Events in August 2015

Lakes Culture

  • From 1st April 2015 to 1st November 2015

Fed up with egg hunts? Then put a bounce back in your break and discover the cultural side to the Lakes this Easter. The Lakes Culture Team has selected some of the holidays top highlights for you to savour...Wander about the World's biggest sculpture, discuss films with Barry Norman, discover top cartoon tips with an internationally acclaimed illustrator, and delve into the human psyche and take in some of the best art in the world... Assorted events from now until 1st November. See http://www.lakesculture.co.uk/ for more information.

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Steamer Walks - Steamer, Dale and Fell

  • Saturday, 1st August 2015

Steamer walks are back for 2015! Take the boat to the starting point of a guided walk with an LDNP ranger. This walk will be Steamer, Dale and Fell, cruise to Howtown then walk over Beda Fell to view the ancient forest of Bannerdale, return by Boredale Hause. Start 9:20am at Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding. Contact 0845 272 0004 to book or look at the LDNP's website for more information. Price Adult £5, Child Free. Discounted boat fare (of £5) required. Grade hard Length 11.3km, 7.1 miles, 6 hours.

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Themed Evening Commentary Cruises with a LDNP Ranger - History & Heritage

  • Tuesday, 4th August 2015

History & Heritage Themed LDNP Commentary Cruises – Booking in advance not essential you can just turn up on the day. Depart Glenridding at 6.45 departure returning at 8.15 pm - Themed commentary evening cruise about various subjects that surround Ullswater. Meet at Glenridding Pier at 6.30pm £12 adult, £6 children includes complimentary tea/coffee/squash onboard.

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Cumbrian Fish Supper Cruise - Book in Advance

  • Tuesday, 4th August 2015
  • Tuesday, 11th August 2015
  • Tuesday, 18th August 2015
  • Tuesday, 25th August 2015

Every Tuesday from 23rd June to 25th August Our famous fish supper cruises return onboard a two hour evening cruise with musical entertainment from Pete Lashley. Ticket price Adult £17.50 (Children under 13 £14.00) includes two hour evening cruise, fish & chip supper (veggie option available on booking), live entertainment. Dogs not permitted. Departs Pooley Bridge Pier 7 pm Returns approx 9pm

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The Fellsman 2015 Tours

  • Wednesday, 5th August 2015
  • Wednesday, 12th August 2015
  • Wednesday, 19th August 2015
  • Wednesday, 26th August 2015

The popular steam hauled ‘Fellsman’ returns to the spectacular Settle to Carlisle railway in 2015, running on Wednesday’s over the roof of England – With great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the great 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead, with time available for either sightseeing in Carlisle - or an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater. The train is steam hauled throughout and the locomotive will be chosen from the historic pool of engines based at Carnforth including: LMS Royal Scot 46115 ‘Scots Guardsman’ – LMS Jubilee 5690 ‘Leander’ – LMS Stanier Black Five 44932 – LMS Jubilee 45699 ‘Galatea’. Book online save 5% Generous group discounts are available for bookings of 15 or more – call reservations for details 0845 310 2458 or 0845 310 2489

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Themed Evening Commentary Cruises with a LDNP Ranger - Wildlife

  • Tuesday, 18th August 2015

Themed LDNP Commentary Cruises – Booking in advance not essential you can just turn up on the day. Depart Glenridding at 6.45 departure returning at 8.15 pm - Themed commentary evening cruise about various subjects that surround Ullswater. Meet at Glenridding Pier at 6.30pm. £12 adult, £6 children includes complimentary tea/coffee/squash onboard.

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Them Be Pirates - Book in Advance

  • Friday, 21st August 2015

Ahoy there and set sail with our pirate crew onboard a 90 minute adventure across the high seas from Glenridding Dock at 11am or 2.30pm. Load the cannons and prepare to battle it out with our rogue pirates, keeping an eye on the horizon at all times! £12 per pirate, under 3s free, includes cruise, gold chocolate coins, tattoos, face painting and onboard games. Tea/Coffee and Parrot squash included. Be warned - you will get wet!

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Steamer Walks - Martindale and Angle Tarn

  • Saturday, 29th August 2015

Steamer walks are back for 2015! Take the boat to the starting point of a guided walk with an LDNP ranger. This walk will be Martindale and Angle Tarn,cruise to Howtown then walk up Martindale to Angle Tarn by Heck Crag. Return around Angle Tarn visiting Brock Crags viewpoint. Start 9:20 at Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding. Contact 0845 272 0004 or book online at the LDNP's website. Price Adult £5, child free. Discounted boat fare (of £5) required. Grade Hard Length 12km, 7.4 miles, 6 hours

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Steamer Walks - Pikeawassa and High Street

  • Sunday, 30th August 2015

Steamer walks are back for 2015! Take the boat to the starting point of a guided walk with an LDNP ranger. This walk will be Pikeawassa and High Street, cruise to Howtown then ascend Pikeawassa and Wether Hill, returning along the old Roman Road to Pooley Bridge. Start 9:20am at Market Cross, Pooley Bridge. Contact 0845 272 0004 or book online on the LDNP's website. Price Adult £5, child free. Discounted boat fare (of £5) required. Grade Very Hard Length 15km, 9.4 miles, 6.5 hours

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