Explore South Lakeland
Our district is known all over the world for its astounding
natural beauty and unique, vibrant culture.
Over the years these magnificent mountains and beautiful
lakes have inspired many famous writers and artists like
William Wordsworth, John Ruskin and Beatrix Potter.
Today we have much more to offer, from world-class
attractions and events to top-quality shops, bars and
For information about the towns and villages in our area,
including downloadable brochures, look at the Discover
the Area pages.
Things to Do
There is an abundance of things to see and do, whatever the
weather! We have something for everyone - ranging from
outdoor music and cultural festivals, extreme sports and
activities to historic houses and gardens, tranquil lake cruises
and award winning museums and art
South Lakeland is a spectacular setting for world-class cultural
events and festivals all year round - outdoor music, international
street arts, film, theatre and mountain festivals. Search through
events to find out what is happening near you.