30 Sep 2020
With the leaves turning gold and the nights drawing in, what better way to make the most of the stunning English countryside than with an idyllic autumnal escape to Down Hall? Located in the glorious Hertfordshire countryside, less than an hour from central London, the luxury property is offering a warm welcome to guests with some sensational seasonal packages.
For an escape… The Countryside Retreat
Get away from it all for a weekend and unwind in the tranquil surrounds of the hotel’s 110 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland. Wrap up warm and explore the hotel’s glorious grounds, or cosy up by the fire with a glass of fizz – with a plethora of lounges reconfigured to support social distancing, Down Hall offers the perfect Covid-secure space*.
The Countryside Retreat package includes a bottle of prosecco in your room, a two night stay in a luxurious ‘prestige double’ room and the chance to relax in the boutique spa with two hours of Wet Spa access, as well as a £50 food & beverage credit to redeem in the restaurant or bars. The package starts at £329 per couple for a minimum two night’s stay.
For gourmands… Dine All Around
Committed to serving up the freshest of produce, grown in the hotel’s own kitchen gardens in addition to supporting local suppliers, Down Hall has created a gastronomic Dine All Around weekend package which will showcase the very best of their seasonal menus, from Executive Chef Chris Jones.
Giving guests the opportunity to explore all the hotel’s drinking and dining spaces, the package includes a complimentary dining experience on each day of the stay. The package is priced from £515 for two and includes a three-night stay and includes a three-course dinner at The Grill Room, a restorative and traditional afternoon tea after a walk in the gardens, and a relaxed evening meal from the Bar & Terrace menu.
For petrol heads… The Classic Car Experience
Craving the wind in your hair and a dose of horsepower? Then you’re in luck, as Down Hall is offering you the chance get behind the wheels of an iconic British classic car for the day, in partnership with Melyvn Rutter Limited. Roll back the roof of the vintage sports car and enjoy the fresh country air and rolling hills of Hertfordshire, before parking up for a picnic of freshly baked homemade goodies, prepared and packaged up by Executive Chef Chris Jones’ team.
The stay also includes a credit of £30 per person towards dinner, followed by a night in a luxurious Prestige double room in the historic main house. Wake up refreshed and load up at the breakfast buffet before collecting a picnic hamper and heading off for a unique day at the wheel.
Priced at £495 for two, the limited-edition package includes classic car hire from 9:00am – 5:00pm along with suggested driving routes and a bespoke picnic hamper.
Down Hall – helping you to get away from it all this autumn.
Down Hall Hotel & Spa
Matching Road, Hatfield Heath
Essex CM22 7AS
T: 01279 731441