Sam the Dog in Space – 10 Things You Might Not Know About our Mascot

Our toy dog, Sam found world wide fame when we sent him up to space from The Midland as part of a science project for children from Morecambe Bay Primary School. Before his space mission Sam has been capturing the imagination of Children as English Lakes mascot and founder of our Sam’s Club for many years. Here are 10 facts you may not know about Sam the dog.

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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”

Four Generations of Family Business at English Lakes

English Lakes has its roots in the hard work and dedication of Robert Buckley, an orphan who was determined that his family would have opportunities in life that he did not have. Robert’s son, Norman, purchased Low Wood in 1952 and eventually persuaded Michael Berry, his nephew, to manage the hotel. Michael was instrumental in shaping not just Low Wood, but a whole family of hotels that we know today as English Lakes Hotels, Resorts & Venues. Continue reading “Four Generations of Family Business at English Lakes”

An Evening with Rugby Legend, Shaun Edwards at Lancaster House

Round One of the RBS Six Nations Championship kicked off last weekend with England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France and Italy locking horns and battling it out for glory

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English Lakes: A Peak inside the Family Wedding Album

English Lakes is a family run business. Chairman and Managing Director, Simon Berry married Diana on 21st May 1983 and had their wedding breakfast at The Wild Boar, their evening reception at Waterhead and spent the first night of their honeymoon at Low Wood Bay. Continue reading “English Lakes: A Peak inside the Family Wedding Album”

Trio of Family Weddings at Low Wood Bay

Three members of the Lofty family – Mel and his daughters Gemma and Sam – all chose the same wedding venue, Low Wood Bay. Mel tied the knot recently at Low Wood Bay so we caught up with the whole family. 

It was the baby of the family, Gemma, Wedding & Events Manager for the hotel and her husband, Nevil, General Manager, who led the way marrying at the hotel where they both now work. Continue reading “Trio of Family Weddings at Low Wood Bay”