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Festive afternoon teas in Hertfordshire

PUBLISHED: 16:48 04 December 2017 | UPDATED: 16:48 04 December 2017

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Retreating to a lovely tea room or grand hotel for a spot of afternoon tea during the Christmas season is surely one of the best yuletide treats. We have picked some top places offering afternoon tea with a festive twist in Hertfordshire

Where: Tewin Bury Farm, Welwyn Garden City

When: Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th December, 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Menu: Prosecco or mulled wine upon arrival, finger sandwiches, mince pies, scones with clotted cream and jam and sweet treats of chocolate yule log and battenburg cake – with a cup of tea or coffee.

Extras: Enjoy your afternoon tea to the sound of traditional Christmas carols sung by the Welwyn Garden City Music Society Choir.

Booking: £25 per person. Contact the events team on 01438 841464 or email events@tewinbury.co.uk

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Where: Pendley Manor, Cow Lane, Tring

When: served throughout December, 1pm to 5.30pm

Menu: finger sandwiches with smoked salmon, cucumber and tarragon crème fraiche or turkey and cranberry, mulled wine, two scones topped with cream and strawberry jam, warm mince pie, Christmas cake, chocolate fudge cake and a tea or coffee.

Booking: £23.95 per person. Book early to avoid disappointment by calling 01442 891891 or email christmas@pendley-manor.co.uk

Where: Aubrey Park, Hemel Hempstead

When: served throughout December, 12pm to 5pm

Menu: glass of Prosecco, finger sandwich selection includes cheddar cheese and red onion marmalade, roast turkey and cranberry among others alongside cinnamon dusted scones with strawberry jam and cream. Freshly made Christmas cupcakes, yule log and mini Christmas cake with a coffee or tea.

Booking: £20 per person. To book your festive afternoon tea, call 01582 792105 or email events@aubreypark.co.uk

Where: Down Hall, Bishop’s Stortford

When: served throughout December, 2pm to 5pm excluding Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve

Menu: sandwiches of roast turkey and cranberry mayonnaise or hen’s egg with citrus mayonnaise with rocket before cranberry buttermilk scones topped with clotted cream and jam. Sweet treats include clementine meringue pie and pistachio and raspberry Battenberg cakes all with a warming cup of tea or coffee.

Booking: £30 adult, £15 children. Book online or call 01279 731441

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Where: Letchworth Hall Hotel

When: Available throughout December, 3pm to 5pm excluding Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve

Menu: sandwiches of smoked salmon and turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce will accompany a range of savoury bites including scotch egg, sausage rolls and chipolatas wrapped in bacon. After fluffy scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, there will be mince pies, Christmas cake and more sweet treats. Your choice from the tea menu.

Booking: £23.95 per person. Book early to avoid disappointment by calling 01462 683747 or email sales@mlhh.co.uk

When: Fanhams Hall, Ware

Where: available from 26th November and throughout December

Booking: from £25 per person. Book online

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Where: Offley Place, Great Offley

When: 2.30pm to 5.30pm from Monday to Saturday; 3.30pm to 5.30pm on Sunday

Menu: scones with jam and cream, assortment of festive themed fancies, homemade cakes and pastries, sandwiches of smoked salmon and cream cheese, egg and cress, cucumber and cream cheese and turkey and cranberry. Mulled wine is an additional £6.

Booking: £24.95 per person

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Where: Shendish Manor, Hemel Hempstead

When: weekdays 12.30pm to 5pm and weekends 1pm to 5pm in December

Menu: finger sandwiches with festive fillings, freshly made scones, afternoon cakes and mince pies. Festive alcoholic drinks are available for an extra charge.

Booking: phone 01442 232220

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Where: Lavender Tea Room, Hexton

When: from 30th November

Menu: non alcoholic mulled drink upon arrival, a selection of festive finger sandwiches and cheese and poppy seed straws. Sweet treats include triple-chocolate buche-de-noel, mini caramel meringues, mince pies, panforte with amaretto liqueur and raspberry, rose and pistachio cupcakes.

Booking: £22.50 per person, call 07805815672 or email enquire.lavendertearoom@live.co.uk to book your afternoon tea

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