A truly mouth-watering Christmas

The award-winning Barton Grange Hotel has been hosting some of the county’s finest festive celebrations for over 60 years, and this year’s menu of Christmas delights is just as appealing.

Barton Grange“Professional event organisers always say that early planning is the key to a successful festive celebration. Whether you’re looking for the perfect place to celebrate in style with friends and family, or the ideal venue for a fun-infused party with work colleagues, the Barton Grange Hotel can help you create an event that will be remembered not just for its smooth planning, but also for the great local food, attentive service and stylish, fun entertainment,” says general manager Daniel Rich.

The four-star hotel offers the finest in Christmas celebrations with a range of festive packages. Its luxurious setting creates a genuine Lancashire welcome and the warm atmosphere generated by the hotel owners, the Topping family, makes you instantly feel at home whatever the event you are planning.

The spacious, newly refurbished Barton Suite plays host to ‘Pantomime’ fun this year, with seasonal canapés and cocktail on arrival, a delicious three-course meal and a fantastic party atmosphere where guests can dance all night long to DJ entertainer, Rob Falcon.

The more intimate Grange Suite will sparkle with cool, festive styling. As well as canapes, cocktails and the meal, entertainment is provided by a swing band that is sure to have the dance floor full all night long.

Guests can stay over in one of the recently renovated bedrooms which include sky television, Wi-Fi and beds that offer the most comfortable night’s sleep around.

With a new chef at the helm, festive dining this year has become a celebration of the finest local produce and some of those traditional treats reserved just for Christmas. The Walled Garden is transformed into a magical venue for those very special family gatherings or a festive treat with friends, and is available on Christmas Day, Boxing Day right through to New Year’s Day

“I have created special dishes using traditional foods such as turkey and pheasant, del.iciously combined with seasonal winter vegetables such as parsnips and kale, local cheeses and some indulgent puds – think mouth-watering dark chocolate torte, traditional English trifle and of course, a Christmas pudding made especially for us,” said Steve Hodson, Barton Grange Hotel’s executive head chef. Walled Garden lunches from £18.95, dinner £22.95 and party packages start at £36.50.