See in the New Year in luxury and start the year as you mean it to go on with one of these New Year stays in Devon.
With fabulous parties, champagne on ice and incredible breakfasts to start the first day of a New Year, there are fewer things better than a trip away over New Year, so we’ve pulled together some of the places offering stays to see out the end of 2023.
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If you want to see the New Year near the incredible Jurassic Coast, Alpine Park Cottages have availability over the New Year on their site which is located near both Exeter and Sidmouth, so you can also spend some time exploring both the city and the coast. As the cottages are self catering and hired out on an individual basis, you can thoroughly enjoy a peaceful and private New Year together.
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At the Langstone Cliff Hotel in Dawlish, you can enjoy three days of indulging as a way to truly say goodbye to 2023 and hello to 2024. Starting on 30th, you can enjoy an array of food and drink, with added entertainment for the children, cocktails and a 6 course gala dinner on New Year’s Eve itself and a peaceful and leisurely programme the following day. Whether you’re travelling as a family or looking to get away from the family for New Year, the Langstone Cliff Hotel offers something for everyone.
Like the sound of being in Torbay? Take a look at Cary Arms’ New Year parties. These stays include glasses of bubbly, trips to the spa and a five course feast and are available at either the hotel itself or in one of their self catering cottages – though relax, you can use all the hotel’s facilities while staying here. Another option in this part of Devon is TLH Leisure who have a fun filled programme of events for New Year stays. All four hotels have live entertainment, celebration dinners and more to enjoy.
For something spectacular, take a look at what is on offer at Boringdon Hall near Plymouth. They have one or two night stays for New Year complete with champagne reception and you can start 2024 right with a trip to their Gaia Spa for a soothing swim and a massage.
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If you want to hide away and enjoy the New Year at your leisure, book a stay at Dittisham Hideaway. On arrival, enjoy a West Country Sloe Gin and collect your own breakfast hamper, with everything you might need for the following morning. From then on, plan the perfect New Year for you, whether you want to head out and do something active or spend the time relaxing and preparing for the coming year.
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For those of you that are seasoned surfers, you know that the winter months are better for catching the surf, so why not grab your boards and head to Croyde for the New Year? Croyde Bay Resort sits right on the sea front at Croyde Bay, with its own private access to the beach which is one of the premier surfing beaches in the North Devon Surf Reserve. The resort has a selection of properties available for their New year breaks, including cottages, lodges and hotel rooms, as well as dog friendly options for those that want to bring their pets with them. They are also offering an incredibly decedent menu for those staying who don’t want to cater for themselves, make sure to book in as early as you can to make sure you get a taste!
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Escape from the hustle and bustle of the festive season with a trip to Dartmoor, where you can hide away in the countryside somewhere quiet and peaceful. The Horn of Plenty is a country house hotel where you can easily slip away for a stroll around Dartmoor or the Tamar Trails. Their New Year stays are perfect for anyone who wants to relax and unwind ready for 2024, with cream teas, black tie dinners and more.
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Alternatively, Gidleigh Park have a sumptuous three night package starting with a champagne reception and a three course dinner before embarking on a luxurious celebration for the big night. New Year features a seven course tasting dinner and matching wine flight before watching a magnificent firework display and bagpipes to ring in the new year.
Lydgate House Hotel is another option where you can have an unforgettable New Year. Enjoy locally sourced drinks, leisurely walks, delicious food and a well deserved lie in with a late breakfast.
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