Nestled in the picturesque village of Wetheral, we offer our guests first class hospitality, excellent cuisine and fine wines, giving you the perfect opportunity to relax, unwind, recharge and make special memories with your loved ones over the Festive period.
The Crown is a popular choice for families and couples alike as we ensure everyone enjoys a warm welcome and a home-from-home experience during their stay, with the added advantage of lots of beautiful walks and things to do right on our doorstep.
All guests have complimentary access to our Leisure Club during their stay, which will have been recently refurbished in time for your stay, and includes a 12m deck level swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and a split-level gymnasium.
We are also a pet-friendly hotel and your furry friends will be welcomed with their own bed, blankets and some tasty treats!
The city of Carlisle is only a short drive away, with Carlisle Castle, the Cathedral and Tullie House Museum a must see during your stay with us, or Hadrian’s Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is close by, great for walkers and explorers alike! Wetheral train station is only a short stroll from the hotel with regular trains either in to Carlisle or heading East towards Hexham and Newcastle and we are also only a 15 minute drive from the newly opened Carlisle Lake District Airport with regular flights to Belfast, Dublin and London Southend, so we’re perfectly located if you are coming by plane, train or automobile!!
We have been told on many occasions that arriving at The Crown is like receiving a big warm hug and for the next few days, we will ensure you’ll feel just like you’re at home. What better way to start your break than with a traditional Cumbrian Afternoon Tea where you can relax in our lounges and enjoy our home baked cakes and treats.
Your evening will start with a glass of hot mulled wine before dinner is served in our AA Rosette Conservatory Restaurant, accompanied by some traditional carol singing. Waltons Bar will also be open if you fancy a nightcap or two before the big day!
Start your day with a hearty full Cumbrian breakfast served with a glass of Bucks Fizz, then enjoy some free time opening presents with the family or pick up one of our walking maps and take a stroll round our beautiful village.
You will be welcomed in to the Garden Suite with a glass of Champagne before enjoying a splendid traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings. Our Chef will be on hand to carve the turkey and to ensure that you enjoy your meal!
Father Christmas will also be making a special visit with some gifts for our younger (and older!) guests, so make sure you are not on his naughty list!!
After lunch, enjoy some much-deserved relaxation time, tune in to the Queens Speech or take on your loved ones at some traditional board games!
After all the excitement, dinner tonight will be a relaxed buffet served in the Conservatory Restaurant.
Today starts again with a full Cumbrian breakfast, where you can choose from a Continental selection as well as a cooked option.
Join us for our annual Winter Walk which is popular with hotel guests and locals, starting with a glass of mulled wine, followed by a guided walk around the local area, and a lovely warming bowl of Cumbrian tattie pot to welcome you back to the hotel.
(We would kindly ask you to reserve your place with reception for the walk so we can monitor the numbers attending.)
A candlelit dinner will be served this evening in the Conservatory Restaurant, followed by the chance to join in our ‘Big Cash Win’ quiz which takes place in Walton’s Bar.
Rise to a hearty Cumbrian breakfast and enjoy your final morning with us prior to departure, perhaps taking advantage of the Leisure facilities or maybe even some shopping in Carlisle.
Whatever your plans, we wish you a safe homeward journey, and thank you for spending Christmas with our family!