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Ambleside Scrabble holidays
DICTIONARIES are at the ready at an Ambleside hotel in preparation for a Scrabble holiday.
The Scrabble break has been launched at the Rothay Manor Hotel in the wake of a national resurgence of interest in the game.
But bookings started to pour in after the hotel's advertisement appeared next to an on-line version of the game, Scrabulous, on networking site Facebook.
Now the five-day break in March has attracted a raft of media interest including coverage by The Guardian newspaper and Radio Solent.
Anne-Marie O'Neill, marketing manager for the Rothay Manor Hotel, said she had been surprised and delights by interest the new holiday venture.
For story in full see the February 8 Westmorland Gazette.