A Magical Christmas at Summer Lodge

Package is valid for three nights from 24th until 27th December 2014

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.

This beautifully restored Georgian manor house lies in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s Dorset, within four acres of private grounds.  Each of the twenty-four bedrooms offers the ultimate in luxurious comfort. Guests can relax in the elegant Drawing Room overlooking the gardens or sit by the fireside in the cosy bar.  

Steven Titman, our Executive Chef, has created a selection of menus to be savoured in the delightful restaurant. Offering a choice of both traditional and innovative dishes, you will enjoy the very finest cuisine.  To complement your meals, our Cellar Master, Eric Zwiebel, Master Sommelier, will be on hand to provide advice on the extensive wine selection. 

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


Prices quoted are per room for three nights based on double occupancy of rooms. Rates for single rooms and children are available on request. 

Classic Room: £2,355.00
Superior Room: £2,415.00
Principle Room: £2,685.00
Principle Deluxe Room: £2,715.00
Suite: £2,895.00
Master Bedroom: £3,285.00
Ivy Cottage: £3,795.00


If you would like to stay with us over Christmas please call the hotel on +44 (0) 1935 48 2000 or email summerlodge@rchmail.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 2014.  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). 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 £200.00 per room per night inclusive of full English breakfast (Classic, Superior and Principal Rooms) and £300.00 per room per night for the Principal Deluxe Rooms, Suites, Master Bedroom and Ivy Cottage. 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. Other than the service charge that is automatically levied on tables of 12 or more guests and on functions, gratuities are not included in any tariff and are at the discretion of the guest. Vegetarian alternatives and special dietary requirements will be catered for wherever possible. All details and timings within this brochure are correct at the time of printing.  Summer Lodge reserves the right to amend any details within this brochure without prior notice.