Throughout 2017, we have been busy hosting a variety of charity events to beat our annual fundraising total of £8,276.63, which we raised the previous year for Amy’s Care – a community interest group which provides specialist care for people living with dementia.
January can make even the most energetic of us feel down in the dumps, the partying and the over indulgence has come to an end and for many of us it’s back to work. On top of this, it’s cold, … Continue reading
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Mark Harris has been with Lake District Hotels since February 2015, originally employed as the Inn on the Lake’s Head Chef, progressing into the position of Executive Head Chef for the groups seven hotels. Mark is is an extremely professional and accomplished chef who has come from a Michelin Star background, used to a busy, stressful kitchen, Mark wanted to share a few useful tips to help you make your Christmas dinner a more enjoyable experience.
December is the most popular month of the year to get engaged, so if your partner gets down on one knee this festive season come along to the Lodore Falls Hotel wedding open evening on 9th January 2018, for a show round of our newly refurbished function suite and brand NEW adjoining conservatory.
For many, the Christmas decorations will have gone up on the 1st December, making your home look and feel festive, putting everyone into the Christmas spirit. If you fancy doing something a little different this year but you need some inspiration, we’ve teamed up with Evergreens of Keswick to show you how to make the perfect Christmas table arrangement.
It takes our Christmas Designer, Trish Irving 21 days to create Christmas across our seven Lake District Hotels, but that’s just hanging the decorations. The preparation starts in February as Trish spends almost a year preparing for Christmas, selecting new decorations and planning new colour schemes, as we like to change everything on a year to year basis, mindful that some 40%-50% of our guests are repeat.
Lake District Hotels’ gift vouchers make a welcome Christmas present for family and friends. Choose from sumptuous afternoon teas, traditional Sunday roast lunches or luxurious overnight stays – there is something to suit everyone. If you are stuck for ideas and inspiration this Christmas, put your feet up, relax and have a read of our top 7 Christmas gift vouchers.
With Christmas just around the corner there’s heaps to look forward to! The atmosphere seems to be a little more jolly during this time of year, the Christmas marathon of movies begins, there’s an abundance of Christmas markets to visits, everywhere you go is filled with pretty baubles and twinkling lights, and then there’s fabulous food and drink to fill yourself up on!
Last night (Thursday 16th November), Lake District Hotels joined forces with Cumbrian business law firm Baines Wilson LLP and Barclays to host a black-tie charity event, at the Inn on the Lake, raising an impressive £18,211 for three local charities.
Last night (Monday 13th November) pupils from the Borrowdale School joined us at the Lodore Falls Hotel to light up the valley, at our annual Christmas light switch on. The children and parents enjoyed mulled wine (juice for the children) and mince pies in our brand-new function suite prior to the light switch.