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EVENTS

The Lake District is brimming with festivals, exhibitions and events celebrating music, food, sport and culture. Local to Ullswater and further afield, specialist, general and many with families in mind, the events happen throughout the year. Here’s a selection of our favourites.

8 -30 April 2017

Ullswater Daff Fest

Ullswater Daff Fest

The celebration of springtime in the Ullswater valley returns for its second year. From guided walks with Lake District National Park rangers to garden tours, daffodil trails and theatre, there’s something for all ages.

18-21 May 2017

Keswick Mountain Festival

Keswick Mountain Festival

Listen to World-class speakers, try the outdoor activities, dance to live music and rise to the challenge of competing in one of the sporting events at Keswick Mountain Festival. Entry for the sporting events is open now.

1-2 July 2017

Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy on Ullswater

Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy

The Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy is back for its 55th year on Ullswater. The sailing regatta attracts keen sailors, from novices to national champions, from all over the country to race the full length of the lake.

July 2017

Eden Food and Farming Festival

Eden Food & Farming Festival

A week-long celebration of the food and drink produced in the beautiful Eden Valley, one of England’s agricultural heartlands. From sampling artisan cheese to activities and festival events, there’s something for foodies and families alike.

July 2017

Epic Lakes Swim, Ullswater

Epic Lakes Swim

Ullswater plays host to the second event in the Epic Lakes Swim series. With two distances to choose from, there’s a challenge to match all swimmers, whether novice, intermediate or elite.

27–30 July 2017

Bubbles amongst the crowds at Kendal Calling

Kendal Calling

Kendal Calling is a little festival with a big attitude – all in the name of music, fun and frolics. Cumbria’s multi-award winning festival takes place in the beautiful surroundings of Lowther Deer Park. Early bird tickets now on sale.

1 August 207

Ullswater Steamer cruising on the lake

Fish Supper Cruise

Ullswater Steamers’ famous fish supper cruises return every Tuesday evening from 20 June – 5 September. Tickets include a two hour evening cruise, fish and chips and live music from Pete Lashley. Adults £18.50. Children under 13 £14.50.

22-24 September 2017

Woman diving into the pool at Another Place, The Lake

Swim Clinic

Join our first two-day swim clinic. Stay with us and work with fully qualified swim coach, Salim Ahmed from Swim Lab, to perfect your front crawl and learn to swim smoother, f further and faster with more confidence.

6-8 October 2017

Running alongside Ullswater

Mountain Fitness Retreat

Shake up your training routine on an active break that’s all about making the most of the Lake District landscape around you at Another Place. Led by professional trainers, our first Mountain Fitness Retreat is suitable for all fitness levels.

Slacklining at Another Place, a new hotel in the Lake District
Close-up shot of man swimming in Ullswater during a Swim Clinic at Another Place, The Lake
Dappled sunlight through the trees in the Lake District