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

 
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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.

13th November 2019

Seasonal cooking
Why seasonal cooking has become so important

We take a look at why seasonal menus are better for the environment and offer diners variety, with input from Red Carnation Hotels' chefs.

 

Micro Wedding
The rise of the micro wedding

We explore the increasingly popular wedding trend.

05th August 2019

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.

 

01st August 2019

Be A Sommelier
What does it take to be a sommelier?

We introduce some of our most acclaimed connoisseurs.

29th July 2019

Beautiful Wedding Locations
Our most beautiful wedding locations

Spectacular scenery and immaculate service abounds at Red Carnation Hotels' most picturesque wedding locations.

19th July 2019

Amazing Art
Revealing our most amazing art displays

Where to find works by Picasso, Toulouse-Lautrec, Matisse, Lowry and Sem at Red Carnation Hotels.

12th July 2019

Nature Getaways
Amazing nature getaways with Red Carnation Hotels

We divulge our most captivating breaks for naturalists.

04th July 2019

Tips For Travelling Alone
The solo adventurer’s tips for travelling alone

We explore how best enjoy a journey of self exploration and the benefits of going it alone.

03rd July 2019

Eric Zweibel
Meet Eric Zwiebel: Summer Lodge Sommelier

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

10th June 2019

Summer Weekend Breaks
Summer weekend breaks in the UK and Ireland

The best summer weekend breaks to take with Red Carnation Hotels in the UK and Ireland.

03rd June 2019

Summer Lodge Florist
A day in the life of Summer Lodge's florist

We introduce resident florist Robyn Semple-Dower.

 

11th April 2019

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