Package is valid for three nights from 24th until 27th December 2013 Christmas is traditionally a time to be spoilt and pampered. Celebrate the holidays at Summer Lodge and enjoy fine food, friendly personal service and luxurious surroundings. Celebrate a typical English Countryside Christmas with family and friends with our Christmas package. Let us cosset you over the festive season and make this Christmas a magical one that will linger in your memory for many years to come. Our Christmas package includes: Three nights of accommodation in a beautifully appointed room or suite Full English Breakfast daily Full Afternoon Tea on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day (and on request on Christmas Day) Wine tasting on Christmas Eve Christmas Eve Dinner Christmas Day Lunch Light supper buffet on Christmas Day Black tie Boxing Day Tasting Menu dinner with wines and live entertainment Tuesday 24th December Arrive at your leisure from 3pm onwards to a warm welcome. Once you have settled into your room join us for a traditional Dorset Afternoon Tea. Our Cellar Master, Eric Zwiebel, Master Sommelier, will host a wine tasting in The Dorchester Room from 4pm to 5pm - an ideal opportunity to discover new and interesting wines and present you with some ideas for the forthcoming festivities. There will be Carol singing in Evershot Church at 6:30pm. Enjoy an aperitif with canapés followed by a delicious four-course meal served in the candle-lit restaurant to piano music. For those wanting to celebrate Midnight Mass, we will gladly transport you to and from church, if need be, and we'll be serving mulled wine, hot chocolate and warm mince pies in the Drawing Room upon your return. Mass starts at 11:30pm and the transport departs at 11:00pm. Catholic Midnight Mass is at 11.30pm in Dorchester. Wednesday 25th December Wake up on Christmas Day and enjoy delving into a Christmas stocking filled with plenty of treats. A Champagne breakfast will be served in the restaurant from 7:30am to 11:00am. Catholic Services are held in Dorchester at 8:30am and 10:30am. The morning can be spent admiring some of the many picturesque villages that surround Evershot, taking a walk along quiet country lanes or venturing down to the sea for a stroll along the Jurassic coastline. We can provide both bicycles and Wellington boots! Enjoy an aperitif served together with canapés prior to a traditional mouth-watering five course Christmas lunch accompanied by all the trimmings and a superb selection of wines and piano music. After lunch, why not try your hand at one of our many board or card games? Afternoon Tea will be available on request. The day draws to a close with an informal and light supper buffet. Thursday 26th December After a leisurely breakfast from 7:30am to 11:00am, enjoy a brisk walk through the adjacent deer park or embark on a sightseeing visit of the many treasures of Dorset. You may wish to enjoy a light lunch, after which you could retire to the Drawing Room with a book or board game or relax in the Health Spa with a dip in the pool, gentle work out or a pre-booked beauty treatment. Afternoon Tea will be available from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. The evening begins with a Champagne aperitif in the bar and Drawing Room, followed by a Black Tie Gala Dinner, including wines, in the candle-lit restaurant. Light musical entertainment will be provided for your enjoyment. Friday 27th December A hearty breakfast will be served from 7:30 until 11:00am. As we bid you farewell, we hope you'll be returning home with many happy memories of your stay at Summer Lodge. If you;re planning on making any detours en route to take in some of the delightful sightseeing that Dorset has to offer, let us know, and we'll prepare a picnic for you. TARIFF Package price from £2,355 (incl VAT) based on two adults sharing a Classic Double room for a minimum of three nights including 24th, 25th and 26th December. Other room types include Superior £2,450 | Principal £2,685 | Principal Deluxe £2,715 | Suites £2,895 | Master Bedroom £3,285 | Ivy Cottage £3,795. Should you wish to add additional nights at either the beginning or end of your stay, these may be booked at the special rate of £100.00 per person per night inclusive of full English breakfast, for a classic, superior or principal room, and £150.00 per person per night inclusive of full English breakfast for a suite, the Master Bedroom or Ivy Cottage. RESERVATIONS If you would to stay with us over Christmas please call the hotel on +44 (0) 1935 48 2000 or email email@example.com. In order to secure a reservation, we request a non-refundable deposit of £400.00 per room. The balance of payment is then required in full by 1st December 2013. All reservations not fully paid by this date will be released. We regret that deposits and final payments are non-refundable in the event of cancellation, unless we are able to re-let the room(s). Dress for dinner on Boxing Day is black tie and on any other evening is smart casual. T-shirts, shorts and sandals are not permitted. Jackets for gentlemen are preferred though not essential. This package is valid on selected dates only and is subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.