Category Archives: The George Hotel News
Throughout August, you might have seen the following message around our hotels – ‘buy a pint and we’ll donate’. With the aim to raise money for our charity of the year, by encouraging locals and visitors to the area to … Continue reading
Our fourth annual cricket match against Keswick Cricket Club is set to take place on Thursday 20th July (6pm) at Fitz Park, Keswick, and everyone is welcome to come along to watch and show your support.
We are thrilled to hear that the Lake District has become a World Heritage Site, joining iconic locations such as the Grand Canyon, the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and Machu Picchu by being awarded Unesco World Heritage status.
Why go abroad, when you can visit the Lake District? You’ll be spoilt for choice for something to do here, from outdoor activities like paddle-boarding on the lake, Honister’s Via Ferrata, to getting out and about on the 214 Wainwright fells. On … Continue reading
At The George Hotel we are pleased to announce the promotion of long service member of staff, Kyle Phillips to Head Chef. Local lad Kyle, aged 30 from Penrith, started working at the George in 2013 as chef de partie, working … Continue reading
Father’s Day is just around the corner, the day of the year when all father’s are honoured by their children, the time of year when we search for that perfect gift to make our Dad’s feel special. To give you a little help … Continue reading
Are you a regular visitor to the Lake District? Do you have a favourite place, lake or mountain here? Would you like to eat, sleep and snooze here every day? We’ve put together this fun quiz to see how well … Continue reading
Dicky Dippinson, aka ‘Dicky fra Shap’ has become somewhat of a Cumbrian legend, building up a reputation across the county, with rumours that he could be making an appearance on the current Britain’s Got Talent.
It is official; Spring is here, which means beautiful daffodils, cute little lambs, blue skies and lighter evenings – don’t forget to put your clocks forward this Sunday, you’ll lose an hour in bed but we think it’s a fair … Continue reading
We are delighted and extremely proud to have been awarded ‘Best Family-Owned Hotel Group’ in the North West of England for the 2017 Onshore Excellence Awards, which are hosted by Acquisition International magazine’s annual awards. This accolade reflects the hard work that … Continue reading