Christmas at Missenden Abbey is an enchanting time; from the glistening Christmas trees as you enter the Abbey to the abundance of decorations, seasonal food and entertainment, choosing to party with us will ensure your festive celebrations get off to a great start.

We have a host of seasonal events to tempt you to meet up this December; festive lunches, party nights, festive afternoon tea, private parties in the Carrington Suite and if you are looking for some unique handcrafted gifts this Christmas, then don’t miss our Christmas Craft Fair.

For more information please contact our Christmas co-ordinators on 01494 866811 or email

Christmas Party Nights at the Abbey

Dress to impress and bring your Christmas party to the Abbey, set under a backdrop of fairy lights and sparkle you will enjoy an evening of delicious food, festive fun and entertainment.  Start the evening with a glass of sparkling wine at 7.30pm before heading into the beautiful starlight ceiling at 8pm for a delicious three course dinner. After dinner, our DJ and disco will have you up on the dance floor dancing the night away to all the latest hits and festive favourites. The evening finishes at 12 midnight. Click below to view our Christmas menu.

Price per person
Sunday – Wednesday: £32.00
per person
Thursday – Saturday: £38.00 per person

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Private Christmas Parties in the Carrington Suite

The Carrington Suite is the perfect function area for informal private parties with a minimum number of 50 guests and a maximum of 100 guests. The suite is the perfect blank canvas for you to be as creatively festive with decorations as you wish, with access to a fully stocked private bar and lounge area. Make this the best Christmas celebration yet where you will enjoy a drink on arrival, our Festive Finger Buffet, private bar, DJ and disco.

The Carrington Suite is available for private Christmas parties on Friday and Saturday nights in December only. Click below to find out more.

Price per person
Friday & Saturday: £19.99 per person

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Stayover at Missenden Abbey

The parties end at midnight, but you can head over to one of our bedrooms to enjoy a good night’s rest. Missenden Abbey offers 57 bedrooms designed specifically for relaxation. This includes our Abbey suite, 5 superior bedrooms in the main Abbey and 51 standard bedrooms in the Coach House. Included within our accommodation packages is a complimentary breakfast, served between 7am and 9.15am. Enjoy a full English breakfast made with fresh ingredients or go continental with a variety of pastries, bagels and fruit.

Price: From £55.00 per room (price is based upon two people sharing a standard room)

Seasonal Lunch

Those looking for a more casual get together before the Christmas break begins, will certainly enjoy our seasonal lunch. Held in either our tranquil and enchanting Library* or our Dining Rooms with high vaulted ceilings, you will be looked after by a dedicated member of staff throughout your stay. Our seasonal lunch is no less festive than our party nights and includes a non-alcoholic** cocktail and a delicious three course meal. Click below to see our Seasonal Lunch menu.

Price per person: £29.00
(Available throughout December)

*Private room charges may apply. ** Upgrade your non-alcoholic cocktail to a glass of Prosecco for just £3 per person.

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Festive Afternoon Tea

If you’re looking to meet up with family and friends in the weeks leading up to Christmas, then forget the hustle and bustle of the shopping centres and head over to Missenden Abbey to treat yourselves to a delectable afternoon tea. Soak up the peaceful surroundings of the Abbey, relax and enjoy a festive twist on a great British tradition. then after you’ve finished, why not take a walk around our picturesque grounds.

Price per person: £21.00

Available from Tuesday 1st December – Wednesday 23rd December. We request that your Festive Afternoon Tea is booked in advance by contacting our Reception team on 01494 866811. Click below to see our Festive Afternoon Tea menu.

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Christmas Craft Fair

Our famous Christmas Craft Fair will be back on Sunday 6th December 2020 from 11am – 4pm and everyone is welcome to attend. There will be a fantastic range of craft and gift stalls, selling a variety of Christmas presents and stocking fillers, with everything from jewellery to candles, to handmade gifts and much more. Our Missenden Abbey Chef’s will be cooking up some mouth-watering festive food and drink for you to enjoy. There’s plenty of children’s activities available and even Father Christmas himself may drop by!

Keep an eye on our what’s on page on the website for more info

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