In spring/summer time the grass is greener and there’s a celebration of colour with daffodils and bluebells. At Lake District Hotels we want to help preserve our heritage, landscape and wildlife and are doing our best to reduce our effect on the environment by; installing biomass boilers, becoming energy efficient, recycling and reusing, reducing our carbon footprint through local purchasing and also encouraging guests to explore more on foot, bike or boat.
The Queens Hotel in Keswick has just been bought by Lake District Hotels Limited, moving the reins from one local family to another. The deal was overseen by Daniella Hope who recently became a Director at Lake District Hotels; it is the first time she has been closely involved in a hotel purchase.
To celebrate Easter this year Head Chef Eddie Kilty, from the Inn on the Lake wanted to give the guests an ‘Eggstra Special Easter’, by giving the children at the hotel the chance to get involved, have fun and smash up some giant Easter eggs.
The ‘Mellow Sounds’ afternoon tea buffet on Sunday turned out to be a fantastic afternoon. With the Orangery creating the perfect ambiance to sit back and relax, enjoying a delicious afternoon tea, whilst taking in the dramatic 360 degree views of the surrounding scenery and listening to Saxophonist Matt Stacey.
On Wednesday 9th April, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales enjoyed a Cumbrian Reception at the George Hotel in Penrith to celebrate the launch of a Tourism Pilot for The Prince’s Countryside Fund.
At Lake District Hotel’s we’re making family breaks even better value for money this Easter. We’ve teamed up with the best local attractions and eateries to provide guests with discount vouchers as well as free access to bikes and walking boots hire (walking boot hire with George Fishers of Keswick).
It’s coming up to that time of the month again where our Pudding Society meet at the Lordore Falls Hotel to indulge in a special collection of puddings to celebrate the British tradition of these homemade treats!
So for one night forget the calorie count and diet and treat yourself in our fantastic choice of eight freshly prepared puddings.
Following the success of the Borrowdale Hotel’s 2014 photographic calendar competition, we are proud to announce that we have raised £500 for the Keswick Mountain Rescue Team. The money raised has been used to purchase a lowering device for use during crag rescues.