Local Events

18 01, 2018

Winter Adventure Itinerary

2018-02-13T10:06:29+00:00January 18th, 2018|Local Events, Things to do|

Need ideas on what to do whilst staying in the Lake District, have a look at this one day Winter Adventure Itinerary in the South Lakes. Morning Lakeland Segway - Cartmel Village Car Park, Cartmel LA11 6QB http://www.lakelandsegway.co.uk A unique way to explore the Lakeland countryside. Take a guided Segway tour around the prestigious Cartmel [...]

9 11, 2017

Autumn in the Lake District

2017-12-08T11:34:17+00:00November 9th, 2017|Local Events, Things to do|

There is plenty to do in the Lake District this Autumn Here are just a few ideas of places to visit during your stay at Thornthwaite Farm.  Get more ideas for  things to do and where to eat and drink this Autumn on our website. Blackwell, the Arts & Crafts House Bowness Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 [...]

25 08, 2017

Ideas for Eating Out in the Lake District

2017-12-08T11:34:17+00:00August 25th, 2017|Local Events, Things to do|

Here are some great ideas for places for eating out in the Lake District over the Bank Holiday weekend, enjoy!  For more ideas have a look at Food & Drink Cottage in the Wood Magic Hill Whinlatter Forest, Braithwaite, Cumbria, CA12 5TW  http://www.thecottageinthewood.co.uk Winner of the 2016 Taste Cumbria Award at the Cumbria Tourism Awards, [...]

9 03, 2017

Things to do in the South Lakes

2017-12-08T11:34:18+00:00March 9th, 2017|Local Events, Things to do|

There is always plenty to do in the Lake District.  Here are a selection of places to visit, eat and drink in the South Lakes this spring. Tree Top Trek & Tree Top Nets Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ   http://www.treetopnets.co.uk Challenge yourself at Treetop Trek to 35 exciting treetop challenges designed to enable you to [...]

27 01, 2017

Visit the Lake District’s Heritage in 2017

2017-12-08T11:34:18+00:00January 27th, 2017|Local Events|

The Lake District is well known for its spectacular countryside, however there are also plenty of  Heritage sites to explore.  Below are a selection of places to visit in 2017. Lowther Castle and Gardens Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2HH www.lowthercastle.org The ruined castle and gardens at Lowther stand on a limestone escarpment at the Northern edge [...]

10 01, 2017

The Lakes and Dales Loop – Cycling route

2017-12-08T11:34:18+00:00January 10th, 2017|Environment, Local Events|

The Lakes and Dales Loop, which passes by Thornthwaite Farm,  has recently been described by The Telegraph as 'Britain's most beautiful bike route'.  See the article for a brief description of the cycling route, including a mention of our local pub The Blacksmiths Arms . The Lakes & Dales Loop is a spectacular, 196-mile on-road [...]

30 11, 2016

Adventure for all in the Lake District

2017-12-08T11:34:18+00:00November 30th, 2016|Environment, Local Events|

The Lake District is the place to go for adventure, whatever your age or ability there is something for everyone.  Have a look at a few ideas below. Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft Based in Keswick www.keswickcanoeandbushcraft.co.uk Canoeing and bushcraft activities to suit all ages, abilities and requirements – families, couples, individuals and groups are all [...]

23 11, 2016

Winter Days out in the Lake District

2017-12-08T11:34:18+00:00November 23rd, 2016|Local Events|

There is always plenty to do in the Lake District this Winter, whatever the weather.  Below are a selection of days out to try this Winter.  For further ideas visit our dedicated webpage Blackwell, the Arts & Crafts House, Bowness Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JT www.blackwell.org.uk Blackwell is one of Britain’s finest houses from the turn [...]

27 08, 2016

Bank Holiday Events in Lakeland

2016-08-27T10:14:40+00:00August 27th, 2016|Local Events|

The August Bank Holiday weekend sees the Grasmere Lakeland Sports, held on Sunday 28th August in the picturesque setting of  the Showfield in Grasmere.  The 2016  Grasmere Lakeland Sports is celebrating 166 years of existence, and has been a regular annual event since 1868, unbroken except for the two periods of the First and Second World [...]

19 06, 2016

Where is Peter Rabbit? Beatrix Potter Musical

2017-12-08T11:34:18+00:00June 19th, 2016|Local Events|

27 June - 4 September 2016 Inspired by the world-famous stories, this unique stage show brings to life Beatrix Potter’s favourite characters in a not-to-be missed visual spectacular. Exploding with life, music, special effects, dance and show-stopping songs, this world premier stars Beatrix Potter as the story teller alongside some of her favourite characters: Jemima [...]