What’s on in Windermere and the Lake District, July 2018
There are of course hundreds of cultural events and special occasions all year round in Cumbria. However, when it comes to what’s on in Windermere and the Lake District in July, there’s plenty to talk about. With farmers parading their livestock, athletes showing their competitive side and musicians performing in a wide variety of genres.
Spa weekends in the Lake District are often about pampering sessions and treating yourself or your loved one. Although, whatever you decide to do, there’s plenty to do in and around Windermere. So, you can spend time enjoying the tranquil side of a Windermere Spa Retreat, or get among the action at some of these events in July:
Skelton Show, Hutton-in-the-Forest, 7th July 2018
Next weekend is time for the Skelton Show, a traditional country show in the Lake District. It’s a great introduction to country life for those of you travelling from further afield. There are lots of horticultural displays and local farm animals, with competitions for the “best in show”.
Ambleside Traditional Sports Day, 26th July 2018
You won’t have to travel too far from your Windermere spa retreat for this one. Thursday 26th July features 5 hours of sporting events to enjoy at nearby Ambleside. With cross country running, traditional wrestling and more.
Potfest in the Park, Hutton-in-the-Forest, 27th – 29th July 2018
When a weekend is dedicated to pottery you know it’s going to be something special. Over 100 exhibitors descend on Cumbria from across Europe and beyond.
Kendal Calling, 26th – 29th July 2018
If you’re attending Kendal Calling, you will already be aware it’s one of Cumbria’s largest music festivals. However, after spending a weekend in a tent, why not spend the following week in luxury with a private hot tub in Windermere.
Penrith Agricultural Show, 28th July 2018
Another traditional country show in the Lake District is the Penrith Agricultural Show. It’s a family event with sheepdogs, horses and cattle, rabbits and poultry. One that has been promoting the British food and farming since 1833.
Cumbria Steam Gathering, 28th – 29th July 2018
If you’re interested in historic machinery, then the Cumbria Steam Gathering is about everything steam related. Featuring tractors and steam rollers, to garden mowers. There are arena displays too, such as daredevil quad bikes and even a steel band.
When it comes to finding out what’s on in Windermere and the Lake District, keep an eye out for local listings.
Alternatively, there are always things to do in Windermere and the Lake District that are open all year round. Popular attractions in the Lake District include the World of Beatrix Potter, Windermere Lake Cruises, Steam Boat Gondola, Lakeland Motor Museum, Brantwood House and much more.
So what are you waiting for, whether it be this July or next, why not book your Windermere spa retreat today? At the Windermere Tranquil Retreat, our Windermere spa suites come with hot tubs, private gardens and a Swedish barrel sauna.