Dartmoor’s Ilsington Hotel

Enjoy a Stress-Free and Magical Christmas

Indulge in a stress-free Christmas at the charming Ilsington Hotel nestled in the wilds of Dartmoor. The hotel offers everything needed for a traditional and relaxing Christmas including: stunning decorations, roaring log burners, irresistible country charm, sumptuous food, superb service and even a luxurious spa. (www.ilsington.co.uk 01364 661452)

Book the hotel’s four-night Christmas package, arriving 24th December, from £650 per person. Children under 12 sharing their parents’ room stay for just £250. The break features: a cream tea by the fireside on arrival, accommodation in a standard double, a dramatic birds of prey display in the hotel’s extensive grounds, a visit and presents from Father Christmas, and evening entertainment from a pianist and a magician. Also included are breakfast and dinner each day plus a six course Christmas lunch with all the trimmings.

Afternoons can be spent exploring the heather-clad moors, walking off the Christmas excesses or snoozing in front of a roaring fire. For those wanting to relax and recharge, the Ilsington’s new spa is the perfect place to indulge in a spot of pampering. Facilities comprise a hydrotherapy pool, poolside sauna and steam room and two treatment rooms. There is also a gym and a poolside shower with a Kubel Dusche for cooling down.

For more information and to book go to www.ilsington.co.uk

About the Ilsington Country House Hotel

Surrounded by rolling countryside in the heart of Dartmoor close to Devon’s south coast, the family run Ilsington Country House Hotel oozes charm and friendly service.

The property has a new spa with hydrotherapy pool, sauna and steam room plus an indoor pool and poolside shower featuring a Kubel Dusche plus, a fully equipped air-conditioned gym with LifeFitness equipment including: treadmills, cross-trainers, bicycles, rowing, step and weight machines. There are also two treatments rooms.

It also features one of the most acclaimed restaurants in South Devon as well as the informal bistro-style Blue Tiger Inn. Both offer creative menus using high quality fresh, local produce and the property’s skilled chef even smokes his own fish and range of meats.

The two AA rosette restaurant offers elegant and intimate dining, with a menu that blends traditional classics with contemporary influences. The Blue Tiger Inn is a family-friendly choice for relaxed lunches and evening meals, with a focus on sharing platters and dishes, as well as traditional favourites.