Christmas & New Year


Please note, we are now fully booked for Christmas day lunch and will
be taking reservations for hotel rooms only

Special note for our lodges during the Christmas season. To facilitate our reception during the busy season, we have allocated specific check-in and check-out dates:

Check In Dates:
December 24th, 27th, 30th

Check Out Dates:
December 27th, 30th and January 2nd

Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing CLC Duchally Country Estate for your holiday destination. We pride ourselves on first-rate service and devotion to our guests.

Throughout the year we have been working hard on our Christmas programme to make this time of year extra special for our guests.

We have carefully selected our menu and entertainment for your stay and hope you enjoy it. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the entire team here at CLC Duchally Country Estate.

Graeme MacDonald
General Manager

Terms & Conditions

  • For the comfort of our guests we operate a strict no pet policy.
  • Please note that no payments will be taken on Christmas Day or Hogmanay; payment will be taken at check out.
  • Advance booking for Hogmanay and Christmas in the restaurant is essential.
  • For restaurant bookings: if a booking is cancelled or the numbers are reduced within 7 days of the reservation date, the cancellation fee will be the total value.
  • Children are classed as 12 years and younger; anyone over the age of 12 years who wishes to dine from the children’s menu will be charged an adult’s price.
  • If someone in your party has a dietary requirement, please let a member of our team know when you book.
  • Check in time for hotel rooms is 2pm and check out is 11am.
  • Check in times for the lodges in 4pm and check out time is 10am.
  • If you arrive early, you are welcome to use our leisure facilities.
    For more information, please contact the events team on or call 01764 663071

Christmas time at CLC Duchally Country Estate

Enjoy a fun-filled Christmas break for all the family. We have prepared a programme filled with evening entertainment carefully selected for you and your loved ones.

Christmas Day Lunch

Let our chefs do all the work this Christmas whilst you relax and enjoy a traditional 4-course lunch with your family and friends.

New Year at Duchally

Join us to ring in the New Year on Hogmanay. A warm welcome awaits you and lots of great entertainment. EAT, DRINK and let’s be MERRY!

Festive Afternoon Tea

Limited time only
Served from 12.30–4.30pm
6th – 30th December 2019 (excluding Christmas Day)
£18 per person

Order 24 hours in advance
Upgrade for a glass of bubbly or a cocktail for £7 extra


Served from 6th – 30th December (excluding Christmas Day) 12.30-9.30pm.

2 courses £24

3 courses £30


Lentil and Vegetable Soup
Haggis Bon Bons, Clapshot Tatties, Whisky Café au Lait
Home Cured Salmon, Hints of Chilli, Chicken Crisps, Chive Crème Fraiche


Roast Turkey Crown served with all the trimmings
Fillet of Salmon, Buttered Spinach, Pil Prawns, Saffron-Sorrel Sauce
Duchally Nut Roast, Roast Chestnuts and Wild Mushrooms, Roast Butternut and Onion, Red Cabbage, Broccoli Hollandaise


Tasting Plate: Christmas Pudding & Brandy Anglaise, Mulled Berry Cheesecake, Chocolate Yule Log
Platter of Scottish Farmhouse Cheeses, Blueberry Chutney, Oatcake

Christmas Events at Duchally Country Estate

Touch or hover over each date below to discover more

December 24th
at 8pm

Live Entertainment in the Whisky Bar.

Performance by: Sandy Marshall
Christmas Carols

December 25th
at 4pm

Christmas Day

A visit from Santa in the Glendevon Lounge

December 26th
at 9pm

Live Entertainment in the Whisky Bar.

Performance by: Tarneybackle

December 27th
at 4pm

Movie Time

Kids Christmas Movie in the Boardroom

December 28th
at 9pm

Live Entertainment in the Whisky Bar

Performance by: Rosie Amrit

December 29th
at 4-5pm

Family quiz with Tanya in the Whisky Bar

December 30th
at 6pm

Whisky tasting in the Whisky Bar

Animated by: George Moore

December 31st
at 8pm

Live Entertainment in the Whisky Bar

Solo artist Chris White followed by local band Tarneybackle.

Christmas Eve

at Duchally Country Estate

Come join us in the Whisky Bar at 8pm for a warm and cosy evening with Sandy Marshall. Sing along or lounge back and take in the moving Christmas Carols. Complimentary mulled wine will be served with homemade mince pies.

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there…

A poem anonymously published in 1823

Christmas Day

at Duchally Country Estate

Merry Christmas!

Why not start off Christmas Day with a full Perthshire Breakfast and a glass of fizz?
(Served from 8am -10:30am £20 per person. Please book in advance.)

Enjoy a Traditional 4-course Christmas lunch at our award-winning restaurant, Monteaths.
(Served from 1pm – 4pm £55 per person, £25 per child. Please book in advance.)

The restaurant will be open again in the evening with a limited menu from 7pm to 9pm.

Events and Entertainment

He is making his list, and checking it twice, he’s going to find out whose naughty and nice- Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa will be visiting Duchally and giving presents to the children at 4pm.

Our Festive Menus

Christmas Day Lunch Menu

£55 per person

Butternut Squash Soup, Parsley Pesto

House Prawn Cocktail, Gem Lettuce, Bloody Mary Marie Rose
Melting Goats Cheese, Sweet Onion Tart, Beetroot Pickled Shallots
Confit Chicken and Ham Hock Terrine, Seasonal Chutney, Melba Toast

Roast Turkey Crown served with all the trimmings
Roast Rib of Beef, Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Root Vegetables, Roast Potatoes, Red wine Jus
Fillet of Stone Bass, White Bean Cassoulet, Chorizo, Buttered Kale
Mediterranean Vegetable and Halloumi Cheese Parcel, Tomato Coulis, Wilted Greens

Traditional Christmas Pudding, Brandy Anglaise
Salted Caramel and Dark Chocolate Tart, Banana Ice Cream
Baked Cheesecake, Mulled Berry Compote, Raspberry Sorbet

Children's Christmas Menu

£25 per Child

For children under 12

Creamy tomato soup
Traditional prawn cocktail
  Cocktail prawns with Marie Rose sauce iceberg lettuce & cucumber
Cantaloupe melon with fresh berries
  A fan of Cantaloupe melon with fresh fruit and berry coulis

Roast turkey crown with chipolatas and stuffing
  Served with roast potatoes and root vegetables

Roast Beef, Yorkshire Pudding and Sauce
  Served with roast potatoes and root vegetables

Grilled salmon fillet
  Served with roast potatoes and broccoli

Christmas chocolate roulade and vanilla ice-cream
  Chocolate sponge and ganache icing with vanilla ice-cream
Selection of ice-creams
  Vanilla, strawberry, chocolate with a crisp tuile

31st December 2019

Hogmanay at Duchally Country Estate

Hogmanay 2019 Menu

£75 per person, £35 per child

Smoked Haddock, Leek and Potato Chowder

Gin and Beetroot Cured Salmon, Sweet Dill and Wholegrain Mustard Sauce, Pickled Cucumber
Tian of Haggis, ‘Neeps N Tatties, Whisky Café au Lait
Game Terrine, Seasonal Chutney, Toasted Brioche
Spiced Carrot and Cashew Filo Parcel, Harissa Parsnip Puree, Pearl Barley Salad, Tahini Dressing

Roast Lion of Venison, Venison Bon Bons, Creamed Potato, Red Cabbage, Redcurrant Jus
Salmon Fillet, Cous Cous, Chorizo, Squid, Clams, Mussels, Saffron Sauce
Fillet of Beef Wellington, Pomme Puree, Red Wine Sauce, Baby Root Vegetables
Chargrilled Ratatouille Tian, Bloody Mary Tomato Coulis, Crispy Kale, Glass Potato, Pea Shoots

Dark Chocolate and Caramel Parfait, Cassis Curd, Hazelnut Granola
Monkey Shoulder Cheesecake, Raspberry and Honey Compote
Steamed Ginger Pudding, Vanilla Ice Cream
Selection of Scottish Farmhouse Cheeses, Blueberry Chutney, Oatcakes

We invite you to join us and ring in the New Year at CLC Duchally Country Estate. Guests will be greeted by one of our favourite pipers for a true Scottish Hogmanay celebration.

Start your evening in our Whisky Bar for drinks and canapés at 7pm – relax and enjoy your time with loved ones. Dinner will be served at 7:30pm in our award-winning restaurant Monteaths; the table is yours for the whole evening.

Reserve in advance to avoid disappointment.After your meal, enjoy the solo artist Chris White performing live in our Whisky Bar from 8pm, followed by local band Tarneybackle who will perform until late.

Join us for the countdown to midnight – you won’t want to miss it!

The Glendevon Lounge

Why not enquire about our Glendevon Lounge? Whether it’s a Christmas work lunch or a festive family get together, our team will work with you to create the perfect event.

Our Glendevon Lounge can seat up to 40 people for an intimate dining experience. We’ll ensure you and your guests have an unforgettable time with award-winning food and first-class service.

For more information contact us at

January 1st

Start off the New Year with a Bucks Fizz celebration breakfast served in our restaurant Monteaths from 9am until 12pm. (£20 per person, please book in advance)

Our menu will be available in the bar and restaurant from 12:30pm until 9:30pm.


Join us in the Whisky Bar for live entertainment by Martyn Rapley from 9pm. Savour the first moments of the New Year with your family and friends and relax.

From the entire team at CLC Duchally Country Estate, thank you for choosing to spend your holidays with us.

All the best for the New Year and we look forward to your next visit.

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Whisky Miniature
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