Fun and Fitness on Windermere – Shauna’s Paddlecise Experience

If you’ve passed by Low Wood Bay recently you may have seen what looks like a gathering of people standing on the water. This is Paddlecise, a fitness class with a twist! A balance, coordination and full body strengthening class on Lake Windermere. Whether you’re a Watersports fanatic or a complete beginner, Paddlecise is a fun and challenging experience. Continue reading “Fun and Fitness on Windermere – Shauna’s Paddlecise Experience”

Making your Lancaster House Wedding Dazzle

Karla and Lyndsey of Razzle Dazzle, one of our local suppliers, are regularly seen around Lancaster House. They love getting to know the wedding couples and helping them create a personal and unique style for their big day. The greatest reward for their work is standing back at the end of a day, knowing that the transformation of any space has delighted and gone beyond the expectations of the wedding party.

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Swallows and Amazons – Ten Interesting Facts about the Book and the Author

The reviews on early showings of the eagerly anticipated Swallows & Amazons re-make are starting to trickle out. It has got to be said that not all are convinced that the vision of ‘capturing the imagination of the Harry Potter generation’ will be realised with this spiced up, ‘white-knuckle-ride adventure’ version of the treasured Arthur Ransome novel. Continue reading “Swallows and Amazons – Ten Interesting Facts about the Book and the Author”

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 Director Swims 22 Miles for Diabetes UK

‘Fixing Dad’ is a moving story of two brothers committed to supporting their Dad, Geoff Whittington, turn his life around from Type 2 diabetes. Overhauling his diet and introducing  a robust exercise regime (which at first he stubbornly resists) eventually paid dividends. He is now a fighting fit endurance cyclist.

English Lakes Operations Director, Douglas Dale

English Lakes are proud to have our very own hero going the distance to raise awareness of diabetes. Earlier in the year, Douglas Dale, Operations Director at English Lakes took the Diabetes UK Swim22 challenge – to swim the distance of the English Channel, 22 miles, in a set period of time.

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My Day at Low Wood Bay Watersports

English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues are committed to providing quality employment opportunities and experiences for young people from the UK and overseas. The Marketing team have enjoyed welcoming Samuele Caruso who has been discovering some of the attractions at Low Wood Bay…  Continue reading “My Day at Low Wood Bay Watersports”

Lancaster’s Play in the Park – The Hobbit – Best Yet!

Lancaster House sent Kris off on a mission to Williamson Park to capture the highlights of the latest The Dukes Play in the Park performance. He found himself bound for Middle Earth. Continue reading “Lancaster’s Play in the Park – The Hobbit – Best Yet!”