Celebrate Christmas in Bowness-on-Windermere

Stay Tuned for our 2020 Ryebeck Christmas Package

Have a look at what we offered in 2019 to get a feel for The Ryebeck at Christmas…

Monday 23rd December 
Arrive at the Ryebeck where the warmest Christmas welcome awaits you. Relax in the comfort of your room with a cream tea to ease away the strains of your journey.

Later join us for dinner in our Lake View Restaurant allowing you the opportunity to get to know your fellow guests and your hosts for the duration of your stay. Enjoying dinner from our á la carte menu, you’ll be entertained with a selection of festive tunes by our local singer.

Christmas Eve: 24th December 
Upon the Eve of Christmas, a hearty full English breakfast will be served at your leisure. After a relax, take a stroll round our gardens, taking in the stunning views over Lake Windermere, before a light buffet lunch is served. Later, join Nick, our Head Chef, in the restaurant where he will treat you with a cookery demo. Finish off a relaxing afternoon with a buffet afternoon tea in our lounge.

Evening Celebrations will begin with a glass of fizz and canapés before indulging in the 3 course Gala Dinner with our local Amabile Choir. Have fun with our caricaturist and take part in our Ryebeck Quiz, with quirky facts about The Ryebeck and its team…!

Christmas Day: 25th December 
After checking your stockings, you can join us for a leisurely pyjama breakfast. Enjoy a full English breakfast served with a glass of bucks fizz then leaving the rest of your morning to relax as you please, ready to return in the afternoon for canapés and fizz before tucking into Nick’s superb 4 courses Christmas Lunch.

A buffet supper will be served in the evening. Finish the night with a movie or board games accompanied by popcorn, sweets, or maybe even some goodies from Father Christmas…..

Boxing Day: 26th December 

Why not have a lazy morning? Enjoy a lie in Brunch will be served from 10am. The rest of Boxing Day morning is yours to do with as you please before we head off to cruise the winter scenes of Lake Windermere aboard Miss Cumbria. A selection of light snacks and hot drinks will be served aboard ship. A relaxing Afternoon Tea will be served on returning to the Ryebeck.

Boxing Night Celebrations begin with the customary glass of fizz and selection of canapes in our lounge, followed by an impressive 5 course Dinner by Nick Edgar and the team. Rounding off the evening in style with local magician, Joel Dickinson: the perfect finale to a magical evening.

27th December 2019
A hearty breakfast will be served before your departure for your journey home with best wishes and many happy memories of your Christmas at The Ryebeck.


Please call our reservations team on 015394 88195 or e.mail us if you would like to enquire further.