Christmas is one of the most magical times of the year in the English Lake District and at Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel we celebrate the only way we know how – with lavish feasts, fine wines, roaring log fires and good company.
Following last year's fabulous event we are delighted to advise that we have even more treats and surprises to add, along with a few small tweaks to our usual package which our returning guests have come to know and love over the past few years.
Our Christmas package starts on Friday, 23rd December where you will arrive to mulled wine and festive afternoon tea before a five course dinner service in our restaurant.
|2.00pm||Rooms become available to check-in. Mulled wine will be served on arrival.|
|2.30pm||Festive afternoon tea served in our lounges|
|6.30pm - 9.30pm||Five course dinner served in our restaurant|
|8:00pm||Louis Roederer Champagne tasting|
On Christmas eve you will wake to a stunning winter scene while enjoying a full Cumbrian breakfast to start your day. Later, afternoon tea will be served before a special black-tie gourmet menu is served in our oak restaurant with light entertainment.
Optional transport has been arranged for a midnight mass service at Troutbeck.
|8.00am - 10.00am||Full Cumbrian Breakfast served in our award-winning restaurant|
|2.30pm - 4.30pm||Festive afternoon tea served in our hotel lounges|
|7.30pm||Canapes served in our hotel lounges before a black-tie dinner. Live musicians to entertain|
|8.00pm||Black tie gourmet menu served in our award-winning restaurant (set menu, group dining)|
|11.15pm||(Optional) Transport departs for midnight mass in Troutbeck|
|12.30pm||Transport returns from Church - arrive back to mulled wine before bed.|
Christmas day sees the arrival of a very special visitor! Celebrate with us during full English breakfast and socialise in the lounges with fellow guests. Christmas lunch, prepared by our head chef, will be served at 12.30pm - our party poppers and whizzy balloons will be at the ready!
Following the Queen's speach (shown in the lounges), you will be treated to even more food! Christmas cake and festive afternoon tea will be available before a light evening buffet and (optional) fun party games with the Holbeck team as the evening comes to a close.
|8.00am - 10.00am||Full Cumbrian Breakfast served in our restaurant and visit from a very special guests!|
|12.00pm||Canapes served in our lounges|
|12.30pm||Christmas lunch served in the restaurant (set menu, group dining)|
|3.00pm||Queen's speech aired in the hotel lounges|
|3.10pm||Christmas cake and afternoon tea available|
|6.30pm - 9.00pm||Buffet dinner served in our restaurant|
|9.00pm - 11.00pm||(Optional) Party games in the hotel lounges|
Boxing day is a day of rest and exploration. Should you wish, join our General Manager Joseph (and his dog Mini) for a 2 hour walk from the hotel...he promises not to get lost this time! Warming drinks will be served half-way round the walk. If you prefer to explore the area at your own pace, lake cruise tickets will be available from reception for all guests.
In the evening, join us for a five course menu served in our award winning restaurant, before visiting our optional fun casino for the final night of celebrations
|8.00am - 10.00am||Full Cumbrian Breakfast served in our restaurant|
|9.00am +||Lake cruise tickets available from reception|
|10.00am||(Optional) Join Joseph for a Boxing day walk|
|12.00pm - 1.00pm||Buffet lunch served in the restaurant|
|2.30pm - 4.30pm||Afternoon tea served|
|6.30pm - 9.30pm||Five course dinner served in the restaurant|
|8.00pm - 10.00pm||(Optional) Casino in the Lonsdale Lounge|
The 27th December marks the end of our Christmas package. Enjoy full English Breakfast before concluding your stay for Holbeck Ghyll.
|8.00am - 10.00am||Breakfast served in our restaurant, or as room service|
Breakfast concludes your visit to Holbeck Ghyll - don't forget to come back soon!