The Fleece Xmas Wreath

Two Night Luxury Stay at the Fleece 

This Christmas we’re offering a festive package that is unrivalled throughout Cumbria. 

Christmas Eve at the Fleece 

We’ll welcome you from 3pm on Christmas Eve. Your luggage will be taken care of while you get in the festive spirit with a glass of bubbly.

When you venture to your room you’ll find a Christmas hamper full of Cumbrian treats waiting for you on your King-size bed, comfy robes & slippers, luxury toiletries and panoramic countryside views. As the afternoon rolls on you’re welcome to join us, and other guests on our sky-lit balcony lounges for a warm mince pie and mulled wine. 

In the evening you’ll have the chance to relax in our Oak Room restaurant as we serve your delicious dinner and drinks

*December 24th dinner allowance £35/pp.

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Christmas Day at the Fleece 

Christmas morning will be a leisurely affair, you’re welcome to join us for a full Cumbrian breakfast and a glass of champagne from 9am. Afterwards, you can enjoy a peaceful walk in the local countryside, take a trip to the historic Irthington Church or join us in some fun games in our lounge area.

Your 5-course Christmas lunch will be served from 12pm (please book your preferred time in advance). You can expect a modern, fine dining take on the traditional Christmas menu and service. You can view the full menu here.

The afternoon and early evening are for rest and relaxation with Christmas movies, games and a few drinks from the bar. An evening buffet of turkey sandwiches, hot roasties, local cheeses, charcuterie, port and sweet treats will be available should you wish to snack at your leisure.

On Boxing Day, you can enjoy a long lie in, breakfast will be served until 11:30am and check out will be delayed until noon. You are welcome to stay another evening with us for just £100 B&B basis.

All of this is available for only £750 for 2 nights, based on 2 sharing.

Supplements apply for room upgrades and dog-friendly rooms. A non-refundable 20% deposit will be taken at the time of booking. Residual balance payable by 15/12/22. 

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 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