Build up to Christmas
Throughout November & December…until Christmas

Stay on any Short Break from £135 and make the most of the Lakeside events & local activities….
as the festive atmosphere builds!

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Discover Aveda at Lakeside

Every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 4pm – 6pm

Experience Aveda – enjoy a complimentary relaxing hand massage, a professional skin analysis, and let us take you on a sensory journey, giving you the chance to experience Aveda’s exclusive aromas and discover your elemental nature.

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Cocktails by the Lakeside

Join us for an early evening mixology class, where we’ll show you how to make your favourite festive cocktail. Or, learn how to impress your Christmas party guests by making them an exclusive cocktail with a Lakeside twist, featuring ‘Lakeside Snowball’ or ‘Gingerbread Bellini’.

A perfect way to end your afternoon and start your festive evening, every Sunday and Thursday.

Christmas without cheese…

If this is unthinkable then you will love the opportunities to meet with our chefs who have selected the very best cheese this festive season. They will create a feast for your senses, taking you on a journey to explore a selection of cheeses, giving you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and try something new this Christmas. The evening will be complete with the finest gift inspiration to share with your friends and family.
Cheese tasting takes place every Monday & Wednesday 4.30pm – 6pm.

Seasonal Markets
Discover what is happening around Lakeside this winter…

Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival
25th & 26th November

Traditional Keswick Christmas Fayre
Sunday 3rd December

Holker Christmas Food Market
Sunday 10th December

Cartmel Food Market
Friday 15th December

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Seasonal Activities & Events
Get into the festive spirit with a range of activities and events within the local area…

Beatrix Potter Christmas Parties
Available 17th, 18th, 19th & 20th December at 1pm.

Santa Cruise with Windermere Lake Cruises
Available 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th December 11.30am-2.oopm

Visit Santa in his Grotto at Hayes Garden World
Available from 1st – 23rd December.

Santa Specials at Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway
Available 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th December

Millerbeck Light Railway available 17th, 18th & 19th.

Winter treats by the Lakeside

After a day out exploring the picturesque scenery and finding the perfect gifts, the magic sparkle of our Christmas lights and glowing log fires await you.Take a little time to relax in the conservatory overlooking the lake… Our Winter Afternoon Tea or Festive Cream Tea is the perfect end to the afternoon.

Festive Cream Tea £29 for 2 people.

3 Course Winter Afternoon Tea £58 for 2 people.

A Taste of Cumbria

The Lake District is renowned for creating locally sourced produce from Sticky Toffee Pudding to handmade Grasmere Gingerbread.

Discover more of the Lakes, whilst finding unique gifts for the family this Christmas.

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Gift of Lakeside

Spoil your friends and family this Christmas with a range of experiences from our online gift shop. There’s something for everyone from invigorating and revitalising spa treatments, luxury spa days and cleansing, to calming spa breaks. Treat someone special to afternoon tea, a short break or a monetary value for them to decide how they want to indulge. Receive your personalised Lakeside gifts wrapped, ribboned and ready to slip under the tree.

Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from Christmas Day.