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Fresh Awards, Food News & Wedding Fairs at Washy Hall
2016 has been an exciting time for Washingborough Hall in so many ways. From serving up some of the best food in Lincolnshire to cementing our place among the region’s top rated wedding venues, restaurants and hotels. So what can guests look forward to in 2017? The same great things you enjoyed this year, is the short answer, along with some exciting new highlights on the way.
A Winter Romance: Wedding Ideas and Inspiration for 2017
Are you looking at getting married in the New Year? Romance is definitely in the air as we look ahead to a new season of weddings in Lincolnshire. The days might be at their shortest, but it’s a lesser known fact that more couples get engaged on Christmas Day than Valentine’s Day! So, what are the most exciting trends and wedding events to put in the diary for 2017?
Lincoln Events & Activities this Winter & Spring 2017
2017 in Lincolnshire is set to be a cracker, with some exceptional events and exciting things to do already filling up the calendar. So what’s on in Lincoln and the surrounding area shortly? From the energetic to the entertaining, we’ve put together our top pick of events and activities for the coming months:Read more
From Digital Arts to the Domesday Book: Cultured Events in Lincoln 2017
Whether you put it down to our wealth of history or the passion of the local community, Lincoln has an incredible variety of culture to share. Every year brings fresh surprises, and 2017 is no exception. From cutting edge art to classical music in some truly amazing venues, the city has a fantastic calendar of events on the way. So what are we most looking forward to? Here is a quick guide to what’s on this spring and summer in the city….Read more
Glorious Gin Cocktails for Spring and Summer
Combining sophisticated flavours with a potent kick, little beats a well-mixed gin cocktail over ice on a warm afternoon. At least that is what our guests at Washy Hall think, judging by the fantastic response to our special Gin Tasting Night with Masons of Yorkshire, which is now sold out. If you couldn't get to our May tasting extravaganza however, fear not because we always serve a mean gin and tonic here at the hotel. Or you could even try mixing your own special gin cocktails. Here are some of our favourite G&T recipes and summer drinks, along with cocktail making tips; ideal for hot days and summer parties.
Church House rooms now open: Perfect luxury accommodation near Lincoln!
When it comes to enjoying quality time away, what do you value most? Privacy and space to stretch out? Somewhere with comfort, character and ambiance? Or perhaps accommodation with lovely surroundings and outdoor seating for those long summer evenings?
Our newly opened Church House has all these qualities. Elegantly renovated, we are delighted with the six new rooms on offer. Each offers space and stylish design, while maintaining various features typical of classic country houses in Lincolnshire. Think original stone and exposed beams; chic interior design and understated luxury. Add an idyllic location with pretty garden views and we think you’ll love it as much as we do!
Summer Festivals and Events in Lincoln 2017
Is there anywhere in England that packs as much music, food and culture into one modest sized city as Lincoln? Judging by this summer’s lineup of festivals, events and things to see, that has to be a no! You’ll find stacks to entertain you in this July, August and September. Here is our quick guide to the best of what’s on in Lincoln this summer, along with dates, locations and where to buy tickets.
Weddings Q&A with our "Director of Romance"
For the past few years at Washingborough Hall, we have done our level best to turn the hotel into one of the best wedding venues in Lincolnshire. Along with our expert chefs and house staff, a lot of credit has to go to Amy Thorne for this. So, see what makes her tick and the venue really sparkle for new couples, we thought we would spend a few minutes with our self-styled "Director of Romance" this month...
Top Autumn Events in Lincoln: What’s on this September & October
Harvest time is probably the tastiest time of year to visit Lincolnshire, as a whole shower of great produce and events spill forth. The city’s own curtain raiser, Lincoln Food & Drink Festival (Lincoln Castle, Sept 16 & 17, 11am-4pm) is one of the biggest of all, featuring over a hundred stalls, famous name chefs (including Michael Caines and Masterchef’s John Torode) and even a double-decker bus bar, packed with quality ales!
Advance tickets are £8 and can be ordered HERE (website has gone down: http://greatfoodanddrinkfestivals.co.uk/lincoln-castle/).
From Grownup Halloween Events to Festive Food Treats in Lincoln
Despite the cooler days and longer nights, the latter months of the year can be a magical time to visit Lincoln. Halloween, Bonfire Night and the festive season are always colourful, with lots going on locally. Meanwhile, we always like to provide some added cheer with our own food events and seasonal specials, whether you have a penchant for fine wines or festive classics. Here are just some of the reasons it promises to be a great end to the year: