Christmas & New Year Breaks Dining and Events 2013

Christmas & New Year Breaks Dining and Events 2013

Christmas & New Year Breaks Dining and Events 2013

Christmas & New Year Breaks Dining and Events 2013 Boot Inn Pooley Bridge Inn Pennington Hotel Sella Park Hotel Muncaster Castle at Christmas

Christmas & New Year Breaks Dining and Events 2013

Pooley Bridge Inn, Pooley Bridge, Lake Ullswater, CA10 2NN Call us 017684 86215 The Pennington Hotels and Inns Group has something for everyone over this festive period, be it fine dining at one of our award winning hotels, historic charm at the magnificent Muncaster Castle, or peace and quiet at our country Inns, we will endeavour to make your Christmas one to remember. Welcome to the Pennington Hotels and Inns Group Part of the Muncaster Castle Family Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1RQ Call us 01229 717614 info@muncaster.co.uk Sella Park Country House Hotel, Calder Bridge, CA20 1DW Call us 01946 841601 info@penningtonhotels.com Pennington Hotel, Main Street, Ravenglass, CA18 1SQ Call us 01229 717222 info@penningtonhotels.com The Boot Inn, Eskdale Valley, Cumbria, CA19 1TG Call us 01946 723 711

Christmas & New Year Breaks Dining and Events 2013

Sumptuous Sella Park Part of the Muncaster Castle Family Pre-booking is essential to book call 0845 450 6445 Looking for something special in the run up to Christmas? Whether it’s a Christmas Party or a special meal with family we can accommodate you at Sella Park. In 2013 Sella Park was upgraded to a 4 star hotel and was also awarded an AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence! Sella Park House Hotel Christmas Afternoon Tea Served 2:00pm-4:00pm £14.95 per person To Include Mixed Selection of the Following Finger Sandwiches: Roast Turkey & Cranberry Sauce Oak Smoked Scottish Salmon, Cream Cheese & Cucumber Mature Cumbrian Farmhouse Cheddar & Pickle Home Baked Scone, Clotted Cream & Strawberry Preserve Christmas Cake, Chocolate Brownie & Mince Pies Mulled Wine, Freshly Brewed Coffee or Tea

Christmas & New Year Breaks Dining and Events 2013

Sella Park House Hotel December Lunch Menu £19.95 per head Pre-booking is essential to book call 0845 450 6445 Served Daily 12:00pm – 2:00pm 1st December – 23rd December 2013 Winter Vegetable Soup With Home Baked Bread Pressed Muncaster Castle Reared Ham Hock With Home Grown Fig Chutney Home Treacle Cured Salmon With Horseradish & Cream Cheese Dressing Wild Mushroom Risotto Roast Lakeland Turkey With Sage, Onion & Cranberry Stuffing, Giblet Gravy, Chipolata & Bacon Roast Cumbrian Fell Beef With Yorkshire Pudding & Horseradish Gravy Winter Vegetable Filo Tart With Parsnip & Honey Puree Steamed Fillet of Salmon With Hollandaise Sauce All served with a selection of potatoes & seasonal vegetables Home Made Christmas Pudding With Brandy Sauce Baileys Crème Brulee With Shortcake Biscuit Sticky Toffee Pudding With Toffee Sauce & Vanilla Ice Cream Coffee & Mince Pies

Evening Functions at Sella Park Pre-booking is essential, a sample evening menu is available on request. Call us on 01946 841 601 Why not treat yourself or your family and friends to an evening meal with us in the run up to Christmas? Sella Park was awarded an AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence in 2013 and we pride ourselves in our use of local Cumbrian produce whenever possible. So come and join us in the elegant Priory Restaurant and let us make your Christmas Special. Stay with us Want to enjoy a Christmas tipple? Stay with us in one of our 4 star luxury rooms from £100.00 double occupancy B and B per night Monday to Thursday and £70.00 double occupancy B & B per night Friday to Sunday.

Call us to enquire on 0845 450 6445

Sella Park House Hotel Christmas Day Lunch 2pm until 3pm Pre-booking is essential to book call 0845 450 6445 Don’t want to cook this Christmas? Or fancy something special? Join us for our delicious 7 course Christmas Lunch. Adults £59.50, Children under 14 £25.00, under 5’s eat free Roasted Parsnip & Bramley Apple Soup with Parsnip Crisp & Home Baked Breads Duck Liver Parfait with Red Onion Marmalade, Pear & Walnut Salad & Toasted Brioche Or Tian of Goats Cheese & Field Mushrooms with Basil Pesto & Roasted Peppers Line Caught Mackerel Fillet with Hot Potato Salad, Lemon, Caper & Butter Sauce Mulled Apple Sorbet Breast of Lakeland Turkey with Pork & Sage Stuffing, Roast Giblet Gravy & Cranberry Sauce Or Brie & Beetroot Tart with Beetroot Puree & Crispy Sage Leaves Home Made Christmas Pudding with Dark Rum & Treacle Sauce Orange & Cranberry Crème Brulee with Pistachio & Almond Biscotti Port Poached Pear with Spiced Chocolate Sauce & Vanilla Ice Cream Coffee & Home Made Mince Pies

Sella Park House Hotel New Year’s Eve Dinner 7.00pm Pre-booking is essential to book call 0845 450 6445 Sella Park is the perfect place to celebrate the New Year with great wine and food, with friends and loved ones. We make no apologies – there will be no disco or wild parties. We aim to offer a quality, relaxed New Year’s Eve dinner and if you make it to midnight we will of course, give you a glass of Champagne to toast 2014. Only £49.50 per person or stay over for only £195 per couple, includes dinner and brunch. Mulled Wine & Canapés on Arrival Honey Roasted Breast of Quail, with Celeriac Roulade, Apple Puree & Red Wine Sauce Or Seared Hand Dived King Scallops with Sea Spinach & Lobster Bisque Pink Champagne Sorbet Home Cured Gravadlax of Scottish Salmon with Sherry Puy Lentil Vinaigrette Fillet of Lakeland Beef Wellington with Chicken & Basil Mousse, Mushroom Duxelle, Creamed Savoy Cabbage, Cumbrian Bacon & Potato Fondant with Shallot & Thyme Jus Or Wild Mushroom, Ewes Cheese & Basil Risotto with Poached Waberthwaite Hens Egg & Parmesan Rich Chocolate Tart with Blood Orange Sorbet Toffee Apple Tart Tatin & Cinnamon Ice Cream Cumbrian Cheese’s With Biscuits & Chutney Coffee with Homemade Whisky Truffles Why not stay over for only £195 per couple which includes dinner and brunch

Pre-booking is essential, a sample evening menu is available on request. Call us on 01229 717222 Why not treat yourself or your family and friends to an evening meal with us in the run up to Christmas? The 3 star Pennington Hotel was awarded an AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence in 2013 and we pride ourselves in our use of local Cumbrian produce whenever possible. So come and join us in the elegant Estuary Restaurant and let us make your Christmas Special. Stay with us Want to enjoy a Christmas tipple? Stay with us in one of our 4 star luxury rooms from £100.00 double occupancy B and B per night Monday to Thursday and £70.00 double occupancy B & B per night Friday to Sunday.

Call us to enquire on 0845 450 6445 Peace & tranquillity at the Pennington Hotel

Christmas Parties at the Pennington Lunch Menu served 1st-23rd December 12-2pm Pre-booking is essential call us on 01229 717222 to book Christmas Party Lunch 2 Courses £15.95 3 Courses £19.95 Vegetable & Pearl Barley Broth Rosemary Dumplings & Pistou Lime and Coriander Cured Salmon Crostinis, Oriental Salad Game Terrine Date & Apple Chutney, Toasted Sour Dough Slow Roasted Breast of Cumbrian Turkey Roast Potatoes, Chipolatas, Stuffing , sprouts, Parsnips and Turkey Jus Fillet of Salmon Spinach, Spiced Mussel and Sweet potato Chowder Wild Mushroom Risotto Parmesan Crisp, Truffle Oil Home Made Christmas Pudding Brandy Sauce Orange and Polenta cake Vanilla Ice Cream, Caramelised Orange Syrup Baileys Crème Brulee Home Made Biscotti

Peace & tranquillity at the Pennington Hotel Pre-booking is essential – Call us on 01229 717 222 Take the stress out of the Christmas period and join us for a luxury three night Christmas Break. Christmas Eve Arrive at the Pennington Hotel and enjoy a rich and warming cup of hot chocolate with a tot of rum if you wish, accompanied by home-made shortbread. At 7.30pm a delicious four course dinner will be served in the Restaurant. If you wish you can attend midnight-mass at St. Michael’s church at Muncaster Castle and return to the hotel and enjoy a festive glass of mulled wine and a mince pie.

Christmas Day A light breakfast with Buck’s Fizz will be served between 9.00am and 10.30am. At 1.00pm our sumptuous five course luncheon will be served in the restaurant. Following lunch the Queen’s Speech will be broadcast in the Morning Room and a selection of board games will be available in the bar if you wish to participate. A buffet will be available throughout the evening for those with room to spare! Boxing Day Following a leisurely full Cumbrian breakfast between and 8.00am and 10.00am in the restaurant, you can explore the surrounding countryside or we can provide you with tickets to view the amazing gardens at the nearby Muncaster Castle.

Or you can relax and enjoy the peace and quiet of Ravenglass and let us look after you, leaving yourself time to prepare for a delightful four course dinner and a wonderful final evening with new friends and family.

27th December – A Fond Farewell As your traditional Christmas break comes to a close, enjoy a full Cumbrian breakfast and take time to prepare for your journey home. Later over morning coffee there will be a chance to say “goodbye” to new friends made during your stay or take advantage of our fantastic offers and stay with us a little longer… We have several rooms that are dog-friendly – so you won’t need to leave that extra family member at home – please book early as these rooms are in demand – only £10.00 per dog per stay.

Pennington Hotel Festive Five Course Christmas Day Luncheon Pre-booking is essential call us on 01229 717222 to book Luxury 3 night package Including all meals and activities as detailed.

Prices quoted are per room per stay inclusive Standard double - £625 Superior double - £675 Bridal suite - £775 Family room (2 adults 2 children £ 800 Single room - £475 Extra nights from £40 per person Adult £59, Under 14’s £25, Under 5’s Free of charge Chefs Appetiser Butternut Squash Velouté Pumpkin Seeds, Smoked Cumbrian Cheese Toasties Confit Guinean Fowl & Fois Gras Terrine Grape & Port Gel, Poached Apples Thai Style Crab Cakes Oriental Salad, Crispy Squid, Chilli Jam Cassis Sorbet Slow Roasted Breast of Cumbrian Turkey Roast Potatoes, Chipolatas, Stuffing, Sprouts and Chestnuts, Parsnips, Turkey Jus Fillet of Sea Bass Saffron Risotto, Salsify, Fennel, Crab Fritter, Vanilla Velouté Roast Sirloin of Lakeland Beef Dripping Roast Potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, Sprouts and Chestnuts, Red Wine Jus Roasted Vegetables & Thornby Moor Goats Cheese Wellington Savoy Cabbage, Chestnut Puree, Herb Dressing Home Made Christmas pudding, Brandy Sauce, Vanilla Ice Cream Glazed Lemon Tart, Lemon Curd, Raspberry Sorbet Brioche Bread and Butter Pudding, Crème Anglaise, Poached Apricots, Clotted Cream Ice Cream Selection of Cumbrian Cheeses, Biscuits, Celery, Grapes, Home Made Chutney

Pennington Hotel Luxury New Year’s Break The Pennington is the perfect place to celebrate New Year with great food and wine with friends and loved ones. We make no apologies - there will be no disco or wild parties. We aim to offer a quality, relaxed New Year’s Eve Dinner and if you make it to midnight we will, of course, give you a glass of Champagne to toast 2014. The New Year’s Break at the Pennington Hotel includes a fabulous 5 Course Gala Dinner and Champagne brunch on New Year’s Day from only £210.00 per couple. New Year’s Day Start the day with a delicious Champagne Brunch in the restaurant from 11.00am – 2.30pm New Year’s Brunch is available for non accommodation guests for £14.95 per person including a glass of bucks fizz.

Extra Nights - from only £40.00 per person. We have several rooms that are dog-friendly – so you won’t need to leave that extra family member at home – please book early as these rooms are in demand – only £10.00 per dog per stay.

Pre-booking is essential call us on 01229 717222 to book

Pennington Hotel New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Menu Pre-booking is essential call us on 01229 717222 to book Spiced Parsnip Velouté Carpaccio of Lakeland Venison, Pickled Mushrooms, Hazelnuts, Fennel Meringues, Horseradish Crème Fraiche Confit of Salmon, Braised Lentils, Foie-Gras, Red Wine Reduction Champagne Sorbet ‘All Things Cumbrian Beef’ Mini Wellington Blade, Oxtail Tortellini, Fondant Potato, Celeriac, Roasted Carrots, Marrowbone Jus Or Roasted Breast of Guinea Fowl Pastilla of the Leg, Savoy Cabbage, Sweet Potato Dauphinoise, Wild Mushrooms, Madeira Jus ‘Trio of Chocolate’ Chocolate Praline Delice, White Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Sorbet Or Selection of Cumbrian Cheese, Biscuits, Celery, Grapes, Chutney Coffee and Homemade Petit Fours

Magnificent Muncaster Castle Taste Cumbria Christmas Fayre 7th & 8th December 2013 11am – 4pm Cookery Demonstrations Courtyard Festive Market Visit Santa in his Grotto Children’s Crafts See our website for a full list of exhibitors www.muncaster.co.uk Stay with us in the Coachman’s Quarters Single Occupancy - £60.00 Double Occupancy - £80.00 Family Rooms - £90.00 - £140.00 Prices are per room per night and include a Full English Breakfast. Guests in the Coachman’s Quarters are entitled to Free entry to the Taste Cumbria Christmas Fayre.

Christmas At the Castle 30th November until 20th December 2013 Why not celebrate Christmas 2013 with Christmas at Muncaster Castle, decorated for this most magical time of year.

Enjoy a delicious 3 course Christmas Meal in the Old Laundry Function room then visit the Castle in the afternoon for the special rate of £16 per person! Enhance your visit to the Castle for only £4.50 per person extra by upgrading to a Victorian Tour. Servants in period costume will guide you, allowing a glimpse of “below stairs” areas not normally open to the public. Your group will then partake of a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie at Lord Muncaster’s grand dining table, enjoying gossip and some Christmas entertain- ments.

If your group can stay until after dusk (approx 4.30pm), you can also enjoy the Darkest Muncaster Garden Illuminations, with a seasonal themed sound and light show on and around the Castle. These special rates are for visits to Muncaster from 30th November 2013 until 20th December 2013. (Minimum group numbers of 15 or price per person rises accord- ingly) Pre-booking is essential call us on 01229 717614 to book Group Christmas Lunch Menu Monday - Friday £16.00 - Sunday £17.00 Soup of the Day Melon with Sorbet Smoked Salmon with a Salad Garnish, Brown Bread and Butter Roast Turkey with all the trimmings Vegetarian Christmas Dinner Vegetable Lasagne Christmas Pudding Sherry Trifle Apple Pie and Custard Mulled wine is available - £3.50 per glass

VictorianChristmasExtravaganza 21st-23rd December & 27th & 28th December 2013 Experience the magic of this beautiful, ancient Castle elegantly decorated for Christmas. Enjoy the gardens and the stable yard offering festive food and drink. Take a “Victorian below stairs” tour with Muncaster’s servants in period costume from 1885 and see parts of the Castle not usually seen. Lots of fun for all the family with husky sled dogs, walkabout entertainment and live festive music. As darkness falls enjoy the Darkest Muncaster Illuminations, with a themed sound and light show on the Castle as they transform the gardens to a winter wonderland.

The Cafe and Gift shop will be open until late. A truly magical experience! To guarantee your place on a Victorian Tour we recommend you pre-book. Tickets can be bought by visiting our website http://www.muncaster.co.uk/special-events/victorian-christmas-tours and remember if you buy your tickets online you save 15%! Call us on 01229 717614 Stay with us Why not extend your Christmas visit by staying with us in the Coachman’s Quarters B and B which is nestled in the Gardens of Muncaster.

Our prices are on a per room per night basis and include a full English breakfast. Single Occupancy - £60.00 Double Occupancy - £80.00 Family rooms from £90.00 - £160.00 Guests who are staying in the Coachman’s Quarters are entitled to a 50% discount on Victorian Below Stairs Tour tickets! Ask for your discount code when booking.

Coachman’sQuarters 2 night festive package All through December Stay with us in December and enjoy our 2 Night Festive package for £220.00 based on 2 people sharing. This package includes Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the Coachman’s Quarters a 2 course Lunch at the Pennington Hotel in nearby Ravenglass (one day of your stay) a 3 course dinner at the Sella Park House Hotel in Calderbridge (15 minutes drive from Muncaster) (one day of your stay) Call us on 01229 717614

ChristmasattheBootInn Eskdale The Boot Inn is a perfect place to relax in the run up to Christmas, with fantastic walks on the doorstep for when the weather is fine and hearty food and roaring Log fires for when it is cold outside! Christmas Party Lunch Menu Call us for full details of the Menu or see our website http://bootinneskdale.co.uk/ - Pre booking is essential Served throughout December 2 course - £12.95 3 Course - £16.95 Afternoon Tea Afternoon Tea - £14.95 per person – Pre Booking is essential Including Selection of sandwiches Home Baked Scone, Clotted Cream & Strawberry Preserve Christmas Cake, Chocolate Brownie & Mince Pies Mulled Wine, Coffee or Tea New Years Eve Join us for an evening of entertainment, nibbles and a glass of fizz at midnight.

Pre-booking is essential call us on 01946 723711 to book Stay with us Stay with us during December for the fantastic price of £50.00 per night on a week day and £60.00 per night at a weekend. Prices are per room based on 2 people sharing and include Breakfast.

ChristmasatthePooleyBridgeInn This wonderful inn is located in the centre of the pretty little village of Pooley Bridge only moments away from Ullswater. The traditional bar area features open fires, free wifi and a relaxing ambiance and is the perfect place to warm yourself on a cold winters day. Christmas Party Lunch Menu Call us for full details of the Menu or see our website http://www.pooleybridgeinn. co.uk/ - Pre booking is essential Served throughout December 2 course - £12.95 3 Course - £16.95 Afternoon Tea Afternoon Tea - £14.95 per person – Pre Booking is essential Including Selection of sandwiches Home Baked Scone, Clotted Cream & Strawberry Preserve Christmas Cake, Chocolate Brownie & Mince Pies Mulled Wine, Coffee or Tea New Years Eve Join us for an evening of entertainment, nibbles and a glass of fizz at midnight.

Stay with us Stay with us during December for the fantastic price of £75.00 per night. Prices are per room based on 2 people sharing and include Breakfast. Pre-booking is essential call us on 017684 86215 to book

Whatever the Venue, at the Pennington Hotels and Inns we endeavour to make your Christmas special. Whether it is a dog friendly room or special dietary requirements our helpful staff will do their best to help arrange a Christmas that is as individual as you are. Give us a call to discuss how we can make your Christmas one to remember. Muncaster Castle – 01229 717614 Sella Park House Hotel – 0845 450 6445 Pennington Hotel – 01229 717222 Boot Inn – 01946 723 711 Pooley Bridge Inn – 01768 486 215