Ahead of our two wedding fayres at Lancaster House and The Wild Boar on Sunday 2nd March 2014. We thought we would follow up our Weird and Wonderful Wedding Traditions blog with a look at the traditional white wedding dress we so often see at our five individual Lake District and Lancashire wedding venues.
In the west we often accept the tradition of a white wedding dress as a staple part of the wedding celebration and assume that it has always been the case.
Not so, the white wedding dress fashion was initially introduced as a protest against the effects of the industrial revolution! Below are a ten interesting facts around wedding attire… Continue reading
As part of our +1 culture at English Lakes, it is always our aim to make raving fans! John Morley, a self confessed raving fan of Lancaster House (Read his TripAdvisor Review) tells us about his New Year Break with us…
Lancaster House has changed my perception of New Year from one of dread – the strain of hosting our own house party or an evening with hundreds of strangers who, at midnight smother you with unwelcomed affection! – To one of genuine excitement and enjoyment. From the moment we arrive it is like old friends gathering to spend special time together. Continue reading
Here at Lancaster House, we’re fortunate that we have so many return guests join us to celebrate New Year. We’re proud to say that many of them we now regard more as ‘friends’ and it’s always one of my favourite days of the year welcoming old friends back to “The House”.
I particularly enjoy New Year’s Day afternoon when Everyone is feeling a little lethargic after the previous night’s festivities, but there’s a wonderful sense of relaxed happiness as the guests make themselves at home. Over the last ten years, we’ve done all sorts of activities on 1st January from Canal trips to Whisky tasting, Archery to Cake Decorating. But this year will certainly go down in my memory as one of the best yet. Continue reading