Low Wood Bay to Host Brathay’s 70th Anniversary Ball

English Lakes have been privileged to support the work of Brathay Trust over the years and are delighted to be hosting their 70th Anniversary Ball in November 2016 at Low Wood Bay.

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Brathay Hall

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Building on Strong Family Heritage – Waterhead celebrates Large Hotel of the Year

Delighted! Two awards in two weeks. First, English Lakes scoops a prestigious national Family Business of the Year Award, then Waterhead is crowned Large Hotel of the Year by Cumbria Tourism.

CUMBRIA TOURISM AWARDS 2016 --- Large Hotel of the Year winner - Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside. (l-r) Justin Moorhouse, Matt Stanaway, Anthony Sutcliffe, and award sponsor Richard Andrew of Armstrong Watson. // Annual award ceremony from Cumbria Tourism celebrating the best in the county's tourist attractions. Held at Cartmel Racecourse and hosted by comedian Justin Moorhouse. Wednesday 22nd June 2016. HARRY ATKINSON
(l-r) Justin Moorhouse, Matt Stanaway, Anthony Sutcliffe, and award sponsor Richard Andrew of Armstrong Watson. Photo Credit: Harry Atkinson

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English Lakes Mascot ‘Sam’ travels to Space

Sam the dog, our mascot has been to some lovely venues around the Lake District, but this adventure is taking  ‘day out’ to a whole new dimension! Here is the full story about this ambitious project to send Sam in to Space. Continue reading “English Lakes Mascot ‘Sam’ travels to Space”

A Career for Life with English Lakes

Congratulations are certainly in order for the longest serving member of staff at English Lakes, Maria Walker, who celebrates thirty years in the company this month. Here, she shares a little of her English Lakes journey. Continue reading “A Career for Life with English Lakes”

The Calm in the Storm: Desmond didn’t put a dampener on this Wild Boar Wedding

When Storm Desmond dropped one month’s rain in a single night, we watched the footage of the devastation and disruption caused in its wake. Our hearts went out to individuals, families and businesses that were affected. Without detracting from the difficulties that many have experienced, it would seem that there is a corresponding note of triumph as communities rallied together to overcome the adversity of these circumstances. Continue reading “The Calm in the Storm: Desmond didn’t put a dampener on this Wild Boar Wedding”

Waterhead Welcomes Cumbria Wooden Spoon

Cumbria Wooden Spoon returned to English Lakes Hotels, Resorts & Venues for their annual dinner which this year was held at Waterhead in Ambleside on Thursday 26th November 2015. Continue reading “Waterhead Welcomes Cumbria Wooden Spoon”

Meet The Midland Wedding ‘Dream Team’

When you book an English Lakes venue for your wedding celebration, you can be sure you will always get the best personal service with one of our dedicated wedding and event co-ordinators.

Introducing our two wedding co-coordinators at The Midland – Helen and Lee-Harry. Between them, they do everything in their power to ensure that each wedding glides along seamlessly, even if they are at times pedalling furiously behind the scenes. Being with the company over twelve years, they have a wealth of experience and more than a few memorable moments. Continue reading “Meet The Midland Wedding ‘Dream Team’”