Things to do in Cumbria this half term?

There are a range of outdoor activites on this half term in Cumbria.

Here are a few of my picks:

Saturday 24th October:

  • Brockhole: Ghoulish Scavenger Hunt, free to join in (normal car parking charges apply), starts at 11am and suitable for all ages.

Monday 26th October:

  • Grizedale Forest: RSPB Give nature a home-creepy crawly fun, free to join in (normal car parking charges apply), 11-3pm, no age limits advertised.

Wednesday 28th October:

  • Allan Bank, Grasmere: Wild Art Wednesday, free to join in (normal admission prices and car parking charges apply), 11-4 and suitable for all ages.

Thursday 29th October:

  • Grizedale Forest: Moonwatch and Night Sky Safari, Adults £10, Child £5 (booking in advance required, normal car parking charges apply) 7pm-10pm and suitable from ages 8+.

Saturday 31st October:

  • Fell Foot Park: Halloween Spooktacular, Adults £5, Child £2.50 (booking essential and normal car parking charges apply), 5-7pm, no age limits advertised.

Luckily in Cumbria and the Lake District there is no shortage of things to do. There are a range of watersports and lake activites to do including canoeing and lefyleafleafboat tours from lakes such as Windermere and Coniston (as well as others). There is also the national park to explore, if you think it’s not camping weather there is no shortage of places to stay from budget accomodation to a little bit more luxurious.

Wherever you are in the country, check out your local areas “What’s on” page for activities in your area.

If in doubt or organised fun isn’t your thing, put on your boots, grab your waterproof and get outside! Go for a walk, jump in puddles and kick some leaves!

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