Events


Up and coming Events in and around Cumbria and the Lake District to enjoy on your visit.

great north swim

Great North Swim

Dates: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 – Sun, 13 Jun 2021

Location: Newby Bridge

The UK’s original open water swim event will return to Brockhole on Windermere (LA23 1LJ) on Friday 11 – Sunday 13 June 2021.

Potfest | Lowthwaite B&B

Potfest in the Park

Dates: Fri, 23 July 2021 – Sun, 25 July 2021

Location: Hutton-in-the-Forest

Over 100 exhibitors from throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. All with very distinctive, individual styles. Set in the backdrop of Hutton-in-the-Forest.

Potfest in the Pens is held the week after in Penrith and has more younger and practical potters attending.

Lakeland trail | Lowthwaite B&B

Lakeland Trails

Dates: Throughout summer and autumn

Location: Various locations

Lakeland Trails bring you some of the most inspiring trail running events in the UK, all held within the spectacular landscape of the Lake District National Park. Designed for all ages and abilities, our trail courses range from 5K, 10K and 14-18K, through to half and full marathon, then up to Ultra marathon distance.

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Patterdale Dog Day

Date: Sat, 28 Aug

Location: Patterdale show field

Patterdale Dog Day is a small, traditional show centred around an open sheep dog trials competition. As well as the dog trial there are many other attractions and shows to keep you entertained throughout the day, and the show field has a spectacular back drop of some of the most beautiful Lakeland fells including part of the Helvellyn massif.

KMF stage | Lowthwaite B&B

Keswick Mountain Festival

Date: Fri, 10 Sep – Sun, 12 Sep

Location: Keswick

One of the UK’s largest Mountain Festivals which attracts world class athletes, mountaineers and adventurers as well as local legends. It has grown to encompass sports, outdoor activities and live music as well a varied program of talks.