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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Friday, 28th April, 2023

Date/Time Event
28/04/2023


9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
28/04/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
28/04/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
28/04/2023

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

Saturday, 29th April, 2023

Date/Time Event
29/04/2023

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
29/04/2023

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cathedral Quarry Explore & 150ft Abseil | Path to Adventure
Coniston, Coniston
29/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Church Beck Ghyll Scramble in Coniston
Coniston, Coniston
29/04/2023

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Guided Canoeing on Coniston Water (Half-day)
Coniston, Coniston
29/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
29/04/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
29/04/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
29/04/2023

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

Sunday, 30th April, 2023

Date/Time Event
30/04/2023

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cockermouth Indoor Sunday Market and Car Boot
Cockermouth, Cockermouth Cumbria
30/04/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
30/04/2023

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rock Climbing Taster Session in Langdale
Ambleside, Ambleside
30/04/2023

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

9:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Esk Gorge – Extreme Ghyll Scrambling in Eskdale
Eskdale, Eskdale
30/04/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
30/04/2023

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stickle Ghyll, Gorge Walking in Langdale
Ambleside, Ambleside

Monday, 1st May, 2023

Date/Time Event
01/05/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Church Beck Ghyll Scramble in Coniston
Coniston, Coniston
01/05/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
01/05/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
01/05/2023

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

Tuesday, 2nd May, 2023

Date/Time Event
02/05/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
02/05/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
02/05/2023

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

Wednesday, 3rd May, 2023

Date/Time Event
03/05/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
03/05/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
03/05/2023

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

Thursday, 4th May, 2023

Date/Time Event
04/05/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
04/05/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
04/05/2023

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

Friday, 5th May, 2023

Date/Time Event
05/05/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
05/05/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
05/05/2023

9:30 am
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Baystones and Wansfell Pike
Kendal, Kendal
05/05/2023

9:30 am
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Forest Bathing - Mike's Wood, Staveley
Kendal, Kendal
05/05/2023

9:30 am
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Sallows, Sour Howes and Orrest Head
Windermere, Windermere
05/05/2023

10:00 am
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Orrest Head and Holehird Gardens
Kendal, Kendal
05/05/2023

10:00 am
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Whitbarrow Scar
Kendal, Kendal
05/05/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
05/05/2023

10:30 am
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Benson Knott
Kendal, Kendal
05/05/2023

6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
BGKT Annual Vesak Celebration in May | Buddhist Group of Kendal
Kendal, Kendal

Saturday, 6th May, 2023

Date/Time Event
06/05/2023

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
06/05/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
06/05/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
06/05/2023

10:00 am
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Glencoyne Head and Aira Force
Ullswater, Ullswater
06/05/2023

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

Sunday, 7th May, 2023

Date/Time Event
07/05/2023

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cockermouth Indoor Sunday Market and Car Boot
Cockermouth, Cockermouth Cumbria
07/05/2023

8:30 am
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Helvellyn
Kendal, Kendal
07/05/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
07/05/2023

9:15 am
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | From Burneside to Gurnal Dubs and Staveley
Kendal, Kendal
07/05/2023

9:15 am
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Cunswick Scar and Scout Scar
Kendal, Kendal
07/05/2023

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Family Adventures with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
07/05/2023

10:00 am
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Wellbeing Walks 1 - Burneside and back
Kendal, Kendal
07/05/2023

10:00 am
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Wild and Well Hike
Grasmere, Grasmere
07/05/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
07/05/2023

1:30 pm
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | A Kendal Circuit
Kendal, Kendal
07/05/2023

5:45 pm
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | The Yards of Kendal
Kendal, Kendal
07/05/2023

6:00 pm
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Pint at the New Union
Kendal, Kendal
07/05/2023

7:30 pm
KENDAL WALKING FESTIVAL | Kendal to Scout Scar
Kendal, Kendal
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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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