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 24th March 2019

High Terrain Events – Buttermere trail race
A 10mile trail run based in the beautiful Buttermere valley, set amidst a dramatic landscape of high fells, this is an incredible route around the shores of Buttermere & Crummock Water. 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

Trail10 web

Saturday 11th May 2019

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


Summer 2019 (Full dates to be announced)

Mountain Rescue Slideshows
Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team's slide show presentation in Croft House Cafe, Buttermere, every Wednesday evening through the summer. Cafe open at 8pm. Slide show starts at 8.30pm. 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.

Mountain Rescue

Saturday 7th September 2019

High Terrain Events – Triathlon
Swim Buttermere Lake, cycle up the challenging gradients of Whinlatter and Honister passes, run the trails around the beautiful shores of Crummock Water. This triathlon is possibly the most scenic in Britain, set amidst the stunning backdrop of the Lake District mountains in the iconic location of Buttermere.
For more info visit the official website


Sunday 8th September 2019

Buttermere Open Water Swim

With it's crystal clear water Buttermere is one of the cleanest lakes in the country.  Set amidst a spectacular backdrop of dramatic fells, forest and waterfalls the swim is 5km or 10km.
For more info visit the official website

Open Water Swim