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International Women’s Day: Louise Bolton

Q: Can you tell us a bit about your background? A: Born in the heart of the Ribble Valley, I grew up on the family farm in Sawley and was educated at Bowland High School. At 17-years old, I started my career as a ‘Trainee Receptionist’ at The Coniston Hotel in September 1998 prior to …

Exciting Spa Developments Coming Soon

We are delighted to announce exciting new development plans for our spa, to launch in mid-spring 2021. Over five years later from the original opening of our spa in 2015, the new development will see the facility mirror its magnificent surroundings and be given a new name to match its new offering. Nàdarra Spa, which …

A Taste of The Coniston: Rustic Curry

Looking for something simple yet nutritious for tea tonight? Take a look at our quick and easy Rustic Chicken Curry recipe! A hearty dish that is a favourite with all the family! Ingredients 1 x Large Onion 3 x Garlic Cloves (finely diced) 50g Ginger (finely diced) 4 tbsp Vegetable Oil 2 tsp Cumin Seeds …

A Taste of The Coniston: Mince Pie Recipe

Christmas doesn’t official start until you’ve had your first mince pie right? This year why not start the season in style and make your own homemade mince pies using this classic Coniston recipe kindly provided by our Head Chef, Chris Oakden. It’s simple to make and is guaranteed to get you into the Christmas spirit! …

The Coniston Saves the (Wedding) Day

The 21st March 2020 is a date that had been in the diaries of Lorien Devonport and Anthony Martlew from Grassington, North Yorkshire for over a year. The excited bride-and-groom-to-be had booked their wedding at The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa near Skipton back in February 2019. Whilst enjoying a spa day gift experience, Lorien …

Discover the best of Yorkshire this February

Things to do this February Discover the very best of what the Yorkshire Dales has to offer this February. Whether you are planning on escaping to the countryside for a peaceful getaway or are looking for a jam packed family filled adventure. The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa offers the perfect base for you …