Turkey Again for Christmas? Try These International Favourites…

By popular demand, the Chefs of English Lakes will be serving up hundreds of platters of succulent turkey with all the trimmings this Christmas. It’s reckoned that the British nation consumes around 10 million turkeys at this time each year. Why is this country gobbling so many of these big birds and where did the tradition come from? Continue reading “Turkey Again for Christmas? Try These International Favourites…”

Introducing the Himalayan Salt-Aged Tomahawk Steak

Just when you think the flavour of the steak can’t get any deeper or more intense, along comes the Himalayan Salt-Aged Tomahawk! What image just assaulted your mind? Believe me, the reality is not as terrifying as the picture you’ve just seen. Let me explain … Continue reading “Introducing the Himalayan Salt-Aged Tomahawk Steak”

Five Reasons to Consider a Fabulous Festive Wedding

Candles, berry lips, family traditions, party dresses, silver frost, roaring fires, furs and wraps, rosy complexions, sparkle and glitter – all words that we associate with the winter season and Christmas in particular. Combine that with your wedding vows surrounded by friends and family, and you have something very special indeed. Continue reading “Five Reasons to Consider a Fabulous Festive Wedding”

Gin of the Month – Langtons No. 1

Langtons No. 1 has been an important part of our gin collection at Waterhead Bar and Grill since we first started to stock our ever-expanding gin library. It’s one of those gins that has become a firm favourite with many of our guests. Continue reading “Gin of the Month – Langtons No. 1”

Malt of the Month – Cardhu 12 year old

George, our very own Master of Malt, once again presents his Malt of the Month at The Wild Boar. It comes from the same home as the Johnnie Walker portfolio and is their most popular single malt, with a huge following in France and Spain. As with many of these now world-class distilleries, it had a fairly humble beginning…

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Creating Happy Memories: 5 Half-Term Lake District Activities for Children

“I’m bored”, “There’s nothing to do”, “This is boring!” All familiar phrases in homes up and down our land. Why not take a look at what’s going on in museums, parks and stately homes around your area – many are free or relatively inexpensive.

For our visitors to the Lake District, we’ve highlighted five activities for you to choose from this October half-term. Continue reading “Creating Happy Memories: 5 Half-Term Lake District Activities for Children”

Sunshine Wedding with Surprise Lake Cruise at Low Wood Bay

Andy and Beth recently held their wedding reception at Low Wood Bay, following a ceremony at a local church. We are thrilled that they shared with us details of their wedding along with photos of their wedding celebrations.

In the days leading up to Andy and Beth Wright’s wedding, the weather forecasts were dismal – ‘Gale force winds and snow to make way for cloudy Bank Holiday weekend’  was the prophecy  of doom from one leading newspaper.

Easter Monday dawned, the mist parted and it turned out to be one of the most glorious days of the year to date. In her own words, Beth tells us why Low Wood Bay has a special place in her heart and shares a few memories from their beautiful wedding day. Continue reading “Sunshine Wedding with Surprise Lake Cruise at Low Wood Bay”