What’s on – 2020
Due to Corona Virus many events and shows have been cancelled. Outdoor activities and open spaces are open or opening. Check websites for details.
|WHINLATTER FOREST & VISITOR CENTRE |
Car park open, Cafe available for takeouts, limited toilet facilities. Playarea and Gruffolo walk closed, though forest trails open. Go Ape open for bookings from July 4th.Cyclewise open for sales and hire.
Guided alpaca walks alpacalyeverafter.co.uk bookings from July 4th
| HONISTER SLATE MINE fully open from July 1st. with social distancing, reduced numbers and cafe for takeouts only.|
www.honister.com Guided mine tours in England’s oldest working slate mine + climb the mine (for ages 10+ depends on height)
|LAKE DISTRICT WILDLIFE PARK open|
|FAIRTRADE AND LOCAL FARMERS MARKET Egremont Market hall 9.30 –1. Fairtrade refreshments, live music, demonstrations|
17 July,14 Aug,18 Sep, 16 Oct, 6 and 20 Nov, 4 and 18 Dec Limited stalls with social distancing measures from July 17. No refreshments or entertainment for the moment.
|KESWICK outdoor market now open|
|KESWICKclimbing wall open from 1st July|
| RAVENGLASS & ESKDALE STEAM RAILWAY Events cancelled. Hopes to re-open in mid July.|
Kids free Fridays during July and August. (1 with full paying adult) CHECK WEBSITE
Steam to the Hills. Catch train to Eskdale Green, walk back over Muncaster Fell with LDNP Ranger. Check website for possible start, currently cancelled.
|WORDSWORTH HOUSE AND GARDENS Cockermouth events throughout the year www.wordsworthhouse.org.uk |
check website for re-opening dates.William Wordsworth 250th Birthday
|MUNCASTER CASTLE |
Gardens currently open with booking online only. Cafe and shops shut.
| WOOLFEST Mitchells Auction Cockermouth www.woolfest.co.uk |
Event changed to Woolfest Online 2020
|COCKERMOUTH Live CANCELLED|
|Cockermouth & District Agricultural Show |
|Gosforth show CANCELLED|
|26||Ennerdale Show CANCELLED|
|18-19 Sept||Egremont Crab Fair www.egremontcrabfair.com CANCELLED|
|26 Sept||Esdale Show CANCELLED|
|10||Wasdale head Show CANCELLED|
|27/10 -1/11||Halloween Week Muncaster Check website|
|30-31||Truly Terrifying Ghost Train, Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway|
Exciting adventure trips
www.trektipi.co.uk Guided walks and overnight stay in a tepee on Whinlatter
www.westlakesadventure.co.uk activities around Eskdale and the Laal Ratty
www.kingkongclimbingcentre.co.uk newly refurbished climbing wall, Keswick
www.plattyplus.co.uk tuition and hiring canoes, kayaks, sailing boats and Viking Longship Voyager trips.