What’s on in November
The best autumn colour has passed, but with Christmas coming, there’s plenty of sparkle on its way. This month at Hever is about enjoying the fresh November air before the craziness of Christmas really sets in. With that in mind, this is what’s going on this month:
- Winter Opening Hours
- Hever Christmas Fair
- Annual Members Bring a Friend for Free
- Annual Members Annual Christmas Shopping Evening
- Christmas at the Castle
- Christmas Joiner Parties
- Winter Green Fees Promise
Please note that Hever Castle & Gardens will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays throughout November and December until 11 December. From 11 – 24 December the Estate will be open daily. The Hever Castle Luxury Bed & Breakfast and Hever Castle Golf Club will not be affected. Despite the upcoming closures, there’s still lots going on in this month. Continue reading to find out what’s on in November.
We’re once again proud to host the Hever Christmas Fair for which all proceeds go to Hever Primary School and St. Peter’s Church, Hever.
Open for just one day, at the fair you will find gifts, gadgets, textiles and decorations.
- Free entry to the grounds
- Entry to Fair £3.00
- Free parking at Lake View
- Castle entry £2.50
Tickets cannot be bought online in advance for this date.
Hever Castle Annual Members are invited to bring a friend for free from 1 – 24 November. Enjoy the last of the autumn colour in the grounds and tackle your Christmas shopping using your 10% Annual Member discount in the Hever Shop.
The Castle and gardens are open Wednesday – Sunday throughout this period and members are each invited to bring a friend with them to enjoy the stunning surrounds. After a stroll around the grounds be sure to visit the Moat Restaurant for a cuppa and a tempting treat.
Don’t forget to pick up your 2018 Hever Castle & Gardens calendar whilst you’re here – free to Annual Members.
Not an Annual Member? Join online today to benefit from this exclusive offer.
Annual Members are invited to an evening of Christmas shopping in the Hever Shop from 5pm – 8pm.
Enjoy free gift wrapping and 20% discount!
Make shopping a pleasurable experience in the festively decorated shop with complimentary tastings of delicious local food and drink which are also available to purchase as ideal stocking fillers.
Be inspired with exciting gift ideas for all ages and tastes including irresistible Christmas decorations, homewares, toys, accessories, toiletries, stocking fillers and books.
There is no need to RSVP – just show your Annual Membership card on the night!
Complete your relaxed Christmas shopping evening with a delicious three-course meal with a glass of mulled wine for only £18.50. See the evening menu and be sure to book by 25th November by calling 01732 865052.
November 25 – December 10 (Wed – Sun)
December 11 – 24 (Daily)
The decorations are in the shops, the first draft of the Christmas lists have been written and we’re all wondering how much food we need to get through to fit the turkey in the freezer – like it or not, Christmas is coming!
This year our Christmas is all about the traditional Christmas carol. You’ve sung them in church, at school, or with friends and family and you know all of their words by heart, but do you know the stories behind some of the best-known Christmas carols? Walk through the rooms of the Castle adorned with beautiful decorations and learn about the history of these seasonal songs. Follow the Christmas trail and discover the Twelve Days of Christmas as you wander through the illuminated gardens as dusk falls.
Candlelight, twinkling Christmas trees and seasonal catering await your arrival at Hever Castle over the festive season.
As dusk falls, the gardens and grounds are spectacularly transformed into an illuminated winter wonderland. The Guthrie Pavilion will be adorned with traditional Christmas decorations. Upon arrival, you will be greeted with a welcome drink before being seated for a sumptuous Christmas dinner. After dinner it’s time to dance the night away, enjoy the music and bar before departing at 1am.
Groups of any size are welcome and groups will be seated together. Tables seat up to a maximum of ten guests per table and there is a possibility, dependent on number of tickets sold, that smaller groups will share tables.
See shared Christmas parties tariffs.
Dates available: Thursday 7th December.
Contact Kate Rowbottom for further details on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01732 861744.
Alternative Christmas party options are also available at Hever Castle Golf Club.
Play at the Hever Castle Golf Club this autumn/winter period with no temporary greens and guaranteed trollies.* To help you cross the course we’re now stocking ‘hedgehog wheels’ in the Pro Shop, designed to easily get you from one hole to the next without getting stuck or damaging the greens.
For the period 1st November – 28th February you can play on our courses at these special offers available at weekends:
- £30pp from 11am
- or just £25pp as a 4ball (use promo code 4BALL when booking).
- 9 holes, £16pp from 1pm
- or play as many as you can for £20 (use promo code ULTD).
- available all day: £18 morning, £15 afternoon.
*Excludes occasional maintenance work and trollies may need to be fitted with hedgehog wheels.
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