English Lakes is a family run business. Chairman and Managing Director, Simon Berry married Diana on 21st May 1983 and had their wedding breakfast at The Wild Boar, their evening reception at Waterhead and spent the first night of their honeymoon at Low Wood Bay. Continue reading “English Lakes: A Peak inside the Family Wedding Album”
Wild Boar Master of Malt, George, has taken us to many different countries to glimpse whisky production from around the world. It is never long, however, before he returns to the land where it can legally be called ‘Scotch’. This month we are on the Island of Arran, or ‘Scotland in Miniature’. Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Arran 10 Year Old”
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 Williams Chase GB. Continue reading “January Gin of the Month – Williams Chase GB”
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the kitchen at Waterhead as Head Chef Nick makes the final preparations for festive banqueting. With rich pickings of produce from a range of local suppliers, Nick invited Barry Carr from The Cheese Larder in Kendal to help select a fabulous Cumbrian Christmas Cheeseboard. We think you will love their final choice … Continue reading “Cumbrian Christmas Cheeseboard at Waterhead”
We first got a glimpse of the Lake District in Star Wars: The Force Awakens official trailer back in Spring, but it wasn’t until the films release on 17th December 2015, that we saw the full beauty of Lake District portrayed as an alien landscape. Continue reading “Star Wars: The Force Awakens filmed in the Lake District”
When I asked Nevil, General Manager of Low Wood Bay, what he’d like to feature on the festive menu, quick as a flash he replied, “Gary’s sausage stuffing”. I was intrigued that a humble turkey accompaniment is the talking point in the kitchens at Low Wood Bay at Christmas-time. Continue reading “Chef Tips: Perfect Stuffing for Your Christmas Dinner”
Nothing says ‘Christmas’ quite like a piping hot glass of mulled wine. Here at The Wild Boar, we have our own version of this festive classic – it’s really simple, takes next to no time to prepare and, most importantly, tastes delicious!