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Enjoy a 1.5 mile guided walk on Sizerghs farmed estate. This short walk is a Sizergh must! Discover important archaeological sites (including a pre-historic burial mound) and glimpse the incredible...
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Today, Mon 6 Apr, and more dates until Mon 18 May

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Stop and take notice of the wonders of spring with our family nature challenges. Youll need your senses to explore the garden and countryside.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Today to Sun 19 Apr

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Our special exhibition celebrating the 250th anniversary of Wordsworths birth explores how he was shaped by his wild, outdoor upbringing.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today, Thu 2 Apr, Sat 4 Apr, and more dates until Tue 12 May

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Can’t do a press up' No problem! Get active with us, exercising in a friendly environment where everybody is welcome regardless of current fitness levels.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere,
Today, Fri 3 Apr, Mon 6 Apr, Fri 10 Apr, Mon 13 Apr

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If youre interested in a variety of fitness exercises for cardio and strength building, this class is for you.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere,
Today, Thu 2 Apr, Mon 6 Apr, Thu 9 Apr

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Slow down in the Orchard and experience the sights, sounds and spirit of Hill Top in the same way as Beatrix Potter did.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside,
Today to Tue 14 Apr

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Follow in the paw-prints of Tom Kitten and explore the delights of Hill Top garden. Children will love hunting out the clues around the garden to complete this fun trail, based on one of Beatrix...
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside,
Today to Tue 14 Apr

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Enjoy a 1.5 mile guided walk through ancient trees and historic landscape. This short walk to Church Fell highlights the diverse nature of the Sizergh estate as you explore farmland, ancient...
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Today, Mon 6 Apr, and more dates until Mon 18 May

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Get crafty making and decorating a distinctive paper hat. Take inspiration from Dorothys baby bonnet on display in our exhibition, and craft a cool paper cap or a handsome hat that says something...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today, Mon 6 Apr, Mon 13 Apr

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Get out on the water and see Fell Foot from a new perspective. Available Thursday Sunday term-time, or everyday throughout the school holidays.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere,
Today to Sun 19 Apr, Thu 23 Apr to Sun 26 Apr, Thu 30 Apr to Sun 10 May

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Join the garden team as they give the chickens their dinner and settle them down for the evening. Booking Not Needed.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Today to Fri 3 Apr, Mon 6 Apr to Thu 9 Apr, Tue 14 Apr to Fri 17 Apr

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We are showing family films in the Hayloft on Tuesday nights. After a day on the hills, head back to the cosiness of Sticklebarn, grab a bite to eat and head upstairs to watch a fantastic film in the...
Sticklebarn and The Langdales
Tue 31 Mar, Tue 7 Apr

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Eating out will never be the same again... 4-6pm in winter, 4-7pm in summer. Why not stop by for a bite to eat on your way home from work' Find us in the car park, where you’ll only need...
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere,
Tue 31 Mar, Tue 7 Apr, and more dates until Tue 26 May

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Try your hand with a quill and ink. Learn about 18th-century letter writing, pen a missive or poem of your own and seal it the Georgian way. Booking Not Needed.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Tue 31 Mar, Tue 7 Apr

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In a new film showing in the house in 2020, join Henry Hornyold-Strickland as he delves into the Strickland family archives and explains how he feels about his role as archivist of Sizergh.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Tue 31 Mar, Sun 5 Apr, Tue 7 Apr, and more dates until Sun 17 May, Tue 19 May

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Wellness Wednesdays concentrate on physical, mental and social wellbeing in amongst the beautiful surroundings of Fell Foot.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere,
Wed 1 Apr, Wed 8 Apr

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Cross Lane Projects will launch its 2020 programme with the exhibition Made With... considering materiality in contemporary sculptural practice.
Cross Lane Projects Cross Lane Kendal
Wed 1 Apr, Sat 4 Apr, Wed 8 Apr, and more dates until Sat 9 May

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Let nature awaken your creativity and have fun making some wild art. Make a piece of wild art from found objects or create a poem out of stones.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 1 Apr, Wed 8 Apr

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Still used by the Strickland family after 750 years, the chapel will be open for a limited time in 2020.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Wed 1 Apr, Thu 2 Apr, Wed 8 Apr, and more dates until Thu 21 May

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Your adventure begins by canoe, a peaceful paddle across this short stretch of Derwent Water to the intriguing little island.
Borrowdale and Derwent Water
Wed 1 Apr, Wed 27 May

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Listen to the costumed servants’ ghost stories. Join the costumed servants by the kitchen fire to hear some of the ghostly tales William and his sister Dorothy might have enjoyed.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Thu 2 Apr, Thu 9 Apr, Fri 10 Apr

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Bring your baby along to these gentle fitness sessions, designed to ease you back into your workout. Suitable for all abilities, over the winter well be making the most of our new Active Base...
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere,
Thu 2 Apr, Fri 3 Apr, Thu 9 Apr, Fri 10 Apr

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Step into the frame of a painting take a guided walk to Gunpowder Gorge on the River Kent to see the landscape captured by local artist George Romney in the 1760s.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Fri 3 Apr, Wed 8 Apr

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Four Seasons – Celebrating a Year in Holehird Gardens Green Door are joining forces with the Lakeland Horticultural Society for an exhibition which celebrates 50 years of the Society at Holehird Gardens and 25 years of Green Door.
The Gaddum Gallery, Brockhole on Windermere
Fri 3 Apr to Sun 31 May

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Become a nature explorer by picking up one of the 2 nature trails at Sticklebarn that will lead you on an adventure to find birds and beasties.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales
Sat 4 Apr, Sun 5 Apr, Sat 11 Apr, Sun 12 Apr

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