AN HISTORIC hotel, which has been a popular destination with visitors to the Peak District National Park, is to reopen its doors to guests almost a year after entering liquidation.
The Izaak Walton Hotel, in Dovedale, closed last May after its owner company failed with debts of £1m to unsecured creditors.
Joint liquidators Peter Blair and Richard Saville, of Begbies Traynor, have now sold the property with the assistance of property specialists Fleurets.
The new owners are Shropshire businessmen James Keay and Andy Jeneson, who will be refreshing the hotel ahead of it reopening at the end of May.
The hotel has also been a popular wedding venue, and boasts 40 individual en-suite guest bedrooms
Sitting on grounds of more than three acres, the hotel is located in a picturesque and tranquil setting and takes its name from the 17th century author of 'The Compleat Angler'.