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New Year Breaks in Scotland

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Our 2015 House Party information will be published in due course.

Hogmanay House Party 2014

We would like to invite you to join our traditional Hogmanay House Party at one of Scotland's top hotels. Enjoy warm, comfortable surroundings, luxurious accommodation, delicious food and a true sense of Scottish hospitality. Be as laid back or energetic as you wish over the three day New Year break in Scotland, the choice is yours!

This package is not available to book on-line so please contact our Reservations Team on 01334 472594 or email reservations@rufflets.co.uk.

Our 2014 New Year break in St Andrews, Scotland includes:

  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Dancing lesson on the 30th – a gentle warm up for the main event!
  • Cocktails and Dinner on the 30th - a chance to meet your fellow guests
  • Full Scottish breakfast on the 31st
  • Hogmanay Gala Dinner
  • Live Ceilidh band on Hogmanay
  • Piper
  • Brunch on New Year’s Day – a well-laden buffet – including some fabulous Roast beef
  • Highland Games (for the brave – but not too strenuous)
  • New Year’s Day ‘Tasting’ Dinner menu with matched wines
  • Breakfast on 2nd January
  • Dogs are welcome in our Gatehouse Rooms and Rufflets Lodge Rooms

Tuesday 30th December 2014

Check-in at leisure from 2.00pm onwards. Settle into your room and familiarize yourself with your surroundings. In the afternoon you may wish to take a stroll in the grounds, explore the historic town of St Andrews, or simply relax and unwind by the Drawing Room or Front Hall fire.

At 4.30pm, we will be having a Scottish Country Dancing coaching session in the Garden Suite for approximately 1 hour – so that you can have a chance to learn and practice some of the dances for Hogmanay. Gary Sutherland, our band leader, will be making sure that no muscles are strained!

From 7.00pm a welcome Cocktail Party will be held in the Drawing Room and Library - a chance to meet the management team and your fellow guests. A four-course dinner in the Terrace Restaurant shall follow.

Wednesday 31st December 2014

Start the day with a Full Scottish Breakfast. Enjoy a day at leisure to explore St Andrews with its' attractive wide streets, interesting craft shops and galleries. Walk along the beautiful sandy beach running alongside the Old Course. Take a drive along the coast to visit the picturesque fishing villages of the East Neuk (one of the most beautiful in Scotland), or visit Tentsmuir Forest & Bird Sanctuary.

Hogmanay Gala Dinner

Festivities begin with a delicious four course dinner followed by dancing to the Gary Sutherland Ceilidh band, a piper welcomes in the New Year followed by traditional black bun and shortbread and the dancing continues until 1.00am.

Dress - Black Tie

Thursday 1st January 2015

A sumptuous Buffet Brunch will be served in the Terrace Restaurant between 11.00am and 1.00pm.

1.00pm - 3.00pm: Rufflets Highland Games Challenge.

Always a popular event to help blow away a few cobwebs. A variety of Highland Games will take place on the West Field. Much fun and laughter to be had by all, and always becomes most competitive. Team and individual prizes will be presented in the Bar before dinner.

7.30pm - The Last Night......... A surprise event for the final dinner - sumptuous food, fabulous wines, but with a memorable finish!

Dress - lounge suit.

Friday 2nd January 2015

Full Scottish breakfast before departure.

Price: The price for the 2014 Hogmanay House Party is £780.00 per person for the 3 night package, based on 2 people sharing a Classic Room. Supplements apply for Superior Rooms, Turret Rooms and Suites. All prices are inclusive of VAT.

Additional nights: Bed & Breakfast prior to 30th December 2014 at £100.00 per person per night in a Classic Room.


4 Star Country House Hotel St Andrews

Rufflets Country House Hotel

Strathkinness Low Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9TX, Scotland.
Tel: +44 (0) 1334 472594.

Email reservations@rufflets.co.uk

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