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Experience a magical Christmas in the Lakes
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.
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On arrival, take a seat in the Orangery and enjoy the relaxing sounds from our
resident pianist, where you will be served an array of delicious cakes, delicately
prepared finger sandwiches and much more at our cocktail afternoon tea.
In the evening, join our General Manager and his team in the Orangery for a sparkling wine and canapés reception before proceeding to the 2 AA Rosette Lake View restaurant for a sumptuous four course welcome dinner including a tempting dessert buffet.
Later, experience the beauty of the lake and mountain scenery at night on a candlelit stroll down to the Victorian gazebo by the lakeshore. Here you can warm your hands on a hot toddy or mulled wine and tuck into roasted chestnuts and toasted marshmallows.
The evening will be finished by a light hearted night at the races with the team and fun mince pie blind tasting.
Start Christmas Day with a traditional Cumbrian breakfast and a glass of Bucks Fizz.
Afterwards, take part in our Santa’s scavenger hunt around the gardens - it’s the perfect
way to build up an appetite for our Head Chef’s fabulous six course Christmas Day lunch.
The afternoon is all about relaxation, so settle down for the King's speech at 3pm where you can help yourself to our indulgent hot chocolate station. Expect the full works - milk and white chocolate, Nutella, whipped cream, mini marshmallows and more. Father Christmas will be making an appearance, along with Robin the Cartoonist, who will provide you with a unique memento of your stay with us.
In the evening, enjoy a Christmas Gala buffet, where you will sample some traditional local delicacies, followed by a light-hearted quiz, our Christmas cake competition and a fun, mince pie blind tasting, with prizes to be won.
Breakfast on Boxing Day would not be the same without a glass of the renowned Inn on the Lake
hot punch. After breakfast we have arranged a guided walk from the hotel to a special location
where you will see the Lake District at its most spectacular. On your return, soup, sandwiches and
sweet treats await for you to enjoy in one of our cosy lounges.
In the afternoon (weather permitting) gather the family for a trip on an Ullswater Steamer. Admire the beautiful scenery as you gently cruise along the lake with a glass of hot mulled wine, mince pie and a slice of Christmas cake.
Later on, dress to impress for a photo in front of the Christmas tree followed by a splendid six course black-tie dinner. Afterwards, join us at the James Bond themed casino tables where the first dry Martini – shaken, not stirred – is on us. Have a flutter with fun money for a chance to win a magnum of champagne. If you feel like dancing, enjoy live entertainment from our resident singer followed by a night time snack.
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