Holbeck Ghyll Hotel to be extended

Holbeck Ghyll Hotel


The Holbeck Ghyll Hotel in Windermere has had a planning application approved to extend the dining room in order to create a more comfortable and relaxed experience for its guests, as well as a new cocktail loungeto enjoy pre-meal drinks. Click here to read more »

Langdale Chase Hotel Windermere

The Langdale Chase Hotel on Lake Windermere is being featured as the focus of a 12 part documentary series ‘The Lakes’.  The series about Cumbria and The Lake District started on the 4th of January 2010 ad will be shown on ITV1 at 8pm on Mondays until March.  Click here to read more »

Cumbria is one of the UK’s Top Restaurant Destinations

If good food is one of the things that makes a holiday special for you, then there are a few better places you could visit in the UK than Cumbria, which this year is proud to be the home of no less than 4 Michelin starred restaurants, three of which are within the Lake District National Park.

Sharrow Bay Fine Cusine - UK's Top Restaurant Destinations

Four might not sound like a lot, but to put it in perspective, it is the same number as the whole of Wales, and the Republic of Ireland has just 6 in total. Click here to read more »

Windermere Hotel Owners Help Flood Victims

Lake District residents and hoteliers Lain and Jackie Garside has raised £2500 to help victims of the recent floods after the own home in Bowness was flooded by Windermere’s rising waters at the end of last year. Click here to read more »

Goodbye Lakeland Echo

After 30 years reporting or local news in the Lake District, the Lakeland Echo closed its doors in December with a celebration event at the Hydro Hotel Windermere organised by the paper’s founder Andrew Wilson. Click here to read more »

Cedar Manor Hotel Windermere voted one of the best in UK

The 2 star Cedar Manor Hotel in Windermere has beaten some of the UK’s most famous and expensive hotels to be 22nd in an annual poll on Trip Advisor of the best 25 hotels in the UK.

Cedar Manor Hotel in Windermere

As a public vote, the poll reveals what guests really think about the hotels they stay in and the success of hotels such as Cedar Manor shows that for holiday makers, characterful features and genuine personal service and more important than Michelin starred restaurants and swimming pools.

Also, in the Lake District, The Waterhead Hotel in Ambleside made it into the listings at no.25.

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