Experience a magical Christmas in the Lakes
A warm welcome awaits you at the Lodore Falls Hotel for a traditional, festive celebration. Our famous hospitality complemented by tempting menus, crackling fires, comfortable bars and lounges will help you relax, unwind and enjoy a magical Christmas in the Lakes. Whether you are with family or friends, new and old, the atmosphere is always truly memorable, dazzling decorations inside and outside the hotel, and trees glowing with twinkling lights to create the perfect Christmas that you will treasure for years.
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Arrive in time for the wonderful sounds of our local Christmas choir from 3pm, where you will be served a delicious gin afternoon tea buffet, including finger sandwiches, savoury treats, and festive cakes, all served with tea or coffee. Choose a gin of your choice from our selection.
In the evening, join our General Manager and his friendly team from 6.30pm for a sparkling cocktail and canapés reception, before proceeding to one of our restaurants for an exquisite black-tie (optional) Gala dinner, where you’ll be mesmerised by our close-up magician and balloonist.
After dinner, enjoy relaxing music from pianist Tom Wilkinson in the conservatory, following which we have arranged a magical candle-lit gathering to the lakeshore for some crisp fresh air, where you will enjoy a glass of hot punch and toasted marshmallows. With only the light from our candles, the lake and surrounding mountains will make you feel as if you are in a winter wonderland.
Start your day with a traditional Cumbrian breakfast and add a bit of sparkle with a Mimosa Cocktail, during which a very special guest will pay a visit! If you feel energetic you can join the Christmas treasure hunt around our beautiful spa garden with the chance to win a giant box of chocolates, the perfect way to get some fresh Lakeland air. We hope you’ve built up an appetite for Head Chef’s fabulous 6 course Christmas Day lunch before settling down for the Queen’s speech at 3pm with a cup of tea and a slice of delicious homemade Christmas cake.
In the evening, enjoy a ‘Cumbrian Lakes and Fells’ buffet, offering the opportunity to taste some local specialities. Later on, with relaxation and fun in mind, we have prepared a light-hearted quiz, with the lucky winner receiving a fabulous spa day for two at our brand new “The Falls Spa”.
Breakfast on Boxing Day would not be the same without a Bellini Cocktail. Afterwards, head down to the river bank for our fun charity duck race, where you can watch in anticipation as your duck races down the river to the finish line, with a giant box of chocolates for the lucky winner.
If you feel more fresh air is on the agenda then why not join our guided walk to a special location where you can enjoy an al fresco lunch buffet whilst you admire the beautiful scenery. On your return to the hotel warm up with our hot chocolate station and mince pies in front of the roaring lounge fire. Don’t forget to have a go at guessing the weight of the Christmas cake for a chance to win a Magnum of Champagne.
In the evening, join us for pre-dinner drinks in the bar where you can grab a fun prop, walk down the red carpet and strike a pose in front of our magic selfie mirror. The fun photograph is yours to take home as a memento of your stay. From here make your way to one of our restaurants for a fabulous 4 course steak and lobster dinner including a buffet of amazing hot & cold desserts, followed by live entertainment from our Michael Bublé tribute act in the Derwent Suite.