Christmas in the Lakes

Christmas in the Lakes

Available from Ayrshire, Dumfries & Galloway and Cumbria.


Available from Ayrshire, Dumfries & Galloway and Cumbria.

A scenic Christmas destination without too much travelling - the Lake District is beautiful all year round, but the snow-peaked mountains and the serenity of the lakes, create a breath-taking winter scene.  Our base on the outskirts of Bassenthwaite village, overlooks Skiddaw and boasts a picturesque location.


Our Christmas holiday includes a scenic drive, the destination will be decided by your driver.


What’s Included?


  • return coach travel

  • four nights dinner, bed and breakfast

  • one excursion

  • en-suite accommodation

  • a Christmas Festive Programme  (see hotel information)


The deposit required at the time of booking for all holidays is £30 per person, full payment is required 28 days prior to departure.

Scenic Drive

Our Christmas holiday includes a scenic drive, the destination will be decided by your driver.

Castle Inn Hotel, Bassenthwaite


One of the finest Lake District hotels, set beneath Skiddaw Fell, with facilities including swimming pool, sauna, board games and a games room.


Hotel and Bedroom Facilities:


  • tea/coffee making facilities

  • TV

  • hairdryer

  • Wi-Fi

  • direct dial telephone

  • swimming pool

  • steam room


Christmas package:


  • tea/coffee and biscuits on arrival

  • welcome drinks reception

  • two afternoon tea/cakes, carols by a local choir, mulled wine and mince pies on return from midnight mass

  • four course Christmas Day lunch with a glass of sherry

  • a Gala buffet

  • a Boxing Day brunch

  • two nights entertainment


(exact Christmas package is subject to change)

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardrossan Ardrossan, Princes Street Bus Stop
Ayr Dodds Depot Ayr, Dodds Depot, 4 East Road
Castle Douglas Castle Douglas, Crown Hotel
Opposite Market Hill, King Street
Dalbeattie Dalbeattie, Opp The Birchtree Hotel
Maxwell Street
Dumfries Dumfries, Whitesands, Coach Bay near Suspension
Bridge. (If Whitesands Closed, Brooms Rd Car Park)
Gretna Gretna Main Bus Stop
Annan Road
Irvine Irvine, Opposite Townhouse, Irvine Cross
Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright, Harbour Square
Opposite the Old Post Office
Newton Stewart Newton Stewart, The Crown Hotel
Prestwick Prestwick, Station Road.
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