If you are looking for something to do this weekend then look no further. 

At the Times & Star we've compiled together a list of the top 10 things to do in Allerdale over the weekend. 

Number 10- Allerdale is home to some of the best lakes in the Lake District and Derwent Water in particular is by far one of the most popular. Situated in the scenic town of Keswick you can enjoy boat hires or trips or even just take in the breathtaking views. There are also cafes and a park nearby. 

Number 9- If you prefer the sea side then why not take a trip to Silloth or Allonby. These villages are the perfect place to spend a spring day and have great places to eat or buy an ice cream. 

Number 8- If you would like to do a bit of shopping then why not head to Workington. There are a range of great stores like HMV and Next where you'll be able to get everything that you need. 

Number 7- There are also plenty of other lakes in the Allerdale area including Loweswater and Buttermere. These are the perfect place for a stroll on a sunny day and offer a calming and relaxing atmosphere. 

Number 6- There are some great places to eat in Allerdale with exciting and innovative menus. The Trout Hotel in Cockermouth offers a great range of food. 

Number 5- The Lakes Distillery near Bassenthwaite Lake is a fun place to spend the afternoon. Visitors can learn how the spirits are made and distilled whilst getting the opportunity to sample some of the produce. The distillery also has a Bistro where you can get a bite to eat. 

Number 4- If you enjoy a good night life scene then Workington has a lot to offer. There are a range of great pubs and clubs for you and your friends to enjoy including The Well and The Ship Inn. 

Number 3- If you would like to head out in the afternoon then there are some amazing cafes in the area for you to explore. Some of these include The Darkroom Cafe at George Fisher in Keswick and Cups and Saucers Farm Tea Shop in Keswick. 

Number 2- If you would like to catch a movie then why not visit The Ritz Cinema in Workington. This week you can watch the new smash hit film The Batman with Robert Pattinson. 

Number 1- For a fun family day out it'd be great to check out Planet Play in Workington. A great play centre that the kids are sure to love.