Events in the Lake District

Keep up-to-date with everything happening at Three Shires.

Fred Whitton

The Fred Whitton Challenge

Posted in fred whitton, road bike race, lake district, sportive

When? Sunday 13th May

Are you taking on the FRED this year?

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Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit, the Movie

Posted in Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter, Lake District

When? Friday 9th March

Celebrate the release of the 'Peter Rabbit' movie and all things Beatrix Potter in the Lake District this spring.

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Little Langdale by night

Dark Sky Festival

Posted in lake district, little langdale, grizedale, star gazing

When? Friday 23rd February

The Lake District is the perfect place to gaze into the universe beyond and take some time to star gaze! We've even seen the Northern Lights previously from Little Langdale!

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Haystacks by Monet

Claude Monet at Abbot Hall

Posted in monet, haystacks, lake district, abbot hall, impressionist

When? Friday 12th January

Monet, a founder of French impressionist painting, produced over 30 haystacks paintings. He worked at different times of day and season to capture the effect changing light had on their form.

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A still morning on Windermere

It's Christmas!

Posted in lake district, beatrix potter, windermere lake cruises, little langdale, walking, christmas

When? Monday 25th December

Enjoy Christmas & New Year in the Lake District this year!

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Mountain Festival

Kendal Mountain Festival

Posted in lake district, kendal mountain festival, walking, climbing, little langdale

When? Thursday 16th November

Kendal Mountain Festival 16th - 19th November

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Autumn Cruise

Cruise on the Lakes this Autumn

Posted in windermere lake cruises, lake district, autumn breaks, world heritage site, staycation, little langdale, short breaks


Cruise on Lake Windermere this autumn and enjoy views of the Lakeland fells in their autumnual glory from the water this year.

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Tradisional Shepherd's Stick

Westmorland County Show

Posted in Westmorland Show, County Show, Westmorland County Show


Prince of Wales to visit Westmorland County Show on Thursday 14th September

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Walkers Cruises on Steam Yatch Gondola

Posted in national trust, steam yacht gondola


Every Saturday and Sunday

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Country Fest

Country Fest 3-4 June

Posted in Country Fest, Westmorland County Show


Country Fest – For Country Lovers is organised by the Westmorland County Agricultural Society.

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