With Christmas just around the corner there’s heaps to look forward to! The atmosphere seems to be a little more jolly during this time of year, the Christmas marathon of movies begins, there’s an abundance of Christmas markets to visits, everywhere you go is filled with pretty baubles and twinkling lights, and then there’s fabulous food and drink to fill yourself up on!
Last night (Thursday 16th November), Lake District Hotels joined forces with Cumbrian business law firm Baines Wilson LLP and Barclays to host a black-tie charity event, at the Inn on the Lake, raising an impressive £18,211 for three local charities.
Last night (Monday 13th November) pupils from the Borrowdale School joined us at the Lodore Falls Hotel to light up the valley, at our annual Christmas light switch on. The children and parents enjoyed mulled wine (juice for the children) and mince pies in our brand-new function suite prior to the light switch.
For the last 15 years Shane Hamilton, Head Chef at the Lodore Falls Hotel, has produced a fabulous towering gingerbread house which is a replica of the hotel itself. Each year Shane works on his masterpiece to have it ready in time for the launch of our festive menu’s, which are now available right through till the 3rd January 2018.
Sunday (5th November) was a lovely crisp day and formed the perfect backdrop for the Strictly Mulled Wine competition, which took place on Keswick’s Market Square. It was a fun competition between local hotels, cafes and guest houses, with donations made to our charity of the year, Blood Bikes Cumbria.
This festive season is particularly exciting for the staff and guests at the four-star Lodore Falls Hotel; following on from receiving a complete ground floor refurbishment earlier this year, our plush new furnishing are about to be joined by pretty Christmas trees, hundreds of baubles and thousands of twinkling lights.
Our Kitchen Rivals charity banquet is back and plans to raise thousands for three local charities; Blood Bikes Cumbria, Great North Air Ambulance and Cumbria Community Foundation. Back in January 2016, we partnered up with Cumbrian business law firm Baines Wilson LLP and Barclays to take up the knife and fork challenge in ‘Kitchen Rivals,’ a black-tie event at the Lodore Falls Hotel, raising £13,305 for their chosen charities.
Calling all steak lovers… the AA Rosette Brossen Steakhouse is challenging its customers to demolish a 72oz rump steak, which comes with chunky chips, onion rings and a sauce of your choice, for just in case you feel a little … Continue reading
Source: Inn on the Square
The George Hotel, Penrith has been celebrating, as news fills the town of their latest achievement, of not one but two AA Rosette awards for their Devonshire Restaurant. The George Hotel was visited by the AA Inspector earlier this month and was praised for having a commendable history, as well as it’s hard working and dedicated team of management and staff, for providing a strong service and friendly guest experience.
Have you heard of Dicky Dippinson? We have and we’ve taken quite a liking to him, hiring him to perform at two of our hotels earlier this year and we have another two events planned in for the Winter months. Keep reading to find out more…