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Roasted Butternut Squash and Sage Risotto

Published: 06/05/2020 / Author: Lake Country House Hotel

You may not be able to join us for dinner, but we can bring some of our favourite recipes to you! Let us know if you recreate this dish at home and share your pictures with us on Facebook or Instagram. We'd love to see them.

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How to Welcome Wellness and Slow-Living into your Home

Published: 02/04/2020 / Author: Lake Country House

We’re all practising social distancing right now, but wellness and slow-living are two guests you can invite in.

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Enjoy the Best Hunting and Fishing in Wales

Published: 26/02/2020

Many of our guests are passionate country sports enthusiasts, and we warmly welcome you to Lake Country House to discover some of the best hunting and fishing in Wales.

We are perfectly situated to provide our sports-loving guests with a wonderful time, and here we look at some of the main options in the surrounding area.

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How to Beat Winter & Emerge Rejuvenated

Published: 18/12/2019 / Author: Tom Hall

Winter is a beautiful season, in a bleak and desolate sort of way. The silhouettes of leafless trees line the horizon. The light takes on a soft, gilded quality and sometimes the hills are washed white with snow. Winter is poetic in its landscapes.

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Wales

The History of Wales “Summarised” | From Mammoths to Mining

Published: 30/10/2019 / Author: Lake Country House Hotel

Long before modern humans turned up, Wales was inhabited by what we would call cave men and women. You know the stock character—with the animal skin sash, bone club, and the grunting. Sometimes they’re at the mouth of a cave with dinosaurs stomping in the surrounding forest, which is a bit off. Dinosaurs became extinct 66 million years before any hominids whittled clubs.

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Hot Chocolate Fondant Recipe

Published: 11/10/2019 / Author: Lake Country House Hotel

To mark this year's chocolate week, our Head Chef, Joe Bartlett is letting us share his indulgent Hot Chocolate Fondant Recipe. The perfect sweet treat!

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Introducing our new Head Chef: Joe Bartlett

Published: 05/09/2019

At The Lake Country House, good food is a key part of our guests' experience. From breakfast and afternoon teas right through to our gourmet tasting menus, delicious, award-winning dining is part of our everyday.

Therefore, it's important that our team shares our passion for producing gourmet treats that delight our guests morning to night.

We're delighted to introduce you to our new Head Chef, Joe Bartlett, who delivers just this. To help you get to know Joe, we've quizzed him on where he gets his inspiration, food trends, his dream dinner guests and more...

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Red Squirrel

Wonderful Welsh Beasts & Where to Find Them

Published: 10/06/2019 / Author: Lake Country House

Wales is an untamed place, of staggering wild beauty. Much of Wales is remote, without urbanisation. It’s one of the last true wildlife havens in the United Kingdom.

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Things to do in Mid Wales Spring 2019

Published: 24/04/2019 / Author: Lake Country House

Wales is thought to have more historic castles per square mile than anywhere else in the World. And, surpisingly, four times more sheep than people. It's a wonderful, beautiful, eccentric place; worth your time and camera lens. 

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How Best to Nurture Your Mind, Body and Soul in 2019

Published: 21/02/2019 / Author: Lake Country House

So clearly a different approach is needed. Now that the worst of winter is behind us, we can shrug off those January blues and start thinking about more realistic ways to nurture and inspire the best version of ourselves – which, we accept, will never be perfect but will be all the better for it!

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