We’re celebrating – its 20 years since the Skiddaw Hotel joined the Lake District Hotels group and many of our guests are now regulars. We’ve also welcomed celebrities including Jason Orange from Take That and James Cracknell. A rather more frequent guest is Julia Bradbury – especially when filming in the area. She loves our Cumbrian breakfasts and has been known to enjoy our Friday and Saturday music nights – loved by locals and visitors alike.
Set in 15 acres of landscaped grounds with sweeping lawns to the lakeshore, surrounded by stunning scenery, beautiful bedrooms, delicious food and a gorgeous gazebo… the Inn on the Lake is the perfect location to hold your special day! Come and see us this Sunday for our Spring Wedding Fayre, it’s the perfect opportunity to explore this luxury venue!
With the Summer Solstice occurring only once a year in the northern hemisphere, it is truly a special celebration. More than 20,000 revellers are set to descend on Stonehenge for the 2015 Summer Solstice, but at Lake District Hotels we have a more intimate affair planned at one of the most stunning stone circle locations in the country.
We have the perfect wedding venue at the Inn on the Lake, set in 15 acres of landscaped grounds with sweeping lawns to the lakeshore. Our General Manager, Gary Wilson and his team not only take great pride in looking after you on your special day, they also thoroughly enjoy the day themselves when their efforts are richly rewarded with happy smiles from the wedding couple and their families and friends.
Following on from our competition; ‘Name our new Lake District Hotel’ we have been overwhelmed with the number of entries, and with the thought and research that has gone into your suggestions. After reading all of the new name ideas, Lake District Hotels management and marketing team have selected the overall winning hotel name.
Visitors to the Lake District will surely agree that come rain or shine getting out on the fells is a must when visiting the Lakes, and with 214 official fells recorded by the famous Alfred Wainwright, there is simply enough to keep you going for a lifetime. A walking break in the Lakes is a fabulous time, taking in Britain’s finest scenery, built up of lakes, woodlands, fells, beautiful valleys and gorges, it’s an experience that should be shared with friends and loved ones. For many of us, dogs are considered part of the family so why should they have to miss out on all the fun… bring them along too!
The Inn on the Lake were proud to receive an invitation to do a cookery demonstration at the ’10th Anniversary’ of the Dalemain Marmalade Awards & Festival 2015, on Saturday 28th February at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens… as part of ‘Celebrating Ten Golden Years of a Renaissance in Marmalade Making & Raising Money for Charity’
Back by popular demand… 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, Ladies Day at Royal Ascot, where the glamour and sophistication of high society mixes with the drama of the Gold Cup.
To tie in with the Dalemain Marmalade Festival 2015, James Watt, Sous Chef at the Inn on the Lake has come up with a magical marmalade dessert to get your taste buds going for March’s recipe of the month.
Mums are the glue that holds most families together, so why not give Mum a special treat this Mother’s Day… it’s never too early to start thinking about the perfect gift. Here are some ideas for all ages and budgets on how to make Sunday, 15th March a memorable day.