Waterhead Gin of the Month – Bloom London Dry

There’s something for every taste in the burgeoning Waterhead gin library. This month we have a fine example of how gin is being expressed in fresh innovative ways. Bloom London Dry gin declares ‘summer has arrived!’ Summer, that is, in an English country garden.

A refreshing gin and tonic served in the garden
A refreshing gin and tonic served in the garden

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Building on Strong Family Heritage – Waterhead celebrates Large Hotel of the Year

Delighted! Two awards in two weeks. First, English Lakes scoops a prestigious national Family Business of the Year Award, then Waterhead is crowned Large Hotel of the Year by Cumbria Tourism.

CUMBRIA TOURISM AWARDS 2016 --- Large Hotel of the Year winner - Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside. (l-r) Justin Moorhouse, Matt Stanaway, Anthony Sutcliffe, and award sponsor Richard Andrew of Armstrong Watson. // Annual award ceremony from Cumbria Tourism celebrating the best in the county's tourist attractions. Held at Cartmel Racecourse and hosted by comedian Justin Moorhouse. Wednesday 22nd June 2016. HARRY ATKINSON
(l-r) Justin Moorhouse, Matt Stanaway, Anthony Sutcliffe, and award sponsor Richard Andrew of Armstrong Watson. Photo Credit: Harry Atkinson

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Waterhead Gin of the Month – Sipsmith London Dry Gin

Waterhead loves to add another bottle to its blossoming gin library, and to discover the unique character of each one. Our Gin of the Month is Sipsmith London Dry, a gin eminently suited for the crisp and refreshing gin and tonic combination.

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5 Lake District Fell Walks from Waterhead

May is National Walking Month, so time to get the walking boots out and take to the hills to blow away any cobwebs clinging from a winter of hibernation. Waterhead is the perfect location for reaching some great routes and spectacular scenery. We’ve chosen five our of favourites to help you plan your ascent. (All of these can be found on OS Map: O/S 1.25,000 OL7 The English Lakes South East) Continue reading “5 Lake District Fell Walks from Waterhead”

Waterhead Gin of the Month – Martin Miller’s

Waterhead’s Gin of the Month is Martin Miller’s, named after its inventor and producer. Martin Miller’s has won more Gold and Platinum medals than any other gin in the last ten years, taking Gold in the 2016 World Spirits Awards. Behind the name, there is personality, passion, love, obsession and, in Martin’s own words, ‘madness’. Continue reading “Waterhead Gin of the Month – Martin Miller’s”

Waterhead Bar & Grill Inspiring a New Generation of Chefs

Rachel and Jessica
Rachel and Jessica, Chefs at Waterhead Bar & Grill

When Jessica Struckman and Rachel Eaton were offered jobs in the kitchen at Waterhead Bar & Grill, it was meant to be a stop gap to fill the time before they set off on their travels. What they did not expect, was to be inspired to consider the life of a Chef at English Lakes as a new career path.

With guidance from Head Chef Nick, they are learning the art of food preparation – and loving it!

Jessica and Rachel took some time away from the kitchen to tell us about there roles at Waterhead Bar & Grill. Continue reading “Waterhead Bar & Grill Inspiring a New Generation of Chefs”

Gin of the Month – The Sabre from West Winds Gin

The impressive gin library at Waterhead continues to expand as we journey around the globe. This month going down under to explore the rapidly expanding Australian gin market with The Sabre from West Winds Gin.

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