Lakes Ignite 2018 presents six specially commissioned contemporary artworks to celebrate the Lake District’s designation as a World Heritage site.
Diaries at the ready for another exciting year of outstanding culture in the beautiful Lake District!
The landscape of the Lake District has been inspiring artists and writers for centuries and now it has been recognised by UNESCO and awarded World Heritage status.
Beatrix Potter is a world-renowned author, synonymous with the Lake District, charming children’s books and of course the iconic Peter Rabbit. There is however a great deal more to discover about this talented writer and influential thinker
Prepare to be inspired and discover the wonderful selection of National Trust attractions in the celebrated Lake District!
Check out our top 20 Lakes Culture must sees and be inspired by the diverse array of literature, arts, artists and makers, performances and festivals on offer in the beautiful Lake District.
Grizedale Forest is home to the largest collection of site-specific art in the UK. A collection of environmental art that has been created over the past 30 years and today establishes Grizedale uniquely as the UK’s first forest for sculpture!
Trails of the Unexpected brings the significant collections of Cumbria’s museums and galleries to life by taking visitors out into the epic landscape of the region in the footsteps of writers, artists, empire builders and raiders.
Discover 20 literature, art and performance venues, alongside unmissable historic homes & museums, on our culture map of the Lake District.