explore and enjoy the arts & culture on offer in cumbria
During April and May Cumbria will be host to a new cultural event. Lakes Ignite is a celebration of inspiring culture based around the theme of imaginary journeys. Lakes Culture has commissioned four innovative works made even more extraordinary set against the beautiful landscape. Alongside these unique artistic works, Lakes Ignite will showcase some of the high-quality, world-class events and exhibitions that can be found at some of the region’s cultural venues.
Heritage steam journey with a choice of open-top and cosy covered carriages. The journey traverses seven miles from the Lake District coastal village of Ravenglass to the foot of England's highest mountains, Scafell
Grizedale Forest has activities for all ages from mountain biking to relaxing walks, Go-Ape to sculpture in the forest. The visitor centre includes the forest shop, Cafe in the Forest and Grizedale Mountain Bikes bike hire and shop.