Theatrical and musical performances, opportunities to get out and about, and opportunities to enjoy delicious food are the order of the day in the Lake District this July.
Music and Drama
Every Sunday through into September at the Park Road Gardens Bandstand in Grange-over-Sands, there will be band concerts. If wet, you can find them in the Victoria Hall.
The Royal Oak Inn at Cartmel will host its annual garden party with music, dancing and more. This is an all-day extravaganza!
Just a week later on the 23rd, the Castle Green Hotel in Kendal hosts a Summer Party of its own. With live music and food this one runs 7pm til late.
However, you might want to be in Windermere instead as the Beech Hill Hotel has a summer ball with champagne and jazz music and a delicious dinner.
Roaming the Lakes
On Tuesday the 5th July, the Lake District National Park Authority will be hosting a Discover Keswick Guided Walk. Moving at a leisurely pace it’s the perfect opportunity to get to know the area. Interested parties meet at the main entrance to the Theatre by the Lake at 10:30am.
Every Wednesday this month, at Bowness Pier 1, an evening cruise of Windermere with buffet and live music will set off at 7pm. A perfect way to experience the lake.
Every Tuesday at 11am, keen walkers congregate at Cartmel Racecourse to enjoy Cartmel Walking for Health. Make new friends and enjoy a wonderful part of the Lake District.
Another LDNP guided walk has a slightly macabre tour to take you on; Coffins, Caves and Crags. You set off from the Tourist Information Centre in Ambleside at 10:30am.
Cartmel Racecourse hosts Barbecue Racedays. Don’t you deserve a day at the races?
There’s a Cross Bay Walk from Arnside to Kents Bank, sponsored to help the Barrow Society for the Blind’s Vision Support Centre. Walking Morecambe Bay is a remarkable experience, and this is a chance to contribute to a good cause too.
Keep Lakeland traditions alive with the Coniston Country Fair at Coniston Hall, from 11:50am onward. There’s something for everyone at a fair like this!
Good Eating in the Lakes
Every Friday this month at the WI Hall in Arnside is the Arnside Country Market, running between 9:30 and 11:30am. It’s a perfect opportunity to browse for the best in local fare.
The monthly Orton Farmer’s Market in the Orton Village Hall. This one runs from 9am-2pm. Come for the cooking demonstrations, stay for the chocolate factory!
Ullswater Steamers will host Cumbrian Fish Supper Cruises departing the Pooley Bridge Pier at 7pm.