It is safe to say that Christmas needs to be celebrated in style this year, we have some making-up to do after all. After so much time stuck at home, why not make a break for it this festive season and treat yourself to a few days away? Whether it is Christmas in the countryside or a snowy city break that you are after, the joy of being away is bound to put an exciting twist on your festivities.
Stay INN the Lake District
Switch your Christmas bells for festive fells this year and soak in the breath-taking views the Lake District has to offer, you may even be lucky enough to enjoy a white Christmas!
With fantastic, traditional Lakeland towns such as Keswick, Ambleside and Bowness-on-Windermere for you to explore, there are lots of things to keep you and the full family busy this festive season. If it is a bit more of a quieter countryside feel that you are after, head to the picturesque villages of Coniston, Grasmere or Cockermouth where you will find even more dramatic fells and lakes without the hustle and bustle of the towns.
Stay in the heart of Ambleside and lose yourself in the hustle and bustle of this popular town, with picturesque slate buildings, local shops and picturesque mountain views what’s not to love? Ambleside knows how to have that Christmas cheer with a spectacular selection of Christmas decorations, so you won’t be short on festive spirit. Just a short walk away you will stumble upon England’s largest lake, Windermere, which is not to be missed! This iconic view never gets old and is a fantastic one to soak in while sitting back and relaxing in a cosy pub.
Overlooked by the Old Man of Coniston and boasting a stunning lake, Coniston is a fantastic break from the hustle and bustle of town life. This quaint Lakeland village has everything you need for a festive getaway, with beautiful Christmas decorations throughout the village, walks for all abilities and stunning sights to soak in.
Just a short drive from Grasmere you will find Helvellyn, taking on this iconic mountain could be the ideal way to celebrate your Christmas so why not push yourself out of your comfort zone? After taking on the fell you can put your feet up and enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner (which you will definitely have earned) while taking in the views so famously loved by William Wandsworth himself.
It is safe to say that Christmas isn’t Christmas without a delicious selection of food and drink, but why not take a break from the kitchen this year and leave the cooking to us?
Our chefs have been hard at work to create the perfect festive menu for you and your full family, utilising fresh Cumbrian ingredients to create the ideal festive feast. think tasty turkey served with all the trimmings, delicious traditional Cumbrian breakfasts and so many other festive favourites.
Visit the North East
The North East is a fantastic place to visit any time of the year and Christmas is no exception. The friendly region is filled with something for everyone, whatever kind of Christmas getaway you are looking for! Whether you want to celebrate with a stomp on one of the many picturesque beaches or to mark the occasion in a charming market town, there is something for everyone.
Wake up on Christmas morning to unbeatable views over the North Sea in either Seaburn or Blyth, both boasting fantastic sea view locations. These fantastic towns are bursting with Northern spirit and are a brilliant base for a festive family getaway. Why not head even further north and take on Holy Island? Breeze across the Lindisfarne causeway and bask in the expansive views on offer, including the island itself!
If you want to take your festive getaway inland, take a look at the magical town of Alnwick. Home to the mesmerising Alnwick castle and gardens, as well as countless local shops to explore, this beautiful market town could be the perfect base for your festive escape.
As always, The Inn Collection Group pubs will serve carefully crafted festive dishes, utilising the freshest local ingredients to give you a true, authentic northeast experience, paired with our expansive selection of drinks featuring local ales, and speciality gins, plus so much more! Our rooms have everything you need for a relaxing home away from home, whether it is a romantic getaway, family Christmas break or even a festive reunion with friends!
Yorkshire is filled with picturesque towns that are dressed to the nines at Christmas time, making them a fantastic destination for your festive break. Whether you want to roam the Yorkshire moors, stretch your legs on the sandy beaches or conquer the city walls, Yorkshire has something for everyone!
Why not book your break in the iconic town of York, a fantastic base for your Christmas with beautiful Christmas decorations, amazing Christmas markets and so much more?
Join hundreds of others celebrating Christmas in the stunning York Minster, where there are all sorts of activities for all ages.
If it is a quieter Christmas that you are looking for, take a look at Helmsley, a charming town in the Howardian hills, offering true insight into life in the Yorkshire countryside this market town is a lovely base for your festive staycation. Fancy a seaside break for the holidays? Head west to Whitby where you will find a fantastic beach, the iconic Whitby Abbey and a traditional fishing village for you to explore.
With a range of different places to stay in Yorkshire, we have the perfect accommodation for you, from converted farms to historic coaching inns, whatever you are looking for, we have it. Serving delicious pub food is what we pride ourselves in and Christmas is no different, our talented chefs have been working to create a festive menu bursting with flavour, using locally sourced Yorkshire ingredients.
Of course, there is more to Christmas than the day itself, the run-up is filled with fun and exciting things to do! Here at the Inn Collection Group, we believe that the build-up to Christmas should have something for everyone, so we have the perfect festive lineup for you this December.
Delicious festive fayre
There is no need to wait to enjoy our spectacular Christmas fayre, as we will be serving festive favourites through the whole of December! Whether you are celebrating with family, friends or colleagues, we have something for everyone in our pubs. You will also find a fantastic festive atmosphere at each of our pubs, which will be decorated to the nines as well. Pop in and say hello to our friendly staff and leave the rest to us.Find out more
Breakfast with Santa
Back due to popular demand, this year we are ho-ho-hosting some exciting events, featuring some extra special guests from the North Pole! Bring your little ones along to meet the big man himself and they will even leave with a little Christmas gift from one of his elves (if they are well behaved of course). These events will also feature a delicious breakfast served from 10 am – 12 noon so join us for a fun-filled morning for the full family.
Adults £15.00, Children £10These events are extremely popular so make sure you reserve your table soon!
Christmas Party Nights
Celebrate this Christmas in style with one of our fantastic party nights, whoever you are celebrating with! Enjoy a spectacular three-course meal, a superb selection of drinks and brilliant live entertainment that is guaranteed to get you up on the dancefloor. Starting from just £25pp.There is limited space on our fan favourite party nights so book your space today.