In recognition of all the talent that is leaving school or college this summer, we are recruiting Three Hospitality Apprentices.


If you are passionate about looking after people, and aspire to a career in our fantastic industry, then we can offer you a solid training that will take in all aspects of Food & Beverage. We will provide practical, hands on training along with attendance at college. If you are looking to develop your knowledge and skills and a great start in this fantastically creative and rewarding industry, get in touch.  We will be pleased to look at applications from those who have trained in other areas. For further information email your interest and let us know about your ambitions. [email protected]

The Cottage in the Wood

What we offer

The Cottage in the Wood is a 30 cover restaurant with eight letting bedrooms situated in the heart of Whinlatter, England’s only mountain forest and close to the picturesque market town of Keswick in the Lake District.


Career Opportunities at The Cottage in the Woods - Hospitality Jobs

A great place to work

Working at ‘The Cottage’ will enhance your skills, knowledge and CV. However, we will value the skills and experience you bring with you. We have a small friendly team.  You will find everyone helpful and supportive. It’s a great place to work, but also a one of the best places on the planet to live, especially if you enjoy the outdoors and adventure.

Providing high quality, value for money hospitality

The owners, Kath & Liam Berney are passionate about providing high quality, value for money hospitality.  The quality standards offered at ‘The Cottage’ have gained recognition through a number of awards.   We are listed in  the leading guides, including Michelin, the Good Food and Hotel Guides. Over the years, we have won many awards and accolades, and this is because we have a talented and enthusiastic team who love what they do.


Current vacancies:

We have a position on our Leadership and management BA programme.

You are fully committed to achieving high personal and professional standards.  You have high energy levels and excellent communication skills with a genuine and warm interest in people. You are able to give the same attention and enthusiasm to everything that you do. We are happy to retrain for those who have trained and qualified in another occupation.


Interested? Then contact us.