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Leader development programme

Progressive companies are always seeking out exciting ways to unlock vital inspirational behaviours in their current or potential leaders. At Holbeck Ghyll, amongst the Lake District’s lush woodlands and imposing peaks, and with stunning views over Lake Windermere, companies can find out more about their key people than you would ever have thought possible. Introducing The Leader Progra ... Continue Reading

New private party suite launches

A 30% boom in business has prompted Holbeck Ghyll to launch a private dining suite overlooking Windermere that honours one of motorsport’s most celebrated heroes. The stunning Segrave Room has been named after Sir Henry Segrave, who died after setting the water speed record on the lake in June 1930. With floor-to-ceiling windows that look down over the water, the new facility has its own ... Continue Reading

A sight for sore eyes

Guest Libby Entwistle took this lovely shot from the Jeremy Fisher room, during a short break at Holbeck Ghyll this week."We had a beautiful stay," said Libby. "Please thank all your lovely staff for their superb service and hospitality. We hope to visit again next year (if not before)." Have you taken a fabulous photo of or at Holbeck Ghyll? If so, we'd love to share it here on our website. Ju ... Continue Reading

Holbeck Ghyll wins national tourism award

We’re delighted to announce that Holbeck Ghyll has won Silver in the Small Hotel of the Year category of the revered Visit England Awards for Excellence! We faced some extremely tough competition from the very cream of the nation’s hospitality crop – including the beautiful Gidleigh Park, which won Gold - and being shortlisted alone was a great achievement. We were judged o ... Continue Reading

Which would you choose..?

Guests with a love of beautiful cars got a thrill when a fleet of 20 fabulous Ferraris arrived at Holbeck Ghyll as part of an owners' tour of great roads and gastro hotels between Cheshire and Scotland. Among the luxury supercars that lined up at the hotel was a stunning 458 Italia, a 599 Special Edition GTE and a gleaming F12. Head Chef David McLaughlin photographed some of the cars lined up ... Continue Reading

Praise from the Mail on Sunday for Holbeck Ghyll

Frank Barrett, the Mail on Sunday’s esteemed travel editor, recently described Holbeck Ghyll as “probably the Lake District’s finest hotel”. You can read his review of this lovely retreat here.

Conferences and Meetings in the Lake District

Finding an ideal location for your conference or your corporate event is important. The location can say much about your business and it can also affect how clients respond to your business, if the location is of poor quality, then this can negatively affect your business. On the other hand the right location, with the right facilities can get any conference or event off to a great start. If ... Continue Reading

A thank you for a talented guest

Deciding what image to use on our Christmas cards each year is a tougher job than it sounds. While we considered calls from our Facebook followers for a photo of the kitchen team in elf outfits or resident retriever Daisy wearing reindeer ears, we knew we’d found our cover shot when we saw some of the wonderful pictures guest Robert Hill took when he stayed the previous winter. The Cheshi ... Continue Reading
Young Chef of the Year contender James Maggiore

A trio of award nominations for Holbeck Ghyll

We're delighted to have been nominated for not one, not two, but three categories in the Cumbria Life Food and Drink Awards 2013. One of the rising stars of our Michelin Star kitchen, James Maggiore, is up for Young Chef of the Year meanwhile we're in the running for The Judges' Award for Restaurant of the Year and the Outstanding Service Award. General Manager Andrew McPherson said: "We're ab ... Continue Reading
The Hoff and the team

The Hoff at Holbeck

We welcome a number of high profile guests to Holbeck Ghyll – and while we’re very discreet about most, occasionally a famous face checks in and has such a presence that we can’t keep it quiet for long. Fast moving up our list of favourite ever guests is David Hasselhoff, who’s been sharing his experience at Holbeck Ghyll with his half a million Twitter followers. 'The H ... Continue Reading
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