Two young aspiring chefs from the Liverpool City college joined us at the Inn on the Lake last week, to gain valuable experience and further their skills to help them on their way to employment. We are always looking for young talent to join our team and feel it is important to give students the opportunity to get hands-on experience in a demanding professional kitchen.
The Skiddaw Hotel held their winter fashion show last Friday in the Greta Suite. The event was extremely popular and sold out, with 56 ladies taking their seats to enjoy a delicious late evening afternoon tea and show featuring designs from White Stuff, Joules, Fat Face & Alexandra’s of Keswick.
Work has started on completely revamping The Queens Hotel in Keswick, with plans for the hotel to close completely on 17th November. The project began as soon as Lake District Hotels group purchased the Queens hotel in April this year, when Kit Graves (Director) and Dani Hope (Marketing Director) appointed Hyde Harrington Chartered Surveyors from Carlisle to assist with the project.
For the second year running the Borrowdale Hotel have held their ‘Snap It Up’ competition, offering guests the chance to send in images from their recent stay at the hotel. The best 12 images are selected from each competition and used to produce beautiful glossy calendars, with the winning image receiving a prize of two nights dinner, bed & breakfast at the Borrowdale Hotel and the 11 runners up receiving a bottle of bubbly on their next stay.
Celebrate Christmas this year with the Kings Arms Hotel and treat yourself to a hassle-free Christmas Day dinner in the company of great friends, great surroundings and great food… with a menu to make it a star occasion! But hurry as there are only a few places left!
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… at Lake District Hotels! This week the Christmas cherry picker has been out adding decorations to all of our Lake District Hotels. The Inn on the Lake, the Kings Arms, the Skiddaw Hotel, the Lodore Falls Hotel, the Borrowdale Hotel and finally the George Hotel are now all adorned with festive outdoor baubles and lights.
With the festive season just around the corner it’s time to start planning ahead to those all important dinner parties… and we’ve got all the ingredients you’ll need to whip up impressive and effortless canapés… So let’s get everyone in the party mood by setting a date for family and friends to join you for fun, laughter and fabulous food.
Back by popular demand, the magical Swan Lake Ballet will once again herald the start of the Christmas events at the Lodore Falls Hotel, with over 30 talented young dancers from the Starkey School of Theatre Dance in Whitehaven performing the classic Swan Lake ballet.
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.