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Clay Pigeon Shooting in The Wild Boar Woods

23 Jul 2021
The Wild Boar has 72 acres of woodland adjoining the Inn which offers lots of exciting activities for people of all ages. Our family enjoyed an afternoon of clay pigeon shooting with experienced instructors Steve and Michael, from Michael Coates Clay Shooting. Here’s what led to our choice of afternoon out, and what the family […]
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Choose a Lake District Job to Enjoy a Lake District Life

05 Jul 2021
Ever dreamed of living in the Lake District and being part of a vibrant community surrounded by mountains, lakes and picture-postcard villages and towns? There may be a way to have that life if you choose a job at English Lakes Hotels. A Lake District Life Here are a few of the things you could […]
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Finding the Right Work Life Balance at English Lakes Hotels

09 Jun 2021
Calum Lewis has worked for English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues for just under four years. He manages digital marketing for our hotels, including social media, SEO, website maintenance and loads of other projects besides. Calum shares how Covid-19 affected his work/life balance, and how the benefits of working for English Lakes has helped him […]
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Joan Collins’ ‘almost a movie’ Appearance at Low Wood Bay

12 May 2021
Fishermen are renowned for bragging about the one that got away. In a similar vein, Joan Collins had a near miss with a movie about a giant Pike at Low Wood Bay. Joan Collins checked in at Low Wood Bay in May 1982 to wow journalists and photographers for the finale of the press tour […]
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Lancaster House Recommends this Great Family Day Out

04 May 2021
Lynn Porter, Reception Manager at Lancaster House often recommends Lancaster House Fun Trail to guests. During lockdown, Lynn, her husband Ash and their beautiful daughter, Matilda, found out first hand that it was a fun and interesting way to spend a day out in the city. They discovered lots of history and fascinating facts about […]
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The Job I Love, and Being Part of the Family at English Lakes Hotels

13 Apr 2021
Klara Labuz is a popular member of our Low Wood Bay team. She tells us a bit about her career within English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues, and how she has progressed within the company over the last eight years.  Tell us about your English Lakes career journey     I’ve been part of the team […]
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Ten Great Reasons to Join the Team at English Lakes

31 Mar 2021
As you can see from the image above, our English Lakes teams have lots of fun when they are not working. Perhaps we’re biased, but we truly believe that English Lakes Hotels, Resorts & Venues is a great place to work. Here are ten reasons why …  As Individual as You Are Just like our […]
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A Trip To See The Blackpool Illuminations

06 Oct 2020
The following is a guest blog from our resident Berry Family, Ben (Dad), Katie (Mum) as well as their two children Flo and Bertie, (he came to stay for his Birthday!). Written by Ben, it covers their recent trip to see the Blackpool Illuminations whilst staying with us at Lancaster House Hotel using our City […]
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Things to Do in Lancashire – City, Coast and Countryside

27 Jul 2020
Lancashire has it all. Everything from the tranquillity and rugged beauty of the Forest of Bowland to the bright light show of Blackpool Illuminations, there’s tons of things to do in Lancashire. Lancaster House is perfectly placed to take advantage of lots of amazing days out in Lancashire whether that’s City, Coast or Countryside. Blackpool […]
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The History of Low Wood Bay

19 Dec 2019
Low Wood Bay has an intriguing history dating all the way back to 1705, from family farm to a first-class resort.  As a keen historian, alongside his love for hospitality, Michael Berry wrote a book in 2002 which delves into 300 years of history surrounding Low Wood Bay. We’ve chosen the key milestones in Low […]
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