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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March in the Lake District

An insider’s guide to the best events, attractions, special offers and walks during March in the Lake District. If you’re anything like us, the arrival of spring on 1st of March is music to your ears. Don’t get us wrong, the Lake District is stunning at all times of year. But there is something quite …

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February in the Lake District

An Insider’s Guide to the best events and things to do during February in the Lake District. After gladly waving goodbye to January, how about leaving the winter blues truly behind and heading off on a Lake District holiday this February? Yes, you’re right – it is still technically winter in the UK. But February …

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Our owner becomes a CBE!

All the staff at The Trout Hotel would like to extend our warmest congratulations to The Trout’s co-owner, Nigel John Mills, for being made a CBE in the 2018 New Year Honours List. He received recognition from the Queen for his services to entrepreneurship in the North East and Cumbria. It is a truly amazing …

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Autumn Photo Competition – Gallery

If you’ve never visited the Lake District in Autumn, this gallery of photos proves that it’s a truly magical time for a hotel break in the Lake District. The autumnal hues that descend on the Lake District during Autumn are well and truly marvellous. A palette of red, orange, brown and yellow transform the region …

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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 …

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