Celebrate the life and works of Scotland’s most famous Bard, Rabbie Burns, with an unmissable four-course gourmet experience at Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club, in East Sussex. On Thursday 25 January the neo-gothic hotel in the heart of the Ashdown Forest will be hosting a traditional Scottish feast, complete with a whisky cocktail on arrival and traditional Scottish piper. Designed by executive head chef Byron Hayter, the menu for the evening features a traditional cockaleekie soup to start, followed by neeps and tatties, haggis, sirloin of beef with fondant potato, wild mushrooms and spinach, whiskey cranachan for dessert and coffee and petit fours. The Burns Night dinner at Ashdown Park, including whiskey cocktail, coffee and petit fours, starts at 7pm and is £69pp. Guests wanting to make a night of it can add a stay in one of the hotel’s sumptuous bedrooms or suites, with breakfast included, from £101.50pp (based on two sharing). For more information or to book, visit www.ashdownpark.com or call reservations on 01342 824988.