National Parks Week – The Adventurous Lake District

As we are situated right in the heart of the Lake District National Park, ‘celebrating everything that is unique and wonderful about Britain’s breathing spaces’ is something that is second nature to us at English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues. The theme of this year’s National Parks Week, from 25th to 31st July, is adventure. Here are just five of our favourite things to do in the Lake District to get your heart pumping in stunning surroundings. Continue reading “National Parks Week – The Adventurous Lake District”

English Lakes Conferences – Business Need Never Be Boring

An increasing number of English Lakes Conference guests are discovering that once the business in the conference room is done for the day, there’s still time to explore their beautiful surroundings and even participate in activities or light-hearted events. Here’s a few examples of how groups have made the most of our stunning Lake District and Lancashire scenery. 

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The Wild Boar Malt of the Month – Glenfarclas 10 Year Old

Our Wild Boar Malt of the Month is Glenfarclas 10 Year Old, another Speyside spectacular. In the words of one of Glenfarclas’ competitors…

Of all the whiskies malt is king – of all the kings Glenfarclas reigns supreme

Copper Still at Glenfarclas Distillery Andrew Abbott/ licensed for reuse CC 2.0
Copper Still at Glenfarclas Distillery Andrew Abbott/CC 2.0

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Malt of the Month – Glen Garioch 12 Year Old

The Wild Boar‘s Malt of the Month has a couple of claims to fame – it comes from one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland and, geographically, it is the most easterly. However, it’s history shows that it is famous for much more than that…

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Malt of the Month – Singleton of Dufftown 12 Year Old

Our Master of Malt, George, introduces us to a single malt from Speyside in Scotland. Singleton is a well-established distillery committed to introducing its flavours to a new generation of whisky enthusiasts. Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Singleton of Dufftown 12 Year Old”

Malt of the Month – Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or

The impressive collection of whiskies from around the world continues to grow in breadth at The Wild Boar and this month we feature Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or distilled in Tain, Ross-shire, in the highlands of Scotland. Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or”

Malt of the Month – Dalmore 12 Year Old

The impressive collection of whiskies from around the world continues to grow in breadth at The Wild Boar. Staying fairly close to home this month our Master of Malt, George, travels north to the Highlands of Scotland to a distillery with a regal inheritance and clan significance.  Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Dalmore 12 Year Old”