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Hotel sale brings new Hope to the Queens Hotel

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 … Continue reading

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Salsa Fever hits Keswick!

Salsa Dancing… the Salsa dance originates from Cuba and is a lively, sensual dance with basic steps that makes it easy for anyone to pick up. But what makes it so popular?

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The Lodore Falls Competition

Win! 1 of 10 nights dinner, bed and breakfast for two at the Lodore Falls   To celebrate the Lodore Falls Hotel’s 10th Birthday we’re offering a fantastic opportunity to WIN ‘One of Ten free nights’ at the hotel. “Giving … Continue reading

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At the foot of a waterfall – is this the most romantic place to propose?

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 … Continue reading

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Lodore Chef brings Fox and Hunter together this Christmas

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 … Continue reading

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Trying to Find Space to Let the Creative Juices Flow!

  Our Marketing Manager, Dani, is still busy planning refurbishments throughout our hotels… here she talks about the problems with finding space to plan such a large project!  

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Lakeland Radio visits the Kings Arms for some festive pie making!

  Lake District Hotel’s Marketing Assistant, Amy, talks about her day when Lakeland Radio paid a visit to the kitchen at the Kings Arms Hotel to meet with Head Chef Dan Grimshaw for a bit of festive pie making – … Continue reading

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Alsace Wines – a curious blend of French and German influence

  A lesson in wine from our Master Sommelier at the Borrowdale Hotel, Stephen Wilcock, who talks about his recent visit to the region of Alsace, tucked into France’s north-eastern corner, which develops it’s own distinct types of wine…  

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7 Top Tips for a small bathroom

  Most women (and some men, not to be sexist!) will appreciate how important a clean, bright bathroom is. Here are some tips that we take on board when redesigning and decorating our bathrooms.  

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The Use of Oak – A Barrel of Fun!

  Our Master Sommelier at the Borrowdale Hotel, Stephen Wilcock, gives us a lesson in how the use of oak in wine tasting can influence flavour and colour…  

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