What’s On

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
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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. Most events will require booking in advance..
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Tuesday, 21st September, 2021

Date/TimeEvent
21/09/2021

7:45 pm - 9:15 pm
A journey through Madagascar
Ulverston, Ulverston

Wednesday, 22nd September, 2021

Date/TimeEvent
22/09/2021

All Day
Kayaking Experiences in Cumbria
Brampton, Brampton
22/09/2021

All Day
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Experience - Private Group Sessions
Brampton, Brampton
22/09/2021

7:00 am - 8:00 am
forest fit
Keswick, Keswick
22/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Forest Segway
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
22/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
22/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge (Younger Kids)
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
22/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge Plus
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
22/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Zip Trekking Adventure
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
22/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Forest Segway
Keswick, Keswick
22/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Treetop Challenge
Keswick, Keswick
22/09/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
22/09/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Scrambling with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
22/09/2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Conservation day at Staveley Woodlands
Kendal, Kendal
22/09/2021

10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Conservation day at Wreay Woods Nature Reserve
Carlisle, Carlisle
22/09/2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
House of the Setting Sun at Blackwell - the Arts & Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
22/09/2021

10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Conservation day at Smardale Nature Reserve
Kirkby Stephen, Kirkby Stephen
22/09/2021

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Piet Oudolf in Cumbria
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere

Thursday, 23rd September, 2021

Date/TimeEvent
23/09/2021

All Day
Kayaking Experiences in Cumbria
Brampton, Brampton
23/09/2021

All Day
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Experience - Private Group Sessions
Brampton, Brampton
23/09/2021

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
23/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Forest Segway
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
23/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
23/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge (Younger Kids)
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
23/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge Plus
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
23/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Zip Trekking Adventure
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
23/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Forest Segway
Keswick, Keswick
23/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Treetop Challenge
Keswick, Keswick
23/09/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
23/09/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Scrambling with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
23/09/2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
House of the Setting Sun at Blackwell - the Arts & Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
23/09/2021

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Night Time Wildlife Adventure
Grange-over-Sands, Grange-over-Sands
23/09/2021

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Keswick Ghost Walks
Keswick, Keswick

Friday, 24th September, 2021

Date/TimeEvent
24/09/2021

All Day
Kayaking Experiences in Cumbria
Brampton, Brampton
24/09/2021

All Day
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Experience - Private Group Sessions
Brampton, Brampton
24/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Forest Segway
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
24/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
24/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge (Younger Kids)
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
24/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge Plus
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
24/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Zip Trekking Adventure
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
24/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Forest Segway
Keswick, Keswick
24/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Treetop Challenge
Keswick, Keswick
24/09/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
24/09/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Scrambling with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
24/09/2021

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

Saturday, 25th September, 2021

Date/TimeEvent
25/09/2021

All Day
Kayaking Experiences in Cumbria
Brampton, Brampton
25/09/2021

All Day
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Experience - Private Group Sessions
Brampton, Brampton
25/09/2021

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
25/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Forest Segway
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
25/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
25/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge (Younger Kids)
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
25/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Treetop Challenge Plus
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
25/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Grizedale - Zip Trekking Adventure
Hawkshead, Hawkshead
25/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Forest Segway
Keswick, Keswick
25/09/2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Ape Whinlatter - Treetop Challenge
Keswick, Keswick
25/09/2021

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Archery Private Sessions for Families and Small Groups
Brampton, Brampton
25/09/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
25/09/2021

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Scrambling with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
25/09/2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
House of the Setting Sun at Blackwell - the Arts & Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
25/09/2021 -- 26/09/2021

10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Taste Cumbria 2021
Cockermouth, Cockermouth Cumbria
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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

Sally’s Cottages – based in Keswick