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
Brantwood, the former home of eminent Victorian John Ruskin and a treasure house of art and memorabilia. The 250-acre estate comprises 8 unique gardens, ancient woodland, high moors and meadows.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Brewery. Sample superb Lakeland ales. Shop for beer, leisurewear and gifts.
Three circles and nine small cairns. The south circle is 104' across, the north-west is 72' with a low central cairn. The third is immediately north of the second, it is 24' across and also encloses a small cairn.
Sat 23 May - Fri 10 Jul 2015
Fri 29 May - Thu 31 Dec 2015