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October Events & Activities

Review what's on in October in the Lake District & Cumbria:

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Houghton Farmer's Market - second Saturday of the month at Houghton village hall from 9am-1pm. There is a wide selection of meat, cheese, bread, cakes, hot food, preserves and lots of craft stalls too. Along side is a coffee morning run by different local charities and organisiations each month.

Brampton Farmer's Market - The market runs from 9.00 to 1.30 on the last Saturday of every month, except December, when it is the third Saturday.

Orton Farmers' Market - held on the second Saturday of every month, with over 35 local farmers, growers, producers & artisan craftsmen offer a tremendous variety of high quality and speciality local produce and crafts.

Kendal Farmers Market - Shop for the very best in local foods and enjoy all that this vibrant market town has to offer. This event is held on the last Friday of each month and is organised by Made in Cumbria.

**??** Westmorland Beer and Cider Festival - noon to 11.00 pm each day at the Town Hall, Highgate, Kendal.The Lakeland Trails Race in Coniston is a tough mountain trail and one of the most scenic races in this country. It has been rated the best running event in the UK by the readers of Runnersworld magazine.

Coniston Trail Race & Challenge - Skirting the Old Man of Coniston, the trail descends through ancient oak woodland and finishes alongside Coniston Water. A less competitive Challenge event sets off one hour before the more serious Trail Race, with both sets of participants following the same well marked and marshalled route.