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Three Years On...

Reflecting back on the morning of 5th December 2015, we prepared ourselves for heavy rain, we never envisaged what we were about to witness, or indeed what we had to endure over the coming months... Fast forward to the end of a long challenging 2016, we were set to open the doors precisely 363 days later, we decided to open even though we weren't quite ready, as we thought to ourselves, "well, will we ever be?" When your entire life is turned upside and back to front, it doesn't only affect you ...

December 5, 2018

A HUGE THANK YOU

Over the past couple of weekends, companies and individuals from the British Association of Landscaping Industries came together to help restore our beer garden following the floods in December which destroyed all lower grounds. Diane McCulloch, Media Sales & Sponsorship Officer at BALI usually contact the hotel to book their annual Christmas Party. However, last year we had to break the news that Christmas was cancelled at the hotel. Diane immediately volunteered their services for when the tim...

October 9, 2016

INTRODUCING BECKSIDE BAR

On the night of 5th December 2015, Storm Desmond completely destroyed our lovely Ratchers Bar, everything Ratchers was and stood for no longer existed. It was then, my family and I  sat and discussed the future of Ratchers and what it meant going forward. It was agreed, that keeping Ratchers would be staying at that devastating time when we felt we must move forward, close that chapter and open a new beginning. Deciding on a new name. The decision to rename the bar was made! And the name fo...

September 24, 2016

RICH IN HISTORY

With works still ongoing at the hotel, we take a break from interior design and delve into the history of this beautiful hotel.The 'old building' (as we call it) is the main hotel, this consists of reception, Lantys lounge and everything above. The first record I could find was in 1894, unconvinced this was the date the hotel was built, I turned to social media with the hope of help, and it came pretty quick. Ray a fellow Cumbrian who blogs regularly on his own site, http://scafellhike.blog...

August 28, 2016

GLENRIDDING MINI MARKET – SET TO REOPEN

Another business that had been devastated by Storm Desmond in December 2015 was the Glenridding Mini Market, owned by the Brown family.The Brown family have had their business for over 30 years, and this has been the longest they have not been open. We understand just how hard it has been for them, and the stress these floods have caused. However not long now, things are set to change. The Glenridding Mini Market is to reopen soon and we could not be happier for them, here at the hotel. Stephen ...

July 12, 2016

FLOOD HIT HOTEL SET FOR GRAND REOPENING

Last winter the Glenridding Hotel was flooded out four times during the devastating storms which battered Cumbria.Run by the Ali sisters, the hotel soon became an icon of our region, as its determination to keep going was applauded across the country for embodying the spirit of Cumbria.Now, just over six months since the first flood waters first hit, the Glenridding Hotel is set for a grand reopening – and it’s looking for people to join the team and be part of the story.Co-owner Selina Ali ...

June 22, 2016

GLENRIDDING IS FLOCKING GREAT! – OUR REOPENING OFFER

Its been a long few months, but we are finally looking forward to reopening our hotel!To celebrate this, we are offering an amazing 20% off your stay if you stay with us within 12 months of opening.To take advantage of this offer, simply call us on 017684 82228 or book onlineWe hope to see you soon, ...

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