Hello and welcome to the Warner Leisure Hotels blog!

Warner and its guests have a wonderful story to share with you. This blog is somewhere for you to share your memories with us! A story that takes you on a journey of discovery at our 13 locations, lets you know how to make your break that extra bit special and keeps you in the loop with brand new things coming up for Warner.

Warner provides short breaks just for grown-ups. Over the coming weeks and months I’ll be taking you behind the scenes at Warner, sharing lots of details about our team, the food made with love, and care and the character in every location.

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Dance the night away and watch the Tour de France with a Warner break at Nidd Hall Hotel

Nidd Hall Tour de france

The Tour De France Stage 1 starts in Leeds and finishes with a sprint into Harrogate, this stage also takes in the outstanding scenery and breathtakingly peaceful atmosphere of Yorkshire Dales. At Nidd Hall Hotel we are deligjted for any sporting fans, you will virtually be able to see the action right from our doorstep as the Tour De France second stage passes within a mile of the Hotel on the Saturday! One of the three stages which take place in the UK, this spectacular event includes 200 riders from 22 teams travelling a whopping 3600 kilometres!

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Even more reasons to visit Warner this Spring…

Cricket St.Thomas lovely grounds

We know that all our guests enjoy romance, live entertainment, delicious food and great company with new and old friends. Everything we do is tailored for the young at heart; from Spring daytime activities to dazzling live entertainment. Warner is perfect for those with a glass half full attitude who are looking to meet new friends and try unique activities. For those looking to be entertained by a major recording artist as part of a Warner Star break and those wanting a longer relaxing holiday, Warner is the place to be.

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Coming soon: Bucks Fizz on stage at Norton Grange!


Bucks Fizz is an English pop group which achieved success in the 1980s, most notoriously for winning the 1981 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Making Your Mind Up. The group was formed in January 1981 specifically for the contest and comprised four vocalists; Bobby G, Cheryl Baker, Mike Nolan and Jay Aston. If you enjoy their music then Norton Grange has got a treat for you… 

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Nidd Hall Hotel Team plan to climb Mount Olympus for charity!

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The Royal British Legion has been voted by our Team as our chosen Charity of The Year fro 2014. Since January we have already raised £44k from guest donations and Team fundraising. Read more to find out how the excellent Team at Nidd Hall Hotel, Harrogate plan to raise their funds for such a worthwhile charity.

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Warner Masterclass March – Mussels with a Chilli and Vodka sauce


Warner is delighted to showcase their delicious food and drink in 2014. We often get glorious feedback about the variety, freshness and taste of our dishes whilst guests are enjoying their holiday with us across our 13 locations. For March we have launched a step-by-step guide to Conwy Mussels with a Vodka, Chilli and Tomato sauce. Delicious!

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Craft Guild of Chef’s – do you know a budding chef?

Warner Leisure Hotels is supporting the Craft Guild of Chefs in their quest to find some of the UK’s best young chefs with the return of the Graduate Awards for 2014.  Chefs who are 23 or under and have what it takes to impress top culinary experts should download an entry form from the Craft Guild of Chefs website. We always encourage our younger chefs to apply and we are really proud of their results for food made with genuine love and care.

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Where to begin, this is a hidden gold mine on the Isle of Wight.
We stayed here at Warner Hotels and had a truly wonderful holiday.
The grounds are well looked after, and the views are just lovely…

The staff at this Warner’s are by far the best in the company. Corey our waiter, Byron on the entertainments staff, Karen and Darren in the coffee shop and Kevin the bookings man are all brilliant! Where do you find them? Very friendly and do more than needed.” Tripadvisor, Jan 14