No matter how organised you are with your Christmas shopping, there’s always that one person who’s impossible to buy a present for. Well, The Oakley Court Hotel in Windsor has the answer. Give a Christmas gift card this winter and let your tricky friend/husband/relative choose what they want to spend it on themselves. 

They might opt for a quintessential afternoon tea in the English country house setting, with warm scones filled with cream and fruity jam and finger sandwiches neatly sliced, all washed down with a lovely pot of tea or glass of Champagne. Or, they could have a relaxing overnight break (away from the children perhaps), staying in the striking gothic building, indulging in a long leisurely buffet breakfast and then spending the day wallowing in the pool or getting active on the tennis court, a quick round on the 9-hole golf course or a bike ride along the river to the historic towns of Windsor and Bray. Plus Oakley Court will lend you a pair of Hunter wellington boots to explore the nearby countryside. Once back, warm up with dinner in the fine-dining restaurant, where head chef Damian Broom uses seasonal ingredients to whip up elegant modern British dishes, or the more casual Scullery that serves homely crowd-pleasers. And who knows, if you’re lucky, they might take you with them…



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