Popular Christmas Brew at The Wild Boar

Tim Bloomer, brewer at The Wild Boar and Head Brewer at Fell Brewery shares some insider knowledge on how he achieves the ‘Christmas in a glass’ taste of the popular Spiced Raisin Brown Ale.

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Five Strange New Year Traditions from Around the World!

As English Lakes guests arrive for our glittering 2016 New Year celebrations around the group – sumptuous banquets,  champagne on ice, piper piping, decorations all a sparkle, fireworks across the lake – take a thought for those around the world that will be celebrating in less salubrious style … Continue reading “Five Strange New Year Traditions from Around the World!”

Lancaster House follow the Crumbly Cheese Trail

We join Lancaster House Head Chef, Damien Ng and Food & Beverage Manager, Gary Tennant, as they get out and about on the three Lancashire Cheese Trails – Crumbly, Tasty and Creamy. Three beautiful walks in the Lancashire countryside along which the culinary duo called in at a number of artisan cheesemakers, sharing some of Damian’s recipes and gathering inspiration for future Lancaster House menus. Continue reading “Lancaster House follow the Crumbly Cheese Trail”

Lancaster House Go on the Trail for Cheese, Glorious Cheese!

Lancaster House Head Chef, Damien Ng and Food and Beverage Manager, Gary Tennant, decided to get out on the Cheese Trail in search of the perfect local cheeses to incorporate in Lancaster House menus. Continue reading “Lancaster House Go on the Trail for Cheese, Glorious Cheese!”

Lancaster House prepare a Glass of Warming Festive Cheer

Lancaster House Bar Manager, Tom Chalmers, is passionate about port. As we deck the halls at Lancaster House with festive cheer, Tom has been concocting a warming Christmas port using our premium

Sandeman port which he has kindly agreed to share with us. Continue reading “Lancaster House prepare a Glass of Warming Festive Cheer”

The Wild Boar Whisky of the Month – ‘Christmas in a Glass’

This is a whisky that George, our Wild Boar Master of Malt has featured previously, but with the festive season upon us, we bring you once again, Balvenie DoubleWood 12 year old which is dubbed ‘Christmas in a glass’. Continue reading “The Wild Boar Whisky of the Month – ‘Christmas in a Glass’”

Waterhead’s Gin of the Month – Ophir Festive Gin

During the month of December, Waterhead will be serving a Festive Gin and Tonic using a carefully selected season-perfect gin taken from the expanding gin library at the hotel.

Williams Chase GB sits proudly in Waterhead's extensive gin collection
Just a tiny selection of the gins available at Waterhead

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