Taste Cumbria Christmas Market: Your Guide

Plotting your Christmas shopping? There’s no better way to infuse a little tradition and magic into the festive period than with a visit to Taste Cumbria Christmas Market on 9 and 10 December. Welcoming the festive season with a cup of silky hot chocolate or a glass of fresh mulled wine is a guaranteed spirit …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The day the Lake District became a World Heritage site

It was a proud moment for Cumbrians when the Lake District became a World Heritage site. We were delighted to discover today that the Lake District National Park has been awarded one of the highest accolades on the planet. Now considered as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the park joins such wonders as the Taj …

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 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 …

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 …

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 …

The Trout Hotel wins three awards in three weeks

The Trout Hotel wins three awards in three weeks We are on cloud nine. In March 2017, not only were we awarded a Visit England Gold Award but we also secured an AA Rosette for food and an AA Silver Rating – all in the space of three weeks! Since refurbishing the hotel after the …

The Best Fishing Spots in The Lake District

Thinking of heading to The Lake District for your next fishing trip? This post outlines some of the most scenic, productive and accessible fisheries in the area.

The Lakes Distillery’s twist on old favourites

Our friends at The Lakes Distillery have been busy experimenting, coming up with three sublime creations that are sure to excite.