Enjoy a quintessentially British treat in an historic setting with this Traditional Tea for Two set in a beautiful Castle. You’ll choose from two spectacular castles across the UK for this delightful dining experience you’ll never forget. Each location has been selected for its beautiful grounds, breathtaking views, and unique setting in which to enjoy either a cream tea or a full afternoon tea (depending on location). Some feature sun terraces and cosy lounges with roaring fires, while others are perfect for a more formal or romantic outing.
Whichever castle you choose, you’ll be sure to enjoy a delicious spread of afternoon treats including scrumptious scones with jam and cream served alongside your choice of freshly brewed tea. Where better to indulge in a classic afternoon dining experience than in a magnificent monument to a bygone era?
- Either a cream tea for two or a full afternoon tea for two (depending on location)
- Choice of location
- Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card
We’re working with our experience partners to ensure we’re adhering to government advice as it updates. Please check with the supplier at time of booking for their individual recommendations.
What happens on the day?
This experience entitles two people to an afternoon treat for two at one of the following castles (please note that the contents of each afternoon treat varies according to location – please contact the supplier for more details when making a booking):
Lumley Castle - County Durham
Standing proud for more than 600 years, the magnificent spectacle of Lumley Castle dominates the County Durham landscape. Surrounded by beautiful parklands overlooking the River Wear and Durham County Cricket Ground, Lumley Castle is a magnificent monument to a bygone age of chivalry and honour. You’ll enjoy a delicious spread of assorted finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and preserves, a selection of freshly baked cakes all served with a selection of fine teas and coffee. This can be enjoyed in either in the Library Bar or Black Knight Restaurant both rooms are comfortable with features you would expect from a stunning 13th Century Castle.
Chiddingstone Castle - Kent
Set in 35 acres of beautiful grounds including a lake open to fishermen, a rose garden, and magnificent woodland, this glorious castle in Kent is an ideal venue to enjoy a cream tea for two before wandering around the historic site. Throughout the opening season, visitors can discover Samurai Warriors, Egyptian treasures and enjoy nature trails in the grounds. You’ll enjoy your scrumptious cream tea for two, including two homemade scones, Cornish clotted cream and homemade jam each, with a choice of tea or coffee in the delightful vintage Tea Room, before entering the castle for a self-guided tour.
- Please note that some of the venues are adult only and a minimum age of 21 applies
- At all others under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult
- Disabled access varies depending on hotel chosen – please check when booking
- The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary according to location
Availability varies according to location:
Lumley Castle - Mondays to Saturdays from 14.30 to 17.30
Chiddingtone Castle - Sundays to Wednesdays, April to October, from 11.00 to 17.00 (last entry 16.15)
Date restrictions may apply. Pre-booking is essential. Please contact the supplier at the time of booking for updated availability.
We recommend you book at least two weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability.
Please allow approximately 1 hour 30 minutes for your tea.
What about insurance?
The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.
A cancellation indemnity, subject to terms, is included with every voucher.
How it works
All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.
Packaging and Delivery
Please see the following page for information on our packaging and delivery.
All images shown are for illustration purpose only, actual product may vary from images shown.