My New Hobby: Whisky Club at The Wild Boar

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The Inn prides itself on stocking over 50 varieties of Whisky

My father, who recently retired, was looking for a hobby for this time of year when the weather makes playing golf a little more difficult. That was when I suggested another famous Scottish creation …whisky, and where better to begin our new pastime than at The Wild Boar Whisky Club.

There was a time when I didn’t much like the taste of whisky but that was probably because, as an ale drinker, I didn’t appreciated the huge variety of whisky available. Having recently attended two whisky clubs at The Wild Boar my point of view has been transformed.

Matt and his Dad at The Wild Boar

Matt and his Dad at The Wild Boar

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A Walk on the Wild Side (Part 2)

Work Every Muscle!

This is the second part of ‘A Walk on the Wild Side’ Read part 1 here.

We couldn’t walk through the woods without having a go on the Wild Boar gym trail, eight exercise stations designed to provide an all-body workout for residents or diners at the Grill and Smokehouse restaurant.  For less focused individual, the parallel bars, ladder walk, balance beam and other apparatus can provide some fun and a friendly challenge. Perfect for building up an appetite! Continue reading

A Walk on the Wild Side (Part 1)

Welcome to the Woods

I had cause to take a walk through the woods at The Wild Boar recently, led very proficiently by Charlie Lemm, the son of Andy and Michelle who manage The Wild Boar Inn. Having forgotten my wellies, I was relieved that the Inn had a choice of sizes to borrow – and we needed them! Continue reading

The Wild Boar Video Tour

 [ About This Video ]

The Wild Boar is a traditional 4 star Inn in tranquil surroundings close to the shores of Lake Windermere. This video tour (approximately 5 minutes in length) aims to give you a flavour of this individual Inn’s style, character and charm and a glips of the activities available locally and within our very own Wild Boar Woods.