Events near Newby Bridge Caravan Park

Local events

Everyone's invited

There are always new and exciting events taking place in the Lake District. Here is just a taste of what's happening near Newby Bridge over the coming months.

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Please check with the event organisers before attending to ensure the event is still taking place.

2nd Aug 2022 | 9th Aug 2022 | 16th Aug 2022 | 23rd Aug 2022 | 30th Aug 2022

Fish & Chip Supper - Ullswater 'Steamers'

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Departs from: Pooley Bridge pier | Returns to: Pooley Bridge pier

Includes two hour evening cruise, fish & chip supper (veggie/gluten free options available on booking) & musical entertainment from Pete Lashley. Dogs not permitted. Ticket price: Adult £29.50 (Children under 13 - £18) Tickets are now on sale but hurry as places are limited.

2nd Sep 2022 | 9th Sep 2022

Gin Cruise at Ullswater 'Steamers'

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Departs from: Pooley Bridge pier | Returns to: Pooley Bridge pier

A gin experience like no other! A special tasting with Chestnut House, focussing on a different local gin distillery for each event date.  Entertainment provided by Fiona Hanlon. Dogs not permitted. Ticket price: £29.50. Tickets are now on sale but hurry as places are limited.

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th September

HOLKER FEST! (Previously Chilli Fest)

Holker Estate, Cark-in-Cartmel, Nr Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 7PL

Holker Fest is a carnival full of family-friendly entertainment, packed with wonderful artisans selling their homemade and handcrafted wares. Turn up the heat - the exciting chilli eating competition will still take place at the end of the day! (Photo credit: Cumbria Tourism)

7th & 8th September 2022, Milnthorpe

Westmorland County Show

Voted as one of the UK’s favourite Shows and enjoyed by over 30,000 visitors every year!

Located on the fringes of the Lake District, it's a livestock show with classes for cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, alpacas, horses | show jumping | interactive displays | crafty creations | Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling | shopping | local food and drink | and more! | Not to be missed!

September 23rd-25th 2022

Kendal Torchlight Carnival

An incredible three day gathering in the heart of Kendal!

There's a whole host of events planned including walking parades, music and theatre performances, as well as fire sculptures and fun activities. It's a fantastic celebration for everyone to take part in and enjoy!

24th September

Powerboat racing on Windermere 2022

Check out Windermere Motor Boat Racing Club's powerboat racing schedule and head along as a spectator

Racing will begin from noon onwards until approximately 5 pm. Viewing from Broad Leys but parking is not available. Viewing by boat, away from the circuit, is welcome.

Thursday 17 – Sunday 20 November 2022

Kendal Mountain Festival

Speaker events & specialist sessions, adventure films, festival village, live music & parties, literature events, trail race, yoga, and much more. Family-friendly events. (Photo credit: Cumbria Tourism - aerial view of Kendal)

A Lake District Adventure! "BIG ZIPS, BIG HILLS, BIG VIEWS!"

Winter Adventures with Go Ape!

Unleash your adventurous side at the beautiful Grizedale Forest or Whinlatter Forest.

Head to Grizedale or Whinlatter for an unforgettable day out. Great fun for adventurous families and thrill-seekers set amid the beautiful Lake District backdrop. (Photo credit: Cumbria Tourism)

1,000 years of history

Lancaster Castle

Take an intriguing journey through tales of witchcraft, religious persecution, crime and punishment, rehabilitation and release throughout the ages.

Guided tours run daily between 10.00 and 16.00. Tours are offered on a first come, first served basis; pre-booking is not available. Tours run at regular intervals and last approximately 60 minutes. Tour times are not fixed and are subject to change. (Photo credit: Visit Lancashire)

Journey on the Lake District’s Oldest, Longest, and Most Scenic Railway!

Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway

Tickets must be pre-booked by 9am on the day of travel. For timetable, fares, and further information please visit the website. Sign up here for the latest railway news and information. (Photo credit: Mark Fielding)

Open 363 days a year

Ullswater ‘Steamers’

An award-winning environmentally accredited Lake District attraction celebrating over 160 years of operating cruises on England's most beautiful lake.

Variety of ticket options available offering you the freedom to explore this beautiful part of the Lake District. Pre-book tickets online before 9am on your chosen date of travel.