Taste Cumbria Food Festival: Your Guide

Taste Cumbria food festival returns to The Trout Hotel’s home town, Cockermouth, on 22-24 September – bigger and better than ever before. There are few things lovelier than entering into a world of home made delicacies, fantastic smells and flavours, local beers and ciders and lunching in the open air. Food festival regulars, you’ll know …

Lake District Photo Competition

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 …

Lake District Photo Competition

Lake District Photo Competition – Gallery

This summer, The Trout Hotel held its first ever Lake District photo competition with the aim of showcasing and celebrating the local landscape. Social media followers were asked to send in their best shots of ‘spring and summer’ in the Lakes.   Highlights from the collection, which can be seen below, include stunning sunsets, serene …

August in the Lake District

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 a must. This is the month that has it all. Green valleys contrast spectacularly …

Behind the scenes - The Trout Hotel

Behind the Scenes: Part 3

Welcome to Part Three of our Behind the Scenes Blog series, where each month we take a little time out to get to know the faces responsible for making your stay at The Trout Hotel extra special. Today we’ll be chatting to Lorraine, P.A to our Managing Director, and Jo, our fabulous Derwent Restaurant Manager. Read …

July in the Lake District

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. Named the most beautiful place in England, this corner of the British Isles has all the right …

Assistant Manger - Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes: Part Two

Welcome to Part Two of our brand new blog series, where each month we’ll be taking a sneaky trip behind the scenes to chat to a couple of our much-loved members of staff. This week we’ll be chatting to Assistant Managers Wade and Martin, as well as Wendy, from our fabulous bar and waiting on …

A wedding at The Trout Hotel

A bespoke wedding at The Trout Hotel

All you kneed to know about hosting your wedding at The Trout Hotel. Our aim when welcoming you to hold your boutique wedding at The Trout Hotel is to transform your special day into a unique celebration that is both elegant and timeless. With our exemplary experience and stunning ambience we promise you a day …

June in the Lake District

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 …