Festive Fun Day - Glenridding

Festive Fun Day - Glenridding

Available from selected points in Dumfries & Galloway.


Available from selected points in Dumfries & Galloway.

The Inn on the Lake, Glenridding, is an award-winning 4 star hotel, set within its own 15 acres of grounds which sweep down to Lake Ullswater.  It also boasts one of the most spectacular settings in the Lake District.  Inside will be adorned with beautiful traditional decorations and there will be thousands of lights outside, creating a warm and festive welcome.


After lunch, enjoy a tranquil cruise on beautiful Lake Ullswater, the second largest lake in the Lake District.  Operating one of the largest heritage passenger fleets in the world, Ullswater Steamers offer visitors an experience they will never forget.


What's Included?


  • return coach travel

  • Christmas Lunch

  • a cruise on Lake Ullswater






Tomato & Three Bean Soup, Spicy Salsa - with a chunk of crispy bread and local butter


Seafood Knickerbocker Glory - a light fluffy oak smoked salmon & dill mousse, topped with the Lakes Distillery whisky sauce and a king prawn


Potted Smooth Chicken Liver & Ruby Port Pate - with a chunk of bread and apple & date chutney


Spicy Sweet Crispy Potato Spring Onion Cake - with heirloom beets and lime & avocado salsa




Oven-Baked North Atlantic Salmon - with pickled fennel, buttered spinach and creamy mashed potato


Traditional Free-Range Bronze Turkey - succulent Cumbrian outdoor reared pig's-in-blankets, duck fat roast potatoes, fruity cranberry and onion stuffing and pan gravy


Cumbria Dark Beer Slow Cooked Tender Blade of Beef - with fondant potato, celeriac puree, poached leeks and rich thyme & beer jus


Pot-Roasted Cauliflower, Toasted Walnuts - with Williams pear, pearl barley, coriander


all served with honey & mustard roasted parsnips, Brussel sprouts with chectnut, sage butter, sweet red cabbage with braised Bramley apples, toasted carrots & fennel and salted buttered new potatoes




Trio of desserts - coffee creme brulee, Bakewell tart with Northern Bloc raspberry ice cream and black cherry cheesecake with cherry compote


followed by coffee and mince pies

(subject to change)

12:00 arrive at Glenridding
12:15 Christmas lunch
14:30 cruise on Lake Ullswater
16:00 depart Glenridding

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
Annan WM Annan, War Memorial opposite Queensberry Arms
Carlisle Asda Carlisle Asda
Bus Layby, Chandler Way
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)
Eastriggs Eastriggs, Central Bus stop
Opposite the Baxter Hall (Church)
Gretna Gretna Main Bus Stop
Annan Road
Gretna Green Gretna Hall Hotel, Front steps
Please park adjacent to the coach park
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2019 May-Dec Coach Holidays
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