Escape this Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air at stunning Down Hall Hotel, Spa & Estate. Located in the beautiful Essex countryside, just 45 minutes from London, the new Valentine’s Stay with Dinner package features a tempting four-course dinner accompanied by the sounds of a live pianist; perfect for those wanting to escape and celebrate, with a dose of rural romance. Available on Saturday 11th February and Tuesday 14th February, lovebirds can check into one of the hotel’s charming Classic Bedrooms adorned with scattered rose petals and toast their love with a bottle of prosecco whilst indulging in chocolate-dipped strawberries. Continue the celebrations with a romantic walk around the beautiful 110 acre grounds, before enjoying dinner on-site at the hotel’s modern-British restaurant.

Down Hall exterior shot surrounded by pink blossom To the backdrop of a live pianist, enjoy delectable dishes from Executive Chef Robert Pearce that put the spotlight on the seasonal ingredients, sourced directly from the hotel's kitchen garden. Highlights include pan-seared Orkney scallops, caramelised cauliflower purée, crackling, puff rice, pancetta; duo of beef, treacle cured rump, braised beef, truffled pomme Anna, charred purple sprouting broccoli, beef jus; and a sharing dessert of chocolate fondue or British cheeseboard. Oysters are also available at a supplement and can be enjoyed alongside a glass of champagne.

The special Valentine's Day four-course menu will also be available to non-residents on 11th and 14th February for £65 per person.

The Valentine's Stay with Dinner package is priced at £330 per couple, inclusive of a four-course dinner for two and breakfast the next morning. To book, please email the reservations team at Alternatively, please call on +44 (0)1279 731 441.

Share on Facebook

Pre- and post-wedding accommodation in Gosfield

Need somewhere to stay pre or post your big day? Check out Gosfield's The Stables & Silos at Iron...


Braintree’s Bar Number 92's new cocktail offering

Looking to hold a pre-wedding get together? Book Braintree's Bar Number 92, which has recently...


Billericay’s Leanne Perilly MUA has a 2023 offer

Google 'Essex Make-Up Artists' and you'll be hit with nearly six million results. Gulp. Step forward...


Spotlight on... Billericay's Greenwoods Hotel & Spa

For a wedding venue that stands out for all the right reasons consider Stock's Greenwoods Hotel &...

Plan your big day with An Essex Wedding magazine!

Unlike a national magazine, An Essex Wedding is packed with regional features, venues in your area, inspirational real weddings and regular features on bridal fashion, beauty trends, photography, cars, stationery, flowers, cakes, music, entertainment, catering, hair & beauty, etc.

So when you decide to look for local suppliers, wedding retailers and service providers for your special day, our magazines can really help you plan your wedding.

We also have regular exciting wedding competitions and free giveaways, expert question & answer pages and lots more. Quite simply, all the information you will ever need to get married in your area.

We have 19 wedding titles covering counties and regions throughout most of England and Wales. An Essex Wedding is available to download for free as a high quality eMagazine. Regional wedding magazines covering other areas are available here.