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It’s All Gone To The Dogs

It’s a dog’s life at a new Carlisle cafe, where tasty treats and a hearty helping of love are on the menu – for humans and their canine companions.   It may be Carlisle’s most dog friendly cafe, but Gone to the Dogs is not only a welcoming place for pooches, it’s creating a community in […]

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Jennings Raise A Glass To 190 Years

The Cumbrian establishment, Jennings Brewery is celebrating 190 years of brewing pure Lakeland ale.   Back in 1828, George IV was on the throne and the Duke of Wellington was Prime Minister when the son of a local maltster, John Jennings, began brewing in his Lorton-based brew house. Jennings Brewery was founded and first operated out […]

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New Cookbook To Showcase Cumbria’s Finest Culinary Delights

A new cookbook will showcase the signature dishes from some of Cumbria’s finest culinary delights.   The newly released, Lakes and Cumbria Cook Book features recipes and stories from some of the region’s best independent restaurants, cafés, bars and bakeries.  With over 30 recipes and stunning imagery, the cookbook uncovers the signature dishes of some of […]

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Time Flies When You’re Having Spiced Rum! 

Time flies when you’re having Spiced Rum!  By Gerard Richardson We all know that the last two years have seen an explosion in the popularity of gin but believe me, the next big trend is another return to a long lost friend, Rum. The motherly hug for sailors the world over, as well as being […]

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Par Excellence at Scott’s Bistro

After more than 100 years of being members only, Carlisle Golf Club has opened to the public with its new restaurant Scott’s Bistro.  The bistro is named in honour of club legend Syd Scott, the Club Professional at Carlisle Golf Club from 1946 to 1957. He was runner-up at The Open at Royal Birkdale in […]

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The Bobbin Coffee Shop

Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and coffee Services Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Good for children Takeaway Table service Outdoor seating       Linton House, Shaddongate, Carlisle CA2 5TY Call 01228 593411 The Bobbin Coffee Shop  

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Tick tock, it’s Rose O Clock! 

By Gerard Richardson   Ah, Spring is in the air folks and with Spring comes the annual urge to try a rose wine again.   I know, I’ve never been one to promote the pink stuff, but it’s either getting more interesting every year or I’m just getting softer. Rose comes in a wide range of colours […]

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Celebrate Special Occasions at The Gincase

The Gincase which reopened on 6 February is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion this season. Located just one mile from the picturesque Solway Coast and in close proximity to the Lake District, the coasts’ great day out is famous for its farm park but it also boasts something to keep all ages […]

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Ennerdale Country House Hotel

The Ennerdale Country House Hotel is a Grade II listed building nestled in five acres of tranquil landscaped gardens with a spectacular Italian fountain. As you walk through the large beautifully refurbished hallways, you’ll pass by painstakingly restored fireplaces and ceilings, and you’ll begin to realise that this is only the start of an experience […]

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Kitchen Re-Porter: Kirsty Johnson at Seascale Golf Club

At Seascale Golf Club food is a family affair, with mother and daughter team, Kirsty and Pauline Johnson cooking up a storm in the kitchen. House Manager, Kirsty, reveals what it’s like working with the very person who taught her the tricks of the trade. How long have you been at Seascale Golf club? Almost […]

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