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West Cumbria Christmas Round Up

Keswick Live Advent Event 1 December The magical Live Advent event will once again take place throughout the town for the duration of the festive season. Now in its fourth year, a festive themed window will be illuminated in a business each day around Keswick from the 1 – 24 December, accompanied by a programme […]

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The Holidays Are Coming

With so much excitement in the air, what better way to keep little elves off the ‘naughty’ list, than a visit to see Santa himself? Sunday with Santa – 10 & 17 December Crown & Mitre Hotel Fancy having Sunday lunch with Santa? In the run up to Christmas enjoy a festive three-course meal with […]

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Quantum Leap 2018 at the Beacon Museum

Launching Quantum Leap for 2018 New logo, new themes, same great fun! Attention all parents and Guardians! The Beacon Museum have a fun weekend club for children aged 7 to 13 for 2018. Quantum Leap is a club that has met successfully for a number of years. For next year, the team at the Beacon […]

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Half-term Horrors at The Beacon Museum

SPOOKY SKELETONS are on offer this half-term at The Beacon Museum with its feature exhibition Gladiators: A Cemetery of Secrets. Six sets of human remains tell the story of gladiators who perished in combat, created by the world renowned JORVIK Viking Centre. The host of historic horrors provide fun for all the family, with interactive […]

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Silloth: The Jewel on The Solway

By Paul McGuirk Feature Image taken by Owen Martin While Cumbria might be famed for some of the UK’s most breathtaking scenery, very few visitors to the area think of travelling North or West of the Lake District national park boundary to check out what the coastline has to offer. Those with a sense of […]

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Half Term Bucket List

They’re one term deep already and fuelled with excitement for the 31st, but before that is a whole week to keep the little monsters occupied. This half-term there’s plenty going on to capture their imaginations and no, none of it involves plastic fancy dress costumes and questionable face paints. Get these dates in the diary […]

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Halloween Round Up

This Halloween there are some seriously spooky goings on. We’ve rounded up just a few ideas to get the whole family in the mood for the macabre ahead of All Hallow’s Eve.   Pumpkin Plod 25 October   Carve your best pumpkin, throw on your spookiest Halloween costume and plod along to Hammond’s Pond, for […]

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Make a Day of It in West Cumbria

Make the most of your ‘staycation’ with these great days out right on your doorstep. Not jetting off anywhere exoctic this year? There’s plenty going on to keep the kids busy for the whole six week holiday. With lots of great days out to be had in west Cumbria, we can’t promise that the sun […]

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Hidden Secrets At The Beacon

It’s been a busy summer so far at The Beacon Museum and shows no signs of slowing down as they announce their newest exhibition for the autumn. After the success of the live snake handling sessions, which continue to run until 2 September, the museum will welcome another first this autumn, as six human skeletons […]

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Kids Swim For Just 10p This Summer

With the return of 10p swims across Allerdale, this summer is the perfect time to enjoy Workington’s brand new swimming pool.   All children aged 16 and under will be able to take advantage of the offer at the swimming pool in Workington, as well as the leisure centres in Cockermouth and Keswick, all of […]

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