Five Reasons to Book your Lake District or Lancashire Spring Break

Spring is nature’s way of waking up from sleepy hibernation, and don’t we all need to shake ourselves awake from cosy winter repose? Colour-bursts of new life in the Lake District and Lancashire showcase the vibrant hue of deep-pile carpets of bluebells, Wordsworth’s beloved sun-glow daffodils and fresh green of woodlands putting on their new clothes.

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Lancaster House Visit Grandma on the Cheese Trail

In their quest to taste and treasure the best cheeses that Lancashire has to offer, Lancaster House Head Chef, Damian Ng, and Food & Beverage Manager, Gary Tennant, spent some time at Grandma Singleton’s dairy, which produces one of the strongest Traditional Lancashire cheeses available, and then at the farm which supplies the milk for their sheep’s cheese.

David Orchard shows Gary and Damian around the farm
David Orchard shows Gary and Damian around the farm

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Lancaster House Discover the Tasty Cheese Trail

Lancaster House Head Chef, Damian Ng, and Food and Beverage Manager, Gary Tennant, have been out on the cheese trail again. This time, the Tasty Cheese Trail. Taking a few of Damian’s cheese recipes and a determination to find a few new innovate flavours, they called in at the famous Mrs Kirkham’s and Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses.

Head Chef, Damian (left) and F & B Manager, Gary, out on the trail for cheese
Head Chef, Damian (left) and F & B Manager, Gary, out on the trail for cheese

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Lancaster House Taste the Best of Lancashire’s Creamy Cheese Trail

Lancaster House Head Chef, Damian Ng, and Food & Beverage Manager, Gary Tennant, have been out and about on the Lancashire Cheese Trails, sharing a few recipes using local cheeses and discovering new and innovate flavours from the local artisan cheese makers. There are three trails – Crumbly, Tasty and Creamy  beautiful walks in the Lancashire countryside that pass the door of no less than seven dairies producing world class cheese.  Continue reading “Lancaster House Taste the Best of Lancashire’s Creamy Cheese Trail”

Lancaster House follow the Crumbly Cheese Trail

We join Lancaster House Head Chef, Damien Ng and Food & Beverage Manager, Gary Tennant, as they get out and about on the three Lancashire Cheese Trails – Crumbly, Tasty and Creamy. Three beautiful walks in the Lancashire countryside along which the culinary duo called in at a number of artisan cheesemakers, sharing some of Damian’s recipes and gathering inspiration for future Lancaster House menus. Continue reading “Lancaster House follow the Crumbly Cheese Trail”

Lancaster House prepare a Glass of Warming Festive Cheer

Lancaster House Bar Manager, Tom Chalmers, is passionate about port. As we deck the halls at Lancaster House with festive cheer, Tom has been concocting a warming Christmas port using our premium

Sandeman port which he has kindly agreed to share with us. Continue reading “Lancaster House prepare a Glass of Warming Festive Cheer”

Lancaster House Share Four Sandeman Port Cocktails

Lancaster House Bar Manager, Tom Chalmers, is passionate about port and introducing it to a wider audience. The premium Port, which lends its name to Lancaster House Sandeman’s Bar, is one of the stars on our restaurant menus, cocktail list and features in our port tasting evenings. Continue reading “Lancaster House Share Four Sandeman Port Cocktails”