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Skiddaw Hotel

Christmas in the Lakes

Experience a Magical Christmas in the Lake District

Christmas Breaks at the Borrowdale

We’re delighted to welcome you to the Borrowdale Hotel to experience how relaxing and enjoyable a traditional Christmas can be. The hotel is truly captivating with beautiful decorations and thousands of Christmas lights and trees inside and out, and you can enjoy the magical, festive ambience created by the open fires, and stylish interiors.

Our friendly staff, attention to detail, exceptional cuisine and programme of events will create memories for you to share with friends and family.

from £1056 per person
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Christmas Eve

Upon your arrival, settle comfortably into your inviting room before joining us in our cosy lounges, where crackling fires and friendly faces await. Indulge in a light afternoon tea featuring freshly brewed tea and coffee, accompanied by the delightful melodies of local carol singers to truly immerse you in the festive spirit.

Your evening begins with a sparkling cocktail and canapés reception, during which our General Manager and her team will outline the exciting three-day program ahead. We will then gather in our elegant restaurant for a delightful four-course celebratory welcome dinner.

Following dinner, tea and coffee will be available in the bar, lounge and conservatory, providing the perfect opportunity to unwind in a plush chair whilst enjoying the soothing tunes performed by our talented resident singer, Glen Anderson.

  • Light afternoon tea on arrival 

  • Carol singing with our local carolers

  • Cocktail and canapés reception 

  • 4-course welcome dinner followed by tea & coffee in the Conservatory 

  • Live music from our resident singer 

Christmas Eve Menu

The hotel looked a picture with festive decorations, the staff were excellent, the food was exceptional.
Mr Ellershaw, Dec 23

Christmas Day

Begin your day with a touch of indulgence as we greet you with a traditional Cumbrian breakfast accompanied by a glass of Bucks Fizz. Spend the morning at your leisure, whether you opt to unwind in the hotel's comfortable lounges or participate in the Christmas treasure hunt set amidst our picturesque hotel and surroundings – whoever completes it in the fastest time will receive a prize!

After the invigorating Lakeland air whets your appetite, savour a lavish five-course Christmas Day lunch in our stylish restaurant, where you may even catch a glimpse of Santa himself! Save room for coffee and Christmas cake which will be served during the King's speech at 3pm.

Come evening, relish a light meal as we present our Yuletide buffet crafted by our skilled Head Chef and his team. Following a day brimming with festive cheer, partake in our Christmas quiz and 'guess the weight of the Christmas cake' competition for another opportunity to win an enticing prize.

  • Full Cumbrian breakfast with Bucks Fizz

  • Christmas treasure hunt with prize 

  • 5-course Christmas Day lunch

  • Visit from Father Christmas  

  • Christmas cake with the King's speech 

  • Yuletide buffet   

  • “Guess the Weight of the Christmas Cake” competition

  • Christmas quiz   

Christmas Day Menu

The hotel was decorated beautifully. The staff, without exception were fantastic, friendly and warm, helpful and thoughtful.
Mrs McCormick, Dec 23

Boxing Day

Following a deliciously traditional Cumbrian breakfast, embark on a scenic guided walk, where a delectable light lunch and refreshments await you at a charming local beauty spot halfway along the route. Alternatively, if you prefer to remain at the hotel, soup, sandwiches and hot beverages will be served in the Conservatory. Afterwards, why not indulge in a wine tasting experience in our impressive wine cellar?

As night falls, prepare for a splendid four-course Boxing Day dinner, followed by port and cheese nibbles in the bar for a relaxed evening atmosphere. But the excitement doesn't end there – join us for a thrilling Bingo night featuring an array of fantastic prizes to top the night off!

  • Full Cumbrian breakfast

  • Guided walk with pizza & refreshments 

  • Soup, sandwiches and hot drinks in the Conservatory 

  • Wine tasting 

  • 4-course farewell dinner

  • Port and cheese nibbles  

  • Prize winning bingo night 

Boxing Day Menu

27th December

After a full Cumbrian breakfast, it is time to say goodbye and wish you a happy and prosperous New Year.

Celebrate Christmas with us from £1056 per person.
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