The Fleece Xmas Wreath

Christmas and New Year at the Fleece

This Christmas we’re offering festive activities & packages that are unrivalled throughout Cumbria.

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Two-night, luxury Christmas stay at the Fleece

Join us for a wonderfully festive, 2-night Christmas stay. You will be greeted with, mince pies, mulled wine and a Christmas Hamper full of Cumbrian goodies.

There will be dining, drinks, Christmas movies and fun games throughout. 

Our 2-Night Festive Stay

If you’re planning a relaxing Winter escape this year, look no further. Stay with us between November 21st and December 29th and you’ll be treated to a festive package that is unrivalled throughout Cumbria.

You’ll spend your 2 nights in one of our bespoke, AA 4-Silver Star rated rooms, complete with comfy slippers & robes, luxury toiletries, mini bar and wonderful views of our surrounding Winter landscapes.

Offer available Sunday to Thursday weekly, excluding 24th-26th December. £10 supplemental fee per canine guest.

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Christmas Party Nights

Party dates are – 
December 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, and 17th 
Tables are limited, book early to avoid disappointment.

Celebrate with us this festive season at one of our Christmas party nights! Rally your friends, family and colleagues for an evening of drinks, dancing and great food.

You’ll receive a welcome drink as soon as you step through the doors of our beautiful Hadrian’s suite followed by a sumptuous, 3-course festive feast (menu below). After dinner, you’re welcome to let your hair down and dance the night away to the beats of our resident DJ, all while the corks continue to pop and the drinks continue to flow. 

£40 per guest (£10 deposit per person required at the time of booking).

You can even upgrade your experience by staying the night in one of our luxury rooms (full Cumbrian breakfast included, to aid your recovery the following morning!)

New Year at the Fleece

Get merry with us this New Year’s Eve. The Fleece will be a celebration destination on all fronts on December 31st.

Our Hadrian Suite will be hosting a lively NYE party complete with live music and dancing until the early hours, while our restaurants will be serving a delectable 4-course dinner with wine pairings for each course. And, of course you’re welcome to stay the night too.

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Boxing Day Brunch

Back by popular demand, our indulgent Boxing Day brunch will be served from 10:30am the morning after Christmas festivities.

View the full menu and book your table below:

Festive Afternoon Tea

Available between November 21st until December 31st

Sweet treats and savory delights with optional Processo or champagne! Let’s get festive!

This winter we’re plating up the most delicious, winter wonderland themed afternoon tea that is guaranteed to inspire merriment and
joy for all.

You can choose from 3 tiers of service; traditional teas, Processo or a Laurent Perrier Champagne accompaniment. All of our pastries and cakes are made in-house by our insanely talented pastry chef team using only the finest, fresh, local ingredients.

Satisfy your sweet (and savoury) tooth this festive season.

From £25 per person. Reserve your table today.

If you have a question relating to Christmas party evenings, please contact our events manager
Scott M: Events@theFleeceRuleholme.com or 01228 823030

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Christmas Lunch at the Fleece

Join us this Christmas for a delicious 5-course Christmas lunch. We’ll be serving Christmas lunch between 12:15pm and 4pm throughout our two restaurant spaces and bar area, a limited amount of tables are available to non-residents, booking early is advised.

You can expect a special Christmas favour at your place setting and we have plenty of menu choices available to suit all tastes, preferences and dietary needs. Of course, there will be plenty of mince pies and mulled wine to go around.

Download Our Christmas Brochure

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Christmas Party Nights

December 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th

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Starters

Smoked Salmon
smoked salmon mousse, capers (gluten free}

Duck Liver Parfait
melba toast, crab apple jelly

Celeriac, Hazelnut & Truffle Soup
(vegan, gluten free)

Mains

Butter Roasted Turkey
cranberry sage and onion stuffing, brussels sprouts, roasted roots, roast and mashed potato, roasting gravy

Slow Cooked Cumbrian Beef Cheek
roasted onions, champ mash, roasted roots, bone marrow gravy (gluten free)

Mushroom & nut roast
cranberry sage & onion stuffing, roasted roots, roast & mash potato, herb & wild mushroom gravy (vegan & gluten free option available)

Desserts

Dark Chocolate & Orange Cheesecake
ginger & oat crumb, candied zest, chantilly
(gluten free) (vegan option available)

Boozy Christmas Pudding
rum butter, brandy cream

Cumbrian Cheese & Biscuits
fruit & quince

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Christmas Day Menu

£99.50 per adult
£65.00 per child
Children under 5 eat for free

Canapes

Salmon tartare & caviar blini

Whipped goats cheese, toasted hazelnut, truffle honey blini

Starters

Cheese Soufflé –
parmesan cream sauce, apple endive & hazelnut salad

Cumbrian Beef Carpaccio
pickled shallots, mustard mayonnaise, parmesan, rocket

Butternut Squash Veloute –
sage gnocchi, wild mushrooms

Pan Fried Scallop –
lobster bisque, lobster ravioli

Mains

All mains are served with pigs in blankets,  roast vegetables, greens, and cauliflower cheese (served to share)

Butter roasted turkey –
crispy confit goose, sprouts with pancetta, roast & mashed potato, herb stuffing, roast gravy

Roast Rib of Local Beef (served pink) –
yorkshire pudding, roast & mashed potato, horseradish, bone marrow gravy

Pan Fried Halibut –
champ mash, tenderstem, brown shrimp butter sauce

Cranberry, Apricot & Herb Nut Roast –
chestnut veloute, sprouts, crispy stuffing, roast & mash potato, herb & mushroom sauce

Desserts

Dark chocolate & orange cheesecake – 
ginger & oat crumb, candied zest, chantilly

Boozy christmas pudding –
rum butter, brandy cream

Vanilla Panna Cotta –
spiced poached pear, blackberry compote

Whisky Old Fashioned Jelly –
chantilly cream

English Cheese and biscuits –
quince  jelly

Tea, Coffee & Petit Fours