Events

Please see our list below for events happening in 2019.

Our Coniston and Crake team also have frequent events for you. Check out their events page: https://ccc.scrt.co.uk/events/

HIMALAYAN BALSAM BASHING!

24 May, 2019 - 28 August, 2019 Various

It is that time of year again! Himalayan Balsam Bashing season is upon us! Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera) is a invasive non-native species. It spreads rapidly and can cause damage to the environment; it out-competes native species, helps to erode riverbanks in winter and can cause increased nutrients and sedimentation in rivers. It can grow up to 2.5 metres high from seed in a single season and can project its seeds for up to seven metres. Many seeds drop or explode,…

The All England Stone Skimming Championships!

17 August, 2019 (11.00am - 4.00pm) Fell Foot Park, Newby Bridge, Windermere LA12 8NN

That’s right folks… The All England Stone Skimming Championships is back, for another year! South Cumbria Rivers Trust in partnership with the National Trust, arrange this quintessential British event to spread some stone skimming joy! We will have food, drinks and activities to keep you entertained for hours. A day within the National Trust Fell Foot Park, on the infamous Lake Windermere, what more could you want for a day out? So why don’t you come say hello, learn more…