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Inn on the Lake

Christmas in the Lakes

Experience a Magical Christmas in the Lake District

Christmas Breaks at the Inn on the Lake

Arrive to a truly captivating hotel with beautiful decorations and thousands of Christmas lights and trees inside and out, and soak up 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 £1158 per person
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Christmas Eve

Upon your arrival, relax in the Orangery as the soothing melodies of our resident pianist fill the air. Indulge in our delightful Lakeland gin afternoon tea, featuring an assortment of scrumptious cakes, exquisitely crafted finger sandwiches and more. Join in the festive spirit as you gather around the piano for a round of carol singing with provided song sheets.

As evening approaches, rendezvous with our General Manager and his team in the Orangery for a sophisticated sparkling wine and canapés reception, followed by a luxurious four-course welcome dinner at the elegant Lake View restaurant - complete with a showstopping dessert

Later, immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of the lake and mountain scenery during a candlelit stroll down to our Victorian gazebo next to the lakeshore. Here, warm your hands with a mulled wine and indulge in roasted chestnuts and toasted marshmallows. With only the soft glow of lanterns and moonlight reflecting off the lake and surrounding mountains, you'll feel transported to a Winter Wonderland.

Afterwards, join us in the lounge for some James Bond-themed entertainment at our casino tables. Your first dry Martini – shaken, not stirred – is on the house as you try your luck with fun money for a chance to win a bottle of champagne.

Highlights
  • Lakeland gin afternoon tea buffet

  • Live music and carols round the piano

  • Sparkling wine and canapés reception  

  • Four-course dinner with showstopping dessert  

  • Mulled wine, chestnuts & marshmallows by lakeshore

  • Casino night to win bottle of bubbly

From the moment we checked in till the moment we left, everything was First Class. The organisation, food & staff all brilliant, has to be always one of the best hotels we have ever stayed in!
Mr G, Dec 23

Christmas Day

Begin your Christmas Day with a hearty traditional Cumbrian breakfast accompanied by a refreshing glass of Bucks Fizz. Following breakfast, embark on Santa's winter treasure hunt around the village – a delightful way to work up an appetite for the exquisite five-course Christmas Day lunch prepared by our Head Chef and served in the Lake View Restaurant.

Afternoon indulgence awaits as you gather for the King's speech at 3pm, where you can help yourself at our lavish hot chocolate station. Featuring a variety of toppings including milk and white chocolate, Nutella, whipped cream, mini marshmallows and more, it's a decadent treat not to be missed. Look forward to a visit from Father Christmas and our renowned caricaturist in the afternoon, offering you a unique keepsake of your time with us. Throughout your stay, you will also have access to a selection of entertaining board games to play at your leisure.

In the evening, relish in a festive Yuletide buffet followed by a light-hearted quiz. Don't forget to participate in our 'guess the weight of the Christmas cake competition' and playful mince pie blind tasting – each with exciting prizes for the winner. Be sure to indulge in a slice of the exquisite Christmas cake crafted by a local baker once the winner has been revealed!

Highlights
  • Full Cumbrian breakfast with Bucks Fizz

  • Surprise gift in your room  

  • Santa’s winter treasure hunt around Glenridding

  • Fun selection of board games  

  • Five-course Christmas Day lunch  

  • Visit from Father Christmas   

  • Tea, Coffee & Deluxe Hot chocolate Station

  • Caricaturist   

  • Yuletide buffet   

  • Lighthearted quiz   

  • Christmas cake competition & mince pie tasting   

Nothing was too much trouble. The decorations were spectacular. The food was excellent with a wide range of drinks to match. A very special place.
Mr F, Dec 23

Boxing Day

Indulge in Boxing Day tradition with a glass of the famed Inn on the Lake hot punch to be enjoyed alongside your breakfast. Following this, join us for a guided walk from the hotel to a picturesque location, offering unparalleled views of the Lake District at its most breathtaking. Upon your return, treat yourself to soup, sandwiches and delectable sweet treats in one of our inviting lounges.

In the afternoon, weather permitting, embark on a scenic trip aboard an Ullswater Steamer. Savour the stunning scenery as you glide serenely across the lake whilst enjoying a glass of warming mulled wine, a festive mince pie and a slice of Christmas cake aboard.

Later, don your finest attire for professional photos in front of the Christmas tree, followed by a magnificent five-course gala dinner. After indulging in a sumptuous feast, slip into your dancing shoes and head to our lively disco, where our resident singer will have you dancing the night away with fantastic live entertainment.

Highlights
  • Full Cumbrian breakfast with hot punch or Bucks Fizz

  • Guided walk with a drink & nibbles

  • Soup, sandwiches and sweet treats  

  • Ullswater Steamer lake cruise with mulled wine & mince pies on board (weather permitting)  

  • Dress to impress for professional photos by the Christmas tree

  • Five-course farewell gala dinner   

  • Live music from our resident singer, disco & dancing  

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 £1158 per person.
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