New Year 2016 at The Black Swan Hotel


Welcome in the New Year and see out the old, in the beautiful, quaint market town of Helmsley. A warm welcome awaits you at The Black Swan Hotel, with its open fires, award winning cuisine and convivial atmosphere, all within some of England’s most spectacular scenery; The Black Swan is the perfect place to escape for your New Year break.

Friday 30th December 2016

Your room will be available to check in from 2pm onwards on Friday afternoon. Once you’ve had chance to settle into your room, mark the start of your New Year celebrations with a glass of Rosé Champagne and homemade scones with jam and clotted cream, served throughout the afternoon in our lounges and bar.

A four course dinner will be served on Friday evening in The Gallery and Garden Room restaurants, followed by after dinner entertainment from soul, blues and acoustic musician Dan Burnett in the Cygnet Bar.

New Year’s Eve – Saturday 31st December 2016

After breakfast, the final day of 2016 is yours to enjoy at your leisure, allowing you time to mosey around Helmsley and explore the unique, quirky shops nestled throughout the town before getting ready for the evening’s celebrations.

At 7pm a pre-dinner Champagne and canapés reception will be held in the Garden Room. A fabulous seven course Gala Dinner will then follow in our 3 AA rosette restaurant, The Gallery. During dinner, there will be music from swing and rat pack singer, Adrian Doyle, and magician Mark Waddington will entertain you with his close up magic tricks.

Please note that guests will be seated at mixed tables for the Gala Dinner and the dress code for the evening is black tie.

After dinner the party really starts with our live band ‘Perfect Strangers’ who’ll be playing in the Garden Room until the wee small hours. At midnight, we’d like to invite you to join us at the front of the hotel where 2017 will be welcomed in by Highland Bagpipes.

New Year’s Day – Sunday 1st January 2017

Happy New Year! Following a leisurely breakfast on New Year’s Day, for those of you who choose to leave us, it’ll be time for you to head back home until next time.


Two night package:

  • Classic Rooms – £ 895.00 (double), £655.00 (single)
  • Feature Rooms – £985.00 (double), £745.00 (single)
  • Superior Rooms – £985.00 (double), £745.00 (single)
  • Junior Suite – £1005.00 (double), £765.00 (single)
  • Single Room – £605.00 – please note that we only have one Single Room


For guests wishing to extend their New Year’s break, preferential rates are available. The rates below include dinner and full English breakfast, and are per room, per night (this includes an allocation of £45.00 per person, per night to be spent on dinner):

  • Classic Rooms – £230.00 (double), £170.00 (single)
  • Feature Rooms – £275.00 (double), £215.00 (single)
  • Superior Rooms – £275.00 (double), £215.00 (single)
  • Junior Suite – £285.00 (double), £225.00 (single)
  • Single Room – £150.00 – please note that we only have one Single Room


T&Cs: A deposit of £200.00 per room is required to secure your New Year booking. The balance for your stay should be settled by 1st December 2016. If you wish to extend your booking, these additional nights should be settled on departure from the hotel, however a deposit of £50.00 per night will be required for any additional nights booked. Provisional bookings can be held for up to one week, after this time they will be released if a deposit has not been received. Please note that all deposits are non-refundable. Menus will be available to view online closer to the time. Any guests with dietary requirements should advise the hotel at least 14 days prior to arrival. Please note that on New Year’s Eve, guests will be seated at mixed tables for the Gala Dinner which is a set menu. Dress code for New Year’s Eve is black tie. The hotel reserves the right to amend the content of the package without prior notice. Please note that unfortunately children are not permitted on our New Year package.