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Riggs Family and The Windermere Hotel

Riggs Windermere Hotel

Since its creation The Windermere Hotel has had a varied history, we start with the arrival of the railway to Windermere opening in April 1847.  It was owned by “The Kendal and Windermere Railway Company”. A company with shareholders which also provided at least some of the finance for the construction of the Hotel, which was overseen by Abraham Pattinson being in charge at the time and the architect was Miles Thompson of Kendal. The [...]