Whatever you are looking for, whatever the season, visit the Lake District for a year of spectacular events.
From traditional county and country shows through to music festivals and big name comedy, local culture and sports
Since 2002 The Lake District Walker have been providing guided walking days in the Lake District and beyond, with at least one diary walk every day of the year and during the peak season up to five activities per day there is something for everyone on our diary.
We also have experienced mountain guides available every day for private guiding.
www.goskyride.com/SkyRideLocal - free bike rides that offer a great way of getting out and exploring the area throughout the summer
The Lake District Electric Bicycle Network
Get outside and enjoy exploring the hills, fells and lakes of Cumbria’s wonderful landscape. Enjoy a ride along the shores of Windermere, Coniston, Wastwater, or the West Cumbria coastline. Explore the tranquil Winster Valley, admire Coniston Old Man from Tarn Hows, the views of Scafell Pike from Eskdale, ride up and over the Langdales, experience a train journey on the world famous Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, or combine an ebike ride with a lake cruise and open top bus journey.
With over 30 different activities on offer ranging from Go Ape, Gorge Scrambling and Honister Slate Mine to Horse Trekking, Quad Biking and Scenic Tours, Destination Cumbria make it possible for people to book and go on any adventure activity on the same or next day of booking. www.destinationcumbria.co.uk
Something for everyone, whatever the weather, The Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole boasts a famous adventure playground, interactive exhibitions, fabulous gardens and games lawn, an information desk, great gift shop and family cafe with lakeside grounds and gardens boast stunning views, as well as many unusual trees, plants and shrubs. Open daily with free admission.
It's just a hop, skip and a jump away and is a unique experience for young and old alike.
At The World of Beatrix Potter you will experience all 23 of Beatrix Potter's Tales, brought to life in an indoor creation of the Lake District countryside, complete with sights, sounds and even smells.
Blackwell, built between 1898 and 1900 is one of Britains finest houses from the turn of the last century, and is one of the country's most important examples of Arts and Crafts architecture.
Windermere Lake Cruises
Lake Windermere is England's largest lake and Windermere Lake Cruises offer cruises from 45 minutes to 3 hours. From majestic steamers and wooden launches, traditional rowing boats and self drive motor boats, it is the most popular attraction in Cumbria.