Hogmanay at The Old Manse of Blair

The Old Manse of Blair will be closed from Wednesday 21 December reopening on Thursday 27 December to allow all our staff to spend Christmas with their families. We will be open for Twixmas so do come and join us for a relaxed break or an entertaining Hogmanay in the Highlands!


Festive Lunch & Afternoon Tea 2022

We are delighted to be offering a Festive Lunch and Festive Afternoon Tea, Thursday-Sunday from 1st to 20th December.

Advance reservations required – call  01796 48 33 44 or email reservations@theoldmanseofblair.com

Festive Lunch £36.95

Festive Lunch Menu

Festive Afternoon Tea £32.95

Hogmanay 2022

Friday 30th December 2022

Festive Afternoon Tea on Arrival between 3-5pm

The Orangery Restaurant is available for optional dinner reservations between 6-9pm by advance reservation.

Saturday 31st December 2022

Breakfast in The Orangery 8-9.30am

Enjoy a self guided walk and explore the glorious surroundings of the Cairngorms National Park. Explore nearby House of Bruar retail experience or just kick back and relax!

Hogmanay Celebrations

Saturday 31st December 2022

Tickets £145 p/p. Advance direct reservations only for this special event please call 01796 483344 or email reservations@theoldmanseofblair.com

Dress Code is Black Tie

7.30pm Champagne and Canapés Reception in the Drawing Room

8pm Gala Dinner

10pm Cabaret Entertainment ‘Sinatra’ Sit back and enjoy our classic Frank Sinatra Tribute

11.55pm Courtyard Dram by the brazier to raise a toast and bring in the New Year in tradition with the Pipes and Drums

Gala Dinner Menu

Selection of Chefs Canapes
Dunkeld Smoked salmon with caviar

Grilled Pear , Whipped Goats Cheese , Caramelised Walnuts and a Honey and Truffle dressing (V)
Parsnip and Orchard Apple veloute
Fillet of Cairngorms Venison, Braised Haunch of Venison Wellington, Dauphinoise Potato, Kale, Salsify, Juniper Berry Jus
Cauliflower and Chestnut Risotto, Cauliflower Beignets and a Parmesan tuile (V)
Belgian Dark chocolate and Ginger Torte, Cigar Poached Plums, Blair Athol 12 year old Malt Whisky Ice Cream
Scottish Artisan Cheese, Home Made Oatcakes, Festive Chutney

Sunday 1st January 2023

New Years Day Bucks Fizz Brunch

Join us between 10-12 for a relaxed brunch.

We will be serving up a delicious breakfast buffet

3pm Cream Tea with Home Made Scones

The Orangery Restaurant will be open for table reservations from 6-9pm