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Lake District Cottages rated 3 Star accommodation

Milburn Grange Holiday Cottages

Knock, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

tel: 01768 361867
mobile: 07889 315685
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If you looking for self catering holiday cottage accommodation in Cumbria - the Lake District? Why not stay in one of our 6 self-catering holiday cottages while attending one or more of these local events? Our self catering holiday cottages are an ideal base for touring (Cumbria - the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Scottish Borders, Eden Valley), walking, cycling (we are on the Pennine, Cumbrian and Eden cycle-ways) or simply relaxing in beautiful surroundings. In addition, nearby there are 2 golf courses, riding stables, coarse and game fishing. Visit our home page and view our Cumbrian cottages on-line.

Group Accommodation:
Milburn Grange is perfectly located for providing group cottage accommodation for families and large groups of families or friends requiring a year round break and a perfect base for visiting Cumbria and the Lake District or the Eden Valley.
Call 017683 61867 to discuss your individual group accommodation requirements in beautiful Cumbria including the arranging of activities and the provision of catering in your holiday cottages.

Easter Classic Commercial Vehicle and Car Rally:
Kirkby Stephen
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th April 2014

A lovely collection of classic vehicles including Public Service, Commercial, Vans, Military, Fire Appliances, Tractors and related stalls.

Harness Racing: Appleby Spring Races
Monday 26th May 2014

Home Farm Field, Appleby
Approximately 9 heats and a final.

Appleby Horse Fair:
Thu 5th to Wed 11th June 2014

Stay at our Lake District Cottages and visitAppleby Horse Fair Cottages now available for this year - availability
Held annually on Fair Hill, about one mile north of the town centre, the Horse Fair has been held here since 1750, prior to which it was held in the town. Appleby Horse Fair is one of the largest horse fairs in Europe and its timing is determined by the second Wednesday in June which is always the last day, noon on the previous Thursday being the time when travellers are first allowed on Fair Hill. Prior to this travellers may be seen encamped in the surrounding area. At fair time up to 1600 caravans are parked on the hill, ranging from the traditional horse-drawn vardos to modern units towed by cars.

Harness Racing:
Sun 1st June 2014

Home Farm Field, Appleby
Approximately 9 heats and a final. Further details from Appleby Tourist Information Centre.

Appleby Carnival:
Saturday 12th July 2014

Various venues in and around Appleby
Parade, arena events, duck racing, side shows.

Penrith Show:
Saturday 26th July 2014

Xtreme trials display team, Battle of Britain memorial flight display, sheepdog displays, full range of livestock classes, industrial and horticultural sections and lots more.
For all enquiries and a show schedule call 01931713325

Potfest in the Park:
Fri 26th July to Sun 28th July 2013
Potfest in the Park features over 100 selected potters in marquees on the parkland at Hutton-in-the-Forest, Penrith.

Potfest in the Pens:
Fri 2nd Aug to Sun 4th Aug 2013
The event is the oldest potters market in the UK showing the work of up to 150 Potters
Auction Mart, Penrith, Cumbria.

Lowther Game Fair:
Sat 10th to Sun 11th August 2013

In the grounds of Lowther Castle.
An array of countryside activities, entertainment and sporting championships.

Appleby Agricultural Show:
Sat 17th August 2013

Near Appleby Golf Course
Animals, trade stands, side shows. Further details from 01931 714571.

Lake District and Ullswater Valley - Patterdale Dog Day :
Sat August 2013 TBC
Come and sample a special country pursuit with a visit to the show. This is one of the few remaining genuinely traditional shows now in its 108th year.

The Dufton Show (Fellside Royal)- Agricultural and Horse Show:
31st August 2013

Dufton Show field, Appleby.
Animals, trade stands, side shows, sheep dog trials and Barbecue and music in the evening. Further details from 017683 62015

The Westmorland County Show
Thursday 12th September 2013

Lane Farm, Crooklands.
Animals, trade stands and side shows. One of Britains Oldest and Cumbria's Biggest Livestock Show. All visitors welcome from 8.00am until 5.30pm. 015395 67804 for details.

Ullswater Outdoor Festival:
Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th September 2013
Over 9 days with more than 50 guided walks to suit everyone ranging from gentle scenic strolls to more experienced mountaineering around Englands most beautiful lake.

C-Art Fair Penrith
11:00 to 15:00, Devonshire Street, Penrith
A free event celebrating the best local art, craft, food and music.

Apple Day:
Sun 13 October 2013 11.00-16.30
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby. Penrith CA10 1SP
Great day out for the whole family
Call 017683 61893 for details.

Haltwhistle Walking Festival:
Saturday 5th to Sunday 13th October 2013
Haltwhistle's Walking festival with a series of guided walks.

Note : The information on this page is correct as far as we are aware but if you are visiting Cumbria to visit a particular event then please confirm that the event is still going ahead.

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