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Blunsdon House Hotel

The Ridge, Blunsdon, Swindon SN26 7AS

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The Hotel

Blunsdon House Hotel is a four-star hotel in the county of Wiltshire. The Clifford family have owned the hotel since it first opened as a bed and breakfast in 1957.

Their wish is to give satisfaction to everyone. This outlook has permeated through to their staff, some of whom have been with them since they first opened.

The Hotel boasts 116 four-star en-suite bedrooms individually decorated and tastefully furnished. Each bedroom is equipped with tea/coffee making facilities.

There is a sizeable heated indoor swimming pool, a steam room, a sauna, two gyms, sunbeds, a nine hole par three golf course plus a one mile woodland walk to enjoy.

Facilities

Golf, indoor swimming pool, steam room, sauna and tea/coffee available in bedrooms and on tap in the venue.

Supplements

There are no rooms without a single supplement, there are 20 rooms with a single supplement of £40, after this the supplement will increase slightly.

Location

Host to be announced

Festive Bridge

DRAFT ITINERARIES – please note these are subject to change

Denham Grove:   Christmas | Twixmas | New Year | Other

The Olde Barn:   Christmas | Twixmas | New Year | Other

Blunsdon House:   Twixmas

 

Christmas at Denham Grove 2018

Hand Evaluation and Transfers with Sandy Bell

SUNDAY 23 DECEMBER
15:00 to 17:30 Mr Bridge Welcome Desk will be open in the reception area.
You are able to check into your rooms from 15.00 onwards.
Denham Grove staff to host mulled wine and mince pies from 15.00 till 17.00.
A complimentary porterage service is available on arrival and departure.
17:45 to 18:30 Welcome Reception.
Complimentary drinks reception in the bar lounge.
18:30 to 20:00 Dinner.*
20:00 Bridge Session - Duplicate Pairs.
 
CHRISTMAS EVE, MONDAY 24 DECEMBER
08:00 to 10:00 Full English or Continental Breakfast.
Note: Day Guests are not entitled to breakfast on any day.
10:30 to 12:30 Seminar -Hand Evaluation in No Trumps followed by Set Hands.
Alternatively relax in syndicates 1, 2 or 3 with the option of playing
other games such as Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble or do a Jigsaw.

Tea and coffee at approximately 11:00.
12:30 to 14:00 Buffet Lunch.
14:00 to 16:40 Bridge Session - Duplicate Pairs.**
Alternatively relax in syndicates 1, 2 or 3 with the option of playing
other games such as Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble or do a Jigsaw.

Tea and coffee at approximately 15:15.
17:45 to 18:30 Mulled wine, canapés and carols in the bar lounge.
18:30 to 20:00 Dinner.*
20:00 Bridge Session - Duplicate Pairs.
 
CHRISTMAS DAY, TUESDAY 25 DECEMBER
08:00 to 10:00 Full English or Continental Breakfast.
10:30 to 12:00 Discussion on the Answers to the Bidding Quiz.
Alternatively relax in syndicates 1, 2 or 3 with the option of playing
other games such as Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble or do a Jigsaw.

Tea and coffee at approximately 11:00.
13:00 to 15:00 Four course Christmas Lunch (Lounge suits/blazers).
15:00 Queen’s Speech displayed on televisions in the lounge bar.
Christmas cake to be available to all guests during the afternoon at the drinks stations.
15:30 to 16:40 Bridge Session - Duplicate Pairs.**
18:30 to 20:00 Festive Cold Buffet Supper.
20:00 Bridge Session - Duplicate Pairs.
 
BOXING DAY, WEDNESDAY 26 DECEMBER
08:00 to 10:00 Full English or Continental Breakfast.
10:00 to 12:30 Seminar – Hand Evaluation in Suits followed by Set Hands.
Alternatively relax in syndicates 1, 2 or 3 with the option of playing
other games such as Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble or do a Jigsaw.

Tea and coffee at approximately 11:00.
12:30 to 14:00 Buffet Lunch.
14:00 to 16:40 Bridge Session - Duplicate Pairs**
Tea and coffee at approximately 15:15.
18:30 to 20:00 Dinner.*
20:00 Bridge Session - Duplicate Pairs.
 
THURSDAY 27 DECEMBER
08:00 to 10:00 Full English or Continental Breakfast.
Note: The hotel likes clients to check out before 10.00.
It is therefore advised that you check out after breakfast.
The venue can store your luggage if required.
10:00 to10:10 Informal Prize Giving for the duplicate section.
10:10 to 12:30 Seminar – Transfers followed by Set Hands.
Alternatively relax in syndicates 1, 2 or 3 with the option of playing
other games such as Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble or do a Jigsaw.

Tea and coffee at approximately 11:00.
12:30 to 14:00 Buffet Lunch.
  All depart.  Have a safe journey.

To make bookings or for further information, telephone my office on 01483 489961.