Be inspired this Autumn in the Lake District

This September we have four very special exhibitions and events. Be intrigued, be moved, be inspired.

Loweswater shore with Low Fell in the background

Own a Word-Hoard image

Discover how you could buy one of the original Word-Hoard exhibition photographs at our special affordable auction and help care for Lake District places you love. Bidding starts at just £25.

Playwright Peter Macqueen sitting in a cave

Outdoor theatre... in a cave 

On Saturday 16 September Millican Dalton's cave in Borrowdale is being transformed into a theatre

An old photograph showing tourists standing on a giant rock

Roll up for our new exhibition

Put on your 3D glasses and follow in the footsteps of the thrill-seeking tourists of the past for a close encounter with the Bowder Stone, aka “the biggest rock in the world”.

The Bowder Stone

The 'Time Machine' - a temporary installation at the Bowder Stone 

Think the Lake District landscape has always looked this way? Step inside the Time Machine and think again...

The Bowder Stone

Get directions for the Bowder Stone

Get the postcode for the Bowder Stone car park

Two staff members dressed in costume enjoying a conversation at the front entrance of Wordsworth House and Garden, Cockermouth

Visit Wordsworth House and Garden

Whether you meet the maid, manservant or a knowledgeable 21st-century guide, you’re guaranteed a warm welcome at William’s childhood home.