Lake District Hotels has won the Family Business of the Year award at the 2021 in-Cumbria Business Awards

Owners of Lake District Hotels Family-run Lake District Hotels, which operates six venues in the Lake District, picked up the Family Business of the Year award at the 2021 in-Cumbria Business Awards. The awards recognise and reward the best Cumbrian businesses.

Lake District Hotels was established in 1983 by Kitand Charles Graves whenthey bought the Kings ArmsHotel. The group has expanded its portfolio over the years and invested in new properties. In 2014, the former Queens Hotel in Keswick was transformed into the Inn on the Square thanks to a £2.5 million refurbishment, while the Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa underwent a major investment in 2018 with the opening of a luxury new spa, 18 spa suites and the award-winning pan-Asian Mizu restaurant.

Dani Hope, the director at the hotels along with her parentsKit and Charles, told us: "It's a real honour to receive this award, especially as there are so many fantastic family businesses operating in the Lake District and Cumbria. Along with our brilliant team at Lake District Hotels, we work every day to ensure our guests have the best experience with us, and the fact they return time after timeto visit us is a testament to that. After the difficulties of the past 18 months due to the pandemic, it's wonderful to be able to celebrate something so positive with the team."

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