We are thrilled to be one of the sponsors for the fantastic Keswick Rotary “Experience of a Lifetime” charity event, taking place for 7 days from the 7th September. On each day, a small group of 14 will have the unique experience of an idyllic location, fine dining with leading chefs, live entertainment, great company, overnight on the fells, an early morning activity, followed by a Cumbrian breakfast, and it’s all for Charity!
Would you like to join in the fun and enter a team in our 18-hole charity golf tournament on Wednesday 29th August at Keswick Golf Club? This a great opportunity to entertain clients and customers, treat your employees to a team building day out or to play a superb game of golf with a group of friends, PLUS it’s all in aid of Keswick School.
New for 2018: Four of our brand-new suites are now open and the feedback that we have received from our guests has been amazing. Connected to the main hotel building, our new suites feature spacious beds, floor-to-ceiling windows and walk-in wardrobes, with some of the suites looking out towards the magnificent Falls waterfall.
We’ve partnered up with our baaarilliant friends at Herdy to offer ewe a very special prize! You could win a hamper full of Herdy goodies and a stay in a luxurious Herdwick bedroom at Inn on the Square. CLICK TO … Continue reading
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Johnny Vegas has just enjoyed a stay at the George Hotel in Penrith with his Mum, after check out Johnny tweeted saying, “What a lovely overnight stay at The George Hotel. Massive thanks to all the team who made ourselves but especially Ma Vegas feel like a star for the night. She’s decided to get herself that cardigan from The Edinburgh Woolen Mill so is currently on cloud nine #newcardybuzz”
Students from Keswick School proved they had excellent taste when it came to submitting their sandwich recipes into our ‘Design a Sandwich’ competition. We have been working closely with Keswick School throughout 2018 to raise funds to improve their food technology kitchen, kick starting our fundraising activities by involving the students in an exclusive competition.
Getting to the Lake District is about to become even easier as Carlisle Lake District Airport re-opens to commercial airlines for the first time in 25 years. Until now, it has been primarily used for flight training or local sightseeing tours, but from the 4th June 2018 it will be connected to hubs in London, Dublin and Belfast with Scottish airline Loganair.
Fewer than 40% of British children can cook five savoury dishes before they leave school, a survey by the Sunday Times found, so this year we plan to inspire young children to cook and find chef’s of the future by raising money to upgrade the food technology facilities at Keswick School.
Sourcing good, reliable chefs has always been a battle within the hospitality industry, it’s a challenging occupation with high staff turnover and a shortage of talented young chefs on the horizon. According to the skills development agency ‘People 1st’ 51% of catering colleges have seen enrolments drop, in an industry which, by 2020, will need a predicted 11,000 new chefs.
If you are busy planning a wedding, come along to the Inn on the Lake’s Spring wedding fayre on Sunday 18th March. Here you can enjoy an arrival drink and canapes, before exploring our luxury venue; as well as meeting our wedding co-ordinators and local exhibitors to get inspiration and advise to help plan your wedding day.