What's on inGrasmere

Welcome to Grasmere

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Grasmere - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Grasmere to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Grasmere


RECORD & CD FAIR Free entry Free parking Situated between Windermere & Bowness on main Lake Road ‐ easy to find and parking on premises.TeaCoffee available. Vinyl for sale from £1 upwards to higher priced collectors records ‐ CDs from £2…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 511987
Cumbria Way Ultra 30, 30 Mile, Cumbria 2018
Registration - Crosthwaite Parish Rooms

The Cumbria Way Ultra 30 starts in Keswick to finish at Carlisle Castle following the final sections of the Cumbria Way Ultra for runners looking for a shorter option.Entry includes event technical t shirt bespoke medal Route Notes tracker hire free event…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: +447968 836549

Tourist Attractions

Beatrix Potter Gallery

The exhibition of original sketches and watercolours painted by Beatrix Potter for her children's stories changes annually. Also on display are artefacts and information relating to her life and work beyond the 'Tales'. The 17th‐century building, the model for Tabitha Twitchit's shop, was once the office…

Steam Yacht Gondola

The original steam yacht Gondola was first launched in 1859 and now, completely rebuilt by the Trust, gives passengers the chance to sail in her sumptuous, upholstered saloons. This is the perfect way to view Coniston's spectacular scenery. Gondola is a re‐built elegant coal ‐ fired…

The World Of Beatrix Potter

Would you like to meet Peter Rabbit and all his friends in the magical World of Beatrix PotterWell, it's just a hop, skip and a jump to the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, the only Beatrix Potter themed attraction in Europe, where you can visit Peter Rabbit, Jemima…

Windermere Steamboat Centre

For a great day out visit the Windermere Steamboats & Museum situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Windermere. Windermere Steamboats & Museum offers:A unique and historic collection of Steam and Motor Boats Steam Launch Trips Shop and Refreshments Swallows and Amazons Exhibition Model Boats boat pond…


Largely 17th‐century, the solid stone and slate house is an exceptional survival. It belonged to a wealthy 'statesman' farming family and contains carved woodwork, books, papers, furniture and fascinating domestic implements from the past, largely accumulated by the Browne family who lived here from 1626 to 1943.…

Hill Top

Many of the enchanting illustrations for Beatrix Potter's little tales were inspired by Hill Top. It remains as she left it and in each room can be found something that appears in one of her books. The cottage garden contains the same pleasing mix of flowers,…

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