Christmas and New Year's at Old Thorns

A destination that comes alive at Christmas time.

Whether it’s the spectacular twinkling lights at the hotel entrance, the enormous decorated tree at reception or the joyful laughter coming from our bars and restaurants, Old Thorns makes for a truly wonderful place to spend the festive period.

Christmas Getaways

Leave the organising to us in 2018 and give yourself a hassle-free Christmas break at our 4* resort in the picturesque winter countryside.

We take care of everything so expect delicious meals and a fantastic festive atmosphere. You can enjoy a 2-night Christmas break from just £319.00 per person, be sure to book well in advance as we sell out fast.

Festive Menus

We are thrilled to offer the perfect choice of tempting cuisine in the run up to Christmas. Dressed for Christmas, we have festive decorations, napkins and crackers to bring the Christmas joy to your experience.

Want to spoil your family on the big day itself? Then choose our special Christmas Day menu for an extravagant feast they’ll all enjoy – with the added bonus of no washing up, leaving everyone more time to relax.

After the hustle and bustle of Christmas let us take the strain on Boxing Day. Enjoy a sumptuous 3 course carvery. Bring all the family for a fabulous lunchtime carvery.

Christmas Parties

This year promises to be our best year for Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations yet and whether dining with work colleagues, family or friends, you deserve to let your hair down.

Available Friday to Saturday. Live music sets a festive tone! Our Christmas band night is just the occasion for you and your guests. You will be greeted with an arrival drink before taking your seats for a three course festive menu. Party and dance the night away with a live band and then disco until 1am.

£46.50 per person

Available Thursday – Saturday. Looking to party?… then let us be your hosts! Offering a three course festive dinner followed by a DJ until midnight, Old Thorns is the perfect venue for your Christmas party.

Thursday – £35.95 per person, Friday and Saturday – £40.95

Old Thorns has that extra special something to make you look good when hosting your private Christmas Party. Available 7 days a week, host your own private and unique Christmas party.

From 10 up to 500 people enjoy your very own bespoke event with your guests. From live entertainment and performers, to bespoke menus and cocktails, team activities and overnight accommodation. Let us help you create the perfect festive event to complete your year.

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Located overlooking the golf course, Old Thorns’ apartments feature 14 penthouse suites, which can sleep up to six people and 37 two-bedroom apartments, that can sleep up to four people. All benefit from floor to ceiling windows, allowing natural light to pour in with stunning views across the South Downs countryside.

New Year's Getaway

Bid farewell to 2018 and welcome in the New Year in style at our Black Tie Ball.

We’ll greet you with a glass of bubbly on arrival, followed by a four course meal, before you dance the night away with our live band.

No need for carriages – what better than being able to retire after the party to one of our fabulous bedrooms.  Then enjoy a full English buffet breakfast in our Kings restaurant the next morning.

Black Tie Ball

Old Thorns will host an evening (and early morning) which will not be forgotten! Begin your premier evening with a glass of bubbly before sitting down to a delicious four course menu. Along with fabulous live entertainment, late night disco and fireworks to see the New Year in, you are set to have an unforgettable night.

£85.00 per person (Over 18’s only)

Book Your Christmas Getaway

Leave the organising to us in 2018 and give yourself a hassle-free Christmas