Things to do in the Lake District: Part 1

The Lake District is widely known for its luscious green landscape, glistening lakes, incredible walks and breathtaking scenery. If you’re looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of the average working week and enter a vacuum of utter peace and tranquility, the Cumbrian Lake District is the perfect place to retreat to. Experience panoramic …

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November in the Lake District

An insider’s guide to the best events and things to do during November in the Lake District. As autumn slips into winter, don’t hibernate just yet. November in the Lake District is a great month for a countryside retreat, and to let you in on a little secret…it’s a month that offers the same panoramic …

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October in the Lake District

An insider’s guide to the best events and things to do during October in the Lake District.  Woodlands ablaze with autumnal colours. Crisp morning air. Leaves crunching underfoot and the fells cloaked in a layer of rusty red. For some, October in the Lake District is arguably the best time of year to visit. A tonic …

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Taste Cumbria Food Festival 2018: Your Guide

Taste Cumbria Food Festival returns to The Trout Hotel’s home town of Cockermouth on 29-30 September 2018 – bigger and better than ever before! There are few things lovelier than entering into a world of homemade cakes and pastries, succulent meat sandwiches, flavoured gins and live music in the open air. Food festival regulars, you …

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September in the Lake District

An insider’s guide to the best events and things to do during September in the Lake District. For most people, the arrival of September brings a sigh of relief. It’s the month that children go back to school. There’s less traffic jams on the roads. The magical season of autumn is nearing. And did you …

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August in the Lake District

An insider’s guide to the best events and things to do during August in the Lake District If you’d like to experience one of the UK’s most breathtaking regions at its most lush and vibrant, August in the Lake District is the place for you. This is the month that has it all. Green valleys …

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The Trout Hotel is going for gold!

The Trout Hotel has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2018 Cumbria Tourism Awards! We are absolutely honoured to once again be listed as a finalist in this year’s Cumbria Tourism Awards for the category ‘Large Hotel of the Year’! It is a privilege to be recognised for our hard work and our contribution …

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July in the Lake District

Our expert’s guide to the best events and things to do during July in the Lake District. Discovering the wild and enchanting beauty of the Lake District is something that everyone should aim to do in their lifetime, and what better time to visit other than the (sometimes) wonderful British summer time. Unsurprisingly being named …

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June in the Lake District

AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO JUNE IN THE LAKE DISTRICT FEATURING THE BEST FESTIVALS,  WALKS AND THINGS TO DO. You’re never short of something to do in June in the Lake District. The local calendars are brimming with unique, seasonal events. Mother nature tends to produce some beautifully warm summer days. And of course, the biggest …

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May in the Lake District

Our Insider’s Guide to the best festivals, attractions and things to do during May in the Lake District May in the Lake District is something that you really need to see. The days are getting longer with more sunshine to showcase the spectacular fells. The Easter rush has passed and the summer influx is yet to come. …

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