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Jun
7
2013

Golden Memories at Windermere Hotel

Golden Memories for Mona and Jim

Golden Memories for Mona and Jim Jack from Thornhill when they took a trip back in time to when they visited The Windermere Hotel, where they spent their honeymoon after getting married on 23rd March 1963. The couple from Queensberry Beaches, even took their original receipt. The hotel staff were so delighted by their arrival they showered the couple with gifts. Mona who is 79 said: “We had the original receipt, the hotel staff were [...]

Apr
12
2013

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 [...]

Oct
18
2012

Not Just a bed for the Night

Superior View Room at The Grand Atlantic

Whilst staying in one of our fabulous locations across England, Scotland or Wales, after a leisurely day of shopping, walking or taking in some of the idyllic sights in the area it’s always nice to come in to your warm cosy room, run a bath put the kettle on and relax before taking in some quality food and entertainment. At coast and country hotels we appreciate this fact which is why we are constantly working [...]