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Hogmanay 2018

Hogmanay 2018 & New Year 2019

Celebrate Hogmanay and New Year with the Crinan Hotel's 'THREE DAY HOUSE PARTY'

To all our guests who enjoy The Crinan Hotel with its wonderful setting and relaxing atmosphere, we invite you to celebrate New Year with our 'THREE DAY HOUSE PARTY'

Where better to see out the old and bring in the new? Crinan is offering a Three Day House Party which is available to BOOK ONLINE.  Phone us for more information or if you would prefer to stay for just two nights. Full information on the programme and prices are outlined below.

The three night package is priced from £625 to £865 per person. Offer includes:

  • accommodation
  • full breakfast
  • dinner each night 
  • a champagne reception on Hogmanay
  • a boat trip on Venture West
  • a voucher on departure for a double or twin room for 1 night bed & breakfast at the Crinan Hotel during 2019 per room taken for 3 nights over New Year

Arrive at The Crinan Hotel on Sunday 30th December 2018.

Depart on Wednesday 2nd January 2019 after breakfast.

For more details call The Crinan Hotel on 01546 830 261 or book on-line here


SUNDAY - DECEMBER 30th

Arrive at The Crinan Hotel on Sunday 30th December 2018.

Come on in to the warmth of a cosy fire, try our delicious mincemeat pies and shortbread with a glass of bubbly or a cream tea.

Later you can relax over dinner in the Westward Restaurant and prepare for the festivities.


HOGMANAY - MONDAY DECEMBER 31st

A lazy day in anticipation of a lively evening. In the morning there will be a boat trip aboard Sandy Campbell's Redbay Stormforce Cabin RIB Venture West to the islands or the Gulf of Corryvreckan if the weather permits. This is an ideal way to blow away the old year in preparation for the New Year! Land lubbers can lie in and hold the fort. This boat trip is amazing fun and is included in your Hogmanay stay.

If you wish to explore there are wonderful and beautiful walks for all abilities and winter is a great time to see otters, deer and a great selection of birds. A short drive away is Kilmartin Glen with its ancient standing stones. Crinan lies in Dalriada which is the oldest Kingdom in Scotland and the Ancient Kings were crowned here. Riding can be arranged at Lunga or clay pigeon shooting at Brenfield.

Prior to dinner the Ryan family will be hosting a Champagne reception in the Gallery Bar which is enclosed on the hotel roof.

Then you will be piped down to the Westward Restaurant by our favourite piper to enjoy a sumptuous Black Tie (or a Touch of Tartan) Dinner to music played by internationally acclaimed fiddler Archie McAllister and his brother Alex.

  • There will be Scottish reels as the evening progresses towards Ne'rday.
    Archie McAllister
  • Dress Code: Black Tie or a Touch of Tartan.
  • The piper will bring in the Bells.
  • The hotel will pour you a glass of champagne and we will bring in 2019 together.
  • The reeling and wheeling will carry on.
  • Then Haggis Neeps and Tatties will be served before you retire.

NEW YEAR'S DAY - TUESDAY 1st JANUARY 2019

“A Happy New Year to One and All!”

There is no hurry, breakfast will be served until 10am
and lunch will be served in the Seafood Bar from 12 noon.

In the afternoon Mrs Ryan (aka Frances Macdonald) will give a short painting demonstration.

At 5.30 p.m. there will be a showing of the classic puffer film The Maggie (part of which was filmed at Crinan Pier) in The General's Bar (which has a selection of over 50 whiskies to help to get you in the mood).

Later, enjoy an evening of entertainment with a variety of musicians organised by Archie McAllister.  We invite you enjoy another delicious dinner then, as is customary at Crinan, we will invite guests to contribute a song or some other party piece. There will be a special prize for the least inhibited performer.


Departure on Wednesday 2nd January 2019 after breakfast.


Prices for “The Three Day Package” start at £625.00 per person to £865.00 per person for a double or shared twin room.
This is inclusive of full breakfast, gourmet dinner, champagne reception on Hogmanay and a glass of bubbly and/or cream tea and/or shortbread and mince pies on arrival. You will receive on departure a voucher for a double or twin room for 1 night bed & breakfast at the Crinan Hotel during 2019 per room taken for 3 nights over New Year.

Bookings taken via the Crinan Hotel website will be charged an initial 4% deposit. 50% of the balance due for the Hogmanay package is then payable at the beginning of October 2018 (or at the time of booking for bookings taken after the beginning of October) and the balance will be payable when you leave the Hotel in January 2019.

Children are very welcome as are well behaved dogs - see here for our policy for dogs staying at the Hotel.

For more details call The Crinan Hotel on 01546 830 261 or book on-line here


"We look forward to welcoming you to Crinan."

2018 Crinan Hotel New Year House Party Menus:

Sunday 30th December 2018 

Monday 31st December 2018 - New Year's Eve

Tuesday 1st January 2019

New Years Eve Menu
New Year's Eve Menu (click link above for enlargement)