The secret is out! The Borrowdale Hotel is not only mad for marmalade but are also proud to announce that they have won Silver & Bronze in the Hotel and B&B category at the World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival 2014.
The popularity of the Marmalade Festival is spreading and it’s said that this year is set to be a golden year for marmalade. This year marks the 9th World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival, at Dalemain Mansion, which is being on the 1st & 2nd March.
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.
Stephen Wilcock, General Manager of the Borrowdale Hotel, is one of only 25 Master Sommeliers in Europe with such high qualifications. Stephen enjoys preparing special wine tasting events focusing on wines around the world, as well as working with the Head Chef to celebrate the way wine works with food. Amongst all this, Stephen also finds time to share his knowledge about wine with us! In this article he will be discussing the wines of Chateau Chalon…
February’s Recipe of the Month comes from the Kings Arms Hotel. Head Chef Dan has labelled the dish “Recommendation of the week” the dish incorporates purple sprouting broccoli and sweet potatoes. The honey, lemon and thyme give the perfect combination of sweet, sour and savoury!
With romance in the planning for 14th February, people are looking for something very personal for an ‘I do’ – so where is original and unique for a romantic proposal? What about a wild and wonderful waterfall?
Our four star 2 AA Restaurant at Lodore Falls Hotel in Borrowdale, the Lake District has all the credentials needed. Sitting in 40 acres of ground with dramatic fell and lake views against a backdrop of mountains, it overlooks Derwentwater where there is even a launch jetty stopping at end of garden. Best of all, the grounds include the Lodore Falls – the waterfall from which it takes its name, wonderfully wild for proposals.
To mark 2014 and encourage more families to explore the Lakes in the right footwear, Lake District Hotels are going a step further; already giving away a free walking book to our guests, we are now providing free walking boot hire for the duration of their Lake District stay.
January’s Recipe of the Month comes from the Lodore Falls Hotel in the form of a little extra post-holiday season indulgence…
Few Cumbrian chefs can match the intricate skill and patience exemplified by Mike Ward, Executive Head Chef at the Lodore Falls Hotel, which is needed to produce the magical butter sculptures that he creates each Christmas for the hotel’s festive celebrations.