Over the weekend Storm Desmond hit Northern Ireland, north Wales, southern Scotland and especially north-west England. Record-breaking amounts of rain fell in Cumbria resulting in localised flooding and power outages that affected the operation of all five English Lake properties and the surrounding area. Continue reading “Business as Usual at English Lakes”
Did you know today is Lancashire Day? With so much history, things to see and explore Lancashire has lots to offer. Here are just five reasons Lancashire is worth celebrating. Continue reading “Happy Lancashire Day! 5 Reasons To Visit Lancashire”
Waterhead has an impressive Gin Library of over 40 gins and each month we feature one as our Gin of the Month. This month it is the turn of Pickering’s.
Pickering’s gin comes from the first gin distillery to be based in Edinburgh for over 150 years and was launched in March 2014. The Summerhall Distillery is housed on the site which used to be an old animal hospital. Part of the veterinary school, known locally as the Dick Vet, is now an arts venue called Summerhall. A pub on the Summerhall site, the Royal Dick, enjoys Pickering’s gin piped straight to tap from Pickering’s distillery just next door. It is here that they also produce the small batches of handcrafted gin which we know as Pickering’s.
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Showcasing the new X20 & NXT20 boats, MasterCraft invited people to wake surf & wakeboard on Windermere throughout the day. Continue reading “Wakesurf Windermere at Low Wood Bay Watersports”
John Kitts and Carly Robb were married in April this year at The Midland. We are thrilled that they allowed us a peek behind the scenes of their romantic and stylish 1920’s wedding celebration.
Waterhead has an impressive Gin Library of over 40 gins and each month we feature one as our Gin of the Month. Bedrock gin has been in our collection for some time, and is a favourite because of its use of local Lake District ingredients.
Vince Wilkins founded the Spirit of The Lakes Ltd company in 2007 in Keswick, the Lake District. He set out with the intent and vision to create the first gin made using spring water from right here in the Lake District. Continue reading “Waterhead Gin of the Month – Bedrock Gin”
So you are set on a Vintage Theme for your wedding. Why not try and include Vintage cocktails too! Swap the standard glass bubbly for something more glam, whether it be a Champagne served with gold or a classic cocktail served in vintage crockery. It’s the little touches that will transport your guests into the vintage era. Continue reading “6 Vintage Inspired Cocktail Ideas for your Wedding”