March brings the start of spring on Wednesday the 20th, as well as Mother’s Day on Sunday the 10th, and Easter weekend from Friday, 29th March to Monday, 1st April with plenty of activities happening throughout the month.

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Bowness Bay Brewing: Easter Beer Festival

Bowness Bay Brewing: Easter Beer Festival 2024

Bowness Bay Brewing is hosting a beer festival over Easter weekend from Friday the 29th to Sunday the 31st of March. There will be live music each day, along with a huge selection of craft beer and lager, pizza and Texas BBQ. The brewery is located in Kendal at Castle Mills in LA9 7DE and there is no entrance fee to attend the festival.

Lakeland Arts: March Events

Lakeland Arts March 2024

Lakeland Arts are putting on several fantastic events this March, including:

Sublime Symmetry: William De Morgan

An exhibition featuring Victorian ceramic designer, William De Morgan, featuring 60 pots, tiles and vases.

Broad Leys and Blackwell Tour

Discover two arts & crafts houses on this informational tour, including Broad Leys & Blackwell, ending with a cream tea.


Gilbert Spencer

An exhibition of Gilbert Spencer’s major paintings and learn about his influence on 20th century art.


Claude Cahun: Beneath this Mask

An exhibition of Claude Cahun’s photographs, which explore the complexity of gender and identity.

Easter Holidays Nature Trails

Learn about local birdlife whilst looking for hidden Easter eggs around the museum and pick up a nature trail guide to look for various plants and animals around the lake.

Easter Holidays Creative Fun

Build your own model boat from recycled materials in the Learning Centre throughout the Easter break.

Family Activities

These are self-led activities for children and their parents. They include sketching flowers in the visitor sketchbook, as well as family-friendly trail where you can spot hidden animals around Blackwell. 

Professor Paul Gough Talk & Book Signing

Coinciding with the Gilbert Spencer exhibition opening at Abbot Hall, Professor Paul Gough will be giving a talk about the acclaimed British painter, Spencer.

South Cumbria Music Festival

South Cumbria Music Festival

The South Cumbria Music Festival is taking place between Tuesday 19th and Saturday 23rd March, 2024 at Coronation Hall in Ulverston. The festival was formed in 1976 and is one of the most respected competitive music events in the UK.

Easter at Muncaster

Easter at Muncaster

Easter at Muncaster Castle will include events, such as Protect the Egg & the Big Egg Drop where you can make a box to try to protect an egg that will be dropped from the castle roof. There is also the Big Muncaster Egg Hunt where successful searchers will get an Easter treat, along with a spring Easter Trail where you can explore the gardens as a family.

March Events at the World of Beatrix Potter

Mother’s Day Tea 2024

Mother’s Day Tea

The World of Beatrix Potter is throwing a Mother’s Day tea on Sunday, 12 March, 2024. The ticket price includes a glass of fizz, a bunch of daffodils and a gift for your mum. There is also a delicious afternoon tea with a story read by Beatrix Potter, along with a photo opportunity with Peter Rabbit. There are also bunny ears for children to colour in and the cost of admission to the attraction is included with the ticket.


Easter Egg Hunt

There is also an Easter Egg Hunt taking place at the world of Beatrix Potter on Sunday, 30th March from 10am-5.30pm. The egg hunt will take place around the attraction and, if you find them all, you’ll win a chocolate treat. The mini trail is free with the cost of entry.

March Events at Walby Farm Park

Walby Farm Park March 2024

Walby Farm Park puts on a fantastic Easter event and is also giving free entry to mothers this coming Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day

Walby Farm Park is giving mums free entry when accompanied by paying children on the weekend of Mother’s Day on both Saturday 9 March and Sunday 10 March.


Easter Eggsstravaganza

Easter at Walby Farm Park offers an array of fantastic activities for children and their parents, including decorating your own chocolate egg, a giant Easter egg hunt, a hunt for a golden egg, baby lambs in the barn, along with all the usual fun and activities the farm has to offer.

Easter Fun at the Ravenglass Railway

Ravenglass Railway March 2024

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway will be offering Easter activities between the 29th of March and the 14th of April, including a “High Speed Easter Egg Hunt,” Build a Bear Workshops on selected days, as well as a number of other activities.

Gin Weekend at the Woolpack Inn

Woolpack Inn Gin Weekend

Gin fans, look no further! The Woolpack Inn is throwing a Gin Weekend from 22 to 24 March to include gin cocktails, afternoon G&Ts, gin tasting boards, as well as live music.

Easter at Brockhole

Brockhole Easter

Brockhole always throws a fantastic Easter event for families with craft activities and an epic Easter egg hunt, including a hunt for a golden bunny. There are also a number of other activities available at the centre, as well as a selection of cafés to grab a bite to eat.

Enjoy a “Host of Golden Daffodils” (*Without Trampling or Picking Them*)


We list the Top Six Places to See the Daffodils This Spring where you can admire the golden daffodils that William Wordsworth so aptly described in his poetry. Be sure not to trample or pick them so that other admirers can enjoy them for as long as possible! The best time to see them is usually late February to early March.

Heron Corn Mill: The Good Friday Special

Heron Corn Mill: The Good Friday Special

Heron Corn Mill in Milnthorpe is putting on an Easter egg hunt for kids on Friday 29 March from 11am to 2pm around the mill with chocolate prizes up for grabs. There will also be freshly baked hot cross buns for sale. The Easter egg hunt costs £2 per child.