Nantwen is the perfect place to hideaway and try something new or to experience something special. As part of your stay we can offer you experience holidays, choose from a drawing course, a private concert, a jewellery making weekend and more. Simply make your choice from the learning holidays on offer, have a look at our availability calendar to see when you would like to stay and then just contact us to make a booking. Our experience holidays and learning holidays are also perfect as a gift, so simply choose ‘Buy as a gift voucher’, add your message in the box at checkout and we will pop it in the post to you. Vouchers must be redeemed within one year.
Cottage stay with botany drawing session
Nantwen has abundant wildflowers, and the gardens provide plenty of variety. With this learning holiday you book your stay at Nantwen and spend 4 hours working with an artist drawing your chosen plants (taken from the gardens at Nantwen) At the end of the experience you will have an A5 sketchbook to take home, a framed final drawing (A5) that you made. We supply all materials needed and further nights at Nantwen can be added. £285 (The prices includes one night accommodation but more nights are available)
Cottage stay with ring design session
Nantwen has its own in house jeweller! so why not book this experience holiday and take advantage of designing your own ring or rings. Jemma of Slade Fine Jewellery will spend time with you during your stay to design the ring you would like. Perhaps an engagement ring, anniversary ring or even a pair of wedding bands. You can then commission your ring to be made by Jemma (additional costs) or leave with a handpainted paint framed design. £285 (The prices includes one night accommodation but more nights are available)
Cottage stay with private concert
Book Nantwen for a cottage stay of one or more nights and enjoy your own private classical music concert in our hall. The concert programme lasts for up to 45mins and might include music by Haydn, Bach, Beethoven or Mozart. You can choose from a solo cello concert (£320), a cello duo concert (£530), a string trio (£1040) or string quartet (£1410). (The prices include one night accommodation but more nights are available) The performers are all professional musicians. If you wanted to make a group event of it then you can always add extra beds to Nantwen, or welcome your friends just to the concert for £15 per person. If you are an amateur musician and would like a to see our musical learning holidays then click here.
Cottage stay with photography session
With its wild gardens, expansive views and impressive hall Nantwen is an excellent backdrop for photographs . It is also situated close to the coast and ancient woodland. With this package you stay at Nantwen and spend up to 2 hours having a photoshoot session of you choice with the award winning O&C Photography You could choose from a choice of photography experience holidays; an engagement or couples shoot (£700), family shoot (£800) (price includes extra beds at Nantwen) or a pregnancy/newborn photoshoot (£440). This experience is available all year round and includes a one night stay at Nantwen, extra nights can be added if you would like and further beds.
Cottage stay with floristry session
Have a night’s stay at Nantwen for two with a floristy workshop for one thrown in!. With this experience holiday you work in a one to one session with Annabel from Flowers by Annabel. Annabel will come to Nantwen either during the afternoon or morning of your stay and will work with you to create a bouquet or small vase arrangement. You will also learn how to wrap. The workshop is available all year round. £470 (The prices includes one night’s accommodation for 2 but more nights are available) More participants can be added, so you could make it into a small party with close friends. We can also provide cake or a light lunch for you all as part of our learning holidays package. Just ask for more information.
If you have any questions about our experience holidays or learnng holidays or would like to make a bespoke experience or learning holiday then please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org, call 01239 821 139 or use the form below.