Burns Night Whisky Tasting at The Wild Boar

The_Balvenie_5762_Original[1] Enjoy a selection of whiskies with the ‘Friends of The Wild Boar’ and Balvenie ambassador, Andrew Forrester, on Burns Night, Tuesday 25th January.

"For you will enjoy a range of the finest whiskies and a traditional haggis supper"
£30.00 per person

For booking and more information about this event telephone: 015394 45225

Did you know? You can have your very own bottle of whisky on our shelves to enjoy whenever you, or your family or friends, visit The Wild Boar. The whisky can either be bought from our extensive range of over 50 different whiskies, or bring your own bottle. (Corkage charge applies).

It is a chance for you to create your own memories and stories in the future, and know that your bottle will always be here waiting for you on your next visit (until you finish it of course!).

Unique Charity Firewalking Event at Lancaster House

Fire Walk On the 23rd February 2010, starting from 7pm, Lancaster House will play host to a unique charity firewalking event. The night will start off with the firewalking experts, BLAZE who will guide you through a 2 hour fear busting seminar, before walking 20 foot of hot, fiery coals at 9pm. Anyone wanting to watch is very welcome, there will be food and drink available on the night.

If you would like to take part in this fantastic event, please email lancasterhouse@englishlakes.co.uk or telephone 01524 844822 and request to speak to Katie Bradshaw, a £10 registration fee is payable and the event organisers request that you raise a minimum of £100 in sponsor money. To make this ambitious event happen we require a minimum of 30 participants.

All proceeds and sponsorship from your participation in this exciting challenge will be donated to Children Today to purchase vitally-needed equipment which will improve, assist and enhance the lives of children and young people living with disabilities.

“Children Today is a charity that raises funds to provide specialised equipment for children and young people with disabilities throughout the UK. Our aim is to ensure that every disabled child and young person fulfils their potential and leads an active childhood. With your support we can achieve this.”

The Wild Boar Nature Detective on ITV’s ‘The Lakes’

219966693 The ITV series 'The Lakes' returned to screens on Monday 3rd January with a new 12 part series. The 2011 series follows the same winning formula, with each episode following in the tracks of a variety of colourful individuals in around the Lake District National Park.

The new series should prove to be of particular interest to guests and staff of English Lakes as the series follows, Nature Detective, Andrew Mottram in the woods at The Wild Boar Inn. Andrew's enthusiastic interest and love of nature have been a lifelong passion and this wealth of experience and his character should make 'The Nature Detectives' exploits around the woods at the Wild Boar avid viewing.

The 2011 series of 'The Lakes' started on Monday 3rd January with Andrew being featured throughout the series. Please see the ITV schedule for further programme information and broadcast times.

Take a look at one of Andrews wildlife videos below:

http://blip.tv/play/htwsgpqMVwA%2Em4v