Oh Golly – Let’s Get Jolly!

Get the festive season off to a jolly start by joining in the party celebrations at one of our 7 hotels… swap your work wardrobe for your glad rags and enjoy festive fizz, fantastic food and dance-floor favourites – at Lake District Hotels we know how to throw a party!

News from the Borrowdale Hotel

At the Borrowdale Hotel we have lots to look forward to, from local events like the Vintage Sporting Car Trial to the return of our popular ‘Wine Flight Dinner Break’ in October, there’s something for everyone. Nothing compares to Autumn in the Lake District, and before the snow comes, heading to the pretty Borrowdale Valley should be a must on your travel […]

Guess the weight to win a free stay at the Lodore Falls Hotel

Festive parlour games, singing carols, opening an advent calendar and getting dressed up for Christmas dinner are among a group of Christmas traditions which many of us do each year. More traditionally, on the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, many people have been known to open the back door to let the old […]

December Festive Canape Recipes

With Christmas only a few days away, Graham Ball, Head Chef at the Borrowdale Hotel has come up with some easy step by step festive canapes, which you can make at home to wow your dinner guests. Follow these 3 recipes but if it all sounds too much like hard work, why not come visit us […]

Elf on the Shelf causes mischief at Lake District Hotels

Elf on the Shelf is a fun family Christmas tradition which began as a children’s book in the US in 2005, telling the story of how Father Christmas sends an elf to check whether children are being “naughty or nice”. This has led on to children around the world going crazy for Elf on the […]

Patterdale School lights up the Inn on the Lake

There was great excitement at the Inn on the Lake on Sunday 29th November, when pupils from Patterdale School and children from Glenridding came to help Santa switch-on of the Christmas lights.

Lake District Hotels Christmas Tree Tour

For Tricia Irving, our Interior Floral Designer Christmas starts in February, with all the preparations of selecting new decorations and planning new colour schemes for the Lake District Hotel group. Each year Tricia and her assistants decorate all six of the hotels, with 2015 being a record year after the hotel group added their newest hotel, […]

You know it’s Christmas at the Lodore Falls Hotel when…

For the last 28 years Mike Ward, Executive Head Chef at the Lodore Falls Hotel, has produced a magical butter sculpture for the hotel’s festive celebrations. Each year Mike secretly works on his sculptures at home and unveils them to signal the start of Christmas. These amazing sculptures have ranged from unicorns, to ballerinas to dazzling sugar […]

Last few places for Christmas Day Dinner…

Celebrate Christmas this year with the Kings Arms Hotel and treat yourself to a hassle-free Christmas Day dinner in the company of great friends, great surroundings and great food… with a menu to make it a star occasion! But hurry as there are only a few places left!

Lake District Hotels urges local retailers to work together this Christmas

Earlier this year experts of the centre for retail research predicted that tens of thousands of jobs could be at risk as record numbers of customer’s desert stores to buy online, and with only 77 shopping days left till Christmas these concerns continue to rise for independent shops. With high rents and rates, fewer shoppers […]