This was our second visit to the Hideaway and I can say I have never stayed in such a clean, friendly and prompt hotel. Dawn
Thank you for a lovely time, the room was perfect, the breakfast was a great start to our day. I only wish we could have stayed longer! Katie
We came back to your lovely hotel and the service and food was excellent. Thankyou for making our stay so special. Susan & Paul
A BIG thank you for making our honeymoon stay at your lovely Hideaway so special...the perfect way to start married life... Ali & Mark xxx

Five Benefits of Taking a Break at Christmas

Christmas is one of the busiest times of year and it’s also one of the most enjoyable. However, all the running around and having fun can really take its toll.

It’s more important than ever during this time of year to ensure that you recharge your batteries ready for the year ahead - and what better way to do this than with a lovely break?

If you need a little more convincing then be sure to take a look below at our top five benefits of taking a break at Christmas.

We’re sure you’ll be packing your bags in no time.


1. You’ll have time to re-charge

It’s called the Christmas holidays, but in actual fact if you’re the one running around buying and wrapping presents as well as preparing dinner, it can actually be a very tiring time indeed.

But a Christmas break will change that. It will give you time to relax during the season, and this is especially true if you’re holidaying in the UK.  All you need to do is hop in your car and drive to a magical destination that you and your partner can enjoy. Sounds heavenly, we’re sure you’ll agree.


2. You’ll be able to relax more easily

When you’re not worrying about whether the turkey is burning in the oven, and whether the roasties are going to be done on time, Christmas becomes a whole lot more relaxing. Taking a break during the festive period allows someone else to worry about that problem for you (and they’re actually being paid!), so make the most of it and allow yourself to unwind.


3. No one has to do the food shopping

One of the best things about going on holiday over the festive period is eating a Christmas dinner you haven’t had to cook. This has so many benefits, and first and foremost you’ll no longer will you need to worry about heading to the supermarket and tussling over a bag of sprouts!

On top of this, someone else does the washing up. Being waited on hand and foot this Christmas might be just the thing you and your loved one need to become closer than ever.  


4. You get to spend time with those who really matter

Everything tends to get in the way on Christmas day. Whether it’s searching the house for presents you forgot about, or perhaps chopping carrots as opposed to snuggling up with those you love, taking a break gives you the day off to spend time with the people who really matter. Do something spectacular this Christmas and put your relationship before the Christmas whirlwind.


5. You can bring Christmas back to what it’s really all about

Christmas is about coming together, however it can sometimes feel like it’s more about the gifts everyone is giving and receiving. Taking a step away from the usual Christmas day at home and going away can allow you to re-focus and remember what this time of year is truly all about. Reconnecting with those you love on Christmas day without the distractions of modern life can allow you to experience the true meaning of Christmas. Make sure you don’t miss out on the opportunity to do precisely that.


The Hideaway at Christmastime

We’ve already covered some of the most exciting things to do in the Lake District this Christmas in this post here, and now that you’ve discovered the benefits of going away for Christmas there really is no excuse!

If you’re interested in taking a look at our availability over the festive period, then make sure you get in touch with us today on 01539 443 070.

You can also take a look at our festive availability on our online booking calendar.