What’s On in the Lake District & Cumbria

Find what’s on in the Lake District & Cumbria today, this week, weekend, this month and next. Look forward to what’s on in the Lake District in 2021.
 
Browse our list of Lake District events below. Indoors or outdoors, there’s lots to do in the Lake District this year.
 
image of Keswick Mountain Festival on the shores of Derwentwater lake near Keswick in the Lake District

To add your event to the What’s On in the Lake District calendar free of charge please click HERE. Please note the instructions as we cannot publish events without full details.
 
Please follow the individual website links within each Lake District event page below to check the current status of the event. Most events will require booking in advance..
 
Browse all Lake District events below or use the advanced search below to filter by event type, date or location.
 
See general coronavirus updates.
 

Sunday, 15th August, 2021

Date/TimeEvent
15/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Zip Trekking Adventure
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
15/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Forest Segway
Keswick, Keswick
15/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Treetop Challenge
Keswick, Keswick
15/08/2021

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Archery Private Sessions for Families and Small Groups
Brampton, Brampton
15/08/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures: Mini - Mighty - or Mega - Mountains
Langdale, Langdale
15/08/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
15/08/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Scrambling with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
15/08/2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
House of the Setting Sun at Blackwell - the Arts & Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
15/08/2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St John's Hospice Sunflower Displays at Brockhole
Windermere, Windermere

Monday, 16th August, 2021

Date/TimeEvent
16/08/2021

All Day
North Lake District White Water Rafting
Keswick, Keswick
16/08/2021

All Day
South Lake District White Water Rafting
Newby Bridge, Newby Bridge
16/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Forest Segway
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
16/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
16/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge (Younger Kids)
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
16/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge Plus
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
16/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Zip Trekking Adventure
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
16/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Forest Segway
Keswick, Keswick
16/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Treetop Challenge
Keswick, Keswick
16/08/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
16/08/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Scrambling with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
16/08/2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
House of the Setting Sun at Blackwell - the Arts & Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
16/08/2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St John's Hospice Sunflower Displays at Brockhole
Windermere, Windermere

Tuesday, 17th August, 2021

Date/TimeEvent
17/08/2021

All Day
North Lake District White Water Rafting
Keswick, Keswick
17/08/2021

All Day
South Lake District White Water Rafting
Newby Bridge, Newby Bridge
17/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Forest Segway
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
17/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
17/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge (Younger Kids)
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
17/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge Plus
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
17/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Zip Trekking Adventure
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
17/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Forest Segway
Keswick, Keswick
17/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Treetop Challenge
Keswick, Keswick
17/08/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
17/08/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Scrambling with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
17/08/2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
House of the Setting Sun at Blackwell - the Arts & Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
17/08/2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St John's Hospice Sunflower Displays at Brockhole
Windermere, Windermere

Wednesday, 18th August, 2021

Date/TimeEvent
18/08/2021

All Day
Kayaking Experiences in Cumbria
Brampton, Brampton
18/08/2021

All Day
North Lake District White Water Rafting
Keswick, Keswick
18/08/2021

All Day
South Lake District White Water Rafting
Newby Bridge, Newby Bridge
18/08/2021

All Day
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Experience - Private Group Sessions
Brampton, Brampton
18/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Forest Segway
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
18/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
18/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge (Younger Kids)
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
18/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge Plus
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
18/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Zip Trekking Adventure
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
18/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Forest Segway
Keswick, Keswick
18/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Treetop Challenge
Keswick, Keswick
18/08/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
18/08/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Scrambling with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
18/08/2021

10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Family Art Workshop – Create an Armitt-themed Tote Bag with Susan Rowland
Ambleside, Ambleside
18/08/2021

10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Family Art Workshop – Paint and Pastels with Claire Griffel
Ambleside, Ambleside
18/08/2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
House of the Setting Sun at Blackwell - the Arts & Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
18/08/2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St John's Hospice Sunflower Displays at Brockhole
Windermere, Windermere

Thursday, 19th August, 2021

Date/TimeEvent
19/08/2021

All Day
Kayaking Experiences in Cumbria
Brampton, Brampton
19/08/2021

All Day
North Lake District White Water Rafting
Keswick, Keswick
19/08/2021

All Day
South Lake District White Water Rafting
Newby Bridge, Newby Bridge
19/08/2021

All Day
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Experience - Private Group Sessions
Brampton, Brampton
19/08/2021

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
19/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Forest Segway
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
19/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
19/08/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge (Younger Kids)
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
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The image at the head of the page is courtesy of Keswick Mountain Festival and shows the main stage at the 2019 event on the shores of Derwentwater.
 
Usually held in May or June, the Keswick Mountain Festival 2021 dates are now confirmed as Friday 10th September to Sunday 12th September.
 
Our recommended independent self catering agency partners
 

  • Sykes Cottages
     

  • Sally’s Cottages – based in Keswick