Say goodbye to 2018 in style, with a New Year celebration at one of the region’s finest venues
New Year’s Eve is a chance to put on your party dress and heels or pull on your favourite shirt and get ready to dance the night away with loved ones. The prospect of fresh beginnings and times ahead is exciting so put on your finest, pour the Champagne and raise a glass to 2019.
If an exclusive black tie evening accompanied by good food and live music sounds like your ideal celebration book at table at The Sculpture Gallery in Woburn. On arrival you’ll be welcomed with a drink, before tucking into a four course dinner. The five piece band, Blue Rinse, will be performing throughout the evening with music from a variety of genres includingMotown, swing, pop, soul and pop-rock. Tickets cost £120 per person and can be booked at www.woburn.co.uk. After a night of fun, if your feet just won’t carry you home, then make sure you book an overnight stay at The Woburn Hotel. With its stylish rooms and Olivier’s restaurant, it’s a great place to wake up fresh in 2019!
Picture the scene; a beautiful wintery walk followed by snuggling in front of a roaring fire under oak beams surrounded by twinkling lights. If this sounds idyllic to you then pack your bags and head to the Swan at Lavenham Hotel and Spa this New Year. The historic hotel is offering a flexible two-night NYE package arriving on either 30 or 31 December. The trip includes an afternoon tea, Champagne reception and candlelit dinner with live entertainment which will keep you dancing until midnight.
To ensure you look your best for the big event, book a treatment at Weaver’s House Spa, prep your skin in the sauna and steam and relax in the outdoor hot tub. The two night package starts from £435 per person. www.theswanatlavenham.co.uk
If a chic city break is more your style make your way to Norwich. With its vibrant bar and restaurant scene there’s plenty of places to celebrate. During the day trot along the cobbled Lanes and Timber Hill while shopping at the city’s independent stores, admire the ancient buildings such as St Andrew’s Hall, Dragon Hall and Strangers’ Hall and as night falls step under the glittering Tunnel of Light. There’s no shortage of places to stay in the city, book a room at Gothic House, Norfolk Mead or The Assembly House.
What could be better than an escape to the Essex countryside for New Year’s Eve? Check-in at Down Hall Hotel & Spa for a night to remember. Start your day with a walk around the 110 acres of woodlands and landscaped grounds before unwinding at the spa. In the evening, it’s time to get dressed up and indulge in a four course meal, enjoy a game of Roulette or Black Jack and dance the night away!
With so much on offer throughout the region, forget watching the countdown at home on the TV, be amongst the celebrations and see the New Year in with a bang!