It is the most wonderful time of the year

With roaring fires, grandeur Christmas décor, festive cheer and our expert team on hand to help you create magical memories with family and friends, it will be a Christmas like no other.

From our popular Murder Mystery evenings to themed festive party nights, overnight stays and delicious dishes (with all the trimmings), we promise you a Christmas that you won't forget.

We look forward to celebrating with you.

Peter and the team.


Take the stress out of Christmas and join us for the festive period, we will take care of everything to make it a memorable one. You’ll wish it was Christmas every day.

Hogmanay celebrations

Have a lavish Hogmanay this year, with a delicious five course meal and fizz in the Templar Suite, live music throughout the evening, an unforgettable countdown and a midnight snack. We promise that every part of the celebration will be expertly taken care of.

It is priced at £125 per person.

Our fantastic Party in Poachers will be returning this year. You will be treated to a two-course supper  and a glass of fizz at the bells to celebrate the new year with your nearest and dearest. Soup and butteries will be provided when the night draws to an end.

Priced at £50 per person.


Why not make the night of it? We have overnight packages available from £140 per person, that includes breakfast and a first foot gift.

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Themed party nights

We’re delighted to be bringing back our legendary festive lunches, Hogmanay celebrations, and party nights. Gather your nearest and dearest and dance the night away at our cosy hotel.

Our kitchen team have been working hard to create fantastic menus that will tantalise your taste buds and leave you wanting more, whether it be our festive afternoon tea, dining, party lunch, or Christmas Day lunch.

Our Party Lunch will run on the 16th of December this year, from 12pm onwards. You’ll be welcomed by a cocktail, followed by a three course choice menu for £38 per person. You can then take to the dance floor with music from the renowned local DJ, Jeff Diack.

We’re doing things a little bit differently this year, bringing you two unique party nights. Our 90’s themed party night, will take place on the 11th & 18th of December priced at £45 per person. You’ll be taken back in time, as DJ Greigsy plays some of the top anthems of the 90’s, with a taste of the 90’s buffet to accompany. Throwing it back even further to the 70’s, our hotel will host some disco fever fun on the 9th & 16th of December, priced at £49 per person. 

Our murder mystery also returns this year on the 10th & 17th of December, with a 1920’s ‘Let’s Misbehave’ theme. Join us in your best Gatsby-esque glad rags for a delicious three course menu, then try and solve the murder at the Montgomery Mansion. Then, dance the night away with music from DJ Jeff Diack, all for £65 per person. 

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Christmas Staycation

Make this year extra special, by staying in the cosy Maryculter House. Take the stress out of Christmas and join us from the 24th to the 27th of December for a staycation like no other.

Priced from £395 per person, the stay is packed with lots of festive fun, delicious food, and Christmas tipples.

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Christmas Day Dining

Christmas is all about being in a homely, cosy environment whilst enjoying delicious food.

Our team has carefully created delicious dishes using the very best ingredients, to bring you the traditional Christmas flavours we all know and love.

Start the day with a toast and be merry whilst we serve you a Christmas feast to remember. You will be treated to a four course menu that will make you wish it was Christmas every day, including an option to choose between turkey with all the trimmings or Pithivier of celeriac with spinach & wild mushroom. The first service begins at 12.30pm and is priced at £85 for adults, with an alternative menu also available for the wee ones, ensuring their day is as special as yours.

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Ready to indulge yourself? Get in touch today to discuss your dream staycation

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