We are perfectly situated in the wonderful heart of Lancashire,
Red Rose country, with so much on our doorstep and at the gateway
I took over as General Manager in 2012, since then I have been
working very hard unveiling a £500,000 transformation to the ground
floor of the hotel. I thoroughly enjoy my role and I am
extremely fortunate to work with an amazing group of people from a
variety of countries across the world. They all share my
passion and enthusiasm to provide a great stay and experience for
Over a quarter of my team have worked at the hotel for over 15
years, the success of the hotel is at the forefront of everything
they do. We have recently been awarded the Downtown in
Lancashire Business Best Hotel Award, one of many that I hope we
will continue to strive to achieve in 2014.
My career in hospitality started at a young age. Born and
bred in the West Midlands, I have worked and learnt from some great
people and great hotels. I have a real passion and drive for
quality food combined with genuine service and hospitality.
My career is one that has taken me across the world, most
recently working in Australia and Ireland, returning in 2007.
Outside of work I enjoy cycling and spending time with my wife
Julia and my daughter Emelie. We live in Derbyshire, so the
countryside is a real passion of ours.
At Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel we try to create something a
little bit more relaxed, something unique with the friendliness and
professionalism of well trained staff, yet with all the standards
of a Macdonald Hotel.
I trust that you will enjoy your stay with us.