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Indulging in the Arts and Crafts on the shores of Windermere

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When we drive along the main road running along the eastern shore of Windermere today, we pass one grand mansion after the other.  Many were built at the turn of the last century at a time when wealthy industrialists were seeking peace and quiet away from the noisy, polluted cities…

Lake District inspiration to be creative at Brockhole and The Gaddum

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Craft workshops for adults on Windermere Original Content, Places & experiencesMay 18, 2022May 18, 2022cumbria24 Brockhole on Windermere is known for its outdoor activities, and a great place for the kids to literally ‘hang out’ of the trees in the treetop trek and nets, and mess about on the waters…

The Gaddum at Brockhole

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I’ve joined the LDNPA on a temporary basis as an Area Ranger, covering Maternity leave. As part of my training for the job, I learnt of the Gaddum’s existence. It had me intrigued and I made a mental note – I should definitely visit sometime, not with a view to…

The Gaddum welcomes new head chef Sergej Dzivulskij

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Sergej Dzivulskijas our new head chef. Sergej comes to Brockhole with a great depth of experience, having worked as an executive chef at major hotels and restaurants across the UK as well as the British consulate in Lithuania, and a passion for…

A Valentine’s evening to remember

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Coming Monday, February 14, 2022 The Gaddum, set in the heart of the Lake District, could have been designed with Valentine dinner in mind. The Lake District must be one of the most romantic places in the world – many have fallen in love with its stunning beauty, wild places,…

Eating Out and Helping Out

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Where to start when thinking about August Once the government lifted some of the lockdown guidelines back in July, we worked tirelessly to make sure that our customers would receive a Gaddum welcome and the experience we are becoming so famous for. This led to our decision to focus solely…

Mother’s Day at the Gaddum

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Give the gift of time this Mother’s Day and enjoy our specially selected Mother’s Day menu.  Treat that special lady you call mum to an unforgettable dining experience overlooking Lake Windermere in our beautiful restaurant. Head chef Gerald van der Walt and his team have been perfecting an exquisite menu….

A summer afternoon at The Gaddum by Jeanette Edgar

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It’s not difficult to imagine, as you sit on the terrace on a hot July afternoon, the Gaddum family at home here at Brockhole. Tea is served to me in bone white china and the plates of finger sandwiches, cakes and scones might have just come from the kitchen of…

Head of Catering Michael Vanheste

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Following a culinary career spanning over a decade and working in some of the UK’s finest restaurants, cafés and tea rooms, in 2013 I was recruited by Nigel Haworth to create and subsequently run the successful Northcote Cookery School.  During those years I often had the opportunity to work with…