Are there ghostly goings-on at Warner?

Do you scare easily? Would the thought of ghostly figures wandering through corridors at night keep you awake? Well don’t worry, because that would give us the shivers too! While the chance of spotting an apparition during one of our adult breaks is probably pretty slim to be honest, there’s no doubt about it that many of our properties have incredibly varied and extremely interesting histories, some stretching back many hundreds of years.

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Slip into the lap of luxury at Alvaston and Corton

Corton Clifftop Lodge

Let’s face it, who doesn’t like a little bit of luxury from time to time? There’s absolutely nothing wrong with treating yourself when you’re away. Whether your idea of a great time involves slipping into a hot, roll top bath with a glass of chilled champagne and a box of chocolates close at hand, or trying out a new nine-iron on the golf course, we’ll be able to help you design the perfect Warner short summer break in 2013.

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Warner’s chefs cook up a storm at Welsh championships

If you’ve stayed with us before then you’ll already be aware of some of the mouth-watering creations that our kitchen teams come up with every day. Two of our brightest talents are Chris Cimelli and Jordan Paris who work at St David’s Restaurant, in the grounds of Bodelwyddan Castle in North Wales. Both are fanatical about food and take delight in using the finest ingredients from local and national suppliers to create varied menus that cater to a huge range of tastes.

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Dream Lover sweeps guests off their feet

Since our new ‘Do you Warner Dance?’ events kicked off across the country, we’ve had guests ballroom dancing like they never knew they could, line dancing to country and western chart toppers and tap dancing like they were auditioning for a place in Riverdance! We know how impressive our guests can be on the dance floor and now our entertainment teams have put together a brand new show to make sure the foot-tapping fun carries on well into the evening during a Warner break.

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Music, dancing and champagne at the Warner Concierge Club

Petrina Simmons, General Manager and her team celebrating at the wondeful event!

Making sure guests have a fun and memorable time when they stay at one of our properties is something that all the team strive to achieve. When people choose to book again and either re-visit the same property, as many of our repeat guests do, or travel to another location, we’re always delighted. As our way of saying thank you, we decided to start the Warner Concierge Club. The idea was to show our appreciation to our most loyal guests who visit us five times or more in a period of three years.

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An insight from Head Chef at Thoresby Hall Hotel

Sitting down to a tasty breakfast or a delicious three-course evening meal is as much a part of the holiday experience as enjoying top-quality entertainment or sliding into a comfy bed at the end of the day. Our kitchen and front-of-house teams take great pride in making sure guests have fantastic menus to choose from and that there are always some new and exciting dishes to try. Continue reading