April’s Recipe of the Month comes from the George Hotel’s Sous Chef, John Lennon. John has created the perfect plum pudding recipe, which is easy to follow at home to impress your dinner guests. The combination of the fruit and spices works brilliantly, there’s nothing like a bit of spice to brighten up a fruit pudding… Go on give it a go!
After a long cold winter the changing of the seasons can make us feel more relaxed and alive, everyone starts looking forward to lighter nights and warmer temperatures, and many of us are eager to look and feel our best… Follow Christine Bibby, Salon Manager at The Falls Beauty Salon at the Lodore Falls Hotel useful tips to help you break out of the winter blues and put a spring back in your step.
The elegant glass fronted wine cellar at the Borrowdale Hotel has proved very popular with visitors, offering a large range of wines from all over the world. We are therefore delighted to showcase the following ‘Wine & Dine’ events in addition to our weekly wine tastings on Friday evenings during 2015.
Our two balcony bedrooms are always in big demand and we don’t like to disappoint. That’s why we’re adding balconies to eleven more lake facing bedrooms, and the good news is that some of them are ready – with enviable views across Derwentwater and Catbells to add that extra special touch to your stay.
The Lake District looks beautiful in all seasons, offering the ideal location for your special day, with spectacular backdrops which create that perfect photo opportunity. Winter weddings are becoming more popular in the Lake District, as they can be a magical and romantic occasion with rich sumptuous colours, roaring log fires and snow-capped mountains.
There are so many reasons to plan a break to the Lake District… made up of picturesque lakes, valleys, woodlands and fells, it is one of the best places in Britain to get out and experience the great outdoors. Whether your looking for a relaxing break, a leisurely bike ride, a full day out hiking across the hills, adrenaline activities or treating yourself to a little pampering, you’ll find something for everyone!
Join Lake District Hotels for a basket of fun for all the family this Easter… finishing off with our spectacular Easter Monday ‘Mad Hatters’ Afternoon Tea Buffet at the Inn on the Lake… celebrating 150 years of Alice in Wonderland. Indulge in a quirky afternoon tea buffet, with a magic performance from Martiny’s Magic, an Easter treasure hunt Eggstravaganza for the children and prize for the best dressed Alice!
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.