Star Wars: The Force Awakens filmed in the Lake District

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”

Chef Tips: Perfect Stuffing for Your Christmas Dinner

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”

Try our Winter Wild Boar Mulled Wine Recipe

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!

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Mmm Wait till you Taste This Festive Cookie Recipe

What is better than the smell of freshly baked Christmas Cookies? It is an aroma that draws everybody who’s home for the festive season into the kitchen, eagerly anticipating that melt-in-the-mouth moment with a freshly brewed cup of coffee. Continue reading “Mmm Wait till you Taste This Festive Cookie Recipe”

8 Christmas Gifts Ideas that Don’t Cost the Earth

Looking for something different to give this Christmas? We know how difficult it can be to give a really special gift, especially ones that Don’t Cost the Earth. Here’s some inspiration…
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10 Highest Lake District Mountains and 10 Top Mountain Facts

“Because it’s there” has been called the most famous 3 words in mountaineering. That was, of course, the response of the English mountaineer George Mallory, when he was asked why he wanted to climb Everest. Continue reading “10 Highest Lake District Mountains and 10 Top Mountain Facts”

The Calm in the Storm: Desmond didn’t put a dampener on this Wild Boar Wedding

When Storm Desmond dropped one month’s rain in a single night, we watched the footage of the devastation and disruption caused in its wake. Our hearts went out to individuals, families and businesses that were affected. Without detracting from the difficulties that many have experienced, it would seem that there is a corresponding note of triumph as communities rallied together to overcome the adversity of these circumstances. Continue reading “The Calm in the Storm: Desmond didn’t put a dampener on this Wild Boar Wedding”