We love supporting events in Buttermere, anything from triathlons to photographic society meetings. We can offer:

  • Hot and cold food and drink, including outside our normal opening times
  • An outside water supply and access to a toilet
  • Electric power
  • Parking

Here are the events currently planned. Keep checking back for updates:

*Sunday 29th March 2020 - POSTPONED*

High Terrain Events – Buttermere trail race
Based in the beautiful Buttermere valley set amidst a dramatic landscape of high fells. This superb 20k course starts with a circuit around the whole of Buttermere Lake in a clockwise direction. This is a classic route described as "One of the best round-the-lake walks in the Lake District. It's ideal for all abilities, you do not have to be super fast or an elite athlete to enter, perfect if you are new to trail running and looking for a new challenge.
For more info visit the official website


Saturday 16th May 2020

Buttermere Sailbeck fell race
A classic AM with good run-ability and a classic descent to the finish off Whiteless Pike.


Summer 2020 (5th August 2020 to 28th October)

Mountain Rescue Slideshows
Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team's slide show presentation in Croft House Cafe, Buttermere, every Wednesday evening through the summer. The events start at 8pm. Admission is £3 for Adults and £1 for children. Come and watch a presentation by members of the Mountain Rescue Team. See how they operate, what is involved in getting a rescue started and see how much training they do.

5th August, 12th August, 19th August, 26th August 2020
2nd September, 9th September, 16th September 2020
28th October 2020

Mountain Rescue