In the spirit of Downton Abbey

Downton style afternoon tea at the Borrowdale Hotel is back by popular demand. After the success of last year’s Downton style afternoon tea and with the new series in full flow, the Borrowdale Hotel wanted to give their guests the chance to star in their own version of Downton Abbey.

September recipe of the month

Head Chef Dan Grimshaw from the Kings Arms Hotel has recommended his West Coast “Marra-ner” Fish Pie, as his recipe of the month. This dish has been extremely popular with our customers and we wanted to share the recipe with you, so you can have ago at making it yourself.

Fashion Show raises £1,305 for Hospice at Home

Genevieve of Carlisle held their annual fashion show at the Inn on the Lake on Thursday 11th September. The day raised a total of £1,305 for ‘Hospice at Home’, from a percentage on ticket sales and raffle ticket sales. Raffle prizes included afternoon tea for two and flower arrangements from the Inn on the Lake.

Meet the Lodore Falls Restaurant Team

Welcome to ‘Meet the Team’, the time of week when we like to give our readers a sneak preview into our dedicated team of staff. At Lake District Hotels we are recognised for the warmth of our welcome, unrivalled personal attention and excellent service… and we’d like to give you an insight into what our staff like about […]

August’s Recipe of the Month

  This month’s recipe comes from Brian Alston, Head Chef at the Skiddaw Hotel. Brian wanted to share this recipe with us as it has proved popular with our customers and we think it’s perfect for a summer night meal.  

Lakeland Book of the Year Awards 2014

The Lakeland Book of the Year 2014 was revealed yesterday (Tuesday 15th July), at an awards luncheon, held at the Inn on the Lake. The awards ceremony is now in it’s 30th year and had 60 books entered into the awards.

Lake District Hotels take up cricket

This year Lake District Hotels are the proud sponsors of Keswick Cricket Club and will continue to sponsor them over the next few years. To add a little bit of fun to the sponsorship we’ve put together our own cricket team and plan to go head to head against Keswick Cricket Club on the 31st July.

Summer Special…

Join Lake District Hotels and enjoy our delicious summer special, ‘Dressed Crab with pommes frites’… Ready to eat, our dressed crab is the simplest way to enjoy the taste of the seaside without the hassle of cooking and picking the crab yourself.  All you need is a squeeze of lemon and a cold glass of wine to […]

Easy peasy cheesy pie

Do you often find yourself pressed for time? Do you have guests who have kids and don’t know what to make for them? Aaaahhh…don’t worry, try our chef’s recommendation for ‘Easy Peasy Cheesy Pie!