Award-winning Cottons Hotel and Spa in Knutsford – part of Daniel Thwaites – has launched its selection of Christmas activities for 2023. Whether it’s a chance to get the family together, a festive catch up with friends, or a romantic winter getaway for two, you can trust Cottons Hotel and Spa to give you a merry time this Christmas.

Christmas package – the ultimate festive retreat

Cottons Hotel and Spa’s ready-made Christmas packages provide the ultimate festive getaway – minus the stress of planning.

On Christmas Eve, arrive at leisure to the warmth of roaring log fires and twinkling Christmas trees, before enjoying a decadent champagne reception and candlelit evening meal complete with live entertainment.  

As Christmas Day begins, start the special day with a traditional English breakfast and a mimosa champagne cocktail. The five-course Christmas lunch begins with a champagne and canapé reception, followed by a sumptuous menu and a visit from Father Christmas. From 7pm, settle down in the lounge for a festive two-course hot and cold supper and a Christmas quiz.

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As Boxing Day rolls around, start the day with a hearty breakfast before spending the day at leisure. For those wanting something more active, enjoy a walk around Tatton Park or instead choose to relax in the hotel’s spa. On return, Cottons Hotel and Spa’s fires will be roaring, with the bar and lounges providing the perfect place to relax and enjoy family time playing board games. In the evening, indulge in a four-course cabaret dinner complete with prosecco and canapés.

Two night stay*
£360 per adult | £150 per child

Three night stay*
£495 per adult | £210 per child

*All stays include dinner, bed and breakfast. Supplements apply for single occupancy rooms.

Festive afternoon tea

The festive holidays are the perfect time to treat yourself and your nearest and dearest, so there’s no better time to indulge in Cottons Hotel and Spa’s afternoon tea. Guests can expect classic festive flavours like smoked salmon, turkey and cranberry, followed by some more unique tasting notes in the form of prune, Armagnac and walnut tartlet. Each delicacy is hand crafted by the hotel’s team of award-winning chefs.

Festive afternoon tea - £32.95 per person*

Champagne afternoon tea - £39.95 per person*

*Pre-booking is required.

Santa’s Sunday lunches

Santa Claus is coming to town…and he’s checking in to Cottons Hotel and Spa on December 3rd, 10th and 17th.

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The only thing better than a delicious, homecooked Sunday lunch created by the hotel’s award-winning chefs is the look on your little one’s face when they see that Father Christmas has popped in to say hello.

Adult three-courses - £34.00 per person*

Children (under 12yrs) - £20.95 per person*

*Pre-booking is required. Price includes a visit from Father Christmas and a gift for all children under 12 years.

A Christmas ball

Cottons Hotel and Spa’s festive party evenings promise fabulous entertainment and delicious food served in style from your greeting on arrival to the closing dance and carriages.

Take your seat amidst the twinkling twilight for a delicious three-course festive feast and allow Cottons Hotel and Spa to turn your celebrations into one spectacular evening with a dedicated team on hand to make the night one to remember.


  • Friday 24th November - £66.50 per person*
  • Saturday 25th November - £66.50 per person*
  • Friday 1st December - £66.50 per person*
  • Saturday 2nd December - £71.95 per person*
  • Friday 8th December - £66.50 per person*
  • Saturday 9th December - £71.95 per person*
  • Friday 15th December - £71.95 per person*
  • Saturday 16th December - £71.95 per person*
  • Thursday 21st December - £71.95 per person*


*Pre-booking and a deposit of £10 per person is required.

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The gift of Daniel Thwaites

Give the gift of Daniel Thwaites this Christmas. Where small details, make a big difference. Whoever you’re shopping for, a gift voucher to spend in one of Daniel Thwaites’ stunning properties is a beautiful present itself. From spa days to afternoon teas, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Prices start at £25, and a full range of gift vouchers can be found online here

Why Cottons Hotel and Spa?

Conveniently situated just a short distance from the motorway, historic houses, market towns and big-city connections are all also within reach. Whether it’s a winter walk around Arley Hall, Tatton Park or last-minute shopping at the Trafford Centre, guests are invited to enjoy a change of pace and explore some of the North West’s finest places.

About Daniel Thwaites

Established in 1807, Lancashire-based, family-owned Daniel Thwaites boasts a unique collection of award-winning inns, hotels, and spa hotels across England.

For more information or to book your Christmas visit to Cottons Hotel and Spa, please contact the reservations team on 01565 650333 or email