January in the Lake District

AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO THE BEST EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO during January in the Lake District. Typically when we think of January, we think of cold, dark days where money is scarce but drizzle is not. A month where people tend to lock themselves indoors, either because they’ve jumped on the ‘dry January’ band …

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 …

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 …

Taste Cumbria Food Festival 2019: Your Guide

Taste Cumbria Food Festival returns to The Trout Hotel’s home town of Cockermouth on 28 – 29 September 2019 – bigger and better than ever before! Truth be told, there are few things lovelier than entering into a world of homemade cakes and pastries, succulent sandwiches, flavoured gins and live music in the open air. …

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 …

Six Things We Do To Help the Environment

The Year of Green Action As 2019 is the Year of Green Action, here at our Cockermouth hotel we are focusing on how our business can become more environmentally friendly to reduce our carbon footprint. Becoming more environmentally responsible is increasingly important due to the drastic climate changes the world is facing, therefore we are …

The 5 ‘must-visit’ Breweries & Distilleries in the Lake District

For generations now, the Lake District has been (and still is) renowned for being the most beautiful region of the UK. With an increasing number of Brits and tourists from abroad visiting the National Park year on year, the Lake District has became a popular UK hotspot, rivalling the likes of London, Edinburgh and the …

Things to do in the Lake District: Part 2

Now you’ve had a gander through ‘Part 1’ of our extensive list of impressive activities that the Lake District has to offer, it’s time to feast your eyes on Part 2! Especially with the winter months now well and truly out of the way, what better way to get inspiration for what activities to do …

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 …

Welcome to our New Website and Journal!

After a couple of months of planning, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website. We have been working hard conjuring up how we wanted our new site to look and feel, but in the end we envisaged a site that would better tell the story of the hotel and allow our …

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 …

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 …