Christmas Gift Guide: Choose a Gift Beyond Everything This Christmas
From small tokens of gratitude or affection, all the way up to grand extravagant gestures, the Adare Manor gifting collection holds enough happiness for the most special of holiday seasons. To enhance your festivities, we have put together a joyful collection of seasonal delights for you. Picking out the perfect Christmas gift to make someone feel cherished and appreciated is a fabulous feeling. A gift from Adare Manor does just that.
1) A Taste of Adare Manor Hamper
The ideal gift for any discerning connoisseur on your list this Christmas, or a special treat for yourself and a favourite friend to share. Set the scene with the warm glow and evocative aroma of our Adare Manor signature scent candle, and pour a generous cup of our 1832 signature tea. Cut a hearty slice of Christmas pudding and dollop with options of Christmas marmalade, lemon curd, strawberry and champagne jam or our resort honey. Finish by passing around a box of handmade champagne truffles from our pastry team. Best enjoyed in front of a crackling open fire.
Your ‘A Taste of Adare Manor” hamper will be presented in a wonderful Adare Manor box and ribbon, ready to be gifted to your special someone.
We often speak of bringing a piece of Adare Manor home with you, but what about 500 pieces?
These gorgeous wooden jigsaws are designed to let you do just that. Each elegantly handcrafted puzzle is graced with an iconic portrait of the Manor House, and each has been custom carved, to offer a uniquely tactile puzzling experience. Get started with a 200 piece puzzle of our resident swans drifting past the Manor on the River Maigue or a view of the west wing from the golf course, glimmering under moonlight. If you relish a challenge, dive into this 500 piece interior view of the magnificent Great Hall.
A bespoke Adare Manor wooden jigsaw makes an unforgettable gift for the puzzle fanatics in your life. It’s a wonderful way to spend quiet hours absorbed in the beauty of this place.
3. Adare Manor Limited Edition Christmas Chocolates
Christmas is a season for treats. There’s something magical about the reappearance of certain delights that we only encounter at this time of year. Tastes tied to memory and tradition. Indulgences we dream of in the months before and after the big day.
Our resident chocolatiers have captured all that in our bespoke Christmas Chocolates. This 25 piece box of pure joy features iconic festive flavours: Gingerbread, Christmas Trifle, Milk Chocolate Orange, Hazelnut & Toffee and Eggnog. Place it under the tree for the luckiest person on your list thisyear, or hide it in your own pantry to savour piece by piece throughout the season.
Treat yourself or someone special with a double helping of deliciousness with our iconic preserve’s giftset. A cult favourite among our guests ever since they first appeared on our afternoon tea tables, now you can bring our favourite set of preserves home to yours.
Featuring our delicious Lemon Curd, our carefully selected Strawberry and Champagne Jam and our citrus infused Breakfast Marmalade, these three sweet and indulgent flavours are a perfect companion to any morning toast or afternoon tea indulgence. Also featured is our specially selected Fig and Apple Chutney, a favourite among our savoury connoisseurs and a perfect accompaniment to a delicious cheese or home baked bread. Pair our signature preserves with a cup of our 1832 Signature Tea for an indulgent and nourishing feast.
Our preserves gift set comes in a bespoke Adare Manor giftbox.
5) Hand Crafted Adare Manor Bauble
Handcrafted and hand-painted by Jayne Redmond and her team, this unique bauble has a sketch of Adare Manor. It makes an ideal gift that will not only enhance a Christmas tree but will also become a memorable heirloom. Each bauble is 7cm in width and is ceramic glazed and comes with a red satin ribbon attached.
Join us in The Boutique at Adare Manor on the 8th and 9th December when Jayne Redmond will be instore to personalise her baubles with your chosen name or Christmas greeting.
Scent is so deeply tied to memory. In an instant, a specific fragrance can bring us back to a favourite moment or place. The Adare Manor fragrance collection makes it easy to bring the atmosphere of five-star luxury into your home. With a delicately scented candle, a spritz of linen spray or an elegant diffuser tucked into an alcove, you only need to close your eyes to be transported to a world of luxury and delight.
Light up their home this Christmas with these beautiful hand-poured candles, infused with Adare Manor’s heartwarming signature and exclusive scents.
Your gift box will be presented in an Adare Manor presentation box and ribbon and will include: One Adare Manor Signature Scent one wick candle, one Adare Manor exclusive Woodland Walk one wick candle, one Adare Manor signature scent diffuser and one Adare Manor signature scent linen spray.
Crisp leaves underfoot. Graceful branches waving overhead. Dappled light dancing across your path. And magic, waiting for you around every corner. The Woodland Walk at Adare Manor is one of the most cherished parts of the estate. Trees are central to the identity of this place, particularly the mighty oak. It gave us our name: Áth Dara, “the ford of the oak”. It also inspired our Michelin starred restaurant, the Oak Room.
So, when we asked one of Ireland’s most distinguished perfume houses to create a new, exclusive fragrance just for us, Lucy from La Bougie took our enchanted forest as inspiration. She also took elements from the wood panelling in the Oak Room, the massive fireplace in the Great Hall, and the ancient Cedar of Lebanon tree on the Manor House grounds. The resulting perfume is a tranquil blend of woody notes: Cedarwood, Sandalwood, Blonde Oak and Palo Santo, overlaid with cashmere musks and a spicy hint of saffron.
8) The Adare Manor Voucher Presentation Box: a herald of wonderful things to come
Give them the gift of anticipation. An Adare Manor voucher is a promise of future joy, a gift that begins as something to look forward to, turns into an experience to savour, and lasts forever in the form of favourite memories.
Our showstopping Adare Manor voucher box turns your gift into an event in itself. Inspired by the ancient heraldry of the Manor House, it makes an immediate impression of grandeur and delight. The front of the box boasts finely carved details of the manor house, welcoming you into the Adare Manor family. It is inscribed with the Latin motto “Quae Sursum Volo Videre”, which translates to “I wish to see what is beyond.” This saying, with all its aspiration, ambition, and anticipation, is at the heart of the Adare Manor experience, inscribed on the walls of the manor house and enshrined in our own promise: “Beyond Everything.”
Opening the voucher box is an immersive, tactile experience. It has a pleasing weight and presence and comes with its own bespoke Adare Manor bag and tissue paper: the first layers of mystery and hints of what is to come. Then, the sleeve slides off to reveal the embossed craft box: a thing of beauty. Finally, the two doors of the box swing open like the grand historic doors of the Manor House to reveal the gift within.
The voucher box is available in monetary values from €100 and can be used toward a range of exclusive experiences.
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