back to blog

what’s on in Cumbria for easter 2019?

  • places to visit
March 20, 2019

Cumbria is full of surprises this Easter, why not book a break and explore the region like never before and with two destinations to choose from you could have the best Easter break ever

Our Thanet Well Lodge Retreat offers complete peace and tranquillity in absolute breathtakingly beautiful surroundings, with views at every angle of the overlooking the stunning Lake District.

Or opt for our Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat, the recent Best in Britain Award Winner at the Hoseasons Awards, which offers beautiful surroundings and 5 star facilities, including an onpark spa, restaurant and gym.

Explore the Lake District this Easter and take advantage of the events and activities in the local area.

mini egg hunt

When: 21st & 22nd April / Where: The World of Beatrix Potter

The World of Beatrix Potter offers family fun activities throughout the park and interesting facts about the lady herself, as well as some original artwork to view. Over Easter eeekend every child visiting will have a fabulous mini treasure hunt that will take you all around the grounds, allowing you to explore the park and complete the treasure hunt for a chocolate egg and a congratulations sticker!

easter activities

When: 24th March – 15th April / Where: Lakeland Maze Farm Park

Drop in to the fabulous attraction and spend a day having family fun, with farm animals to meet (and cuddle) before enjoying the Easter egg hunt! Also take advantage of the indoor and outdoor play areas, the climbing wall and trampolines, as well as tractor rides, craft activities and go karts.

explore & create comic art

When: 15th Feb – 22nd April / Where: The Rheged Centre

This super workshop finishes on Easter weekend, so head to the Rheged Centre where you can learn how comic books are created, from idea conception to print. There will be interactive activities and playful props to enjoy, as well as a workshop from Ian Churchill, the illustrator who draws Captain America, Wonder Woman, Hulk and Superman, working for both DC and Marvel. A fun and interactive Easter holiday activity for comic fans of all ages.

easter international market

When: 18th – 22nd April / Where: Carlisle City Centre

Although a bit of a drive from our locations, the International Market offers the best street food and drinks from around the world, as well as a wide range of crafts, handmade gifts and artisan products to browse.

family bushcraft easter egg hunt

When: 21st April / Where: Path to Adventure

Learn the basics of Bushcraft from the trained specialists at Path to Adventure, you’ll learn how to make fire from flint and steel, construct a shelter from the natural materials around you and cook something delicious on the fire, such as pancakes or sweetbreads. End your adventure with a wonderful Easter egg hunt in the World Heritage Lake District park.

cadbury easter egg hunt

When: 19th April / Where: Buttermere Valley

Explore the stunning Buttermere Valley and get close to nature with a hay meadow restoration and a Pooh stick race to entertain, make sure to grab a trail to solve all the puzzles and teasers and claim your Cadbury Easter egg for the annual Cadbury Easter egg hunt.

The Lake District is just waiting to be explored, and you’ll get chocolate when you discover the trails and puzzles along the way, what could be better?

Easter in the Lake District is the ideal spring break away you’ve been looking for!

back to blog