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Askham Hall officially named as ‘Taste’ of Cumbria

The owners of Cumbria’s historic Askham Hall are celebrating today, Wednesday 17 June, after scooping the prestigious Taste Cumbria Award at the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2015. The accolade was revealed at a glittering ceremony held at Kendal’s Castle Green Hotel last night, to mark the very best of Cumbria’s tourism industry. The tightly-fought category for Taste Read more…

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Wine connoisseur Nico Chieze introduces new series of wine evenings

The former family home of the Earls of Lonsdale, 13th century Askham Hall  – nestled between the Lakes and Pennines – will be the setting for a new series of special Wine Evenings launching in May 2015. Hosted by award-winning sommelier Nico Chièze, Askham Hall’s Head Chef, Richard Swale, will prepare unique menus to complement Read more…

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2015 Country Market unveiled as part of the National Gardens Scheme

A series of charity Country Markets and Car Boot Sales will be held at Askham Hall & Gardens this year, in conjunction with the National Gardens Scheme (NGS) Gardens Open for Charity. Askham will be hosting four events, which will see a wide variety of stallholders selling everything from arts and crafts and household knick-knacks, Read more…

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Askham Hall celebrate The Good Hotel Guide’s Editor’s Choice Awards

21 October 2014 The owners of Cumbria’s historic Askham Hall are today celebrating the property’s selection as one of the winners in The Good Hotel Guide’s Editor’s Choice Awards 2015. The Good Hotel Guide is the leading independent guide to hotels in Great Britain and Ireland, and is published every autumn. It is written for readers Read more…

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Askham Hall Christmas Market, Sunday 7 December 11am to 4pm

Building on the success of previous events, this year’s Christmas market is set to be even more popular than ever. A festive market in a beautiful setting, both outside and in our stunning barn. With a fantastic selection of stalls lined up selling food and Christmas crafts, our cafe will also be open for lunch, mulled Read more…