June 7, 2017

CAREERS: Hospitality & Events Manager, Bowcliffe Hall

As an events venue, Bowcliffe offers a breadth of options unsurpassed in the Yorkshire area. From the Georgian splendour of Grade II listed Bowcliffe Hall and its opulent Ballroom, the sumptuous surroundings of the Drivers’ Club or the multi-award winning, Blackburn Wing, a modern-day treehouse built in the shape of an aircraft wing, Bowcliffe is… Read more »

June 5, 2017

Five minutes with… Andy Lawson, Bowcliffe’s Executive Chef

This month, we spoke to Executive chef Andy Lawson, the man in charge of making the magic happen in the Bowcliffe kitchens. We grilled him on teaching Prince Charles how to make pasta, the importance of eating seasonally, his love of scaling rockfaces and whether he believes it’s sacrilege to cook a steak well done…

May 15, 2017

Meet the tenant… James Ball, Founder of Custom Vision Clinic

James Ball joined Bowcliffe’s impressive tenant roster just last month, opening up his state of the art Custom Vision Clinic to the world. From academic days at Cambridge to studying groundbreaking refractive surgery at the prestigious Lions Eye Institute in Australia, James is officially one of ophthalmology’s great minds. We took time out to speak to him about debusting the myths about laser eye surgery and his passion for changing his clients’ lives through improving their vision…

May 4, 2017

Bowcliffe’s Sea of Tulips – some facts…

The Bowcliffe gardens are a crowning jewel of the Bowcliffe Estate, with every tree, shrub and flower planted each part of a masterplan to keep the beds and views at their very best, throughout every season. Over the past few weeks, one of the most impressive spring displays has burst into life, and a sea of colourful Tulips now envelops the Estate. We spoke to head gardener Anna, who was responsible for planning and planting the Tulips, about some of the impressive facts and figures which went into creating the display…