Festive Dining is available until 3rd January 2023 – enjoy Christmas treats, drinks, lunches, dinners and more with food served all day. Find out more >>
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
NEW FOR CHRISTMAS 2023: Our restaurant, reception and some lounge areas have received a beautiful refurbishment for you to enjoy.
Light cream tea on arrival
Cocktail and canapés reception
A visit from local carol singers
Photos by the Christmas trees
4-course Gala dinner (plus coffee)
Live music from our resident singer
Arrive in time to settle into your warm and welcoming room, before joining us in the cosy lounges by the roaring fires for a light cream tea buffet of fresh scones with jam and clotted cream with plenty of freshly brewed tea and coffee. A visit from the local carol singers is guaranteed to get you in the Christmas mood.
The evening commences with a sparkling cocktail and canapés reception where our General Manager and their team will inform you of the exciting three-day program that lies ahead.
Later, dress to impress and pose in front of the Christmas tree for a photo which is then yours to take home as a memento of your stay, before making your way into the newly refurbished restaurant for a splendid four-course gala dinner. After dinner, find a cosy chair in the bar, lounge or conservatory and enjoy the soothing tunes from our charming resident singer.
Full Cumbrian breakfast with Bucks Fizz
Surprise gift in your room
Christmas treasure hunt with prize
5-course Christmas lunch
Christmas cake with the King's speech
Cumbrian Lakes and Fells buffet
Guess the weight of the Christmas cake
Christmas quiz with prizes
Start your day with a bit of magic, as we say good morning with a traditional Cumbrian breakfast and a glass of Bucks Fizz, and who knows… perhaps Santa will still be about! Enjoy the morning at your leisure, whether you choose to relax in the comfort of the hotel or join in the Christmas treasure hunt in our beautiful surroundings – there’s even a chance to win a prize!
After the Lakeland air has stimulated your appetite, it will be time to enjoy a sumptuous five-course Christmas Day lunch in the stylish restaurant. Make sure you leave room for coffee and Christmas cake which will be served during the King's speech at 3pm.
In the evening, enjoy a selection of local delicacies as we present our Cumbrian ‘Lakes & Fells’ buffet, prepared by our talented Head Chef and his team. After a day of festive fun, unwind with our Christmas quiz and ‘guess the weight of the Christmas cake’ competition for another chance to win an exciting prize.
Full Cumbrian breakfast
Guided walk with snacks & refreshments
Hot chocolate station
Four-course farewell dinner
Port and cheese nibbles followed by coffee
After a truly traditional Cumbrian breakfast, join us on a picturesque guided walk, where a tasty light lunch and refreshments will be awaiting your arrival at a local beauty spot halfway round. On your return to the hotel, an indulgent hot chocolate station has been prepared, where you can expect the full works - milk and white chocolate, Nutella, whipped cream, mini marshmallows and more. Following this, why not take part in a wine tasting in our wine cellar.
In the evening, we’re joined by our legendary caricaturist who will provide you with an entertaining keepsake from your stay. Afterwards, get ready for the magnificent four-course Boxing Day dinner followed by port and cheese nibbles as you relax in the bar.
Full Cumbrian breakfast
After a full Cumbrian breakfast, it is time to say goodbye and wish you a happy and prosperous New Year.
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