SKY TV cricket commentator, interviewer and former England player Paul Allott gave a highly informative and entertaining talk to guests at a special sportsman’s’ dinner at the Skiddaw Hotel, Keswick.
Welcome to ‘Meet the Team’, the time of month 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 the Inn on the Lake.
This month’s recipe is a ‘Scotch Quail Egg’ starter from the George Hotel. If you are thinking of throwing a dinner party this festive season, Scotch eggs make a fun starter. Continue reading
Opera d’Amici are a group of highly experienced singers from companies such as Covent Garden, English National Opera and D’Oyly Carte. The group came together to share their love and passion for what they do and perform in a variety of different venues. After a strong recommendation to Kit Graves, Director of Lake District Hotels from a personal friend, a date was set for Saturday 18th October for Opera d’Amici to perform live at the George Hotel in Penrith.
Christine Bibby, Salon Manager at The Falls Beauty Salon at the Lodore Falls Hotel in Borrowdale, has years of experience in famous Spa’s in the UK and Europe.
Join us at one of our seven Lake District Hotels to indulge in this deliciously moist and tasty autumn-inspired cake… it’s a winner following an afternoon walk in the fresh air. Sit down by the fire with a cup of something hot and a slice of toffee apple cake and enjoy with custard for extra indulgence!
Earlier this year experts of the centre for retail research predicted that tens of thousands of jobs could be at risk as record numbers of customer’s desert stores to buy online, and with only 77 shopping days left till Christmas these concerns continue to rise for independent shops. With high rents and rates, fewer shoppers and high parking charges, it can be a struggle for these smaller shops to survive.
If Santa could sit back and enjoy Christmas, we think he’d feel right at home at the Lodore Falls Hotel… just ten minutes from Keswick is a jewel in the crown of the Borrowdale Valley. The four star Lodore Falls Hotel has its own waterfall in the gardens, a view over Derwentwater and a jetty from which to embark on a lake cruise.
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.
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.