Christmas 2017 and New Year – magical in the Lake District

Festive Season at Gilpin 2014

Festive Season at Gilpin

Imagine a magical Christmas and New Year in the Lake District, with real fires, snow on the mountains, frozen lakes and waterfalls. Gilpin is a small, family owned and run Relais & Châteaux hotel that strives to be the best, with a friendly, personal touch. We hope to welcome you soon.

Warmest regards,
Barney, Zoë, John and Christine Cunliffe.

Christmas & New Year at Gilpin

Join us over the Christmas and New Year period and enjoy a true Lakeland festive season, with all the peace, tranquillity and relaxation you could wish for. In an atmosphere redolent of an elegant, comfortable, private house, but which leaves you in no doubt that you are in a friendly, luxurious hotel, this is simply a haven of unhurried pampering.

Christmas arrive on Friday 23rd, for four nights of gastronomy, hospitality and entertainment with plenty of time for relaxation. On Christmas Eve there is a splendid lunch outing on Lake Windermere, and on Christmas Day ‘The Christmas Day Feast’ starts with a residents Champagne reception and proceeds at a leisurely pace throughout the afternoon with a light supper later.

Twixmas Break:
The In-Between Break: another excellent long standing tradition in the form of a three night recuperative break between Christmas and New Year, arriving Tuesday 27th December.

New Year:
Arrive on Friday 30th, for three nights of delightful gourmet dining and hospitality. New Year’s Eve join us for a Champagne reception followed by a fabulous ‘Black Tie’ Gala Dinner, enjoy live music in the Champagne Bar to welcome in the New Year!

Festive Season at Gilpin

Prices below for the festive season are per room per stay, and in addition to the festivities mentioned, include accommodation, four course dinner, full English breakfast and VAT:

Festive Breaks Classic Room Master Room Junior Suite Garden Suite Spa Lodge Lake House
Christmas Break £2450 £2690 £2910 £3230 £3430 n/a
Twixmas Break £1415 £1535 £1625 £1775 £2075 n/a
New Year Break £1820 £1940 £2120 £2300 £2500 n/a

Christmas Break: Saturday 23rd to Wednesday 27th Dec (4 night package)
Twixmas Break: Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th Dec (3 night package)
New Year Break: Saturday 30th to Tuesday 2nd Jan (3 night package)

Dining in December & over the Festive Season

As always, we are open to non-residents for all meals. For parties of 10 or more we will create a bespoke menu with you for your party to enjoy, with matched wines. For smaller parties, the lunch menu is either à la carte or 3-course at £35, whereas the dinner menu is £58.00 per person for 4 courses. We are of course also open to non-residents for all meals, including our Christmas Day Feast, Boxing Day Lunch, and our fabulous New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner. We do also have chauffeurs at Gilpin, so please do ask for details if you would prefer to book a chauffeur than a taxi!

Our Festive Menus

Festive Lunch Menu

Christmas Eve Tasting Menu

Christmas Feast

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner

Private Dining

Perhaps you would like to bring family or colleagues for a festive celebration? We have private dining rooms which seat up to around thirty people, and will happily devise personalised menus – for lunch, dinner, afternoon tea, even breakfast! We are happy to take orders for parties of less than ten, but over that we do ask guests to pre-order.

Fabulous Get-Togethers – ideal for family or work celebrations

Gilpin Hotel
Book four to six double Classic rooms for one night midweek before Christmas for £1,340 to £2,010 (8 to 12 people), and enjoy an ‘all inclusive’ evening. Arrive to afternoon tea with Madeira, followed by a Champagne reception and bespoke dinner at Gilpin with matched wines. In the morning relax over a two course breakfast.

Gilpin Lake House
Take over the Lake House for one night midweek midweek (Sunday to Thursday) before Christmas for just £3,350.00 (12 people). The 100 acres, swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and lake will be exclusively yours to enjoy. Arrive to afternoon tea with Madeira, and relax awhile before a Champagne reception followed by a bespoke menu for dinner with matched wines. In addition there will be complimentary ½ hour treatments for 6 of your guests in our wonderful Jetty Spa overlooking the lake.

Bring clients, key staff, or simply get a group of family or friends together. Sunday to Thursday, subject to limited availability.