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Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

Festive Breaks and Party Nights at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & SpaAA 4 Stars

Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & SpaKinlochard, The TrossachsAberfoyle, StirlingshireFK8 3TLTel 0344 879 9057International +44 1877 389500

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Nestling in the splendour of the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park on the stunning banks of Loch Ard, tranquillity awaits you at this unique location.

Set in 25 acres of landscaped gardens overlooking the snow-capped peak of Ben Lomond lies the most perfect setting for your festive break or party. Roaring log fires in cosy lounges and sumptuous dining rooms overlooking the loch provide the ideal setting to complement our award winning cuisine.  Allow the time to visit our Vital Health Club and Spa - relaxation is guaranteed.


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    Christmas & New Year Packages

    • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

      Celebrate with friends, family and workmates this Christmastime. Begin with a welcome cocktail, then tuck into a delicious four course meal cooked with care by our chefs. This package includes a half bottle of wine per person and a brilliant disco with our popular DJ. The price also includes overnight accommodation in a Classic twin or double room, so there’s not far to go at the end of the evening!

      £85.50 per person

      • Welcome cocktail
      • Delicious four course dinner
      • DJ entertainment
      • Overnight accommodation
      Saturday 5th, 12th and 19th December £85.50


    • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

      This Christmas Day hang up your apron as it’s time to be pampered by our chefs. We’ll give you the time to just relax and enjoy the exceptional surroundings over a welcome glass of our Forest Hills special cocktail. Then you’ll be escorted to your table in the elegant Garden Restaurant and treated to a lavish four course Christmas Day lunch. Join us for a truly memorable, tasty and expertly cooked lunch that will make you want to dine out every Christmas Day.

      £60.49 adults/£29.00 children

      £60.49 adults
      £29.00 children aged 11 - 16 years
      £20.00 children aged three - 10 years


    • Experience the beautiful Trossachs scenery, fresh food and great hospitality on our wonderful festive getaway.

      From £399.00 per person

      • Cream tea on arrival
      • Christmas movies followed by mince pies and mulled wine
      • Loch Ard cocktail and Santa visit to start Christmas Morning
      • More movies in Rafters Bar or treasure hunt with prizes
      • Four course Christmas dinner with live music
      • Full use of spa & leisure facilities
      • Full Scottish breakfast each morning
      Thursday 24th December - Saturday 26th December 
      £399.00 - Two night break
      £479.00 - Three night break
      From £190.00 children
      Check-in from 3.00pm on Thursday 24th December
      Upgrade to one of our best rooms for the ultimate festive break.


    • Our black-tie ball kicks off with canapés and a Forest Hills special cocktail reception followed by a fabulous five course dinner with accompanied tutored tasting by our General Manager and a few surprises to get your cameras snapping! Dance throughout the evening to our brilliant ceilidh and disco and then enjoy our traditional piper and firework display to mark the start of 2016. Please note that seating will be on tables of eight.

      £95.00 per person including wine

      • Cocktail reception with canapés
      • Delicious five course dinner with wine tutoring
      • Piper and fireworks
      • Ceilidh and disco to dance the night away
    • Accommodation at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa

      Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa offers just the right mix of relaxation and party spirit. Escape the crowds and celebrate the start of a New Year in the company of friends and like-minded guests.

      From £499.00 per person

      • Afternoon tea on arrival
      • Four course dinner on your first night including paired wine tutoring
      • Full Scottish breakfast each morning
      • Treasure hunt and afternoon tea to start New Years Eve
      • Canapés and Forest Hills cocktil followed by five-course dinner
      • Ceilidh and disco to dance the night away
      • Fireworks at midnight
      • Loch Ard cocktail and brunch on New Years morning
      • Treasure hunt and prize giving
      Arrive Wednesday 30th or Thursday 31st December
      £499.00 - Two night break
      £599.00 - Three night break