What's on in The Lake District

There are lots of things to do in the Lake District and Cumbria. You can be sure that when you come on holiday and stay with Good Life Lake District Cottages you’ll be kept busy with all the sites, attractions and events that take place in the local area. Whatever the time of year the Lake District is a great destination to visit, and there’s a choice of things to do so all your family or friends can enjoy themselves. 

Key events in the Lake District and Cumbria include the Windermere Boat Show in May, Lake District Summer Music Festival in August, Westmorland County Show and Kendal Mountain Festival in September. 

We are blessed to be surrounded by truly stunning landscape and scenery, and the Lake District Fells will be sure to take even the most active of explorer’s your breath away. 

The Lake District’s history and culture is rich with stories and encounters about famous people who have lived and worked in the National Park. Enjoy learning about the likes of  Beatrix Potter, William Wordsworth and Artur Ransome when you holiday in the Lake District. 

If you're interested in food and drink you will be spoilt for choice! Eat your way around the Lake District and try some of the amazing foods that are produced in the area, plus you can take a piece of your holiday home with you. Grasmere Gingerbread, Hawkshead Relish, Lakes Distillery and Lakeland Delight Liqueurs are some of the many things we recommend you try!

Enjoy browsing through our suggestions of things to do in the Lake District and we hope you enjoy some of the many events we have recommended during your holiday. For further information about each of the events please visit the organisers website.

March - April

You'll be spoilt for choice for things to do in the Lake District at this time of year.

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May - June

It's almost time for summer and it's all go across the Lakes!

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July

You won't be short of things to do in the Lakes this summer.

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August

Summer isn't done yet and neither are the events across the Lakes!

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September

The weather may be getting slightly cooler but that doesn't make the Lake District any less enjoyable! Nor does it mean that there is less on for you to get involved in.

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October - November - December

Halloween, Bonfire night and then Christmas. Finish off your year in perfect Lake District fashion.

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