Local events in the Lake District area this summer

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Please find below a list of events taking place in the Lincoln area this summer 2017. Why not combine any of the events and also spend the night at Whitewater Hotel and enjoy fine dining at the end of your day in The Riverside Restaurant. To make your reservation please call our reservations team directly on 01539 531133.

Guided Paddleboard Tours of Windermere at Total Adventure

Thu 10,17 & 24 Aug 2017

Our Guided SUP Tours depart every Thursday from the Windermere Canoe Kayak Boathouse at Ferry Nab, Bowness On Windermere at 10am or 2.30pm. We provide all equipment and full instruction will be given on the day. Booking is essential via our sister company Windermere Canoe Kayak, please see the website for further details.

Ghyll Scrambling at Mere Mountains

Fri 11, 18 & 25 Aug 2017

Ghyll is the Cumbrian word for high mountain streams. Ghyll Scrambling is a great way to experience the Lakeland scenery in a spectacular mountain beck: traverse deep pools, climb waterfalls, swim and jump in. This is a wet activity and lots of fun! Water levels affect this activity and the activity is adjusted accordingly.

The Ghyll is set in the beautiful Langdale Valley, giving you amazing panoramic views along the way. This activity is great for friends, families, couples and individuals wanting a fun and adventurous day out in the Lakes.

This activity is suitable from age 8 upwards and does not require a lot of fitness and strength. If you have children of a younger age just contact us and we can arrange a private session. More info

Vinyl Cellar Collective – DJ at BAHA

Sat 12 – Sun 13 Aug 2017

This one’s for the late night lovers! Coming up at 11pm this evening at BAHA is DJ Bligeness, Sai Man Li and Doug from The Dead Horse Gang who will be mixing all your favourite funk, soul and Motown beats until closing time!

The Emperor’s New Clothes at Brantwood, Home of John Ruskin

Tue 22 Aug 2017

The Emperor’s New Clothes’ by Hans Christian Andersen. Illyria return again in their 26th year to perform in the setting of Brantwood’s lakeside meadow. Bring your own seating. Gates open at 6pm. Show starts at 7pm. Illyria is equity-compliant. Adults £11.50 Children & students £8.50. Great fun for adults and children alike. Brantwood’s Terrace Cafe will be open beforehand for food and refreshments. More info

Medieval Fair at Furness Abbey

Sat 2 Sep 2017

History comes to life this weekend at the annual Furness Abbey Medieval Fair.

Spend the day exploring the abbey and enjoying the wide variety of re-enactors, talks and demonstrations on offer throughout the day.

Grizedale Mountain Bike Challenge at Grizedale Forest & Visitor Centre

Sat 9 Sep 2017

A 32 mile endurance challenge covering 4,200ft of climbs through Grizedale Forest. Booking essential.

Holker Chilli Fest at Holker Hall and Gardens

Sat 9 – Sun 10 Sep 2017

A two day festival with specialist chilli companies from all over the country, local specialist food suppliers, catering featuring cuisine from around the world and a variety of quirky gifts. There will also be entertainment, cookery demonstrations, chilli eating competitions and children’s activities. More info

Dinosaur World at The Forum

Sat 23 – Sun 24 Sep 2017

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new for show all the family (ages 3+).

Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child’s favourite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan and Segnosaurus, to name a few!

Barrow Society of Artists Annual Exhibition at The Forum

Mon 25 – Sat 30 Sep 2017

Barrow Arts Society presents its’ exciting annual exhibition of artwork. A lot of our past and present members have exhibited in major shows throughout the UK. The pieces in the exhibition are varied in media and subject.

The Whitewater Hotel is the ultimate Lake district retreat featuring the fantastic Cascades Leisure Club & Spa. Situated in the picturesque Lakeland Village, Backbarrow, just one mile south of the world famous Lake Windermere and nearby the Historic market town Ulverston. The hotel building itself is steeped in history; it was formally a Dolly Blue pigment factory making the world famous “Dolly Blue” and was also a Victorian cotton mill. Many artefacts have been preserved and the blue pigment is still evident throughout the building. The hotel today carries a 4 star rating with an award winning AA Rosette restaurant. The 38 luxury en-suite bedrooms nearly all enjoy stunning riverside views. This hotel really is the ideal place to escape from the fast pace of life for a few days and the perfect location to discover the sights and delights of the South Lakes and Cumbria.

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