October in the Lake District Cumbria
This month is particularly exciting with lots going on including events, activities and experiences suitable for all ages and interests. Come and enjoy fresh air, wide open spaces and great hospitality in this most stunning part of the world.
Wrap up warm and grab your binoculars, it's stargazing season here in the Lake District, Cumbria! Did you know we are home to some of the darkest skies in England? There''s always plenty to do during the day but with Monday 5th October marking International Astronomy Day, there's no better time to start planning a stargazing break.
October we are celebrating the Lake District, Cumbria's plethora of activities and attractions, and with half-term and Halloween just around the corner, this is a great time to start planning your break. Give the kids chance to recharge and explore our magical Lake District Forests with their very own James & the Giant Peach Adventure Kit available from Forestry England's Grizedale Forest and Whinlatter Forest Visitor Centres.
The region is home to a wonderful selection of culture and heritage attractions. Boasting beautiful views of Windermere, rediscover the stunning Grade I listed Blackwell - The Arts & Crafts House which will be reopening on 10th October. This year marks William Wordworth's 250th anniversary, so there''s no better time to plan a visit to Wordsworth Grasmere and be transported back in time as you experience the home of one of the world's best-known poets and thinkers.
Along with a great selection of things to do, there is also a superb choice of accommodation that awaits you. Whether it's a getaway for this month, or looking ahead to 2021, make the Lake District, Cumbria your perfect place to be.
Check out holidaycottages.co.uk, they have over 200 handpicked properties so if you are looking for a place to cater for you and your four legged friend, or something with a touch of luxury, let them help guide you to your perfect property. If you want to be spoilt, set amongst stunning countryside where the Lakes meets the Dales, the magnificent Augill Castle is the ultimate escape. If you are looking for a fun-filled half-term break away with the family, or perhaps a couple's retreat, make sure to look at The Old England Hotel & Spa's packages to secure your autumn staycation.
It's never too early to start your Christmas shopping. Local natural skincare brand Pure Lakes with their brilliant range of gift sets will make finding the perfect present this festive season that bit easier.
Lastly, make sure to take part in our Ebikes survey for a chance to win a ?100 shopping voucher.
As you can see there's lots going on! 'We're Good to Go' and our fantastic businesses can't wait to welcome you through their doors. Whatever you are looking for, be it a quick last-minute getaway, a short but action packed break, or even next year's summer holiday, plan ahead and book your break in advance. Let us inspire you to find your perfect place to be at visitlakedistrict.com and make sure to follow us on social media, tag us in to let us know what you''re doing during #AttractionsActivitiesMonth.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Lake District, Cumbria soon