Find out exactly how an award-winning hotel is run, plus all you need to know about our wonderful staff, insider tips and the very latest news.

 
Mindfulness
Mindfulness with Verity Woodgate

Learn more about Verity Woodgate and her practice of mindfulness, a form of meditation.

05th August 2020

Premium Purity
Creating a healthier environment

Through a proprietary coating, our hotel surfaces are now self-disinfecting and an active participant in the continuous decomposition of microbes such as bacteria and viruses.

20th July 2020

Teams across the world
Reflections of gratitude

Brett Tollman reflects on the gift of travel and shares his favourite stories from across the TTC family network.

22nd June 2020

British Summer Vegetables
Grow your own British summer vegetables

Summer Lodge's Head Gardener, Michael Francis gives handy advice for growing fresh produce at home.

 

15th June 2020

Summer Lodge pond
Summer Lodge fossil and forage experience

Discover Summer Lodge's new experience, perfect for your next family staycation.

11th June 2020

Eric Zweibel
Meet Sommelier Eric Zwiebel

Award-winning Sommelier Eric Zwiebel discusses his passion for wine and its relationship to the guests' experience.

29th May 2020

GM Alex and Jack
Jack and Alex Mackenzie

General Managers Jack and Alex discuss Summer Lodge's re-opening on 4th July.

27th May 2020

Chef experience
We are family

In celebration of families, Vicki Tollman reflects on the importance of loved ones during this uncertain time.

15th May 2020

Our local suppliers
Evershot Bakery: the best bread in Dorset

The Evershot Bakery has been delighting guests for over a century. Here we discover what makes them so revered.

10th April 2020

Kitchen Garden Tips
Tips from the Summer Lodge Kitchen Garden

Executive Chef at Summer Lodge, Steven Titman, shares his tips on growing your own seasonal fruit, veg and herbs in your own garden.

15th March 2020

Bea Tollman in the kitchen with Paula Stakelum
Eliminating waste with Winnow Solutions

We have recently partnered with Winnow Solutions, a cutting-edge waste management company who will help us reduce our food waste.

10th March 2020

The women of TTC
The Secret Ingredient: International Women’s Day

President and founder Beatrice Tollman shares her thoughts on the women who have helped shape and grow the TTC family of brands.

03rd March 2020

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