Kenwood Hall Hotel: Outdoor 'dining domes' installed to beat washout summer

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The structures are like zorb balls - but with a table and chairs

A Sheffield hotel has the answer to our washout summer - dining domes.

Kenwood Hall has installed three plastic pods that look like huge Zorb balls - but with a table and eight chairs inside. 

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They cost £30 to hire for two hours - food is extra - and come with views over lawns, lake and gardens. And there’s no danger of them becoming a bit smoggy - bosses at the hotel in Nether Edge say they are ‘fully air conditioned’.

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Ruslana Yarmolyuk, general manager at Mercure Sheffield Kenwood Hall Hotel & Spa, said the domes showcased the hotel’s stunning scenery.

He added: “They provide an exciting outdoor private dining space that capitalises on our lake views, whilst being sheltered from the elements.”

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