Often the most difficult category on your shopping list.
He will very rarely tell you, or even give a hint of the present he’d like. English Lakes Gift Vouchers allow you to tap in to his sense of fun and adventure, love of food, healthy ambitions or need to explore.
The majority of our Christmas suggestions can be accessed through English Lakes monetary vouchers – look out for the green 'M' in the guide. But we also have specific experience gift vouchers denoted with the package icon shown below.
Alternative Afternoon Tea
Hugely popular with everyone, but particularly men, Afternoon Tea at The Wild Boar creates time to kick back, relax and enjoy the warmth of a traditional Inn. This roughie-toughie offering includes a beer bat with three different Ales, Mini Wild Boar Burgers, Pork Scratchings, Smoked Duck & Chilli Sausages in a Miso & Sesame Glaze - just a few of the stars on a plate.
|Alternative Afternoon Tea at The Wild Boar||£25 per person||Buy Now|
Waterhead Platter - Waterhead Bar & Grill
A Satisfying Lunch
We agree with Winnie the Pooh, ‘It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like ‘What about lunch?’ However, here are a few words you may be interested in from our range of lunch menus…
Charred 28 Day Himalayan Salt-Aged Sirloin Steak served with triple cooked chips; BBQ pulled pork bap with honey & bourbon sauce, with homemade coleslaw; Mexican style wraps with spicy pinto beans cooked low and slow, smoked cheese and guacamole.; Braised lamb belly, Anna potatoes, chestnut & celeriac salsify with salsa verde
Our advice - Leave the difficult words at home and just bring your biggest appetite!
2 Course Lunch prices:
|Blue Smoke on the Bay - Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa||from £15.50 per person||Buy Now|
|Grill & Smokehouse - The Wild Boar||from £11 per person||Buy Now|
|Sandeman Bar - Lancaster House||from £14 per person||Buy Now|
|Rotunda Bar - The Midland||from £12 per person||Buy Now|
|The Sun Terrace - The Midland||from £24.50 per person||Buy Now|
|Bar & Grill - Waterhead||from £12.50 per person||Buy Now|
Sunday Lunch at Waterhead Bar & Grill
Sunday Lunch Get Together
There’s something comforting about gathering around the table for Sunday lunch. It’s not just about a slow cooked roast finished on the grill, crispy potatoes, mountainous Yorkshire puddings and lashings of rich gravy – much as they do add to the experience. No, it’s about unhurried conversations, catching up on life, putting the world to rights and planning your next adventure. As a nation - we love it! Let’s get together.
|Blue Smoke on the Bay - Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa||2 courses £29pp, 3 courses £36pp||Buy Now|
|The Sun Terrace - The Midland||2 courses £22.95pp, 3 courses £25.95pp||Buy Now|
|Grill & Smokehouse - The Wild Boar||2 courses £20pp, 3 courses £25pp||Buy Now|
Dinner at The Sun Terrace - The Midland
Dinner at English Lakes Hotels
For the foodie in your life. If eating out is one of his favourite things in life, you are in for a treat. Thanks to five inspirational Head Chef’s, we are proud to serve you up the best and freshest local ingredients and more than a little taste of genius. From classic traditional recipes to contemporary cuisine, sit back, raise a glass and let us serve you.
3 Course Dinner prices from:
|The Windermere - Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa||from £31 per person||Buy Now|
|Blue Smoke on the Bay - Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa||from £29 per person||Buy Now|
|Bar & Grill - Waterhead||from £26.50 per person||Buy Now|
|Grill & Smokehouse - The Wild Boar||from £26.50 per person||Buy Now|
|Foodworks Restaurant - Lancaster House||from £24.50 per person||Buy Now|
|The Sun Terrace - The Midland||from £29 per person||Buy Now|
|Rotunda Bar - The Midland||from £22.25 per person||Buy Now|
Whisky Tasting at The Wild Boar
Heart-warming evenings in Undermillbeck, our comfortable private dining room with large inglenook and open fire. A winning combination of good company, a four course tasting banquet showcasing different whiskies and an inspiring and educational talk from a world-class Whisky Ambassador. Feel free to bring a bottle of your own favourite Malt, and we will make sure it’s kept on the shelf for your next visit.
|Whisky Tasting Evening||£45 per person||Buy Now|
Clay Pigeon Shooting, Archery and Axe Throwing
We are certainly in favour of a little friendly competition. Test your hand to eye co-ordination at the purpose built shooting range and archery stations within The Wild Boar’s 72-acre woodland. Mike Coates, our experienced instructor, will equip you with all the skills required. A fun day out that is guaranteed to hit the target. Add to your day with the ancient technique of …
From Stone Age hunter gatherers, to Middle Age foot soldiers or tomahawk-wielding American Indians, historically, axe throwing was the stuff of life. Hundreds of years later, it’s a thriving sport and growing in popularity, but now, thankfully, as part of a fun day out with friends. Full instruction given on the best techniques for different axes – the results are then all up to you.
|Clay Pigeon Shooting||from £49 per person||Buy Now|
|Archery||from £49 per person||Buy Now|
|Axe Throwing (add-on for the above activities)||£10 per person||Buy Now|
Men in Mind Body and Facial Treatments
A whole range of Berry & Birch and ESPA treatments created specifically with Men in Mind. For a personalised head to toe glow, you have the choice of body and facial oils that best suit your skin type and preference. Here’s just three to give you an idea of the choice available.
Berry & Birch Head to Toe is a relaxing back, face, scalp and feet massage which includes the application of a nourishing hair mask and deeply penetrating foot mask. Or start with a Himalayan salt body scrub in the Berry & Birch Scrub Fresh, followed by a warm oil massage, facial cleanse, tone and exfoliation and facial pressure point massage. The ESPA Re-Hydrator offers a facial cleanse, tone and exfoliation and application of botanical face mask, followed by a face, scalp, foot, hand and arm massage. What’s not to love!
|Berry & Birch Head to Toe | 60 Minutes Treatment||£75||Buy Now|
|Berry & Birch Scrub Fresh |60 Minutes Treatment||£75||Buy Now|
|ESPA Re-hydrator |60 minute Treatment||£85||Buy Now|
Recovery Treatments at The Spa at Low Wood Bay
When someone you know is ill or recovering from a long-term medical condition, the gift of a Recovery Treatment will tell them that you are thinking about them. Our Spa team are
trained in massage for those who are going through such a journey, and are accredited oncology touch therapists. Equally important, The Spa at Low Wood Bay provides the perfect sanctuary to relax and unwind.
|Berry & Birch Tailor-Made Massage | 30 Minutes||£50||Buy Now|
|Berry & Birch Tailor-Made Massage | 60 Minutes||£75||Buy Now|
|Berry & Birch Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage | 60 Minutes||£75||Buy Now|
Motor Boat Hire at Low Wood Watersports Centre
Offering the freedom of the lake, motor boat hire from Low Wood Bay is the perfect way to explore England’s largest lake at your own pace. Become master and commander for the day, stopping off at public jetties for a picnic, or a bite of lunch at many of the eateries around the lake. Our motorboats have a 6hp outboard engine and can take up to six people.
|Motorboat Hire||£90 for up to 4 people for 4 hours||Buy Now|
Sandpiper Club – 6 Week Health Club Membership
A six week health club membership offers the perfect opportunity to a kick-start a new Health and Fitness regime. Perhaps you want to encourage someone in their desire for a healthier lifestyle, to achieve a personal goal, or help train towards a competitive event. Access to a well-equipped fitness suite, varied class timetable, and a personal fitness programme devised by qualified instructors, 50 foot swimming pool, hot tubs, sauna and steam room.
|Sandpiper Six Week Health Club Membership||£60 per person||Buy Now|
Reach your Fitness Goals with a Personal Trainer
There’s no better way to achieve fitness goals than having a dedicated personal trainer by your side. Qualified and passionate about encouraging you to reach even further than you thought possible, your personal trainer will devise a training plan with a clear vision and focus, and work with you to until the vision becomes a reality.
|6 weeks Personal training - Health Club Members||£100||Buy Now|
|6 weeks Personal training - Non Members||£150||Buy Now|
Murder Mystery Evenings at Lancaster House and The Midland
Help! We need you and your friends to solve the dastardly deed. Hilarious laugh-out-loud evenings that will test your whodunit observations and instincts. The evenings start with a drinks reception followed by a sumptuous 3 course dinner and, of course, the lively and themed entertainment. Sharpen your pencil, have your wits about you and bring the perpetrator to justice.
|Murder Mystery at The Midland||from £38.50 per person||Buy Now|
|Murder Mystery at Lancaster House||from £35 per person||Buy Now|