Lingholm Kitchen and Walled Garden Update

The finishing touches are now being applied to the café building and inside the walled garden the pathways and topsoil are going in ready for serious planting to start in the next two weeks as we move towards the opening weekend of 2nd and 3rd of July, there is still a lot to do but

Café and Walled garden

As we enter the final straight on the building work for the café and walled garden the last 4 weeks have seen the pace of change quicken as first the large glass windows and sliding doors were put in place, at a stroke transforming the look of the café and the internal painting and tiling

Kitchen and Walled Garden

As the calendar turns from February to March there was heightened excitement at Lingholm this week as the glass roof was installed on the central strip running along the roof, with the internal partitions also now in place it becomes just a bit easier to visualise how it will all look when it’s finished, hopefully

Lingholm Kitchen & Walled Garden Update

Work is now well underway on the new Café, Shop and Octagonal Walled Garden and despite the November rain the good weather we enjoyed during September and October, and a big effort from our builders means we are still on target to open at the start of June 2016 as planned. We have finalised on

Love Lingholm Restoration: Part 14

We are now in the wedding season at Lingholm! This is our first year of offering weddings and we are already fully booked for this year and next. To say it is a daunting task is putting it mildly but organisation is the key and we are feeling well-prepared. This weekend welcomes our third ceremony

Love Lingholm Restoration: Part 13

Finally the scaffolding is all down from the main house! It is such a relief to say that. There is still some around the garage but other than that all the structural work has been done. It has been a labour of love but it feels fabulous to have that part of the

Love Lingholm Restoration: Part 12

We can’t believe we have had our second Christmas and New Year at Lingholm as it has gone so fast! Things certainly look a little different to a year ago although the building work is still underway so the festive season only brought a temporary reprieve. The big news this month is we have decided

Love Lingholm Restoration: Part 11

Just in time for the colder weather as it sets in across the Lake District, we have reached another milestone – turning on the new biomass heating system. This is a real step forward for us. The old central heating system was very inefficient and there was only one control for the whole main house,