News From Holbeck Ghyll

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Our May newsletter is packed with offers, ideas and news from the hotel - news including our latest national award and praise from the Mail on Sunday. If you haven't yet subscribed to receive our monthly e-shot, just drop us a line with your details at and click here to read the latest issue.

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.

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