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October 2017
  • Langdale Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

    The Langdale Marathon races have the reputation as being amongst the toughest road events in the UK. Exceptionally hilly with some parts of the course climbs being 1:3 this challenging race attracts both seasoned runners as well a large number of ordinary people looking to challenge themselves. Hosted in the beautiful Langdale valleys the route takes the runners in an anti clockwise direction from Great Langdale to Little Langdale through to picturesque hamlets of Skelwith bridge, Chapel Style and Dungeon Ghyll. With a low key, friendly atmosphere, everyone is made welcome.img_2043-2

    Start Date: Saturday 21 October 2017

    Location: Langdale

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  • Holker Food Market

    Join us to savour the scents and sample a variety of fresh, local and regional food and drink. Meet the artisan producers and get some fabulous recipe ideas to tickle your taste buds.

    Start Date: Sunday 22 October 2017

    Location: Holker Hall

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  • Holker Halloween Fun

    Join us this Halloween for wicked walks, loathsome lantern competitions and creepy crafts.

    Start Date: Thursday 26 October 2017

    Location: Holker hall

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  • Halloween at Muncaster

    Dare you visit one of Britain’s most haunted castles this Halloween?! See the Hawk & Owl Centre’s fantastic Twilight Owls display when our falconers fly a selection of our beautiful owls in the gardens after dark in low-level lighting and with atmospheric music.Starting promptly at 7pm, the display lasts approximately 30 minutes (separate top-up tickets required as places are limited).

    Start Date: Thursday 26 October 2017

    Location: Muncaster Castle

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  • Coniston Power Boat Records Week

    Coniston Power Boat Records Week is the only event in the Powerboat Racing Calendar to bring together all classes of boat. Entry is open to all from tiny hydroplanes, through inshore circuit racers to the largest offshore boats. It is the finale to the racing season. Competitors and officials from all over the country assemble annually for what has been a popular event since it's inception in 1970

    Start Date: Monday 30 October 2017

    Location: Coniston

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November 2017
  • Brantwood Annual Christmas Craft Fayre

    The Craft Fair is an annual event for Brantwood and over the years has developed a name for quality crafts. The event is an opportunity for crafts people to showcase the very best in local art and craft. Over 30 stalls will be situated throughout the house including jewellery, textiles, pottery, woodwork, original artworks, prints and cards, baskets, bowls, pots, and clocks as well as homemade Christmas puddings, cakes and preserves – to name but a few. Craft demonstrations include swill-basket making, wood turning, spinning, rag rug making, pole lathing, and new this year, raku-fired pottery.  There will be plenty of ideas for unusual and unique Christmas presents and handmade objects for the home.  Brantwood Café will be serving seasonal fayre including our traditional mulled wine to put you in a festive mood.

    Start Date: Saturday 11 November 2017

    Location: Coniston

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  • Ambleside Christmas Lights Switch On

    Every year on the second or third Saturday in November, the people of Ambleside parade through the town at dusk,
    carrying hundreds of paper lanterns.Young and old turn out to witness this spectacular procession, as traffic is halted and Christmas street lights throughout the town centre are switched on as if by magic by Santa Claus.
    Then there are FIREWORKS . . .

    Start Date: Saturday 18 November 2017

    Location: Ambleside

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  • Ulverston Dickensian Festival

    This is the seventeenth year for our Dickensian Christmas Festival, one of the most popular Dickensian Festival events in the country. It attracts thousands of people but it's not too packed for visitors and local people to wander around and have a fabulous time and savour the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional market town in the Dickensian era.2404744231

    Start Date: Saturday 25 November 2017

    Location: Ulverston

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December 2017
  • Grizedale Stages Rally

    See rally cars racing through the forestry roads of Grizedale Forest

    Start Date: Saturday 02 December 2017

    Location: Grizedale Forest

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  • Hawkshead Christmas Fayre

    Once again we will have a great selection of over 50 seasonal Gift – Craft and Food Stalls, all selling local produce, crafts, and Christmas gifts galore. We have everything from homemade cakes, and puddings and seasonal food, to knitwear, Antiques, artwork and paintings, handmade chocolates, and teddy bears. And that's just for startersImage may contain: night, house and outdoor

    Start Date: Saturday 02 December 2017

    Location: Hawkshead

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  • Langdale Christmas Pudding 10K

    A 10k out and back road run along the beautiful Great Langdale Valley. The Great Langdale Christmas Pudding Run has become the peoples choice 10K winter runimg_2043-2

    Start Date: Saturday 02 December 2017

    Location: Langdale

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Walking Holiday

Details about our exclusive Coniston & Ambleside walking break.
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Local Events

Details about upcoming events in and around Coniston.
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Brathay Lodge

Brathay Lodge is our other Bed & Breakfast, which is located in Ambleside.
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Self Catering

We also have two Coniston self catering holiday cottages available.
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18 Yewdale Road
Cumbria, LA21 8DU

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