For those enjoying a weekend break at Lancaster House Hotel, you don’t have to go far to explore the rich history that forms the character of this royal city.
The Romans built a fort in the first Century AD situated above the River Lon, or Lune. The word for fort ‘castra’ became ‘ceaster’ in Anglo Saxon, so the fort became ‘Lonceaster’, and eventually Lancaster. Here are five historic landmarks to get you started. Continue reading “A Walk Around the Historic City of Lancaster”
Lancaster House is proud to serve the Sandeman range, so much so it’s bar in names after the famous family, The Sandemans Bar.
The principles of Sandeman port production have remained almost unchanged from those employed by George Sandeman in the 1790s. We take a look at how our favourite port is made…
Continue reading “The Making of The Famous Sandeman Port”
Lancaster House is proud to support local suppliers. This week the FAO (the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations) celebrated World Milk Day so we followed the milk trail from farm to dairy to see first-hand where our milk comes from. Cherrie tells us about their grand day out…
Continue reading “Pasture Promise Milk – The Journey from the Farm to our Hotels”
The UK is a premium wine-producing region, with around 500 vineyards in England and Wales with vineyards covering over 4,500 acres and producing many prestigious sparkling and still wines. With English Wine Week fast approaching, Saturday 28th May – Sunday 5th June 2016 we take a look at the history behind English Wine. Continue reading “Celebrating English Wine Week 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
Continue reading “An Evening with Rugby Legend, Shaun Edwards at Lancaster House”
Did you know today is Lancashire Day? With so much history, things to see and explore Lancashire has lots to offer. Here are just five reasons Lancashire is worth celebrating. Continue reading “Happy Lancashire Day! 5 Reasons To Visit Lancashire”
Lancaster House welcomes Andy Lemm as General Manager. Andy has bags of vision for the future of the hotel, but he is also returning to a place that is a significant part of his past.
Lancaster House has always been a special place for me. It was my home for nearly two years and I met Michelle, my wife, here when she was Restaurant & Banqueting Manager. We married at Lancaster House and so it has been a huge part of my life already. Lancaster House was a great management training ground and prepared me for my first general manager’s position at The Wild Boar, also part of the English Lakes family of hotels.
Continue reading “Lancaster House, New Manager Inspires a Green Future”