Local Events

and things to do in the area

Local Attractions

Haverigg Beach

Read about Haverigg Beach

Silecroft Beach

Read about Silecroft Beach

Lake Coniston

A 40 minute drive – hire boat launches to go on the lake.
Learn more about Coniston

Ravenglass Village & Miniature Railway

Drops off in Eskdale – good place for walks & picnic (Stanley Ghyll water fall and Dalegarth Bridge in particular)
Ravenglass Railway
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Muncaster Castle & Gardens

(Near Ravensglass)
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Grizedale Forest

Walks & visitors center
Go Ape

Horse Riding

Rein lead walks to individual lessons – advance booking advisable.
Murphwaite Green
Cumbrian Heavy Horses

Millom Folk Museum

(Tourist Information office here also)
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South Lakes Safari Zoo

This is very good,  my kids love it.
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Barrow Dock Museum

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Piel Island

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Swinside Stone Circle

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Sandscale Haws

Another good beach (also called Roanhead), it was recently listed in the Guardian as one of the top 10 quiet beaches in the UK
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Local Events Calendar

There are hundreds of local events every year throughout the Lake District.

We have provided links to a selection of events here.