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November 14, 2018

Christmas in the Lake District

The Lake District is a very special place to visit during the festive period. Christmas charm and beautiful scenery combined make the perfect Christmas destination. Take a look at our highlights below to help you discover Christmas in the Lake District.


Christmas Markets

With a touch of local charm, the Lake District has many Christmas Markets popping up throughout the region. With delicious food, arts and crafts and the all-important mulled wine stall! It’s the best place to soak up the festive spirit. The markets are becoming ever more popular and you will be able to find pop-ups all over the county.

Here are some dates for your diary:

Dickensian Christmas Festival, Ulverston – 23rd and 24th November

Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas Weekend – 6th, 7th and 8th December

Windermere Christmas Celebration – 14th and 15th December

Christmas in Cartmel – 20th December


Winter Walks

Put on some extra layers and head to the hills this festive season. With guaranteed picturesque scenery, we believe there is no where better to be than exploring the Lake District on a cold crisp winters morning. Check out our blog post Rambling Routes of Kirkby Lonsdale to help plan your trip. We are spoilt for choice nestled between two of the UK’s most spectacular National Parks.


Festive Food & Drink

After exploring the wintry delights of the local area, you will certainly be ready for a glass of homemade mulled wine and warm Mince Pies. The Pubs and Restaurants of Kirkby Lonsdale excel themselves at Christmas, producing fabulous food and drink that warms the soul! We will leave the decision up to you as to who makes the best Mulled Wine. A great excuse to try them all.


Christmas Shopping

Take away the stress of busy shopping centres this Christmas and delve into our local specialities. To discover unique gifts for your loved ones this Christmas. Pick up some unique jewellery made by local craftsmen, or deliciously scented candles and toiletries by Bath House. We promise you will be spoilt for choice.


Picture Postcard Scenery

Perhaps the only reason some people need to visit the Lake District at Christmas, the spectacular views! From the rolling mountains overlooking Lake Windermere to the spectacular Ruskin’s view. Whatever the weather may bring, the region never fail to disappoint. So always remember to bring your walking boots!


Have we inspired you to book?

Discover our range of Luxury Suites. During the month of December, all our suites will contain complimentary Mince Pies and Home Made Sole Gin! to get you in the Christmas Spirit.

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