When it comes to and idyllic English countryside Christmas, you really can’t ask for more than the Lake Dsitrict offers. Waking up to an amazing, frost-rimed view across the valley from Colwith, a hearty Lakeland breakfast, getting wrapped up in woolens for a brisk walk and perhaps a mulled wine at a country pub in the afternoon to warm up.
If the above sounds tempting, here are some great ideas for things to make a Christmas or New YEar break at Colwith extra special.
This helpful list from the Guardian marries the best winter walks with a pub stop. The couple suggested in the Lakes are real winners: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2010/dec/20/pubs-winter-walks-readers-tips
The Plough at Lupton also has a very tempting festive menu: http://www.theploughatlupton.co.uk/contribute_files/PLOUGH_XMAS_001.pdf
And finally, if you’ve indulged in the above you might want a New Year’s Day walk to work it off: http://www.yourguide2thelakedistrict.co.uk/woods-tarns-gills-walk-i724.html