What’s On Lake District 2023

What’s On in the Lake District & Cumbria in 2023

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 2023.

Browse our list of 2023 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

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Please follow the individual website links within each Lake District event page below to check the current status of the event. Some 2023 events will require booking in advance.

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Monday, 17th April, 2023

Date/Time Event
17/04/2023


9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
17/04/2023

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rock Climbing Taster Session in Langdale
Ambleside, Ambleside
17/04/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
17/04/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
17/04/2023

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stickle Ghyll, Gorge Walking in Langdale
Ambleside, Ambleside
17/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around The World in 80 Days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
17/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around the World in 80 days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Tuesday, 18th April, 2023

Date/Time Event
18/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Church Beck Ghyll Scramble in Coniston
Coniston, Coniston
18/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
18/04/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
18/04/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
18/04/2023

2:00 pm
Around The World in 80 Days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
18/04/2023

2:00 pm
Around the World in 80 days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
18/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around The World in 80 Days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
18/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around the World in 80 days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Wednesday, 19th April, 2023

Date/Time Event
19/04/2023

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Abseiling at Hodge Close Quarry (Half-day)
Coniston, Coniston
19/04/2023

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Canoeing and Bushcraft on Coniston Water (Half-day)
Coniston, Coniston
19/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
19/04/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
19/04/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
19/04/2023

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cathedral Quarry Explore & 150ft Abseil | Path to Adventure
Coniston, Coniston
19/04/2023

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Guided Canoeing on Coniston Water (Half-day)
Coniston, Coniston
19/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around The World in 80 Days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
19/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around the World in 80 days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Thursday, 20th April, 2023

Date/Time Event
20/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Church Beck Ghyll Scramble in Coniston
Coniston, Coniston
20/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
20/04/2023

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Intro to Bushcraft Half-Day Course
Broughton-in-Furness, Broughton-in-Furness
20/04/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
20/04/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
20/04/2023

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Intro to Archery Course
Broughton-in-Furness, Broughton-in-Furness
20/04/2023

2:00 pm
Around the World in 80 days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
20/04/2023

2:00 pm
Around The World in 80 Days | Theatre by the Lake | Matinee
Keswick, Keswick
20/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around The World in 80 Days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
20/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around the World in 80 days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Friday, 21st April, 2023

Date/Time Event
21/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
21/04/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
21/04/2023

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Calligraphy | Workshop
Kendal, Kendal
21/04/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
21/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around The World in 80 Days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
21/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around the World in 80 days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Saturday, 22nd April, 2023

Date/Time Event
22/04/2023

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
22/04/2023

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cathedral Quarry Explore & 150ft Abseil | Path to Adventure
Coniston, Coniston
22/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Church Beck Ghyll Scramble in Coniston
Coniston, Coniston
22/04/2023

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Guided Canoeing on Coniston Water (Half-day)
Coniston, Coniston
22/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
22/04/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
22/04/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Learn Traditional Stone Walling with Peter Drake
Ulverston, Ulverston
22/04/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
22/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around The World in 80 Days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
22/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around the World in 80 days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Sunday, 23rd April, 2023

Date/Time Event
23/04/2023

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cockermouth Indoor Sunday Market and Car Boot
Cockermouth, Cockermouth Cumbria
23/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
23/04/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
23/04/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere

Monday, 24th April, 2023

Date/Time Event
24/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
24/04/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
24/04/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
24/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around The World in 80 Days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
24/04/2023

7:30 pm
Around the World in 80 days | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Tuesday, 25th April, 2023

Date/Time Event
25/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
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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 2022 dates are now confirmed as 20th – 22nd May 2022.

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