A Career for Life at English Lakes – Happy Birthday Keith!

We celebrate with Keith Everson, English Lakes Purchasing Manager, as he turns Septuagenarian, or 70 years old to you and me. Keith has been with English Lakes for 46 years and is one of the company’s longest serving, and loyal, team members. At a recent Chef’s Meeting, Douglas Dale presented Keith with a bottle of Pol Roger and birthday wishes from us all.  Continue reading “A Career for Life at English Lakes – Happy Birthday Keith!”

Five Heritage Days Out in the Lake District

At English Lakes, we enjoy recommending local activities and events to visitors from around the world. For those wanting to explore the heritage of the Lake District, we’ve put together a list of five of our favourite heritage days out.

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Congratulations to Tony for 30 Years Service at Low Wood Bay

Tony Cunliffe started his career at English Lakes on Monday, 27th April 1987 and since then he has been an integral part of the team here at Low Wood Bay. During a presentation to celebrate this work anniversary, his colleagues reminded him of a few interesting facts relating to his tireless service for the company over the years.  Continue reading “Congratulations to Tony for 30 Years Service at Low Wood Bay”

Low Wood Bay Manager – A Career in Hospitality

Recruitment for the newly refurbished Low Wood Bay has gathered pace, but we thought you’d be interested to meet some of the team responsible for taking our customer care standards to the next level.

Nevil Jeffery, General Manager of Low Wood Bay tells us about his career in hospitality. Continue reading “Low Wood Bay Manager – A Career in Hospitality”

English Lakes – Celebrating the Best in Hospitality

A special day in the English Lakes calendar, 24th March was when we announced the winners of our 2016 Employees of the Year. Directors and nominees attended a beautiful lunch at Lancaster House, eager to have the winners of seven different categories, including the prestigious MRWB Award, announced. A short citation taken from the nominations was read, and the winners received certificates and champagne.

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Five Strange New Year Traditions from Around the World!

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!”

Low Wood Golden Wedding Celebration – £20.16 in 2016

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”