Five Reasons to Get Married at The Wild Boar

Obviously there are many more than just five reasons to get married at The Wild Boar – but we are a little biased! Anyhow, here’s your starter for five… Continue reading “Five Reasons to Get Married at The Wild Boar”

Three Top Places for Snow Sledging in the Lake District

Throughout winter the Lake District hotel guests are always treated marvellous picture post card views of snow-capped peaks, some guests even come to the area just for the snow sports! If it snows on your Lake District Holiday, sledging can be great fun for the whole family… Continue reading “Three Top Places for Snow Sledging in the Lake District”

Real Wedding: A Disney Fairytale at Low Wood Bay

Low Wood Bay was honoured to host Simon and Claire’s winter Lake District wedding just a few weeks ago, bringing together the wonderful stuff of fairy-tales, with more than a few recognisable Disney touches. Continue reading “Real Wedding: A Disney Fairytale at Low Wood Bay”

Cumbrian Christmas Cheeseboard at Waterhead

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”

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”

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”