THE Ennerdale Show took place on August 31 for the 114th time. The traditional Lakeland show was held at The Leaps, Kirkland.

The day started at 10am with the judging of Horses and Ponies, which then lead to the judging of Sheep followed by Shepherd's Dogs. There were also judging tournaments for children's pet, dogs and sticks.

The traditional hound trials, fell races and wrestling also occurred throughout the day.

Some pictures show the Fell Ponies taking part in their competitions. Some winners include Mrs C.H Robinson from Anthorn from the Foal category who won the Townend Princess Trophy. 

Whitehaven News: Helen Wills from Whitehaven with her Fell Pony Helen Wills from Whitehaven with her Fell Pony

Besides the animals, there was a multitude of other activites to do or things to see. Vintage machinery was on show and proved popular, there were things such as tractors, cars and engines on show in this section.

There were several tents including a crafts tents and an industrial tent. The tents showcased local businesses and their crafts, including cakes, soaps, clothing, cushions, candles and much more. This tent was bustling with people.

Whitehaven News: Some of the vintage cars on showSome of the vintage cars on show

There were stalls located seperately selling more food, the cheese stand was a personal favourite.

Whitehaven News: The 'Kick-Ass' cheese stall was at the showThe 'Kick-Ass' cheese stall was at the show

The Lamplugh and District Heritage Society created a tent showcasing past shows in the area such as the Flower Festival in Lamplugh.

One tent had a section for the Jubilee whch showcased 70 Ennerdale stories which spoke about the history of our area.

Whitehaven News: The 70 Ennerdale stories tent for the JubileeThe 70 Ennerdale stories tent for the Jubilee

Besides the childrens pet competition, there were bouncy castles, slides, childrens craft stalls as well as childrens clothing stalls located around the field so all the family could enjoy.

The beautiful landscape and lucky day of weather added to a lovely day for folks to enjoy, a lovely way to end summer. Hundreds of cars rowed up on the field overlooking the event, so it seemed a successful day for organisers.