October - November - December

The winter months are a chance to enjoy the Lake District at its most serene. Enjoy wrapping up warm, crisp mornings and cosy log fires into the evening as well as enjoying local markets, bonfire night and seasonal festivities.

Friday 12 October - Sunday 14 October - Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is the only event of its kind in the UK taking over the whole town of Kendal, on the edge of the Lake District, Cumbria for a weekend each October. Celebrating the amazing world of comic artists, creators, and writers, we bring the biggest names in comic art to Cumbria with over 70 special guests from across the comic world. There really is something for everyone, whether you’re a comic veteran, new to comics or just love seeing amazing artists at work!

Thursday 15 November to Sunday 17 November - Kendal Mountain Festival – Kendal

Kendal Mountain Festival is a true global adventure gathering and a premier adventure film & speaker festival. It is award-winning and is the most diverse, creative event of its type in the world. Our vision is to inspire more people to explore, enjoy and represent mountains, wilderness and their cultures. We host a highly respected international film competition, a packed lecture programme of guest speakers, filmmakers and athletes and crucially it’s the main social gathering for outdoor enthusiasts. We have thousands of visitors from home and overseas, hundreds of film screenings including high-profile premières plus plenty of special guests making this a must-do long weekend in The Lake District.

Saturday 8th December to Sunday 9th December - Windermere Christmas Celebration

Windermere Christmas Celebration (formerly known as Windermere Christmas Market) is an exciting family-friendly event on the streets of Windermere each winter. Saturday: 11:00am - 19:00pm | Sunday. 10:00am - 16:00pm.