explore and enjoy the arts & culture on offer in cumbria
Looking for a cultural break? Head to the Lake District. This summer exercise your children and their imagination with Wild Walks at Dove Cottage, or explore colour from every angle with the hands-on interactive displays at Tullie House. For inspiring performances, book now for a stunning production of Romeo & Juliet set against the backdrop of Lake Windermere, or hear great music played by world masters in the 30th anniversary celebration of the Lake District Summer Music Festival
This is just a taste of the art and culture waiting for you in England’s best-known landscape. We’ve picked our Top Ten summer highlights for you to download here, but feel free to explore more in the sections below and at www.lakesculture.co.uk
Wordsworth's best loved family home for 37 years. It was here that he wrote many of his poems. He became Poet Laureate to Queen Victoria at the age of 74 and was his most successful.
This area is rich in prehistoric remains including a standing stone, stone circle and cairns. Moor Divock is 300 metres above sea level, forming part of Askham Fell, to the East of Ullswater.
Peaceful and inspiring Buddhist Temple, amazing Romantic Gothic mansion, relaxing café, gift shop and book store. Bring a picnic. Six minute woodland walk to beach. Guided tour at 2.30pm on Weekends and BHs.
Sat 23 May - Fri 10 Jul 2015
Fri 29 May - Thu 31 Dec 2015