We run over 500 events from guided walks to family-friendly events, many of which are free. There's also loads going on in and around the National Park. Check out our selection below.
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Until 3 Sept: Lake Artists Society Summer Exhibition in Grasmere
Sun 7 Sept: Loweswater Show
Thu 11 - Sun 14 Sept: Heritage Open Days
Thu 11 Sept: Westmorland County Show
Thu 11 Sept: Derwent Island Open Day
Fri 12 Sept: Kendal Torchlight Carnival
Sat 13 - Sun 28 Sept: C-Art Cumbria Artists Open Studios
Sat 20 Sept: Egremont Crab Fair and Sports including the World Championship Gurning Competition
Sun 21 Sept: Borrowdale Shepherds' Meet and Show
Sat 27 Sept: Eskdale Show
Sat 4 Oct: Lakeland Trails - Coniston
Sat 11 Oct: Wasdale Head Shepherds' Meet and Show
Fri 17 - Sun 19 Oct: Lakes International Comic Art Festival
Sat 15 Nov: Winter Droving Festival, Penrith
Thu 20 - 23 Nov: Kendal Mountain Festival
Sat 29 - Sun 30 Nov: Dickensian Christmas Festival, Ulverston
Wed 3 - Sun 7 Dec: International Market, Carlisle
Sat 6 - Sun 7 Dec: Taste Cumbria Christmas Fayre, Muncaster
We've cosy holiday cottages, quirky boutique hotels, friendly bed and breakfasts and luxury hotels!
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