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Bedroom Refurbishments at The Derwentwater Hotel

Room 117 after the refurbishment

When any guest books a hotel there are many things which play a big part in making the stay enjoyable.  Here at The Derwentwater Hotel we pride ourselves on our friendly staff, good food and an outstanding location which has much to offer guests.  Over the last 12 months since my appointment we have worked tirelessly to improve all of these areas, but another important factor is Comfort. Combined these can really make a difference [...]


Unusual Wedding Dresses

Unusual wedding dresses are becoming more popular

Would you rather a pink, sequined princess dress or a cream short vintage number? Break tradition with an unusual wedding dress. The venue is booked, the hen party bags are made and the cake is designed but what about the dress? You still don’t have a dress! Every woman wants to feel beautiful on their big day but not everyone will want to wear the traditional white long dress. Unusual wedding dresses are becoming popular [...]


Exploring Keswick and Cumbria

David McDonald New General Manager at The Derwentwater Hotel, Keswick

Having recently taken up role the as General Manager within The Derwentwater Hotel, Keswick it is an exciting time for me both professionally with a new challenge leading a well established and successful team but also personally with a great opportunity to explore and learn about the local area, visit new attractions and meet new people. Having spent the majority of my life living in Plymouth, Devon within easy reach of Dartmoor I felt I [...]


My Holiday in Stratford Upon Avon

Deer at Charlecote Park

Normally, I am one for jetting out of the country for a break and the thought of a UK based holiday used to make me wrinkle my nose and say, “Really?” I am also not normally one to admit when I have been proven wrong so it almost pains me to admit that I thoroughly enjoyed my first UK break in the Charlecote Pheasant Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon. When we arrived at the hotel after a [...]