August in the Lake District 2019

August in the Lake District 2019

Looking for things to do this August in the Lake District? Then here at the Windermere Tranquil Retreat, we’ve chosen 10 of the best, to keep you occupied during your spa break.

Lake District Summer Music International Festival

Catch the end of the festival, running until 9th August in the Lake District.

The Cockermouth Show

3rd August 2019 is time for the annual Cockermouth Show at the Fitz. While a great day out, costing less than £10 a person, the show is also an insight into local life. Featuring Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling, market stands, sheepdogs and show jumping along with a lot more besides.

Windermere Jetty Museum Events

The relatively new Jetty Museum plays host to the Art Award Discovery week in August. Running from 5th to 9th August and 19th to 23rd August 2019. The sessions taking inspiration from the wonderful surroundings.

Where is Peter Rabbit?

The Old Laundry Theatre at the World of Beatrix Potter continues its musical run of “Where is Peter Rabbit” throughout August. It’s the chance to re-live your childhood or meet friends and family, entertaining the little ones with this popular show.

Live Entertainment at BAHA

Fancy a night out this August in the Lake District? Then head to BAHA bar for some fantastic live performances, including several tribute bands.

Guided Walks in the Lake District

Concentrating on your personal fitness and heading for walking this August in the Lake District isn’t a new thing, however booking a tour guide makes it even easier.

August 2019 at Muncaster Castle

Medieval Knights, award-winning films, BBQ’s and a 10k run are just some of the events this August at Muncaster Castle. That’s before even considering the regular attractions, as visiting Muncaster Castle is, without doubt, one of the most popular things to do in the Lake District.

Lakeland Country Fair

Sunday 18th August 2019 nearby Coniston hosts the annual Lakeland Country Fair. Featuring everything from traditional activities and arena displays to a more obscure horn blowing competition.

Grasmere Lakeland Sports

As well as Cumbrian sports and cross-country running, 25th August 2019 also includes daredevil act “Dangerous Steve”. Although we must pre-warn you, no trying out his antics back at our spa hotel in Windermere!

Cartmel Cup Day

August Bank Holiday in the Lake District is known for race day at Cartmel Race Course. In fact, the Carmel Show dates back as far as 1872 and has been a regular occurrence ever since. As for the horse racing, forget Ascot and Goodwood, head to the Lake District for a last-minute package break instead.

August Package Break in the Lake District

There’s still time to book a package break in the Lake District this August, so why not treat yourself to a last-minute spa package in Windermere? Book now at the Windermere Tranquil Retreat.

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