Things to do with kids in Cumbria

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Indoor Activities


10th February-31st December 2024

Venue: Windermere Jetty Museum

Address: Rayrigg Road, Bowness on Windermere, LA23 1BN

10am to 4pm daily. A playful environment filled with vibrant colours, ambient sounds, and digital creatures, inspired by ecosystems found in nature. Immerse yourself in the Microworld and discover a space...

Outdoor Events

Sizergh’s Spring Bird Challenge

13th May-1st June 2024

Venue: Sizergh

Address: near Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8DZ

10am to 4pm. Can you discover eight of the birds that call Sizergh home? This self-led family trail will take you out along the Holeslack accessible route, and you’ll collect clues along the way before...

Outdoor Events

Little Explorers

16th May-27th June 2024

Venue: Fell Foot

Address: Newby Bridge, Windermere LA12 8NN

Thursday’s May to June (except 30 May), 10 to11am & 2 to 3pm. Story and nature walk for under 5’s and their grown-ups, older siblings welcome. No advance booking required, meet at the Boathouse café....

Theatre & Cinema

Cumbria Calling: Gaming Adventures

23rd May 2024

Venue: The Coro

Address: County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7LZ

Are your kids gaming mad!? The Manchester Video Game Orchestra will be performing a special concert of music from games such as Fortnite, Apex Legends and the Elder Scrolls at the Coro in Ulverston on...

Arts & Crafts

Animal Arts And Crafts

25th May-2nd June 2024

Venue: Wordsworth House and Garden

Address: Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX

Head along to Wordsworth House and Garden in Cockermouth and get crafty and creative in the Discovery Room. Be inspired by their exhibition on British wildlife and make yourself something to take home....

It’s time to party!

It’s time to party!

Primary Times explores some fabulous ideas for party bag goodies.

Healthy meal ideas

Healthy meal ideas

Healthy Eating Week (10th – 14th June), celebrates the importance of healthy living through healthy eating.

Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day

Occurring twice a year with in both May and November, explore more about the importance of outdoor learning.

Explore the world together through play

Explore the world together through play

Dogs, dancing, and daring to embrace our differences with Gemma Atkinson.

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