The summer solstice has been celebrated for centuries; each year 1000’s of worshipers, revellers and curious visitors make their way to prehistoric monuments, such as Stonehenge and Castlerigg Stone Circle to celebrate the longest day of the year.
For a third consecutive year the Inn on the Lake have hosted their fabulous Royal Ascot Ladies Race Day. The charity event took place on Thursday 16th June in the unique Orangery and Lake View restaurant of our award-winning hotel.
Over 40 locals gathered at the Inn on the Square, Keswick, on Tuesday 14th June, to celebrate the hotels first birthday and a successful first year of business.
We’re thrilled to announce that the following hotels has been selected for the 2016 Certificate of Excellence, reflecting the consistent great reviews that we’ve earned on TripAdvisor… Lodore Falls Hotel and the Borrowdale Hotel in the pretty Borrowdale Valley, the Inn on the Square, the Skiddaw Hotel and the Kings Arms Hotel in Keswick, as well as the George Hotel in Penrith.
Dave Hobson is relatively new to his role as General Manager, but he’s certainly not new to Lake District Hotels. We like to promote from within and Dave started working at the George Hotel nine years ago as Assistant Manager before transferring to the Kings Arms in Keswick where his passion for real ale helped the Kings Arms achieve their Cask Marque Award.
The Candleroom is due to open this evening, holding it’s very first wedding and the finishing touches are all falling into place. Tomorrow will see the first full day of the Candleroom being open for all to visit, serving morning coffee and cake from 11am and food from 12pm.
With cricket matches once again taking place in Keswick’s Fitz Park, the home ground of Keswick Cricket Club, 2016 promises to be another action-packed cricket season…
Rambler’s Bar has a great following, being a handy place to refuel on a walk or simply relax and enjoy a hearty supper. It was updated last spring, but there’s now even more news to announce. On the 27th May the covers are off and our brand new extension opens; an impressive 60 seater restaurant.
Take your seat in the “Royal Enclosure” at the Inn on the Lake for a live television transmission of one of the most popular events of the summer’s social calendar, the Ladies Day at the Royal Ascot, where glamour and sophistication of high society mixes with the drama of the Gold Cup.
We’re excited for the future, as the Lodore Falls Hotel has received the go ahead from the Lake District National Park Authority for a new hotel extension and spa… watch this space!