Headland Hotel Snow Globe

Christmas hotel in Cornwall

Experience the most wonderful festive break and join us for Christmas 2020, The Headland way! With plenty of fun for all and an array of bedrooms and suites to choose from, your time with us will be a truly memorable stay. Let us look after all the trimmings while you celebrate amongst friends and family. Available from either the 23rd or 24th December* and prices from just £260 per room, per night including a daily full Cornish breakfast and three-course dinner each evening  – why wouldn’t you want to be indulged in a little festive spoil?

Christmas Eve-Eve

Wednesday 23rd December 2020

The day is yours to enjoy as you wish; settle in by the warmth of our cosy log fires with festive hot chocolates, or even take a trip into town to do some last minute Christmas shopping. Throughout the evening there will be live music to enjoy.

Christmas Eve

Thursday 24th December 2020

Enjoy the warmth and crackle of our roaring open fires or lose yourself in a novel in one of our smaller lounges. Our reception rooms are perfect for enjoying a fresh cream-topped hot chocolate or, for the more competitive streak in you, a good old game of Scrabble and other family-favourite board games.

For those who have other ideas about how indulgent Christmas should feel, book into our beautiful spa for the absolute essence in serene calm and relaxation. Advanced booking is highly advisable and, whether it’s a manicure or bespoke facial, reflexology or a hot-stone massage, our wonderful therapists will ensure you float away feeling completely rejuvenated.

For our foodies, overlooking Fistral Beach, The Terrace will be open with all your lunchtime favourites. Take cover and watch the waves roll in with our delectable menu or, should adventure beckon, enjoy a walk along the coast path. Return in time to enjoy a selection of festive tea and cake in our Ballroom, followed by festive carols from Newquay Town Band between 3pm-5pm.

Your evening awaits. Join us for our classic champagne reception at 6pm before enjoying a jazz accompanied candlelit dinner to enhance your enjoyment of our fine festive, culinary flavours. As the evening draws nigh and the curtains close, it’s the event you’ve been waiting for, The Headland takes on ‘Ascot’. Enjoy all the excitement, suspense and glamour of the finest race day of the year.

Our Little Headlanders will receive reindeer food and ‘Santa stop here’ signs to take to bed with them to ensure Mr Claus and his team are well fed for their busiest night of the year. If you’re heading out for midnight mass nearby, there’ll be mince pies and hot chocolate waiting for you on your return.

Christmas Day

Friday 25th December 2020

It’s Christmas! The opportunity to enjoy and celebrate a truly magical day, shared with family and friends. Our very own team of Christmas elves are dedicated to ensuring you are having the most wonderful stay – there is simply no need to lift a finger. Starting the day right with a hearty Bucks Fizz breakfast, it’s then over to you to carry on with the all-important unwrapping of gifts and other holiday traditions. A special appearance from Mrs Claus has been arranged to gift personal presents to all our Little Headlanders.

From midday, a reception of chilled Champagne will be flowing, prior to a sumptuous, traditional festive lunch consisting of five courses with all the trimmings. The Samphire Restaurant will open at 1pm and reservations are required for dining; you will also be offered the opportunity to pre-arrange your favourite wine selection. A piano accompaniment will add the mellow tones of Christmas carols to your afternoon.

Her Royal Majesty the Queen will commence her annual speech from 3pm. Screened in the Ballroom, make yourself comfy and enjoy some freshly brewed tea, coffee and Christmas cake.

Like all good Christmas Days, we haven’t finished with the indulgence yet. From 7pm, a plentiful arrangement of decorated cold meats, fish platters and much more will be presented in a buffet service. Take your time, there is no rush - if you’re enjoying board games, help yourself to items from the buffet and continue having fun.

Boxing Day

Saturday 26th December 2020

Let Boxing Day shape up as the mood takes you! We have lots of recommendations to suit every wish and want. One of our many coastal walks will be sure to blow away the cobwebs. Really want to go wild? Take a dip in the sea, the health benefits are unrivalled. If the waves are rolling… take the surfboard, calm shores… take the SUP.

A visit to Truro is a great choice; Cornwall’s only city has a beautiful cathedral and some very attractive independent shops. There’s a whole host of local attractions open and our Concierge team will be delighted to assist.

If a lazy afternoon is the order of the day, curl up by a log fire and have a snooze or tuck into a good book, accompanied with a selection of tea and festive cake, while Little Headlanders can enjoy storytelling from 3pm.

Please Note

*A minimum three-night stay applies on the 23rd – 26th December 2020, and also to 29th December 2020 – 1st January 2021. Prices are per room, per night based on two people sharing. Little Headlanders (children) are welcome, and an additional supplement applies. A hearty Headland breakfast each morning is included as part of our festive package rate, as well as evening dinner in our Samphire Restaurant. There is no need to leave your favourite four-legged friend behind – please ask about our dog-friendly accommodation and charges.

All hotel breaks from 22nd December 2020 – 1st January 2021 require a 50% deposit at the time of booking. Two months prior to arrival the outstanding deposit will be due. We strongly recommend that you take out holiday insurance to cover any cancellation charges, which are as follows: for cancellations received at least two months prior to arrival, your deposit will be returned, less a £35 administration fee. For cancellations received less than two months prior to arrival, your deposit will be returned (less a £35 administration fee) provided the accommodation is re-let. If not fully re-let you will liable for the unsold nights of your accommodation booking.

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Halloween at The Headland

Experience Halloween in Cornwall at the home of Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’ this coming October. The film has remained close to our hearts here at The Headland, and we will be celebrating with a rather grand and spooky October half-term.

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