back to blog

what’s on this autumn in the Lake District

  • holidays
  • seasons
October 6, 2023 · 10 MIN READ

Now that autumn is well and truly here it is the perfect time to start planning what you want to do whilst you’re in the Lake District.

Whether you live in the area or you are planning a getaway to the Lake District this blog will be useful for you. With so much going on during the autumn season it can be hard figuring out exactly what you are wanting to do so we’ve done the hard work for you. Below you will find a list of different seasonal events that are on across the Lake District, and if you are needing some last minute holiday inspiration check out our Lake District resorts.

autumn events

in the Lake District for 2023

Halloween at Muncaster

where? Muncaster Castle, Gardens and Owl Centre, Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1RD

when? 21st October – 29th October 2023

time? 10.30am – 7pm

how much? adults from £15.30, children from £9

other info:

  • costume competition with prizes
  • family friendly activities throughout the day
  • spooky maze and more Halloween fun

visit website

The Brockhole Halloween Experience

where? Brockhole on Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1FF

when? 21st October – 29th October 2023

time? 9am – 5pm

how much? tickets from £24

other info:

  • plenty of fun for the whole family
  • axe throwing, laser tag in the woods, tipi of terror
  • tree top trek and nets tickets available

visit website

Light up the Night

where? Fibrus Community Stadium, Derwent Park, Workington, CA14 2HG

when? 5th November 2023

time? 4.30pm – 6pm

how much? tickets from £5

other info:

  • firework display to enjoy
  • fire show by Matrix Circus including fire eating and juggling
  • food and drink stalls available

visit website

Pumpkin Picking at Walby Farm Park

where? Walby Farm Park, Corsby-on-Eden, Carlisle, CA6 4QL

when? 1st October – 31st October 2023

time? 10am – 5.30pm

how much? adults from £11.45, children from £12.95, senior from £9.45

other info:

  • enjoy a free pumpkin for every paying child
  • indoor and outdoor adventure play
  • spooky treats and much more

visit website

October Half Term Family Crafts

where? Tullie, Castle St, Carlisle, CA3 8TP

when? 23rd October – 28th October 2023

time? 1pm – 4pm

how much? adults £15

other info:

  • kids go free with adult admission
  • different craft to enjoy every day
  • from skeleton pictures and paper pumpkins to ancient amulets

visit website

Pumpkin Carving at Allan Bank

where? Allan Bank and Grasmere, Grasmere, Ambleside, LA22 9QB

when? 24th October – 31st October 2023

time? 11am – 4.30pm

how much? general admission price plus £3

other info:

  • enjoy a pumpkin carving session at Allan Bank
  • get creative and carve a spooky design
  • take your pumpkins home for Halloween
find out about
holidays in the Lake District
explore holidays