5 things to do in the Lake District, September 2018

Staying at a spa suite or boutique cottage in Windermere during September 208? Then here are a selection of 5 things do in the Lake District.

September 1st – Race The Sun

This isn’t an event for the faint hearted! The endurance race sets off before sunrise on the 1st September, where competitors take part in a triathlon style race. There’s an 80 mile cycle ride, along with a challenging hike up England’s 2nd biggest mountain, the 950 meters of Helvellyn. Not only that, but there’s also 3km of canoeing in the Lake District upon Lake Thirlmere.

September 2nd – Loweswater Show

Whenever you decide to visit the Lake District, agricultural shows during the summer are always popular. If you’re after things to do in September 2018 then the Loweswater Show takes place on 2nd September. You will find lots livestock on display, along with traditional sports such as Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling.

September 9th – Dragon Bay

If you take a walk from your Windermere Boutique Cottage down to Lake Windermere on the 9th September, you can watch the charity dragon boat race. The annual event in Windermere takes places at the Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa. If you wish to make a late entry, then it costs £595 per team with a proportion going towards charity.

September 13th – Westmorland Country Show

It’s time for another country show mid-September. This time one of the larger events in the Lake District, regularly attracting around 30,000 visitors. Much like other agricultural shows, there’s an emphasis on the local livestock, along with several other attractions. As well as arena displays including horse-jumping and dog trials, the show hosts a huge food hall and much more.

September 29th – Erksdale Show

If you’re after things to do in the Lake District towards the end of September 2018, then there’s the Erksdale Show. This is one of the older events in the Lake District, which much like the Westmorland show is great for showcasing the Cumbrian livestock. In particular, the Herdwick sheep which are native to the Lake District. That’s not all though, for there will be the usual trade stalls and market stands. The theme is the same throughout, highlighting life in Cumbria.

Where to stay in the Lake District, September 2018

So why wouldn’t you want to feel at home when on holiday in the Lake District? Book a spa suite or Boutique Cottage in Windermere. That way you can spend the day with the locals, but still feel spoilt as you sit back and relax in your outdoor hot tub. What’s more, when you book a stay at Rose Cottage, you can enjoy all the spa benefits at Aphrodites Lodge, Windermere.