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summer events in the Lake District this year

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June 15, 2022 · 10 MIN READ

Have fun this summer and incorporate some of these events into your time in the Lake District.

Whatever you have planned this summer there is always time for a summer event or two. We have done some research for you and put together a list of a variety of summer events that are on this year in the Lake District. Make the most of your time in the Lake District and enjoy a staycation at Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat or Thanet Well Lodge Retreat.

Kendal Calling

where? Lowther Castle & Gardens, Lowther, Penrith CA10 2HH

when? 28th July – 1st August 2022

time? From 2pm

how much? from £200 for the weekend

other info:

  • Camping music festival
  • Huge acts and DJ sets
  • Set in the beautiful Lake District

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Folk Fell

where? Holker Hall & Gardens, Holker Hall, Cark, LA11 7PL

when? 23rd July 2022

time? 12pm – 10.30pm

how much? from £46

other info:

  • Brand new one day event
  • Based in the Cumbrian Fells
  • Amazing Folk musicians

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Taste Cumbria Maryport 2022

where? Maryport, CA15

when? 13th August – 14th August 2022

time? From 9am

how much? Free

other info:

  • Hot food stalls
  • Festival bar
  • Fairground rides and children’s activities

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Penrith Show

where? Brougham Hall, Brougham, Penrith, CA10 2DE

when? 16th July 2022

time? From 8am

how much? adults £10, children £3,

other info:

  • Show jumping and horses
  • Cattle, sheep, rabbits and poultry
  • Vintage tractors

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Lakeland Country Fair

where? Torver, near Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AU

when? 22nd August 2022

time? From 12pm

how much? adults £5, children £3

other info:

  • Main ring attraction with Fell Pony display
  • Bouncy castle, trampolines and more
  • Licensed bar, home-made refreshments and a barbecue

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The Lake District Folk Weekend

where? Staveley, Cumbria

when? 5th August – 7th August 2022

time? TBC

how much? Free

other info:

  • Morris sides will perform in the Mill Yard
  • Ticketed concerts on Friday & Saturday
  • Free events in the village pub and cafes

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Ulverston Beer Festival

where? The Coro, County Square, Ulverston, LA12 7LZ

when? 29th August – 3rd September 2022

time? TBC

how much? Free

other info:

  • Over 100 real ales and ciders to sample
  • Plenty of local brews
  • Unique drinking experience

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Harbour Fest

where? Whitehaven Harbour, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7HS

when? 2nd July 2022

time? 11pm – 5pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • First ever event of its kind
  • Live promenade performances, acts, music and more
  • Watch the unique harbour of Whitehaven illuminate

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start planning your trip to the Lake District this summer

Our two resorts in the Lake District make the perfect base for exploring the area and making memories.

find out more about our Lake District resorts