Of course there’s never a shortage of activities and places to explore in the Lake District as a whole, but we’re also very fortunate to have a jam-packed calendar of events on our doorstep in Grasmere, and with our Summer Saver Breaks, you can enjoy all that there is to offer, for less. Here are just a few of the upcoming events this June and July:
Celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday in Grasmere: 11th– 12th June 2016
Complimentary strawberries and cream! What’s not to like! The celebrations begin at 1pm with a ‘bring your own’ picnic (free strawberries and cream) in Broadgate Meadow, Grasmere, live entertainment and children’s activities. Evening tickets are £15 and include fish & chips, dancing and entertainment. For more information, see here.
Lakes Charity Classic Car Show: Sunday 19th June 2016
It’s not just about the cars at this annual event, with classic motorbikes, trucks, tractors and caravans on show too! There are prizes for winners – voted for by visitors, games and a charity car pull competition. This years’ event falls on Father’s Day so makes a perfect family day out in the beautiful Lake District. Find out more about the event, here.
Kendal Mountain Festival Outdoor Cinema, Grasmere: 24th June – 25th June 2016
Be inspired by the best of the Kendal Mountain Festival in a spectacular location at this free event. With two evenings of award-winning adventure films, alongside music, speakers and outdoor fun, this event is suitable for the whole family and is not to be missed. Select something to eat or drink from one of the many local suppliers and take your viewing spot under the stars. See here for details.
Meet the Gardener at Dove Cottage Garden: 6th July 2016
Described by William Wordsworth as ‘the loveliest spot that man hath ever found’, explore the serene surroundings of Dove Cottage Garden; the inspiring setting for many of his works, guided by head gardener, Sally Hall, who has worked at Dove Cottage for over 20 years. The tour is free with admission to the cottage. For more information, see here.
Choose from one of our Summer Saver breaks and stay in the beautiful Lake District for less. Find out more, here or contact our friendly team on 01539 435334.