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Activities, events and walks in the Lakes

There are lots of events and activities happening in the National Park celebrating local culture, wildlife, scenery and much more. From fabulous family days out to high fell hikes. Events take place across the National Park so no matter where you are, you'll find something nearby.

Browse our calendar of activities and things to do. Just click on event titles to find out more. Many are free or low-cost. 

Guided walks and navigation days run from around Easter to end of October. You can book below or read our reviews on tripadvisor.

Read our walks blog posts for more inspiring ideas and visit our walking pages for more tips and ideas.

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    01 December 2017

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 18 December 2017

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 19 December 2017

  • face painting

    Christmas Face Painting at Brockhole

    Pop into face painting at Brockhole and be transformed into one of your favourite Christmas characters by our professionally trained face painter.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 20 December 2017

  • Red lino 2

    Introduction to Lino Carving

    Come along and learn how to carve Lino to create your own beautiful prints with artist Ellie Chaney in this half day workshop.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 21 December 2017

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 22 December 2017

  • face painting

    Face Painting at Brockhole

    Pop into face painting at Brockhole and be transformed into one of your favourite Christmas characters by our professionally trained face painter.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 23 December 2017

  • festiveweekend

    Drop in Christmas Crafts

    Get in the festive spirit at Brockhole and join in Christmas crafts, including reindeer mask making!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 26 December 2017

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 27 December 2017

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 28 December 2017

  • jestercircus

    Christmas Magic with Astral Circus

    Join Astral Circus for a fun packed day of family entertainment including magic tricks, juggling, buffoonery and balloon modelling.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 29 December 2017

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 30 December 2017

  • Christmas Magic with Astral Circus - 30 Dec

    Join Astral Circus for a fun packed day of family entertainment including magic tricks, juggling, buffoonery and balloon modelling.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

    18 December 2017

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 19 December 2017

  • face painting

    Christmas Face Painting at Brockhole

    Pop into face painting at Brockhole and be transformed into one of your favourite Christmas characters by our professionally trained face painter.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 20 December 2017

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Red lino 2

    Introduction to Lino Carving

    Come along and learn how to carve Lino to create your own beautiful prints with artist Ellie Chaney in this half day workshop.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 21 December 2017

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 22 December 2017

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • face painting

    Face Painting at Brockhole

    Pop into face painting at Brockhole and be transformed into one of your favourite Christmas characters by our professionally trained face painter.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 23 December 2017

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • festiveweekend

    Drop in Christmas Crafts

    Get in the festive spirit at Brockhole and join in Christmas crafts, including reindeer mask making!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 24 December 2017

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 25 December 2017

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 26 December 2017

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 27 December 2017

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 28 December 2017

  • jestercircus

    Christmas Magic with Astral Circus

    Join Astral Circus for a fun packed day of family entertainment including magic tricks, juggling, buffoonery and balloon modelling.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 29 December 2017

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 30 December 2017

  • Christmas Magic with Astral Circus - 30 Dec

    Join Astral Circus for a fun packed day of family entertainment including magic tricks, juggling, buffoonery and balloon modelling.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 31 December 2017

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 01 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 02 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 03 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 04 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 05 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 06 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 07 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 08 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 09 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 10 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 11 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 12 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 13 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 14 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 15 January 2018

  • Gaddum Gallery

    Detail in Nature - an exhibition by Ellie Chaney

    We open our Gaddum Gallery for the first time with Ellie Chaney, a Cumbrian based artist.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

    18 December 2017

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 19 December 2017

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 20 December 2017

  • Red lino 2

    Introduction to Lino Carving

    Come along and learn how to carve Lino to create your own beautiful prints with artist Ellie Chaney in this half day workshop.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 21 December 2017

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 26 December 2017

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 27 December 2017

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 28 December 2017

  • jestercircus

    Christmas Magic with Astral Circus

    Join Astral Circus for a fun packed day of family entertainment including magic tricks, juggling, buffoonery and balloon modelling.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 29 December 2017

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 30 December 2017

  • Christmas Magic with Astral Circus - 30 Dec

    Join Astral Circus for a fun packed day of family entertainment including magic tricks, juggling, buffoonery and balloon modelling.

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 31 December 2017

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 01 January 2018

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 02 January 2018

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

  • 03 January 2018

  • Fell top assessor on a snowy fell top

    Winter Skills Course

    Our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a mountain ascent, and will teach you the basic skills of snowcraft you need for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.

    Location: Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding.

Shows and festivals in and around the National Park

Check out our Country shows and festivals page for details of events ranging from Marmalade Festivals to Crab Fairs!