Things to do in the Lake District this weekend Things to do in the Lake District this weekend

Things to do in the Lake District this weekend

Fancy a busy weekend in Lake District?

Here’s our guide to just some of the events going on in and around the Lake District.

It is a mixture of festivals, days out, and exhibitions.

Jennings Brewery Tours

If you love Ale, Jennings have 190 years of experience brewing the stuff. Walk the brewery learning about mash-tun, the process and how local ale is made, then find your favourite at the end of the tour.

Start Date: 1st March to 30th October 2017
Cost: £9.00 per person
Website: Brewery Website

Cartmel Show

A great argicultural show in the Lake District. Over 200 horses and ponies on show, over 300 sheep and 50 head of cattle. Lots of do for children and the family.

Start Date: 2nd August 2017
Cost: various
Website: Show Website


Beatrix Potter Mini Musical in Bowness

Where is Peter Rabbit? is the Beatrix Potter mini musical adventure stage show at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction in Bowness, which brings to life Beatrix Potter’s favourite characters in a not-to-be missed visual spectacular.

Start Date: 10th June to 3rd September 2017
Cost: Adults £10, Children £8, Family £33
Website: Theatre Website

Lakeland Maize Maze and Farm Park

Every year the maze – which is part of Lakeland Maze Farm Park – has a different design and it’s always a challenge to complete it, although an ‘Emergency Map’ is provided if you get lost!

Start Date: 15th July to 24rd September 2017
Cost: Various
Website: Farm Website

Lakeland Country Fair 2017 at Torver

Near Coniston, The Lakeland Country Fair at Torver is a traditional country fair with terriers, lurchers, foxhounds, beagles, novelty dog show, Cumberland & Westmorland wrestling, fell racing, childrens’ sports, ferret racing, stick show, horn-blowing competition, displays of Cuerden birds of prey and working horses, displays of Herdwick & Swaledale sheep, sheep shearing, tug-of-war and a paragliding display.

Start Date: 20th August 2017
Cost: Adults £5
Website: Fair Website

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