Visitors to the Lake District will surely agree that come rain or shine getting out on the fells is a must when visiting the Lakes, and with 214 official fells recorded by the famous Alfred Wainwright, there is simply enough to keep you going for a lifetime. A walking break in the Lakes is a fabulous time, taking in Britain’s finest scenery, built up of lakes, woodlands, fells, beautiful valleys and gorges, it’s an experience that should be shared with friends and loved ones. For many of us, dogs are considered part of the family so why should they have to miss out on all the fun… bring them along too!
The Inn on the Lake were proud to receive an invitation to do a cookery demonstration at the ’10th Anniversary’ of the Dalemain Marmalade Awards & Festival 2015, on Saturday 28th February at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens… as part of ‘Celebrating Ten Golden Years of a Renaissance in Marmalade Making & Raising Money for Charity’
Back by popular demand… Take your seat in the Royal Enclosure at the Inn on the Lake for a live television transmission of one of the most popular events of the summer’s social calendar, Ladies Day at Royal Ascot, where the glamour and sophistication of high society mixes with the drama of the Gold Cup.
To tie in with the Dalemain Marmalade Festival 2015, James Watt, Sous Chef at the Inn on the Lake has come up with a magical marmalade dessert to get your taste buds going for March’s recipe of the month.
Mums are the glue that holds most families together, so why not give Mum a special treat this Mother’s Day… it’s never too early to start thinking about the perfect gift. Here are some ideas for all ages and budgets on how to make Sunday, 15th March a memorable day.
Photos are so easy to create these days, we spot lots of people using tablets and uploading their photos to our Facebook page. Your stunning images have inspired us and for the last two years we have run a competition to collect the best 12 images to produce a calendar, with £2 of each calendar sale going to our chosen charity.
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 ensure our guests have a great night’s sleep.
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 relaxing break.
Much loved by locals and visitors alike, our popular Ramblers Bar has had a face lift and is due to open in February half term. Gary Wilson the General Manager and his team have been very involved in the styling and colours – so let them know what you think if you call in for a pint of real ale and a hearty lunch.
February Recipe of the Month… comes from Kings Arms Hotel, Head Chef Dan Grimshaw. Dan has voted his ‘Mocha Crème Brûlée’ as his dish of the month and says it’s time to have a break from the detoxes and dieting, as we all need a little indulgence in life.