Lakes Alive will return 6-8 of September 2019 with another packed programme of visual delights, fantastic performances and plenty of things to make and do.
Watch our short film for ace outdoor art and family fun in Grizedale Forest, the UK’s first forest for sculpture
During the school holidays or for a surprise weekend away, why not let the Lake District provide the scenic setting for making some great family memories!
All year round Grizedale Forest invites you to venture to the southern Lake District for an exhilarating and inspiring cultural retreat.
Cultural adventures by bike and boat! Search for sculptures and stories in the scenic Grizedale Forest and enjoy adventures by kayak on Coniston Water, with a memorable trip over to ‘Wild Cat Island’.
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.