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!”
On their Golden Wedding anniversary, Nell & David Adcock decided to revisit Low Wood Bay where they had spent their honeymoon. Looking through their original wedding mementos, they found the final bill for their 4-night stay at the Windermere hotel – £20.16! At the time they would never have made the connection between the price and the year of their 50th anniversary. To mark this special occasion, Low Wood Bay was delighted to honour the rate from 1966. Rea Howell, PA to the Low Wood Manager, shares their story. Continue reading “Low Wood Golden Wedding Celebration – £20.16 in 2016”
It’s International Chefs Day and we just wanted to give a big shout out to the Head Chefs at English Lakes. These guys amaze us every day with their hard work, creativity and dedication to their craft. We asked them about their favourite food and who inspired them to get into the kitchen. Their teams have a few interesting things to say too!
Continue reading “English Lakes and Five Mighty Fine Chefs”
You may remember that earlier in the year we shared the story of the GoHerdwick Calvert Trust Art Trail – 60 life-sized fibreglass models of Herwick ewes grazing out along the 555 Bus Route from Kendal to Keswick. The realisation of this inspiring project has certainly given locals and visitors to the area amusement and delight over the summer months.
The Lake District is one step closer to World Heritage Site recognition after receiving an important UNESCO delegation that had the opportunity to see first-hand the magnificent cultural landscape in which we live and work.
An increasing number of English Lakes Conference guests are discovering that once the business in the conference room is done for the day, there’s still time to explore their beautiful surroundings and even participate in activities or light-hearted events. Here’s a few examples of how groups have made the most of our stunning Lake District and Lancashire scenery.