If you go down to the Lowther woods today, or at least deep into the gardens, you may be in for a big surprise. For somewhere beyond the old rose garden, deep in the mixed woodland, you will now find the largest outdoor playground in the country - the lost castle. Created by the Curious [...]
On 9th April 2016, Born Survivor gave 2,600 competitors the opportunity to test their inner Bear Grylls over a gruelling 10km obstacle course. The weather was glorious and the conditions fair - although crossing the River Lowther, which was high at the time, did cause a few competitors a moment of angst. "Freezing!" was the [...]
12 - 13 August 2017 The Lowther Show is a staple outdoor event for the northwest and returns in ten days' time. This year, among other highlights, we welcome the Devil's Horsemen (pictured) - alongside the Lowther Horse Driving Trials, the Lowther Hound Show, a whole range of culinary delights, arts, crafts, gun dog retrieve [...]
27 - 30 July 2017 Kendal Calling in 2016 was blessed with sunshine and fantastic performances from hundreds of bands, both up-and-coming and established. Madness were a wow as were the chart-topping Rudimental. Catfish and the Bottlemen and Noel Gallagher and his High-Flying Birds were among others that thrilled the capacity 26,000 crowd. For details of next [...]
To commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of hostilities in First World War, archivist David Bowcock compiled a fascinating history of the battalion's formation Lonsdale Battalion Timeline. To find out more, please visit the Lowther Family Archive page.