Main Events at the Woolpack Inn - please also see our Diary Dates page here

Events - Woolpack Inn


November 2018

Woolpack Wine  Festival: 15th November - 18th November 2018

Join us to celebrate the world of wine with lots of special events taking place.


As recommended by 'Wellies & Wine'

Try and buy some great wines and improve your wine knowledge with local experts.  Purchase tokens to sample the wines on offer OR buy by the glass OR 'Like the Taster? Finish the Bottle.'

15th - Thursday night is PREVIEW NIGHT! with tutored wine tasting with Paddington Berger

16th - Friday night it's Fish & Chips & Rock'n'Roll 

17th - Saturday night, Wine Festival dinner, 7 courses, 7 wines, 7pm. Sneak peek of the menu here

Booking is essential for this great gourmet evening.

18th  - Champagne Sizzlin Sunday - Steak Stones and Specials

Click here for further information

December 2018

Season Finale 1st & 2nd December

Christmas Party Weekend


Festive Frolics 2018

End of Year Celebrations:  27th December - 1st January

26th December - Boxing Day Sport on the BIG Screen & Pizzas from the Woodburner Oven

27th December - Hardknott Big Fat Quiz & TAPAS Thursday (3 Tapas for £10)

28th December - LIVE MUSIC from THE KICKSTARTS

29th December - St Bees Triers Post Xmas Blow Out

30th December - Pool Knockout - kids from 4pm adults from 8pm + SIZZLIN STEAK SUNDAY

31st - Pizza & Music in Hardknott Bar & Cafe OR

No-nonsense New Year in the Dining Room with our special 77 Menu

Just before midnight we will show Big Ben Chiming & the celebrations happening LIVE on our 100" HD TV Screen

March 2019

Gin Party Weekend:

Over 25 Gins to sample by the glass, with accompaniments you would never think of trying!

5 Course Gin Tasting Menu

A list of Cocktails to tantalise your tastebuds

Harry's Homemade Infused Gin

G & Tea - Gin Teapots

Including: Sipsmith, Deaths Door, Dogsnose & BathTub



Easter 2019

Easter Activities : 19th April - 22nd April

Activities for all and fun for all the family


Childrens's Activities on EASTER MONDAY

Eco Duck Race - Make your Duck then race it on the river

Pace Egg Rolling competition

Real Easter Egg Hunt - Find an egg and we will cook it for you for Breakfast

April 2019

Sausage & Cider Festival : 26th April - 28th April 2018

This friendly and jovial festival celebrates the very best of local Ciders and a scrumptious array of Sausages. We were CAMRA West Cumbria's Cider Pub of the Year 2017! so expect the best.


Over 50 ciders and 25 flavours of sausages from local Butchers Bewley's, Woodalls, Melville Tyson & Taste Of The Lakes


Tractor Pull on Sunday, great food and drink all weekend.

Our usual menus also available all weekend so come along for the craic.

May 2019

Spring Bank Holiday Monday with Fun & Games: 27th May 2019

Fun and games for all

June 2019

Boot Beer Festival: 7th June - 9th June 2019 (tbc)

3 Inns - 4 Days - 100+ Real Ales - Good Food - Live Music


Thu 7th: The Seven Ales for Seven Courses dinner at 7pm
Places in the dining room are limited and booking is recommended.

...and/or bar meals and the quiz in the bar.

Fri 8th: Fish & Chips & Rock'n'Roll

Sat 9th : LIVE MUSIC,
All Day BBQ and Sausage Eating competition.

Sun 10th : All day Breakfast Butties & Sunday Roasts
Good food and craft ales with outdoor fun and games.

Visit the Beer Festival website to see what our Festival partner pubs are up to.

July 2018

ESK FEST - 6th & 7th July

Woolpack Walk Week : 2nd - 9th July

18 3/4 miles, all completing the Woolpack Walk receive a FREE PINT & Certificate

August 2018

Vodka Party 3rd & 4th August

Over 80 Vodkas to sample by the glass

Friday 3rd
Vodka Cocktails - 1 - 2 - FREE!

Saturday 4th
Harry's Homemade Infused Vodka Tasting Sessions PLUS

All weekend
777 Vodka Tasting Trays - 7 Vodkas & 7 Sides

September 2018

Lagerpocalypse: 31st August & 1st September

Over 20 different lagers



Bratwurst - Schnitzel - Steins - Fun & Games

Thirsty Thursday

Live music Saturday

Hau-den-lukas Finals with the Stacker Cup Challenge Sunday

Sport on the BIG SCREEN

MICKEY JUPP & FRIENDS - 14th September

LIVE MUSIC from Mickey and Friends


Eskdale Show 2018 - 29th September


October 2018

WASDALE SHOW - 13th October