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Top Ten Ways To Unwind This Spring

Spring is a time for a fresh start, so why not give yourself a boost after the long winter? We've thought of ten ways to kick-start summer time and make the most of the fresh air. 10. Take a walk With flowers coming into bloom, it is the perfect...

Mid Wales for Romantics

With so much beautiful countryside and a delightful sense of seclusion, mid Wales makes a wonderfully romantic escape at any time of year. In late winter and early spring however, there are other advantages: not only do the changing seasons add...

A Few of our Favourite Winter Things

What is it that makes the coming winter season so special in mid Wales? You won’t find a hint of humbug here as Christmas beckons. The list of reasons to be cheerful is a long one in fact, but for us winter just wouldn’t be the same these wonderful...

Christmas Preparations Begin

Christmas is nearly upon us and preparations are up and running here at the Lake Country House and Spa. Presents have arrived, Christmas Cards are printed, mince meat is made! It’s all so exciting! After recently contacting our guests who will...

Good Hotel Guide Award

Lake Country House is Awarded the Good hotel Guides, Editors Choice for Spa Hotel award The lake country house has received the award of ‘Editors choice Spa Hotel’ from the good hotel guide for 2014. The good hotel guide editors choice award...

New Products at The Spa

Over the last few years we have built up a fantastic relationship with temple spa. There is just something about their approach that really works with the hotels ethos. It runs right from the simplest product right through to the comprehensive training...

5 Things You Must See in the Brecon Beacons

View from Corn Du. Photo sourced Wikipedia   July 28th to August 3rd marks National Parks Week - a chance to celebrate the incredible spaces all around us. From our enviable position in the Welsh countryside, we’re within driving distance...

Swans & Cygnets

We currently have 8 beautiful cygnets swimming on our Lakes at the moment, which made me think it might be nice to write a short blog about swans in wales… We have two beautiful swans here at the Lake and each year we have a lovely bunch of ...

Hay on Wye

Click here for our up to date blog on the top things to do in Hay on Wye! Hay is a small historic town in Mid Wales. Annually it hosts the famous guardian book festival for ten days between May and June. Down the market high street you will never...

The Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells

The Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells is conveniently located just 10 minutes away from the Lake Country House & Spa by car and is home to the biggest agricultural show in Europe. Its amazing to think that the Royal Welsh Show attracts around...

Rillette of Salmon

Rillette of Salmon  75g Crème Fraîche Juice of 1 Lime 1teaspoon Dijon Mustard Few dashes of Worcestershire Sauce few dashes of Tabasco 1 teaspoon Capers, Chopped 1teaspoon Caper Juice (Liquid From Caper Jar) Pinch of Sea Salt...

Shin of Beef

 2 AA Rosette standard Mid Wales Restaurant presents Braised Shin of Welsh Beef,Goats Cheese and Spinach Ravioli, Buttered Leeks, Potato and Truffle Espuma, Red Wine Reduction Warm Potato Espuma 600g boiled potatoes (boil until ...

Chestnut Parfait Recipe

with Citrus Praline Sorbet, Chocolate Oil and Caramelised   Chestnut Parfait Recipe Ingredients 225g Sweet Chestnut Puree 225g Unsweetened Chestnut Puree 37g Dark Rum 200g Sugar 12 Egg Yolks 150g Double Cream Method  ...