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Michelin Star Food at The Holbeck Ghyll

Creativity and innovation are terms practically synonymous with a Michelin star food title and the Holbeck team members certainly do not fail to deliver in this regard. What singles out the Michelin star experience at the Holbeck Ghyll, however, is the way in which the dining experience is woven so intimately with the narratives of the surrounding area. As Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon discovered ... 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.

Congratulations to our competition winner

Congratulations to Matthew Short, from Stafford, who has won the Mungo & Maud competition to enjoy a luxury stay at Holbeck Ghyll as well as £500 to spend with the fabulous dog and cat outfitters. If you missed out this time, make sure you enter our comp to win a four night bed and breakfast break, which is based on our Summer Getaway offer whereby guests staying four nights enjoy the ... Continue Reading

Hotel of the year award nomination for Holbeck Ghyll

We're delighted to announce we've beaten hundreds of contenders from across the country to be shortlisted for the Small Hotel of the Year award in the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013! This comes just a month after we were presented with a Judges’ Award for Outstanding Service, along with a Judges’ Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to Food and Drink for h ... Continue Reading

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

It's official - we're outstanding!

We’re terribly proud of our food at Holbeck, the cleanliness can’t be beaten and we certainly can’t complain about the views, but above all else we strive to give you, our guests, the best possible service you can imagine. Whether we’re plumping your pillows, bringing you the morning’s paper or making sure your favourite wine’s been breathing before you take y ... 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

Introducing our new restaurant manager

We are delighted to announce that Tom Henderson, (many of you will know him as 'Scottish Tom) has been promoted to being Restaurant Manager. Tom has worked with us, in the restaurant, for two years so is well placed to take over running such an important part of the business. Tom hails from Perthshire, one of the most stunning parts of Scotland. Before joining Holbeck Ghyll he spent time trav ... Continue Reading