The Ultimate King Alfred Burnt Cake Recipe

Since lockdown, a lot of us have become keen bakers. Below is a step-by-step guide to make the ultimate King Alfred burnt cake. We use this sponge recipe at The Castle and, with

Our Tried and Tested Baked Egg Custard Tart

This is our tried and tested Baked Egg Custard Tart. It’s great for entertaining and for dinner parties as all you have to do is portion it and scoop the

The Best Ever – No Fail Castle Scone Recipe

In honour of National Cream Tea Day, we thought it might be nice to share the Castle’s own ‘super secret’ scone recipe for you to try at home. Don’t tell

Healthy Eating Week at The Castle Hotel

We’ve reached that time of year when it’s time to get out your beach body, but I have to admit…mine’s been in hiding for a few years. So to inspire

Best Hot Chocolate Ever!

Another fantastic memory from growing up was playing around with hot chocolate and toasting marshmallows on the fire. We live in a funny world… so for health and safety reasons

Gingerbread Yum!

For me, a favourite childhood Christmas treat was freshly baked gingerbread. The smell coming straight from the oven brings me right back, including burning fingers from not allowing it to

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