25 Days of Christmas

Twenty five inspirational ways to use your English Lakes Gift Vouchers this coming year.

Say Happy Christmas with English Lakes Gift Vouchers, the ideal gift for friends family or colleagues alike. Our gift vouchers give flexibility of choice and can be redeemed against a wide range of great experiences across all of our hotels, health clubs, restaurants and fantastic Watersports Centre. With so much choice, we have put together our 25 Days of Christmas list to inspire you on how they could be used.

1. Afternoon Tea

Alternative Afternoon Tea at The Wild Boar

Bucking the trend for dainty china and cucumber sandwiches, this is an afternoon-tea-with-a-difference. We’ve gone rustic and all-out flavoursome which is so in keeping with The Wild Boar. So, kick off your wellies, settle down beside the fire and tuck into this sumptuous afternoon feast. English Lakes Vouchers – for something a little bit different.

2. Norman's

Norman's is one of the newest additions to Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa, set in the beautiful new Atrium. Serving up a variety of juices, smoothies, smoothie bowls as well as some sweet treats. Spend your English Lakes vouchers on a drink and treat here and enjoy the beautiful view across Windermere.

3. The Snug

The Snug at Low Wood Bay

Manicures, pedicures, massages, facials and men’s grooming. You will find the atmosphere easy-going, unhurried and friendly. Relax in the capable hands of our experienced Spa team this New Year using your English Lakes vouchers.

4. Sunday Lunch at Lancaster House

The Foodworks Restaurant

We love our Sunday roast sharing boards so much that they have pride of place on our Sunday menu! Get your friends and family together for that long overdue Sunday lunch and we'll take care of the rest.

5. Vintage by the Sea Package at The Midland

Vintage by the Sea at The Midland

Now an award-winning annual event, dress up in vintage style and enter a multi-venue playground of music, dance, art, fashion design, food and cocktails from the 1920s to the 1980s. A celebration of culture and creativity. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – kick up your heels and dance.

6. Whisky Galore at The Wild Boar

George, our very own Master of Malt, invites you to join him at one of his regular Whisky Club events. With an extensive collection of over 150 whiskies from around the world, The Wild Boar is collecting quite a following of fellow whisky enthusiasts. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers - there’s a bottle on the shelf for you.

Day 7. Hark! I Hear Wedding Bells

Weddings at The Midland


If there’s something that English Lakes do well, it is delivering beautiful bespoke weddings. Whether your dream is a romantic, rustic retreat, sea-view elegance, historic city break or a choice of magnificent Lake District scenery, we have a wedding venue for you. Often family members want to contribute to help make your dream come true. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – saying ‘I do’ in style.

Day 8. A #Bootique Christmas Gift

Waterhead BootiqueWordsworth called it ‘A sort of national property in which every man has a right and interest who has an eye to perceive and a heart to enjoy’ With over 3,000 km of rights of way in the Lake District, there’s a walking route for everybody right here on our doorstep. From pushchair and wheelchair accessible, ambles to scrambles, low level to high peaks. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – because these boots were made for walking.

9. The Healthy Choice

The Health Club at Low Wood Bay Gym

Our dedicated team of gym instructors are always available to get help you reach your fitness goals. As well as our top of the range gym equipment, our MYZone point system and extensive class programme, we like to think of creative ways to keep healthy. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers - a year of healthy choices.

10. Best on the Bay...

Blue Smoke on the Bay Conservatory


Blue Smoke on the Bay offers a dining experience unique in the Lake District. The 3 metre long double woodfired grill is the centrepiece of the restaurant so the aromas and visual theatre of the kitchen add to the ambience of the Lake District’s newest dining destination. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers - bringing family and friends together with a new dining experience!

11. Lets do Afternoon Tea at The Midland

Afternoon Tea at The Midland


Afternoon Tea, that most quintessential English custom and where better to enjoy this fashionable social event than in the elegant surroundings of The Midland overlooking Morecambe Bay with the lake district hills in the background. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – because the answer is always tea!

12. Is it Gin O' Clock Yet?

Waterhead Gin - Opihr & Thomas Dakin


Our ever-expanding range of gins from around the world is the perfect excuse to get your friends together for a fun afternoon or evening catch up. Experiment with a wide variety of premium and boutique gins with a whole host of creative garnishes. We also invite you to join our regular and informative gin tasting evenings. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers - when there’s no excuse not to!

13. Pack up and Explore

Picnic at The Wild Boar

Explore the 72 acres of private woodland with The Wild Boar Ultimate Picnic! This luxurious picnic includes a selection of our favorite snacks from the lunch menu...including a bottle of beer or two! The gift of English Lakes Vouchers - taking a bit of ‘The Boar’ out with you!

14. Wakeboarding on Windermere at Low Wood Bay

Wakeboarding at Low Wood Bay


Windermere, our water-based adventure playground, beckons those who enjoy the excitement of a whole range of fast paced Watersports activities – wakeboarding, water skiing, power boating to name just a few. We challenge you to Flyboarding! Water is forced under pressure to specially designed boots with built in jet nozzles, providing lift off! The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – when life is just too short not to!

15. Spring Saver Offer

Buttermere Spring Saver

Spring is nature’s way of waking up from sleepy hibernation, and don’t we all need to shake ourselves awake from cosy winter repose? Use our English Lakes vouchers to book our 2 Night Spring Saver Offer - Enjoy a spring break with Bed and Full English Breakfast and Dinner on your 1st night. From 25th March to 21st June 2018. Prices from £230 per stay. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – the perfect excuse to get away!

16. Keeping You Entertained!

Events at The Midland


Throughout the year The Midland plays hosts to a wide variety of differing events, from the hugely popular Vintage by the Sea Festival to exciting murder mystery evenings. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – an event for everyone!

17. An Inspirational Culinary Treat

Blue Smoke on the Bay Beef Rib

If eating is one of your 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 fresh local produce in the best contemporary style. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – because we all need a little taste of genius.

18. Pamper Yourself

Sandpiper Health Club

Treat yourself to a Spa day at the Sandpiper Health Club this New Year. Using some of the top Elemis products, our trained spa therapists will take care of you for the day, with massages, facials, as well as the club facilities. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers - treating yourself to a relaxing spa day

19. An Intimate Family Gathering at The Wild Boar

Undermillbeck Rom at The Wild Boar

There’s usually at least one special event in the year when you want to gather your closest family around you, young and old. There’s a venue that offers private dining at its warmest and best. Undermillbeck at The Wild Boar, has wonderful character, a cosy inglenook fire, rustic ambience and is located next to our micro-brewery. Perfect private dining for up to 20 people. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – bringing families together.

20. Outdoor Theatre in the Historic City

Play in the Park Lancaster House Hotel

Get the timing of your city break right, and join the national award-winning walkabout theatre in the magnificent Williamson Park. The Duke's walkabout theatre returned in 2017 with a adaptation of Treasure Island.  Like every year the audience are invited to join journey along the winding paths and entrancing woodlands of Williamson Park. When the story is told, make your way home to Lancaster House. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – for your leading light.


21. And so, to bed...

Low Wood Bay Lime Lake View Room

We go out of our way to ensure that you have the best night’s sleep. From our deep pocket sprung mattresses, crisp white linen and a choice of pillows to the ambience we’ve created in bespoke luxury bedrooms in each of our individual venues.  The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – you are worth it!

22. Start the New Year with a bang!

Clay Pigeon Shooting at the wild boar

Why not try your hand at clay pigeon shooting with our Instructor at the purpose built shooting range at The Wild Boar. Take your chance to shoot at clays that simulate the flight of a number of different wild birds! The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – it’s worth a shot!

23. Low Wood Bay Spa


The new Spa at Low Wood Bay is opening in spring 2018 come and experience a luxury treat on the shores of Windermere. We will be offering the Lake District’s first world class spa! The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – a real treat!

24. Rooms with Views!

Waterhead Room

Sea View or Lake View? Our venues offer breathtaking views whether it be from a balcony, bathtub or rooftop suite! We’ve got views to choose... from a Lakeland Retreat or a Seafront Breeze! The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – there’s a view for you!


25. Christmas & New Years Breaks

Christmas Decorations at The Wild Boar

How many people can say they love to work at Christmas? But that’s exactly the sentiment of the teams within our five Christmas venues…”We’ve LOVED having you”...Kick back and relax – let us take the strain out of Christmas next year. The gift of English Lakes Vouchers – there’s a present under the tree for you.


This is just a taster of what you can do with your English Lakes Vouchers across all our hotels, restaurants and resorts. They make the perfect Christmas present for friends, family or colleagues alike, so tick another person of the list and buy yours today from the link below!

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