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what’s on in the Lake District in august 2018?

  • places to visit
August 17, 2018

Thanet Well Lodge Retreat offers amazing views of the breathtaking and newly crowned World Heritage Site, the Lake District National Park. You can relax on your private decking in this tranquil holiday park while soaking up the scenery from your sumptuous hot tub. There are endless activities to discover this August in the Lake District.

summer activities

At: Wordsworth House & Garden, CA13 9RX
When: Throughout the Summer, 11am – 4pm
Prices: Adult £8.80 / Child £4.40 / Family £22

The beautiful National Trust location has a range of activities on throughout the summer, including a walk on the wild side while exploring the garden with Fletch the Pencarow. Go wild like William and Dorothy use to with the Dumbledore and Horniegoggle trail, get cooking in the kitchen and a messy time making clap bread, as well as exploring the world of Georgian leisure at Playthings and Pastimes. Have fun in this stunning historic building.

adventure club

At: Whinlatter Forest, CA12 5TW
When: 20th & 29th August. 10am – 4pm
Prices: £25 per day

There are lots of things to do at Whinlatter Forest, from endless walking trails, mountain bike trails and Go Ape tree top adventures to explore. But during the summer why not join in on the Adventure Club? Daily activities include den building, following trails blindfolded, pond dipping and environmental art, also with building a campfire and a full wildlife day of mini beasts and wildlife watching.

open days at force crag mine

At: Force Crag Mine, CA12 5TW
When: 8th & 15th September

Only open 5 days throughout the year and is just outside of August, but definitely worth visiting if you’re in the area. Walk the gently rising mine track and marvel at the winding beck below and sheer dark face of the Force Crag. For over 200 years the isolated area has been mined for lead, barites and zine. Learn about the fascinating and extensive history of the mine.

Don’t miss these fantastic events in and around Thanet Well Lodge Retreat, book your Lake District holiday now, after a long day of exploring and having adventures in the local area, you can retreat back to Thanet Well and relax in your luxurious accommodation, surrounded by the stunning mountainous views.

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