Indulge in Luxury: Crabtree & Crabtree’s Epicurean Escapes

Crabtree & Crabtree, the premier destination for luxurious self-catering properties, recently redefined the art of holidaying with their launch of C&C Epicurean Experiences.

Designed to immerse guests in a world of gastronomic wonders, these captivating encounters celebrate the finest local fare and libations in the enchanting landscapes of Northumberland and the South of Scotland.

Stargazing Suppers: A Celestial Culinary Journey in Northumberland

Gaze upon the celestial wonders while indulging in an intimate moonlit supper with Crabtree & Crabtree’s Stargazing Suppers. Nestled within the tranquil embrace of nature, guests will embark on an illuminating journey led by a seasoned local astronomer.

Indulge in Luxury: Crabtree & Crabtree's Epicurean Escapes

Discover the secrets of constellations, planets, shooting stars, and the Milky Way as you relish a three-course ‘dinner in the dark’ at your C&C holiday haven. The meticulously crafted menu boasts exquisite dishes such as chicken liver parfait, crispy shallots, torched mackerel, tangy gooseberries, and even popping candy – an ensemble designed to titillate your taste buds against the inky backdrop of the night sky.

Spirit of the Wilderness: A Cocktail Sojourn in Northumberland

Redefine your drinking experience with a C&C exclusive expedition to Hepple Spirits, a revered distillery nestled in the heart of Northumberland. Traverse the secrets of juniper bushes and Douglas Fir trees that infuse these spirits with a unique flavour during a private botanical walk.

Indulge in Luxury: Crabtree & Crabtree's Epicurean Escapes

Following this aromatic adventure, retreat to a hidden moorland bar, where you’ll savour a tantalizing tasting session or unwind with a classic gin and tonic. If you prefer to bask in the comfort of your C&C holiday home, opt for a cocktail and oyster masterclass led by a skilled local bartender, showcasing the art of crafting the perfect Hepple martini paired elegantly with fresh Lindisfarne oysters.

Wild Dining: An Organic Gastronomic Affair in East Lothian

Crabtree & Crabtree invites you to surrender to the charms of Buck & Birch, the trailblazing wild dining pioneers situated along the scenic East Coast of Scotland. Elevate your culinary expectations with a meticulously curated menu that celebrates the finest ultra-seasonal ingredients, from succulent wild game to the freshest seafood and hand-foraged delights.

Indulge in Luxury: Crabtree & Crabtree's Epicurean Escapes

Step into an intimate, hands-on environment that marries the elegance of fine dining with the primal allure of nature, as each dish is a symphony of taste, texture, and artistry. The experience promises a sensory feast complete with innovative cocktails and harmonious flavour combinations that pay homage to the season’s bounty.

A Taste of Northumberland: A Gastronomic Workshop

Delve into the tapestry of Northumberland’s culinary heritage as Crabtree & Crabtree invites you to partake in an immersive culinary workshop led by an award-winning professional chef. From pasture-fed beef to succulent venison, indulge in a journey that showcases the region’s finest produce.

Indulge in Luxury: Crabtree & Crabtree's Epicurean Escapes

Against the backdrop of your C&C holiday residence, create delectable dishes that reflect the essence of the land, while imbibing the stories and origins of each ingredient.

Scottish Cookery & Dining Experience: A Gastronomic Voyage in the South of Scotland

Embark on a culinary odyssey with Crabtree & Crabtree’s collaboration with a local cookery school in East Lothian and the Scottish Borders. From the comfort of your C&C holiday abode, master the art of crafting a tantalizing two- or three-course menu using the freshest local and seasonal ingredients.

Indulge in Luxury: Crabtree & Crabtree's Epicurean Escapes

Whether you’re concocting a sumptuous venison Wellington or a delicate wild mushroom ravioli, the experience is a homage to the region’s culinary identity. Enhance the indulgence with exquisite wine pairings, transforming your dining into an unforgettable symphony of tastes and aromas.

Sommelier-led Cheese and Wine Tasting Evenings: An Enchanting Soiree in the Scottish Borders

Delight in the marriage of exceptional wines and artisanal cheeses within the embrace of your C&C holiday sanctuary. With the guidance of a knowledgeable sommelier from one of C&C’s favoured local delis, embark on a sensory journey that unveils the art of wine and cheese pairing.

Indulge in Luxury: Crabtree & Crabtree's Epicurean Escapes

Revel in a symphony of flavours, from opulent reds to delicate whites, harmoniously accompanied by a curated selection of artisanal cheeses. Tailor the experience to your preferences, creating an evening that resonates with your unique palate.


With the forthcoming launch of C&C Epicurean Experiences, Crabtree & Crabtree redefines the notion of luxury holidays. Rooted in the essence of Northumberland and the South of Scotland, these immersive encounters celebrate the region’s culinary treasures, inviting guests to embark on gastronomic odysseys that blend nature, heritage, and indulgence.

Whether it’s a celestial stargazing supper, a spirited cocktail voyage, a wild dining affair, a culinary workshop, a cookery and dining voyage, or an enchanting wine and cheese soiree, each experience promises to unveil a symphony of tastes and aromas that resonate with the soul. Escape to Crabtree & Crabtree’s exquisite self-catering havens and partake in these remarkable Epicurean Experiences that linger as unforgettable memories.