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There's never a shortage of news on the hill at Stanley House. Sift through our stories through the categories on the left.

90th birthday is wrapped with a Boe

World renowned operatic singer Alfie Boe took a break from the West End to travel back to his Lancashire roots for an exclusive surprise birthday appearance. Guests at Stanley House were given a night to remember as the singing sensation … Read more


Say farewell to winter with this warming dish of braised pig cheeks

Justin Jerome, head chef of The Grill at Stanley House, shares his recipe for an earthy winter dish of braised pig cheeks, with capers and parsley. Serves 4 Ingredients 20 pig cheeks – trimmed (ask your butcher to do this … Read more


How to bake the perfect deconstruction lemon tart with raspberries

Executive chef at Stanley House, Steve Williams, shares his recipe for a classic dessert with a twist – deconstructed lemon tart with raspberries Makes 4 portions Ingredients 1 punnet fresh raspberries Clotted cream Lemon balm For the sweet pastry 250g … Read more


Recipe: Pan fried chicken livers with onion confit and smoked pancetta

Executive chef at Stanley House, Steve Williams, shares his recipe for a delicious starter dish of pan fried chicken livers with onion confit and smoked pancetta. Makes 2 portions Ingredients 200g large chicken livers 50g smoked pancetta or smoked bacon … Read more


Stanley House secures VisitEngland gold stamp of quality

Stanley House has received a string of top industry awards and glowing assessments following a rigorous secret inspection by VisitEngland. The Mellor-based hotel has achieved an overall 4 Star rating, as well as the Gold, Breakfast and Taste Lancashire Highest Quality … Read more