Cottages in Lancashire, Cumbria and the Lake District

Festivals & events

There's always something to see and do in Lancashire, Cumbria and the Lake District. From fabulous food festivals, quirky days out like the Wray's scarecrow festival and the Cleveland Car Show to annual events such as the Morecambe Carnival and the famous Appleby Horse Fair, there's plenty to keep you entertained! Pay a visit to the traditional events the whole family can enjoy like the Cumberland Show and the Royal Lancashire Show or enjoy the events just for the grown-up like the Summer Beer Festival. Take a look at our pick of the best festivals and events and start planning your visit!

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January & February

Now that Christmas is over, it's time to start thinking about planning your trip to Lancashire & Cumbria so let these events inspire you.

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March & April

Spring has arrived with flower festivals and with Easter just around the corner there are many upcoming activities for the whole family to enjoy.

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May & June

Why not pay a visit to Cumbria to the Western Lakes Film Festival or take a look at the many other events happening at this time of year.

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July & August

With summer now in full swing and numerous lovely beaches to choose from where will you decide to go this summer?

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September & October

This September why not pay a visit to Blackpool to see the famous Illuminations or get ready for the ghostly goings-on this Halloween.

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November & December

Ring in the festivities this season with plenty of activities and markets to choose from to help you find the perfect Christmas gift.

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