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Hogmanay 2018

December 31, 2018 to January 2, 2019

Knockderry country house hotel summer ceilidh

Join our Hogmanay House Party 2018

Monday 31st December 2018 to Wednesday 2nd January 2019

Two-night Bed & Breakfast break, including afternoon tea on arrival, Champagne reception, five-course Hogmanay Dinner and Ceilidh, Hogmanay Party and Brunch on New Year’s Day

Hogmanay is the highlight of the winter season at Knockderry Country House and as such our rooms are booked up quite quickly. To ensure your reservation we recommend that you book as soon as possible.

31st December 2018

Check in is from 3.00 pm
Relax in the drawing room meeting fellow house guests over afternoon tea before joining us for our Hogmanay Party. The reception starts from 6.30 pm with a glass of fizz and some canapés. Colin, our House Piper, will pipe us into dinner after which our ceilidh band will guide us through a range of Scottish dances and reels until the wee hours. The First Foot Supper is served just after midnight.

Dress is black tie, kilts or mess kit for the gentlemen and evening dress for ladies.

1st January 2019

Brunch is served from 10 am – 3 pm.
After a relaxed start, spend the day with a traditional New Year’s Day walk or for the hardy a visit to Rhu Marina to either watch the traditional Ne’er Day swim or join fellow ‘dippers’ taking to the sea…Chilly! New Year’s Day brunch is a tradition at Knockderry House and the perfect preparation before a bracing walk in the sea loch air.
Dinner is served in the Restaurant from 7.00 pm.

2nd January 2017

A full Scottish Breakfast is served from 08.30 – 10.00 am and then fond farewells and memories of your New Year celebrations.


Rates are based on two people sharing a room for 2 nights and will include all the above. Additional wrap around nights are also available to extend stay. These are based on a Bed and Breakfast and are available for the 30th December 2018 and the 2nd January 2019. These rates are shown in brackets. All prices include VAT @ 20%.

Library Suite – A private luxury suite of two rooms comprising of a sitting room overlooking the loch and a private bedroom with a king size bed and ensuite bathroom: £946 (Wrap around rate: £220 per night Bed and Breakfast)
Master Bedrooms – 4 poster rooms with views of the loch with luxury roll top baths: £866 (Wrap Around Rate: £190 per night)
King Rooms – Garden facing with king sized beds, views to the front of the hotel. Contemporary in style: £816 (Wrap Around Rate: £155 per night)
Standard Rooms – Situated in the main house with side facing views, standard double beds: £736 (Wrap Around Rate: £135)
Small Doubles – Smaller double rooms but with standard double beds: £676 (Wrap Around Rate: £100 per night)

Should you require single occupancy, please contact us for a personalised rate.

New for 2018

Garden Rooms – Two standard sized rooms with their own entrance and king sized beds are available in the newly built Heron View which is just across the lawn. These rooms are fully ensuite and have stunning views of the loch: £736 (Wrap Around Rate: £135)
Loft Apartment – This newly appointed loft apartment has its own small living room and a king sized bed in one small self-contained apartment in Heron View: £946 (Wrap Around Rate: £220 per night)

Terms and Conditions of Booking

A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking
Payment in full is required by 1st December 2018
All payments are non-refundable.
We recommend holiday insurance to cover unavoidable cancellations.
For further details or to book your Hogmanay Break, please call us on 014336 842283.

Dietary Requirements

Our menus will be finalised a few months in advance of the event, however if you have any specific dietary requirements we would be grateful of some early notification.


December 31
January 2, 2019
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