Things to do with kids in Cumbria

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10th February-31st December 2024

Venue: Windermere Jetty Museum

Address: Rayrigg Road, Bowness on Windermere, LA23 1BN

10am to 4pm daily. A playful environment filled with vibrant colours, ambient sounds, and digital creatures, inspired by ecosystems found in nature. Immerse yourself in the Microworld and discover a space...

Outdoor Events

Little Explorers

16th May-27th June 2024

Venue: Fell Foot

Address: Newby Bridge, Windermere LA12 8NN

Thursday’s May to June (except 30 May), 10 to11am & 2 to 3pm. Story and nature walk for under 5’s and their grown-ups, older siblings welcome. No advance booking required, meet at the Boathouse café....

Indoor Activities

Pet Encounter

1st June-25th August 2024

Venue: Brockhole on Windermere

Address: Windermere, LA23 1FF

Welcome to our Pet Encounter Experience in the stunning Lake District! Dive into a world of wonder as you interact with a delightful array of animals, including playful meerkats and intriguing snakes....

Theatre & Cinema

The Pantaloons: The Importance Of Being Earnest

4th July 2024

Venue: Talkin Tarn Country Park

Address: Tarn Rd, Brampton CA8 1HN

Everybody loves Ernest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Ernest. The only trouble is, he doesn’t exist. Or does he…? Best friends Jack and Algy have both created alter-egos to win...

Theatre & Cinema

Happy Birthday Peter Rabbit

5th July-1st September 2024

Venue: Old Laundry Theatre

Address: Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere LA23 3BX

Peter Rabbit’s friends are planning a secret party, but Peter is unhappy… has no one remembered his birthday? Come and celebrate Peter’s birthday with Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-duck and friends...

It’s time to party!

It’s time to party!

Primary Times explores some fabulous ideas for party bag goodies.

Get out for the Count!

Get out for the Count!

Join the Big Butterfly Count from 12th July to 4th August. It's free, fun and takes only 15 minutes.

Be a Good Sport Challenge

Be a Good Sport Challenge

Comic Relief’s new initiative is packed with activities and resources for schools and families.

Explore the world together through play

Explore the world together through play

Dogs, dancing, and daring to embrace our differences with Gemma Atkinson.

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