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Girls California Road Trip

Alison and I started our Calofornia road trip at Winderemere Station really catching the airport train to Manchester airport starting the holiday with a real back packer travel experience ! We landed in San Francisco (or San Fran as we afectionatley now call it – bragging rights we’ve been!)  we

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Ambleside Trail 60

We had great fun helping with the recent Ambleside Trail 60 race organised by the The Climbers Shop to celebarte their 60th year in comjunction with Brathay Hall Trust. It was a early start for thr Brathay logistics team down on Rothay Park as comms, medics, flags and tents were

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Brasserie Menu Re Vamp

Menu Changes We have been busy in the Kitchen, Mike Durkin our Head Chef and his team have been creating some new dishes for our Brasserie menu for our No 1 Lake Road Restaurant. We have added some new dishes but of course kept the old faves especially our own

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Ambleside Junior FC U14

Football Round up We are very proud to sponser Ambleside U14’s they have had a good season with some tough games. They finished in the top 3 in the league and had a great time at the North West District Annual Tournament in Skelmersdale, finishing as runners up . The

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Windermere Marathon

Windermere Marathon The Windermere Marathon is one of a handful of marathon’s that is run entirely within a UNESCO World Heritage site, it’s been described as the most friendly and beautiful marathon in the UK. It starts at Brathay Hall over looking Lake Windermere, then through Hawkshead,  the 4 mile

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Fred Whitton Challenge

Mike & Jake Marshalling. The Fred Whitton Challenge is one of the most popular sportives in the UK and is also famed as being particulary difficult, Riders rank it alongside European events such as the Marmotte in terms of difficulty. The ride starts in and finishes in  Grasmere and comes

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Get Your Walking Boots On

May is National Walking Month Why not get your boots on this May as it’s National Walking month and we are so lucky to have so many great walks from our door step. We love  Loughrigg Fell, you can be at Lilly Tarn in no time from the hotel and

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Easter Visitor

Eggstra Special Easter Visitor Look who we caugt on camera on Easter Sunday the bunny himself delivering eggs to all the rooms to wish everyone a Happy Easter. Looks like he was really busy !    

Treatment of the Month

Pearl & Jasmine Scrub with Amethyst Wrap 1hr 20mins April Offer Now £70* (was £90) Put a spring in your step! This amazing Pearl & Jasmine Himalayan salt crystal scrub has the immediate effect of restoring vitality and energy levels, mental clarity, wellbeing and strength the ensuring Amethyst gel body

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Reception Ramblers

Our Reception Ramblers Nadine and Charlotte have been out and about on the fells they both enjoy a good walk, who wouldn’t in the Lakes. They had a great walk up Cioniston Old Man here it is an all its April Glory!