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”

Celebrate Apple Day with this Apple Tart Tatin Recipe

The view over the lake at Waterhead can only be described as Autumnal glory at the moment! Definitely the season to fill the senses with sugar and spice and all things nice.

Nick, our Head Chef, has been creating the perfect pud for Apple Day 2015 on 21st October and he’s agreed to give us a sneak peek at the recipe. Continue reading “Celebrate Apple Day with this Apple Tart Tatin Recipe”

A Golden Wedding and a Car called Jemima at Low Wood Bay

In October, the team at Low Wood Bay welcomed back Colin and Margaret Evans and a very special member of their family, Jemima, a 1933 Austin 7  saloon, on a re-run of their honeymoon fifty years previously.  Continue reading “A Golden Wedding and a Car called Jemima at Low Wood Bay”

Wonderful Workplace Weddings at Low Wood Bay

Imagine your perfect wedding day. The dream setting – your workplace! The romantic atmosphere set by strip lighting, desks pushed ceremonially to one side, swivel chairs for the guests and the photocopier quietly humming an accompaniment in the corner.

Can’t imagine it? Well when you work for a 4* hotel group, your place of work is generally a little bit more conducive to a little bit of romance and celebration. When the following couples decided to marry at Low Wood Bay, it was no longer a workplace to them but the place they celebrated their dream ‘I do’ moment. 

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How to make our Delicious Chocolate and Mint Torte with Chocolate Jelly

To celebrate British Chocolate Week, 13th – 19th October, Lancaster House are featuring on their Specials Menu, Dark Chocolate, Mint and Cream Cheese Torte with Gooey Chocolate Jelly.  Take a look at the recipe …

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