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Keswick Mountain Festival 2024

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One of our favourite events in the Lake District calendar, Keswick Mountain Festival, returns to Crow Park from 17 - 19 May 2024. Round up your family and friends and get ready for the ultimate outdoor weekend.

The festival programme is made up of guided activities and taster sessions, including mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, navigation training, ghyll scrambling, climbing and more, together with an awesome line-up of challenging sporting events – triathlons, trail races, open water swims and cycle racing. Throw in a fantastic selection of kids activities, local food stalls, exhibitors, inspirational speakers and live music and you’ve got an unforgettable weekend.

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Festival village highlights:

Soak up the atmosphere in Festival Village as it plays host to two evenings of live music from headliners Peatbog Faeries and Big Country – all with the stunning Catbells and the Borrowdale Valley as a backdrop.


Keswick Mountain Festival is home to world class sporting events, from junior trail races and open water swims to triathlons and the Back O’ Skiddaw 70km cycling sportive.

Outdoor activities:

Iconic walks, fun activities on the lake and breath taking climbs feature in the activity programme. Spaces always fill up fast, so be sure to get your place booked. For the full activity programme, visit: www.keswickmountainfestival.co.uk

Visit our event guide for a selection of handpicked events in and around Ullswater.

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