SbN Blog

Did you know we have our very own blog?

It’s brimming with anecdotes, insightful stories and useful tips from some of the team here at SbN.

We even have a food section dedicated to recipes and cooking tips from our award-winning head chef!

If you’d like to take a look, simply click here!

Happy reading!

Christmas at SbN

We at SbN Hotel, located in the gorgeous countryside just outside Colchester, LOVE Christmas so we've taken all our favourite bits and tailored exclusive packages, party nights, menus and gifts so that there is a little something for everybody.

Explore our Christmas offering by clicking on any of the buttons below.

Valentine's Candlelit Dinner

Treat your loved one this Valentine's Day and enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner overlooking the picturesque setting of our floodlit lake. For just £39 per person, you'll enjoy a bespoke three-course Valentine's menu, a glass of Champagne each on arrival and a red rose for your Valentine.

Book this romantic evening by calling the Restaurant Team on 01206 265843 or enquire online here:


Hotel Competitions

Welcome to our competition page where you can win amazing prizes all year round

So whether you're interested in spa days, golf breaks, four-star hotel stays or luxury lodge retreats, we'll do our best to put some truly irresistible hotel competition prizes on offer.

Keep an eye on our social media accounts to stay up to date:

Unique and inspiring gifts

Are you struggling to find a gift for a loved one? Gain some brownie points for uniqueness and ingenuity by purchasing a Stoke by Nayland gift voucher.

Vouchers can be generic - i.e. redeemable on something of the recipients' choice* - or you can choose what the voucher buys.

Purchase golf lessons for the amateur golfer in your life, a spa treatment for your mother perhaps, or afternoon tea for your foodie best friend.

Whatever way you decide to go, a Stoke by Nayland Gift is a heartfelt gift that is sure to be highly appreciated.

Afternoon Tea in Essex

Afternoon Tea at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa is a luxury that can be enjoyed year round.

Afternoon Tea is delicious no matter the season. At Stoke by Nayland Hotel, located just outside of Colchester, you can have your sumptuous array of finger sandwiches, cakes, scones with clotted cream and freshly brewed artisan tea or coffee out on our terrace in the summer sunshine or in the Lounge Bar next to our roaring applewood fire in the winter months.

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