On Monday 11th September 2017, Dave Ascough and Daren Cox set off on their intrepid 2000 mile journey to visit 17 "Air Ambulance Bases and HQ's" in order to raise awareness for this amazing charity.
Even today the "Air Ambulance" does not receive any Government Funding, it relies totaly on donations kindly given by the public!
The Bikes "an Africa Twin and a Cross Tourer" were supplied by Honda UK, and RST helped out with Motorcycle Clothing.
Their jorney started in the rain at the North West Air Ambulance, and the weather for the week was not due to get any better as "Storm Aileen" was looming!
Click on the link below to follow their amazing adventure!
Please help these guys to raise even more awareness, and don't forget, every donation however small makes a Big Difference - It Saves Lives!
Stafford House and it's interior were lucky enough to feature in the August 2015 edition of the "Cumbria Life" magazine, along with a little peek at the Gardens.
So we were both surprised and delighted when we were asked if this time they could focus more on the Gardens at Stafford House - so of course "yes" was the answer!
Please feel free to check out the "Homes & Gardens" section on page 90 titled "Refined Palette"
We are delighted to announce that we have just received another award. This time highlighting our achievement of a "Stellar Stays"Award from HotelsCombined.
Click here to view our Awards page and more information about Stellar Stays and their award.
Please be aware that unfortunately we do not allow pets into the main building of
However you are more than welcome to bring them along when you are staying in our Lodges
"Roadbase 2017" After hatching a plan to Motorcycle the length and breadth of the country raising money for "The Air Abulance" Dave Ascough and Daren Cox rested their weary bodies with us here at Stafford House on Sunday 17th September 2017.
(Please note that it isn't Dave & Darren on the above picture, but Dave's wife Sam on the left, and myself on the right!
This amazing grey Racehorse was trained in Greystoke by Nicky Richards, and won 17 of his 32 races. An annual presentation held at the Jocky Club Rooms in Newmarket on 7th December 2016, awarded him the prestigious title of RoR "Retraining of Racehorses" "Horse of The Year"