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  • Cumbria Steam Gathering

    Cumbria Steam Gathering

    For 48 years, the Cumbria Steam & Vintage Vehicle Society Ltd has been bringing together vintage vehicles from across the world to Cark Airfield in Flookburgh, near Grange-over-Sands, for one […]

  • The Lakeland 100

    The Lakeland 100

    From here the route heads to Matterdale and continues over to Haweswater before returning via Kentmere, Ambleside and Elterwater to the finish at Coniston. The route does not pass over […]

  • Ambleside Sports Day

    For 204 years, locals and visitors to Ambleside have enjoyed watching and taking part in this traditional Lakeland Sports Day. The attractions for this years event will include: Cumberland & […]

  • Ambleside Rushbearing

    Ambleside Rushbearing

      Ambleside – along with near neighbours Grasmere – has honoured Rushbearing for over 200 years and early records illustrate the importance of the event to the town. A decorated […]

  • The Great North Swim

    The Great North Swim

    Attracting around 10,000 participants every year, the great North Swim is the UK’s biggest open water swimming event. Held on Windermere across three days, participants are offered the chance to […]

  • Lakeland Trails in Coniston

    Lakeland Trails in Coniston

    For those wanting a shorter option, the Lakeland Trails Half Marathon utilises the first 17km section of the marathon course as far as Tarn Hows, before heading back to Coniston. […]

  • Marathon & Half Marathon in Coniston

    Marathon & Half Marathon in Coniston

    Starting and finishing at Coniston Hall Landing Point, on the shores of Coniston Water (LA21 8AS), the Lakeland Trails Marathon takes in a complete circuit of Coniston Water along well marked […]

  • Country Fest

    Country Fest

    Alongside a full programme of talks and demonstrations, visitors can also learn where their food comes from; there will be a full programme of talks and demonstrations with a wide […]

  • Muncaster Festival

    Muncaster Festival

    The festival culminates with the International Jesters Tournament held on the final day when the Fool of Muncaster 2018 will be crowned.

  • Brathay Windermere Marathon & Family fun day

    Brathay Windermere Marathon & Family fun day

    The route takes the main road to Hawkshead and runs through the centre of the village, which is a great vantage point to watch the runners passing through. Or cheer […]