New Year 2018

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.

Let’s Celebrate New Year  – Sunday 30th December 2018

Check in anytime after 2pm. After you have had a chance to settle into our room and take in our cosy surroundings, relax with cream tea & a glass of Champagne to mark the start of the celebrations.

A three course meal will be served in The Gallery Restaurant, with singer and acoustic guitarist Val Bilton providing the after dinner entertainment.

New Year’s Eve – Monday 31st December 2018

It’s New Year’s Eve and you’ll be set away in style with a Yorkshire breakfast and the opportunity to explore the dramatic scenery on our doorstep.

Champagne & Canapés reception

A truly indulgent seven course Gala Dinner awaits you in our three AA rosette restaurant, The Gallery. With a dress code of black tie and shared tables.

Have fun beforehand with a visit from ‘Glamicature-ist’ Ingrid Sylvestre.

Magician Mark Waddington will bring his magic to your table during the Gala Dinner. But don’t take off your party hat just yet…band ‘The Emerald Theives’ will be playing in the Garden Room until it’s time to ring in the New Year with Rachael Blueman our bagpiper.

Gala Dinner Menu

Fermented Bread – Smoked Butter

Lindisfarne Oyster – Cucumber – Sea Herbs

Corn-fed Chicken & Ham Knuckle – Leek – Quince – Hazelnut

King Oyster Mushroom – Cep Parfait – Persillade – Brioche

North Yorkshire Beef Fillet – Pomme Chateau – Roscoff – Glazed Carrot

Bitter Chocolate Delice – Kirsch – Cherries

Selection of English & European Cheeses

New Year’s Day – Monday 1st January

Happy New Year! Now the new year is here it is time to ease yourself into resolutions and plans – but not before a full Yorkshire breakfast. For those of you who choose to leave us, it’ll be time for you to head back home until next time but don’t forget you can decide to linger a bit longer.

Two Night Package:
  • Classic Rooms – £ 959.00 (double), £690.00 (single)
  • Feature Rooms – £1,095.00 (double), £790.00 (single)
  • Superior Rooms – £1,095.00 (double), £790.00 (single)
  • Junior Suite – £1,195.00 (double), £950.00 (single)
  • Single Room – £628.00 – please note that we only have one Single Room


For guests wishing to Linger that bit Longer, 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 – £195.00 (double), £150.00 (single)
  • Feature Rooms – £240.00 (double), £195.00 (single)
  • Superior Rooms – £240.00 (double), £195.00 (single)
  • Junior Suite – £250.00 (double), £205.00 (single)
  • Single Room – £135.00 – please note that we only have one Single Room


T&Cs: A deposit of £250.00 per room is required to secure your New Year booking. The balance for your stay should be settled by 31st October 2018. 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. Please note that slight variations to the menus may occur. Any guests with dietary requirements should advise the hotel by 1st December 2018. 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.