With the kids off school and you getting that extra bit of time off work you'll need to find something to make this weekend special. 

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

We hope you'll find something for you and your friends and loved ones to enjoy. 

  1. Easter is a perfect time to spend in the Lake District and Allerdale is home to some of the most beautiful parts. Keswick will be a bustly and vibrant place to visit, it would be great to head down to Derwentwater or visit the town itself. 
  2. If you are looking for something a little more quiet, then Loweswater and Buttermere are ideal places to spend a warm day. They both offer a pleasant place to stroll and take in the scenery. 
  3. If you would like to treat one of your family members or friends then why not get a spot of shopping done in Workington town centre. There are a range of chain and independent stores to fulfill your shopping needs. 
  4. If you are a fan of sports then you won't want to miss the west Cumbrian derby game between Workington Town and Whitehaven RL. Although Workington will be playing away, Whitehaven is still only a short journey away and it is not one to be missed. 
  5. If you prefer the seaside to the lakes then Allerdale has you covered. Allonby and Silloth are both quiant and picturesque seaside towns where you can enjoy fish and chips or an ice cream. 
  6. Maryport also has a lot to offer, visitors can enjoy walking around the historic harbourside or even take a trip around the Lake District Coast Aquarium. 
  7. Easter is the perfect time to spend with your family and shops in Allerdale can provide you with anything you need to make this weekend perfect. Why not treat yourself to a roast dinner or even a barbecue if the weather is nice. 
  8. If you enjoy partying and the nightlife experience then why not head out and explore some of the bars and clubs on offer in Workington. Cockermouth and Keswick also have a range of nice venues. 
  9. If you prefer taking in a bit of history and culture then Cockermouth is also the home to the Wordsworth House, a Grade I listed building where the famous poet William Wordsworth was born. 
  10. If you love the outdoors then why not spend your weekend out in the fells and mountains. Popular peaks like Skiddaw and Haystacks are right on your doorstep.