September in the Lakes – Events and Shows

September in the Lake District and Cumbria – Events and Shows

A summary of the events and attractions across Cumbria and the Lake District in September.

2 Sept. Loweswater Show

A traditional Lakeland show with Cumberland Wrestling, a junior & senior fell race, various horse and driving classes, sheep & poultry classes and a variety of stalls. From 10.00am opposite New House Farm, Lorton Valley -

Cumberland Wrestling
Cumberland Wrestling

6 Sept. Cycling Tour Of Britain

Stage 5 of the Tour Of Britain takes place in an around Cockermouth and Whinlatter – join the cycling elite for this 14 km team time trial - <a href="/>

8 – 9 Sept. Holker Chilli Festival

A festival celebrating all that is Chilli with chilli companies from across the UK and a Chilli eating competition for the adventurous! From 10.30am at Holker Hall,

13 Sept. Westmorland County Show

This large, county show has a large selection of farm animals and attractions. The show is held at Crooklands, Milnthorpe -

14 – 15 Sept. Egremont Crab Fair

– home of the world Gurning Championships, is a fair celebrating the Crab Apple -

16 Sept. Borrowdale Shepherds Meet

This traditional Herdwick sheep show is held at Rosthwaite in Borrowdale, hosts a prestigious Herdwick Sheep show and also the challenging Seniors Fell Race (begins at 2.00pm) – sheep judging starts at 10.30am – parking is very limited, so please consider taking a bus from Keswick -

29 Sept. Eskdale Show

Eskdale Show celebrates the 150th show, Eskdale is a traditional Lakeland show with sheep judging classes (including World Champion Herdwick), Stick Dressing, Fell races, Industrial Tent and Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling -

29 – 30 Sept. Taste Cumbria in Cockermouth

This is a two-day event on Cockermouth’s main street – attractions include the secret gin garden. Around 80 stalls are on display from food producers across Cumbria -