October 2018…// The warmest of welcomes awaits guests this festive season at Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa, nestled in the heart of the Lake District’s beautiful Borrowdale valley. The luxury hotel, which has just undergone a £10m redevelopment including a new state-of-the-art destination spa, goes all out at this magical time of year, with trees adorned with twinkling lights, tempting traditional menus, crackling fires and superb views over the lake, forest or snow-covered fells. This year is no exception and guests can look forward to a festive-filled visit with two special three-night packages for Christmas and New Year.
Three-night Christmas Package:
On Christmas Eve, guests can arrive in time for the wonderful sounds of the local Christmas choir, while tucking into a delicious gin afternoon tea, including finger sandwiches, savoury treats and festive cakes. In the evening the General Manager and his friendly team invite guests to join them for a sparkling cocktail and canapé reception, before a black-tie dinner, complete with magician and balloonist. After dinner, retreat to the conservatory to enjoy relaxing music from pianist Tom Wilkinson or head to the lakeside for a magical candle-lit gathering in the crisp, fresh air, with a warming glass of hot punch and toasted marshmallows.
On Christmas Day itself, guests can start with a hearty traditional Cumbrian breakfast served with a Mimosa Cocktail for adults and a visit from a very special guest for little ones! Those looking to work up an appetite can join the Christmas treasure hunt around the beautiful spa garden before a fabulous six-course Christmas Day lunch. In the afternoon, relax with a cup of tea and slice of Christmas cake while watching the Queen’s speech or take a stroll in the fresh Lakeland air. Finish off the day with a ‘Cumbrian Lakes and Fells’ buffet, before a light-hearted quiz, with the chance to win a spa day for two at the new Falls Spa.
Begin Boxing Day with a Bellini breakfast before heading down to the river bank for a charity duck race. Watch in anticipation as your duck races down the river to the finish line, with a giant box of chocolates for the lucky winner! Guests can then join a guided walk to a special location where an al fresco lunch will be served. On return to the hotel warm up with a hot chocolate station and mince pie 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 the team for pre-dinner drinks in the bar before a four-course steak and lobster dinner, followed by live entertainment from a Michael Bublé tribute act in the Derwent Suite.
Prices for the three-day Christmas package at Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa start from £765 per person. For reservations and more information please visit www.lakedistricthotels.net/lodorefalls/christmas-breaks.php email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 017687 77285.
Three-night New Year Package:
A delicious gin & afternoon team welcomes guests as they arrive on 30th December ready to see in the New Year. In the evening festivities kick off, with a cocktail & canape reception followed by a four-course candlelit meal.
Start New Year’s Eve with a hearty Cumbrian breakfast and followed by a treasure hunt. In the afternoon, tickle your taste buds with a food or champagne masterclass or begin preparation for the evening’s festivities begins with a beauty demo in the new spa and don’t forget to bring along a mask for the Masquerade Ball as the winner of the most imaginative mask wins a Magnum of Champagne! As evening approaches, hopefully you will manage to work up an appetite, as the Head Chef will be presenting a six-course dining experience – keep an eye out for the piper! After dinner, enjoy live entertainment from singers and a DJ until 1am. At the stroke of midnight welcome in the New Year with a glass of bubbly then party into the wee hours.
Guests can begin New Year’s Day in a leisurely style with brunch served between 10am and 2pm, meaning there’s no need to set an early alarm! Relax and recover from the night before with the sounds of a jazz quartet or for those looking for some fresh air, join a hotel guide on a New Year’s Day walk taking in the beautiful scenery. When evening arrives, enjoy a delicious four-course steak and lobster dinner followed by entertainment from a comedy hypnotist. Don’t forget to guess the weight of the gingerbread house for the chance of winning a spa day for two, before children smash the creation to pieces- a longstanding tradition at the Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa!
Prices for the three-day New Year package at Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa start from £765 per person. For reservations and more information please visit www.lakedistricthotels.net/lodorefalls/new-year-breaksemail email@example.com or call 017687 77285.