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Enjoy enchanting music and arts performances, demonstrations, horticulture and fine dining with illustrious speakers while savouring our world-class hospitality. Raymond Blanc has created seasonal menus for each occasion, matched with a selection of his favourite wines.

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2023 brochure

Seasonal Events

Arborexence by Loris Cecchini


From 28 June 2023

Discover Arborexence (2023), a sculpture by Milan-based artist Loris Cecchini for Le Manoir’s MITICO rendezvous. Created in response to this year’s theme of “Identity and Nature”, Cecchini’s lattice of stainless steel scales the walls of our Oxfordshire retreat. The installation invites observers to reflect on the way our roots and identities intertwine with nature.

Visit Arborexence at Le Manoir from 28 June onwards.

Guest Speaker Series

From September

Join us as some of the gardening world's greatest minds share their knowledge at the Raymond Blanc Gardening School.

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8 November
James Alexander Sinclair - The Art of Tulips

Includes: guest speaker masterclass of your choice and a working-style lunch

The seated young cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, holds his cello and bow in his left hand as he looks off camera to the right


22 September 2023

This very special evening is an extraordinary opportunity to see celebrated cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, and classical guitarist Plínio Fernandes. Be among just 150 guests, listening to their beautiful playing in the intimate setting of 12th-century St Mary's Church. Gather at Le Manoir and sip Veuve Clicquot before taking the short walk to St Mary's Church for the performance, introduced by Raymond Blanc. Afterwards, sample his favourite winter dishes to savour over a delicious dinner, perfectly matched with wines from our cellar.
Includes: aperitif and canapés, musical entertainment in church, a four-course dinner with accompanying wines, tea, coffee, and petits fours.
Price: £335pp, Dress code: Black tie

Summer sun shines through the pale green leaves of an apple tree. A cluster of four small apples cling to a gnarled branch

Apple Day with our Orchard Expert, Paula Fleming

13 October 2023

Join us for a unique and engaging experience discovering all about the art of apple pressing with Paula Fleming, our Head Orchard gardener at Le Manoir. Explore the beautiful orchard and gardens, learning about the different apple varieties that grow here. Paula will share her extensive knowledge of the orchard and guide you through the process of pressing apples to create delicious, fresh apple juice. Then, The Raymond Blanc Cookery School will hosting an apple themed cookery demonstration.
Includes: Tea and coffee & biscuits on arrival, guided tour of Le Manoir gardens, an apple pressing demonstration with Paula Fleming, apple themed cookery demonstration, champagne and canapes, 4 course lunch with accompanying wines, tea, coffee and petit fours

Sun pouring through windows of Blenheim Palace's State Rooms illuminates the gilded frames, chandeliers and ornate cornices.

Blenheim Palace tour with dinner at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

19 October 2023

Start your journey with a private tour of the magnificent Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Explore the palace's opulent State Rooms, stunning artworks, and beautiful gardens, all while basking in the rich history and grandeur of this iconic landmark. After your tour, return to Le Manoir and embark on a culinary journey like no other. Delight in the legendary cuisine of Raymond Blanc, as you indulge in a sumptuous four-course dinner complemented by carefully selected wines that perfectly complement each dish.

Includes: tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival, guided tour of Blenheim palace and gardens, light lunch at Blenheim, 4 course dinner at Le Manoir with accompanying wines, tea, coffee and petit fours

Christmas Wreath Making with Le Manoir Florists

30th November and 1st December 2023

In our Christmas Wreath workshops, you'll use foraged materials in a mindful activity that connects you with nature. Guided by our florists, learn the art of wreathmaking and bring home a stunning masterpiece that reflects your personal style and creativity. To add to the festive spirit, enjoy a warming cup of mulled wine and share stories with your fellow crafters. Then, wind down with a relaxed afternoon of indulgence, savouring a cream tea and our famous signature lemon cake by Chef Patissier Benoit Blin.
Includes: refreshments on arrival, equipment, wreath, stems and foliage, mulled wine and a sumptuous cream tea and festive sandwiches.
Price: £205pp

Christmas Carol Concert Evenings

4th, 5th, 6th December 2023

Pure voices, flickering candlelight and the hallowed atmosphere of our neighbouring 12th-century church: get ready to feel your heart soar at one of Le Manoir's much-anticipated Christmas Carol Concert evenings. Be enthralled as we unite some of the nation's most acclaimed choirs in a joyous celebration in St Mary's Church. Each harmonious evening is hosted by Raymond Blanc and includes a champagne reception with canapés, followed by a short walk to the church for the performance and then a celebratory four-course dinner created by Raymond himself.
4th December: Christ Church Cathedral Choir
5th December: Somerville College Choir
6th December: Brize Norton Military Wives Choir
Includes: champagne & canapé reception on arrival, choral performance, four-course dinner with accompanying wines, tea, coffee and petits fours. Early booking is recommended.
Price: £325pp

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Le Manoir

31st December 2023

Ring in the New Year in spectacular style at our inviting countryside retreat. After settling into your sumptuous suite, dress to impress and let the festivities unfold. The night begins with a tantalising aperitif and canapés, accompanied by live musical entertainment and the chance to mingle with your fellow guests. Next, take your seat for a sensational seven-course dinner featuring the finest local specialities, our luscious homegrown produce and the masterful techniques for which the Le Manoir chefs are renowned. After the culinary extravaganza, retreat to the comfort of our elegant lounge and linger over an exquisite selection of artisanal cheeses. As the clock strikes midnight, raise a glass of champagne to toast new beginnings.
Includes: musical entertainment, aperitif, seven course dinner, cheese course & champagne toast (not including accommodation) Tickets reserved exclusively for overnight guests.
Price: £315pp

Year-Round Activities at Le Manoir

The Raymond Blanc Cookery School

Master the secret behind Chef Patron Raymond Blanc's exquisite seasonal cuisine at our Cookery School

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The Raymond Blanc Gardening School

Navigate our eleven gardens and learn green-fingered skills at our enchanting gardening school

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Expert Garden Tours

Join an experienced guide and navigate each of our varied, blooming gardens. Our tours take place every day.

In-Room Spa

Retreat to the comfort of your exquisite room or suite and choose from wide range of signature treatments, massages and therapies.

Birds of Prey Experience

Learn all about hawk handling and lives of these magnificent birds of prey with expert handlers in our picturesque grounds.

Photography with Paul Wilkinson Studios

Join award-winning photographer Paul Wilkinson for a private photography session across our beautiful hotel and grounds.


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