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Hill Top - Tom Kitten’s children’s trail - Cancelled

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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, LA22 0LF
Today to Sat 13 Jun

Hill Top - The Spirit of Hill Top - Cancelled

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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, LA22 0LF
Today to Sat 13 Jun

Deer Rudding - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Set in the lee of the Northern Fells on the bank of the Caldew and enjoying views into the wider landscape, notably Carrock Fell.
Deer Rudding, Wigton CA7 8HU
Sat 6 Jun, Sat 27 Jun

Cello on Fire

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A Solo Cello show - no standard classical recital but an extraordinary mix of styles, ranging literally from Baroque to Rock.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 6 Jun

Hayton Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A valley of gardens of varied size and styles all within ½m, mostly of old stone cottages. Smaller and larger cottage gardens, courtyards and containers, steep wooded slopes, lawns, exuberant...
Hayton Village Gardens, Brampton CA8 9HR
Sun 7 Jun

Park House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Romantic Manor House (not open). Extensive vistas. Formal tranquil pond encased in yew hedging. Meadow with meandering pathways, water garden filled with bulbs and ferns.
Park House, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2LG
Sun 7 Jun, Sun 28 Jun

Rydal Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Forty acres of Park, Woodland and Gardens to explore. The Formal Thomas Mawson Garden has fine examples of herbaceous planting, seasonal displays and magnificent views of the Lakeland Fells.
Rydal Hall, Ambleside LA22 9LX
Sun 7 Jun

Hutton-In-The-Forest - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Hutton-in-the-Forest is surrounded on two sides by distinctive yew topiary and grass terraces -, which to the S lead to C18 lake and cascade.
Hutton-In-The-Forest, Penrith CA11 9TH
Sun 7 Jun

Tithe Barn - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Set on a slight incline, the thatched property has stunning views of the Lake District, Pennines and Scottish Border hills.
Tithe Barn, Carlisle CA6 4PJ
Sun 7 Jun

Swarthmoor Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Formal gardens and wild flower meadow. Wild purple crocus meadow in early spring: late February or early March depending on weather, earlier if mild winter later if cold and frosty.
Swarthmoor Hall, Ulverston LA12 0JQ
Fri 12 Jun to Sun 14 Jun

Lake District Challenge 2020

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New for 2020 - join the Lake District Challenge and take on England’s finest countryside at your pace.
RUFC Kendal Hornets, Mintbridge, Shap Road, Kendal LA9 6NY
Sat 13 Jun

Whetstone Croft & Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Two different, tranquil, south-facing cottage gardens overlooking the Woodland valley. Herbaceous borders bursting with cottage-garden favourites, mature flowering shrubs, azaleas, herb beds, stoop...
Whetstone Croft & Cottage, Broughton-In-Furness LA20 6AE
Sat 13 Jun and Sun 14 Jun

Bubble Rush

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New for 2020 – The UK’s foamiest fun run is coming to Carlisle! Bubble Rush is a fun run with a difference – lots of coloured bubbles!
Chances Park, Carlisle CA2 6JP
Sun 14 Jun

5 Primrose Bank - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A surprise garden in a modern housing development, making use of reclaimed scrubland next to the Hadrian’s Wall Path and close to the River Eden.
5 Primrose Bank, Carlisle CA6 4QT
Sun 14 Jun

Hill Top - Tom Kitten’s children’s trail - Cancelled

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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, LA22 0LF
Sun 14 Jun to Wed 12 Aug

Hill Top - The Spirit of Hill Top - Cancelled

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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, LA22 0LF
Sun 14 Jun to Wed 12 Aug

Chapelside - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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1 acre windy garden below fell round C18 farmhouse and outbuildings. Fine views. Tiny stream, large pond. Herbaceous, gravel, alpine, damp and shade areas, bulbs in grass.
Chapelside, Penrith CA11 0XR
Sun 14 Jun, Sun 28 Jun, Sun 12 Jul

Haverthwaite Lodge - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Traditional Lake District garden that has been redesigned and replanted. A wonderful display of hellebores and spring flowers.
Haverthwaite Lodge, Haverthwaite LA12 8AJ
Thu 18 Jun

Lakeside Hotel - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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On the shores of Lake Windermere. Lakeside has been created for year round interest, packed with choice plants, incl some unusual varieties.
Lakeside Hotel, Ulverston LA12 8AT
Thu 18 Jun

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour 2020 Kendal

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Watch the world’s best short adventure films on the big screen. Hear tales from great explorers and athletes as they join us on stage. Win prizes from our fantastic tour partners.
Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Thu 18 Jun

China Crisis: RETROspective tour

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Eddie Lundon and Gary Daly are the founding members of the band which started Kirby, Merseyside back in 1979.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 20 Jun

Askham Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Askham Hall is a Pele Tower incorporating C14, C16 and early C18 elements in a courtyard plan. Opened in 2013 with luxury accommodation, a restaurant, cafe and wedding barn.
Askham Hall, Penrith CA10 2PF
Sun 21 Jun

Ivy House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Approx 2 acres of sloping fell-side garden with meandering paths leading to a series of rooms: pond, fern garden, gravel garden with assorted grasses, vegetable and herb garden.
Ivy House, Cumwhitton CA8 9EX
Sun 21 Jun

Summerdale House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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1½ acre part-walled country garden set around C18 former vicarage. Several defined areas have been created by hedges, each with its own theme and linked by intricate cobbled pathways.
Summerdale House, Lupton LA6 1PE
Sun 21 Jun

8 Oxenholme Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Artist and potters garden of approx ½ acre of mixed planting designed for year-round interest, incl two linked small ponds.
8 Oxenholme Road, Kendal LA9 7NJ
Sun 21 Jun

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