - Dinner in the Kings Restaurant

Take a seat in our Kings Restaurant and enjoy a delicious dining experience overlooking the golf course, with a selection of classic dishes and culinary delights created by our chefs, we are sure you'll enjoy a dinner that you'll want to come back for!

Please remember to pre book your table ahead of your stay as weekends can get busy and we'd hate for you to miss out. Don't forget, on Sundays we have our delicious carvery with all the yummy trimmings.

9pm - Cocktails in the Champagne Bar

After a delicious dinner we welcome you to our stunning yet decadent Atrium Champagne Bar, our expert bartenders can create an array of cocktails from the classic Whisky Sour to an Espresso Martini or a refreshing Raspberry Haze, we have something for everyone. Sit back in our plush chairs and relax into the evening until late.

7am - Gym (optional!)

Okay. We know 7am is early, BUT, our Elevation Health Club is not to be missed! Head up to the Health Club and check out our gym, you'll be truly surprised at the impressive size of the gym, it's one thing our guests always mention. Jump on the treadmill with views across the golf course, this is a perfect way to start the day (for some, we won't judge you if not!).

8am - Wake Up with Breakfast

Head to the Kings Restaurant and enjoy a delicious hot breakfast buffet, on offer, you'll find everything you need to create the perfect Full English as well as a selection of pastries, cereals, yogurt, and fruit. Fuel yourself for the day and remember, no one judges you on the amount of hash browns you pop on your plate! If you have booked one of our packages or bed and breakfast, breakfast is included, if you have booked a room only you can add on breakfast for £14.95pp.

9:30am - Swim in the Pool and Relax in the Wellness Suite

Because once is simply not enough! Head back to the pool for another swim and chill before check-out time. In the summer, our terrace is open with outdoor loungers for you to relax on in the sunshine and of course, post a snap on Instagram to show everyone what a great start to the day you are having (bonus points if you are posting on a Monday morning!).

11am - Check Out

Pop to reception with your luggage and key card and check out with our friendly reception team. Let them know how your experience was and if you'd like to store your luggage they will be happy to help.

11:30am - Spa Treatment or a Round of Golf

Enjoy a relaxing spa treatment* at our spa, whether you fancy a facial, a relaxing massage or a pampering pedicure, our therapists will make you feel completely relaxed using amazing products from Templespa and Natural Spa Factory. Fancy getting a round in?

Our championship 18-hole golf course offers a real challenge with fantastic views across the South Downs, head to the Pro Shop during your stay to book a tee time or book online below.

*We recommend booking your treatment around 6-8 weeks in advance of your stay. You can view all treatments and book below.

2pm - Indulge in Sweet Treats at Oties

After all that relaxing you deserve a sweet treat! Visit our on-site diner style cafe Oties for waffles, pancakes, ice cream, coffee, and more! You'll also find a selection of cakes, sandwiches, toasties, and paninis too.

3pm - Toptracer Range Virtual Golf

Pop into the Pro Shop and get ready for some virtual golf! Located on the driving range Toptracer Range allows you to play courses around the world and compete with your friends. Our Pro Shop also has a selection of Under Armour apparel, why not take a browse and do a spot of shopping?

The Worst Bit - Home Time!

Head home & tell all your friends and family what a great time you've had! Oh and if you post on social media, don't forget to tag us in your posts so we can share your amazing getaway with our followers. We'd love to see photos of your time with us.

Ready To Book Your Break?

We hope to see you soon for a relaxing getaway in the stunning South Downs! Take a look at our current offers and packages, we have something for everyone.

Whether you fancy a relaxing spa break, a night away with dinner, or a self-catering holiday in one of our apartments, you'll be sure to find a great value offer when you book directly on our website.

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