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Lakeland Radio visits the Kings Arms for some festive pie making!

  Lake District Hotel’s Marketing Assistant, Amy, talks about her day when Lakeland Radio paid a visit to the kitchen at the Kings Arms Hotel to meet with Head Chef Dan Grimshaw for a bit of festive pie making – … Continue reading

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Alsace Wines – a curious blend of French and German influence

  A lesson in wine from our Master Sommelier at the Borrowdale Hotel, Stephen Wilcock, who talks about his recent visit to the region of Alsace, tucked into France’s north-eastern corner, which develops it’s own distinct types of wine…  

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Inn on the Lake’s Evening with Marco Pierre White

  Acting Head Chef at the Inn on the Lake, Eddie Kilty, tells us all about his ‘Evening with Marco’ – when he and a couple of other staff members from the hotel were provided with the opportunity to travel … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea served Downton-style in Borrowdale

  The latest series of Downton Abbey has prompted us here at the Borrowdale Hotel to emulate the nostalgic era of privilege with our afternoon teas.

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Swan Lake by the lake – celebrating a decade of Christmases at Lodore Falls Hotel

  The festive season is always a particularly exciting time for the staff and guests here at the Lodore Falls Hotel. This year is extra special as it marks a decade of Christmases with the Graves family, who own Lake … Continue reading

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The Use of Oak – A Barrel of Fun!

  Our Master Sommelier at the Borrowdale Hotel, Stephen Wilcock, gives us a lesson in how the use of oak in wine tasting can influence flavour and colour…  

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October’s Recipe of the Month

  This October, don’t throw away the pumpkin flesh after you have made your Halloween lantern – use it to rustle up these very moist and moreish muffins, with a recipe from Eddie Kilty, Chef at the Inn on the … Continue reading

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July’s Recipe of the Month

This month’s ‘recipe of the month’ is brought to you by the George Hotel, Penrith. This July is all about showcasing the best in local food and produce, with Penrith on a Plate and the annual Penrith Show both taking … Continue reading

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Inn on the Lake’s Staff Rewarded After Tourism Award Wins

Staff at the Inn on the Lake were surprised with tea and toasts last week, when their management team laid on afternoon tea and a glass of bubbly. The afternoon tea treat was in recognition of the great customer service … Continue reading

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Tuscan Wines: What a Fiasco!

Stephen Wilcock, General Manager of the Borrowdale Hotel, is one of only 25 Master Sommeliers in Europe with such high qualifications. Stephen enjoys preparing special wine tasting events focusing on wines around the world, as well as working with the … Continue reading

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