Celebrate 2014 in style at Sopwell House

16th November 2014
16th November 2014 Annette Newman

With real passion for the festive season, Sopwell House – the vibrant country house hotel in St Albans, Hertfordshire – will take care of absolutely everything for you this New Year with a number of celebratory options. From delicious food and exceptional service to luxurious accommodation and a variety of entertainment, family and friends are invited to experience hassle-free relaxation coupled with the hotel’s infectious festive spirit, whilst the friendly and experience staff will take care of everything else in between.

With several celebratory packages available on 31st December, you will be spoilt for choice with the promise of exquisite cuisine, high quality beverages and parties like you have never experienced before!


If it’s a grand, black-tie event that you’re looking for, their New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner will surpass all expectation. Guests will be greeted with a flute of sparkling wine and canapés upon arrival, before entering the magnificently dressed ballroom to indulge in a fine-dining seven course extravaganza. Sopwell House’s elaborate New Years Eve party will follow to sophisticatedly toast in 2015, with fireworks at midnight.

Date: Wednesday 31st December / Price: £149.00pp

With Sopwell House’s New Year’s Residential Package, guests can enjoy all of the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner perks as well as treating themselves to a two-night stay in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside; with a buffet breakfast each morning.

From £268pp including accommodation and New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner

An alternative dinner, perfect for gastronomes, will see guests greeted in the same manner – this time in the hotel’s plush Cocktail Lounge – before entering the elegant Restaurant for an unforgettable five-course feast, expertly crafted by their new Executive Head Chef. Following these culinary delights, guests will dance their way into the early hours of 2015 with fireworks at midnight.

Date: Wednesday 31st December / Price: £125.00pp / Dress code: Smart/Casual


For a different atmosphere all together, Sopwell House’s New Year’s Eve Buffet & Party was designed with close friends and family in mind. Enjoy a sumptuous Asian-themed buffet in The Brasserie before partying into the early hours in the Conservatory, with fireworks at midnight.

Date: Wednesday 31st December / Price: £89.00pp; children (age 4-12) £42pp / Time: 7pm / Dress code: Smart/Casual


Following the previous evening’s celebrations and waking to the very first morning of January, there is no better way to begin your journey into the year 2015 than with a Buffet Lunch on New Year’s Day 1st January. Start the day in style with a glass of Bucks Fizz before tucking into a wonderful selection of international dishes from their buffet counter and carvery station.

Date: 1st January 2015 / Price: Adults £42pp, Children (age 4-12) £25pp / Time: 12:30pm – 3pm

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Annette Newman

Deputy Editor of TrendLife Magazine. Often daydreaming, always happy. If you only do one thing today, do it more stylish than you did before.