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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

25 Reasons Not to Visit the Lake District

25 reasons why a visit to a Lake District hotel might not be a good idea. The verdict is in. After thorough research, we’ve come to the conclusion that the Lake District isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. It’s been described as one of the best holiday destinations in the UK. But why would anyone …

April in the Lake District

An insider’s guide to The Western Lake District featuring the best festivals, attractions, walks and things to do.

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 …

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 …

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 …