Keen fell-walker Tim Bell, explains why there’s plenty to consider before heading up the Lake District Mountains this winter. Personally, I’ve always preferred the colder months for heading up into the Cumbrian fells. My friends and family still look at me in a baffled way when, on a cold, bleak winters morning, I’m up before […]
Today, Thursday 22nd May 2013, marks the 80th birthday of Golden Globe winner and Emmy-nominee, Joan Collins O.B.E (Happy Birthday Joan!) and as we were reminiscing over Joan’s extensive filmography over the years, we were reminded about the time Joan Collins stayed at Low Wood Bay on the shores of Windermere. The star, most recently […]
It seems like an eternity ago, I was stood in my kitchen, glass of Balvennie Doublewood in hand, staring at PM Burgess’s Tubular Fells, contemplating whether I could walk all 214 ‘Wainwrights’ in the calendar year of 2012. I wasn’t a complete novice to the Lakeland Fells, so I was under no illusion as to […]
The Great North Swim is drawing nearer and it time is running out to prepare for the big swim. Located on the shore of Lake Windermere, the team at the Low Wood Club know a thing or two about open water swimming. So we asked them for their top 10 tips…
We are pleased to announce we have scooped multiple accolades for our commitment to sustainability. Each of our four-star properties has achieved awards for excellence in the Green Tourism Business Awards.
English Lakes is a supplier of hotels in the Lake District and is a proud supporter of Open Arms International and we are pleased to announce Elliot Berry is currently preparing to journey to Kenya to counsel orphaned children. Elliot, 21, from Troutbeck, plans to stay permanently and work with children living in the Open […]
David Cameron paid a flying visit to the Low Wood Hotel on 29th May on a campaign trial ahead of the County Council elections on 4th June. He was confident that the Conservatives were “making progress” in Cumbria and said that it was important to support local tourism, the largest employment sector in the county. […]