We share our most delicious cocktails, much-loved recipes and favourite foodie destinations, as well as take you behind the scenes of our exquisite dining venues
Locally produced and served at Summer Lodge, we learn more about The Purbeck Cider Company.
27th November 2018
Join Art Historian Jennie Spiers for a study and discussion on Edward Burne-Jones’ paintings, or indulge in a masterclass gin or whisky tasting with one of our experts.
09th October 2018
Tried and tested tips and tricks for creating a seriously delicious, crowd pleasing celebratory meal.
08th October 2018
Sample the best Dorset produce as part of the Food for Change Festival at Summer Lodge.
07th September 2018
With close proximity to Europe's first wasabi growers, Summer Lodge sources the fiery plant fresh for its kitchens. Try these tips and tricks to grow it yourself.
13th May 2018
Discover the delights of Summer Lodge's superbly stocked wine cellar with a wine pairing dinner, created by the hotel's award winning sommelier and chef.
28th March 2018
One of Dorset's premier vineyards, explore the 85 acres of the Furleigh estate and sample their award winning still and sparkling wines.
28th March 2018
Head Chef at The Acorn Inn, Robert Ndungu, talks about the hotel’s recipe for success and creating a menu that’s seasonal, sustainable and utterly delicious.
14th December 2017
Dorset is home to some of the finest British produce available to visitors.
22nd May 2017
Come and discover a Golden Treasure in the heart of beautiful Dorset. Summer Lodge Hotel is a little piece of paradise where all year round you can discover something warm and exotic, mixed with local flair and charm. Experience our new Spicy Dorset Island cocktail which is a lovely combination of spice, power and exotic
05th March 2015
If you’ve decided to skip the crowds of fellow lovebirds and celebrate Valentine’s Day at home with a bottle of bubbly and a three-course meal – but haven’t yet settled on the right romantic recipes – bring your feast to a sweet finish with an indulgent panna cotta. Translating to “cooked cream” in Italian, a
13th February 2015