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Find out about what's going on here in the hotel, careers, news and ingredients updates from our Chef.

Local Excellence at The Lakes Distillery

Situated on the banks of Bassenthwaite lake, it’s not just the great views that are a reason to support The Lakes Distillery. This innovative company produces a local product, employs local people and is proud to be a ‘Green Distillery’ - the distilling process they use is waste free and they only use natural products. These are the grain, yeast and water that form the basis of their products, nothing else is added.

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Meetings, Training and Private Dining in the Lake District

Meetings, Training and Private Dining in the Lake District by Alison Magee-Barker, Lindeth Howe Hotel.

The luxury Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel is the perfect venue for intimate meetings, training days and team building activities, set in 6 acres of beautiful scenery overlooking Lake Windermere and fells beyond, Lindeth Howe with its peaceful surroundings helps to aid concentration and allows delegates to relax and focus on the task in hand.  

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Festivities in Lakeland

Festivities in Lakeland by Alison Magee-Barker, Lindeth Howe Hotel.

We love this time of year when the nights are drawing in and winter is upon us. Christmas is just around the corner and the magical time is about to begin.  At Lindeth Howe the log fires are roaring and everyone is warm and cosy in this beautiful Lakeland home.

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Ingredient of November - Beetroot

Ingredient of the November is Beetroot by Alison Magee-Barker, Lindeth Howe Hotel.

As the Autumn months draw in and we start snuggling up to our log fires, our Gardener at the Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel in Bowness on Windermere is busy harvesting our very own grown beetroot.  This is a fabulous ingredient and we have chosen it as our Ingredient of the month of November.

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Food and Drink in Cumbria

Local Food and Drink in Cumbria, by Alison Magee-Barker, Lindeth Howe Hotel

Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel is very proud of its location aswell as its history in Cumbria Cumbria is well known for quality food and drink. From popular brands consumed across the globe to niche produce loved by Hollywood stars, Cumbria’s name has become a quality mark for both retailers and customers seeking a slice, or a sip, of the County in their own home.

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Ingredient of October - Bramley Apples

Ingredient of October – Bramley Apples, by Alison Magee-Barker, Lindeth Howe Hotel

Bramley Apples are in abundance at Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel in Bowness on Windermere.  The autumn leaves are just starting to show their array of stunning colours of reds, auburn and golds and the Bramley Apples are now ready to be picked.

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Five Alternative Autumn Treats In The Lake District

Autumn is officially here and the lake district is attracting many visitors to admire the glorious scenery in it’s coat of many colours. There’s still time to take up our Motoring Madness or Walkers’ Packages, but for those looking for something a little different, here’s our top 5 picks for the coming months.

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Autumn in the Lake District

Autumn in the Lake District by Alison Magee-Barker, Lindeth Howe Hotel

Imagine yourself walking through crisp leaves with an outstanding backdrop of the most beautiful Lake District fells ready to be explored.  The Lake District in the Autumn is an array of colour with trees and bracken and the Lake District countryside turning ablaze with every shade from gold to red and what makes it much more appealing is the reflection of these dramatic colours in all of the lakes in the valleys below.  There is no better time to go for a walk with your camera and shoot some of the dramatic backdrops at this colourful time of year. You can understand why authors such as Beatrix Potter and William Worsdworth made the Lake District their home. 

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