The Great British Bake Off is back on our screens.
Will the contestants rise to the occasion or have they bitten off more than they can chew?
Mull it over with a delightful afternoon tea in the elegant setting of the Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club.
Set in a thousand acres of beautiful parkland, the Dalmahoy is a breathtaking hotel and golf resort located just outside of Edinburgh.
Dating to the early 18th century, the A-listed main building is a baronial manor and it retains many gorgeous period features.
Sitting alongside the original architecture are all the modern facilities expected of a 21st century hotel.
Not least of these is the splendid Dalmahoy Leisure Club.
Champagne or craft beer
Available from 2pm to 5pm, seven days a week, option one of today’s Big Deal is for two people to make best use of day passes to the leisure club as well as enjoying a Champagne afternoon tea in the Douglas Lounge or Cocktail Bar at the Dalmahoy.
A glass of fizz often gives the gossip some extra sparkle. If you prefer, the Champagne can be swapped for a craft beer for each guest.
Option two is for afternoon tea without the fizz.
As well as specialist teas and coffees, afternoon tea includes a selection of tasty finger sandwiches, warm scones and the pastry chef’s cakes.
Steam room and sauna
The leisure club features a spacious pool with views to the grounds plus a sauna and steam room. A few laps of the pool followed by a recuperative steam could be just the ticket to sharpen the appetite for afternoon tea.
If you’re feeling energetic, there is also a gym with a great range of cardiovascular equipment and free weights.
The Leisure Club is also home to Beauty Essentials Salon. The salon offers a fabulous range of luxury beauty treatments including relaxing massages, soothing facials, nail treatments, spray tanning, waxing and more.
With today’s Big Deal, you can enjoy a 20% discount on all pre-booked beauty treatments with Beauty Essentials. Simply book your beauty treats when making the reservation for afternoon tea.
TripAdvisor has lots of glowing reviews from happy Dalmahoy guests. These excerpts are from longer reviews:
‘We also treated ourselves to afternoon tea which was first class. My husband and myself enjoyed a swim in the leisure club too. We certainly hope to return in the very near future.’
The hotel holds happy memories for this guest:
‘We got married here fifteen years ago and decided to come back for a stay for our anniversary… I’m so glad we did. We have been back over the years for dinner and afternoon tea and always find it faultless. We were not disappointed this time!’
A chilled couple of hours by the pool, followed by a delicious afternoon tea. Perhaps with a side order of scandalous conjecture about the new Bake off contestants.
It is hard to imagine a better way to enjoy an autumn day out.
Book now to enjoy today’s Big Deal on afternoon tea from Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club.