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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Behind the Scenes: Part Three

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Behind the Scenes: Part One

Gain an insight into life behind the scenes at the Trout Hotel. In our brand new blog series, we’ll be taking a little time out to sit down and have a chat with some of our much loved members of staff. We hope this will give you a little insight into what goes on behind …

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When Bing Crosby Came to Stay

The Trout Hotel has catered for some very famous guests in it’s time! There are Hollywood stars and then there are legends like Bing Crosby. His legacy has spanned almost a century and his songs will forever be remembered and adored. He taught us to dream of a ‘White Christmas’ and ‘Blue Skies’ and to …

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