News & Events

An Active Mother's Day 2020 in the Lakes!

Mother's Day in 2020 falls on Sunday March 22nd, so there's plenty of time to plan something amazing for your Mum! And with so much to do in and around the Lake District, you won't struggle for inspiration this year.

From walking with Alpacas to ten mile runs, let us guide you through some of the best things to do with your fitness-loving Mum this Mother's Day in the Lake District!


1. Penrith BIG 10 Miler

Suitable for: Intermediate runners

Lake District Pound to Fold

Having only started to consider a bank note bearing the face of Beatrix Potter as legal tender, the Lake District Pound is to be discontinued and decomissioned at the end of this month, with anunprecedented rise in contactless payments considered to be the primary cause.

Kendal New Year’s Parties 2019-2020

Christmas is almost upon us. And if you’ve managed to get all your presents sorted and made your plans for the day, maybe you’re now planning ahead and wondering how to see in the new year.

Kendal always has you covered when it comes to New Year’s Eve parties. This year is no different, with a bunch of options to rock up to and party like it’s 2019!


Christmas Markets in Cumbria 2019


Whether it's Edinburgh or Frankfurt, nothing gets us into the festive spirit quite like a Christmas market. Traditional (or in some cases completely different) food, mulled wine, lights, pop-up bars and unique gifts are just some of the delights waiting in the big markets of the world's city centres. But do you really need to travel for hours to find a magical Christmas market?