Treat Dad to a Special Father's Day Weekend in the Lakes!

With Summer nearly upon us, the Lake District is once more set to become a popular weekend getaway destination for UK families. But even before the summer holidays officially begin, the region plays host to a range of events, fairs, festivals and activities.

On one weekend in June in particular, the Lakes features a bustling programme for families of all ages, specifically those looking to treat Dad on the weekend of June 18th! We look at some of the exciting events on offer that could make Father's Day weekend in the Lakes a weekend to remember...

National Bike Week Event - Bike Skills
Sat June 18th (11am to 4pm) - Brockhole Visitors' Centre, Windermere

With bikes and helmets provided, visitors to Brockhole on June 18th have a unique opportunity to learn new skills under the supervision of some of Britain's top instructors. Participation costs just £2 per person and no booking is necessary, so those interested can show up on the day and take part! With so much more also on offer at Brockhole, the whole family are sure to have a great time.

Father's Day at World of Beatrix Potter
Sun June 19th (10.00am - 5.30pm)

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction in Windermere is looking out for the Dads on Fathers Day by offering free entry and a free coffee to all Dads! As part of a fun day out, your family can enjoy meeting Peter Rabbit and allof his friends, plant a treat for him in the garden and relax in the Beatrix Potter Tea Room! £6.95 for adults, £3.65 for children, Dad goes free.

Rock on Windermere - With Status Quo, Toploader, 10CC and More!
Fri June 17th to June 19th

A not-for-profit weekend music festival held at the Glebe in Bowness and organised by Rotary Club of Windermere, Rock on Windermere was created to generate financial support for Cumbria Flood Relief and other local charities. Artists appearing include Status Quo, 10cc, Toploader and more, with full details and tickets available via!