Christmas Breaks at The Wild Boar

Steeped in history and tradition The Wild Boar is a very unique Inn, set in the Lake District National Park, perfect for those seeking a Christmas experience as individual as you are.

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2021 Christmas Breaks

The Wild Boar has a long earned reputation for classic British cuisine and the smokehouse, open kitchen and chef’s table add a little more theatre to the overall dining experience. A highly commended wine list, over 100 single malt whiskies and a range of home-brewed ales help complete the package to celebrate Christmas in an extraordinary traditional location.


Provisional 2021 Programme

Thursday 23rd December

Arrival is from 3.00pm and, once you have settled into your room, we invite you to sample a glass of homemade mulled wine, meet our Manager Adam Bujok and his management team who will be hosting your festive celebrations and enjoy a light buffet in our smokehouse restaurant. Following this, why not treat yourself to a drink in the Bar by one of our open fires or in our Undermillbeck TV Lounge where we will be screening some Christmas favourites.

Tonight, the celebrations begin with our brass band playing festive tunes together with a bubbly and canapé reception, following which we will be serving a very special Cumbrian Festive Hog Roast and Ale buffet, showcasing some of the very best ingredients from both our favourite Lakeland suppliers and our own on-site Wild Boar Smokehouse.

Christmas Eve

Friday 24th December 2021

This morning a hearty Lakeland breakfast awaits - the perfect way to begin your day! Today, enjoy our complimentary trip to uncover the stories of Windermere’s boats, builders, owners and users via interactive displays, oral histories and historic collection of boats at Windermere Jetty – Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories. Alternatively, why not explore the village of Bowness-on-Windermere - an ideal opportunity for any last minute Christmas shopping.

This evening we will be serving a festive four course dinner, accompanied by a selection of single Malts Whiskies from our friends at The Balvenie distillery – the perfect way to round off a memorable Christmas Eve and in anticipation of the big day tomorrow. For those wishing to attend Midnight Mass we will be providing transport to Crook Village Church and there will of course be mince pies and mulled wine waiting upon your return.

Christmas Day

Saturday 25th December 2021

A very special guest will be waiting to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and offer a chilled glass of something bubbly prior to a hearty Lakeland Grill.

You are then invited to join us on our annual walk around the Gilpin Valley taking in some of the stunning views of the local area and some fresh Lake District air!

Return for a piping hot glass of our homemade mulled wine and then join us for the main event of the day - our traditional Christmas Day lunch that our brigade of chefs have been busy preparing all morning.

This afternoon, guests have the opportunity to relax, enjoy some of the gifts that Father Christmas has delivered and soak up the atmosphere that only Christmas at The Wild Boar can bring. No Christmas at ‘The Boar’ would be complete without our Gingerbread House Making Competition and this year is no exception – following 2020’s winning entry, the gauntlet has been well and truly thrown down and prizes await this year’s most eye catching creations!

Tonight begins with a delicious yuletide buffet, followed by our annual Dominoes competition (for the more competitive guests), festive films and games in ‘Undermillbeck’ or perhaps just the option to sit back and relax in front of one of our roaring fires as Christmas Day 2021 draws to a close.

Boxing Day

Sunday 26th December 2021

A hearty late breakfast is the perfect start to any day and, following this, we have arranged for a morning of clay pigeon shooting in our woods, this will be suitable for all whether you are a beginner or an expert and with the help of the our resident sharp shooter Mike, everyone should hit at least one clay.

This lunchtime we will be serving our popular Wild Boar “Classic Pub Lunch” accompanied by a selection of ales from our very own Brewhouse.

Tonight, you are invited to join us for an evening of ‘Monte Carlo meets the Lake District’ with another delicious dinner followed by the return of our Wild Boar Casino night – whether it be blackjack, roulette or wheel of fortune, you will have the opportunity to chance your hand without compromising your wallet!

A nightcap by one of our roaring fires will round off what we are sure will be a most enjoyable and memorable Christmas celebration at The Wild Boar Inn.

Monday 27th December 2021

The conclusion of our Christmas package is of course a traditional Cumbrian breakfast and a fond farewell with best wishes for the year ahead.


Festive Nights Menus

(These are sample menus only, 2021 menus will be released later in the year)

23rd December - Smokehouse Carvery Menu

24th December - Christmas Eve Grill & Smokehouse Menu - Additional Charge for Whisky

25th December - Christmas Day Lunch Menu - £85 per person

25th December - Christmas Day Lunch (Vegetarian) Menu - £85 per person

26th December - Food from the Wild Menu

New Years Eve Menu - £85 per person

2021 Christmas Breaks Tariffs

Our 4 night package commencing on the 23rd December, includes all meals and entertainment as detailed and costs from £735.00 per person.

Room Upgrades

£50.00 per person per night in a Feature Room.

£75.00 per person per night in a Luxury Room

Single Occupancy Supplement

£120.00 per room per night.

Children’s Rates

3 Years and under are accommodated free of charge. 4 – 15 years sharing a room with two full paying adults are charged £425.00. Children occupying their own room are charged at the full adult price.


2021 Terms & Conditions / Booking & Deposits

Festive Deposit Payments

At the time of booking your Christmas or New Year Festive Package a £200.00 per room deposit will be taken to confirm your break.

Festive Total / Final Payments

The remaining balance is to be paid by 31st October for bookings made before this date.

For bookings made after the 31st October the full amount will be taken at the time of booking.

Festive Package Cancellations

£200.00 per room is deemed a non-refundable / transferable deposit.

Festive Package Total / Final Payment Cancellations

Should you need to cancel your Festive package after the full payment has been taken:

Before 1st December Less the deposit, half of the amount will be transferred to another stay within the 12-month period or transferred to the following years package with the other half of the balance refunded.

After 1st December the total cost would be lost.

We recommend individual holiday insurance be taken out.


Free Festive £200 T&CS

Please see the Terms & Conditions page for further details.


Christmas Breaks at The Wild Boar

Our Festive Packages are bookable both online or over the phone. For online bookings simply click the buttons below:

4 Night Package

To book you Christmas Break by phone please call us on:

0333 2203 108
(Lines Open: Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 6pm, Weekends 9am - 4pm)

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