Career opportunities

We’re always on the lookout for talented people who will bring something extra to what we do here at ‘The Cottage’

What we offer

The Cottage in the Wood is a 36 cover Michelin starred restaurant with nine 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.

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 the award of  three AA rosettes for culinary excellence and  Inspectors choice 2017-18 for the four gold star Restaurant with Rooms category.  We are listed in  the leading guides, including Michelin, the Good Food and Good 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.

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.


Current vacancies:

Are you looking for a new challenge in 2020? We’re building a professional and skilled Restaurant Team.

We have a opportunities in Front of House ranging from Chef du Rang, Sommelier and apprenticeships.

Interested? Then contact us.