Now in their eighth season, Paddlers for Life will host the North West Cancer Survivorship Conference at Low Wood Bay on Saturday, 12th September and the spectacular Charity Dragon Boat Regatta the following day. This is an opportunity for GPs and health professionals, cancer rehabilitation specialists, cancer survivors and supporters to get together in the heart of the beautiful Lake District, discovering together what the future can hold for cancer survivors and to build a greater understanding of the eclectic nature of the physical, social and practical needs of cancer survivors in order to drive practice improvement.
The hardest time is after your cancer treatment is finished; thats when what you face really begins to sink in.
Lynn Shamal, cancer survivor, tells her story of how dragon boat racing has been vital in her road to recovery.
Now in its third year, Low Wood No Wood cardboard boat race at Low Wood Bay continues to exceed expectations with record numbers of boats entered, creativity beyond bounds, a large crowd of spectators and money raised for a very worthwhile charity. Continue reading “Low Wood No Wood Cardboard Boat Race 2015”
Paul and Stephanie, one of our wedding couples, knew instantly that The Wild Boar was just right for the fun, relaxed and intimate wedding they had envisioned. Here, they share some of the details leading up to their big day. Continue reading “Real Wedding at The Wild Boar: Paul and Stephanie”
In the lead up to the Great North Swim, we welcome Cassie Patten back to Low Wood Bay. Ahead of the Great North Swim, Cassie met novice and experienced open water swimmers and provided advice with a question and answer session. Continue reading “Cassie Patten’s Open Water Great North Swim Tips”
Last night English Lakes picked up a national silver award for excellence in VisitEngland’s hospitality, catering and tourism Awards.
The Wild Boar secured a place at the top table at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015, coming in second position in the Tourism Pub of the Year award category. Continue reading “English Lakes Bag Two VisitEngland Tourism Awards”
Waterhead is delighted to be adorned with a TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Award 2015, which means it is one of the Top 25 hotels in the UK based on guest reviews. It was also the only hotel in the Lake District to receive this award.
This is the second year we have been within the Top 25 hotels which is high praise indeed, but last year rather than sit back and enjoy the success we were determined to keep improving, to continue to delight our guests and exceed their expectations? Continue reading “Waterhead: The Traveller’s Choice with a Luxury Twist”
Low Wood Bay is hosting the Big Chill Swim Windermere which will take place over the weekend of 30th January – 1st February. It would seem that open water swimming is the new hot (or should I say cold!) trend.
The Outdoor Swimming Society reports a 77% increase in membership since 2006 and growing by around 9 members daily. They list details of 940 outdoor places to swim in England – the fact that it’s a long list is probably not surprising since it is said that wherever you are in the UK you are not more than 70 miles from the sea, not to mention the many and varied lakes and rivers! Continue reading “Open Water Swimming – It’s good for you!”