What's On in the Westmorland Dales

If you are holding an event in the Westmorland Dales then do let us know and we will add it to our events list for 2019. Please submit details to [email protected] for consideration.

Green Holme Show

Saturday 8th June

10:00am – 16:00pm

A traditional local agricultural show in the hamlet of Greenholme near Tebay and Orton.

Wildflowers in Orton

Wednesday 12th June

13:00 – 16:30

Orton Market Hall, CA10 3RU

Join wildlife officer Sue Thurley for a 4 mile stroll through the quiet lanes around Orton looking at its species rich verges. Adult £5, under 18’s free.

To find out more  contact: [email protected] or 01969 666210


Sustainable Farming in the Westmorland Dales - Launch Event
Reducing Antibiotic use on Farms

  • 3rd July 2019 1.30 – 4pm
  • Raisgill Hall, Tebay. Cumbria CA10 3UB
  • By kind permission of the Dunning Family
  • Refreshments provided at the end of the event

The Farmer Network invites you to the launch event for the Sustaining Farming in the Westmorland Dales project including:

  • Talks from Pendragon and Tethera Vets about changes to the way we use antibiotics in cattle & sheep to counter the threat of resistance.
  • How vaccinations and high health status can help promote our cattle and sheep to buyers.
  • A tour around the cutting room where Lake District Farmers operate their bespoke meat supply business including a talk about their supply chain and how they work with restaurants and local farmers.
  • The opportunity to see the dairy cattle and newly installed parlour at Raisgill Hall.

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Westmorland Dales: Scything workshop

Date: 26 July 2019

Time: 0:00 - 17:00

Come along and learn how to use an Austrian scythe and enjoy cutting grass quietly with ease. This one day course covers the correct set-up and maintenance of a scythe and practical scything for management of grassland.

Cost: Free (donations welcome)

Organiser: Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Where: Piper Hole Farm, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4NN

Booking required: please call Cumbria Wildlife Trust on 01539 816300 or email: [email protected]