Christmas Canapes Recipe

Its Christmas time once again and that means food. And lots of it! Chances are if you are entertaining this festive season or attending any gathering you will be faced with the same party favourites you have had year after year. Now you can spruce up your party and won’t be short of a dish […]

Living Nativity at The Lake District Wildlife Park

In the run up to Christmas, there’s a star shining over the  Lake District Wildlife Park (LDWLP) near Keswick, as the park team prepare for their first ever Live Nativity Event. From 28th November until Christmas Eve, schools and groups and park visitors are being encouraged to dress up and be part of their own […]

Dalemain Marmalade Awards 2016

The 2016 Dalemain Marmalade Awards have proved to be another fantastic year for marmalade, with higher standards and tastier marmalade than ever and over 2000 home-made entries. The judges have busy posting out mark cards for every entry and certificates for all the winners. Everyone who entered should have receive their scores & judges feedback by now.

Happy Birthday to the Skiddaw Hotel

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 […]

25% of bedrooms refurbished at the Skiddaw Hotel

Did you know that we’ve just refurbished 25% of our bedrooms at the Skiddaw Hotel? We like to make sure our rooms are as up to date as possible. That also means checking the mattresses are still as comfortable as they can be. We also work with local and international acclaimed bed company Sealy Beds to […]

Revitalise your senses with an escape to the Lake District

A dusting of snow on the mountains reflecting across the lakes like a mirror, Jack Frost’s signature across the fields and the sweet smell of crisp fresh air – it’s the perfect tonic to revitalise your senses. The stunning scenery of the Lake District is within easy reach and makes the perfect getaway for a […]

Name our NEW HOTEL & WIN a 2 night break

Our brand new hotel will open in Spring 2015 after a complete refurbishment and needs a new name. The modern look brings laid-back luxury combined with urban-cool to the centre of Keswick – a unique eating, sleeping and dining experience. Features include designer furniture and lighting from Sweden, Denmark and Italy, references to our woolly […]

Sealy beds for even greater comfort!

A good night’s sleep is essential in any hotel and at Lake District Hotels we make ever effort to make sure you have everything that you need and nothing that you don’t, ensuring you get the perfect night’s sleep.