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Keswick Mountain Festival 2019

Keswick Mountain Festival

One of our favourite events in the Lake District calendar, Keswick Mountain Festival, returns to Crow Park from 17 – 19 May 2019. 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.

Couple taking part in a running event at Kendal Mountain Festival
Crowds and tipis at Keswick Mountain Festival

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. Tickets are still available online here.

The 2019 taster activity programme is bigger and better than ever before, packed with thrills, challenges and things to try for the whole family. To get you fired up for taking on one of the challenges, head over to the Adventure Talks Tipi for tales from walkers, adventurers and climbers who have achieved some epic conquests.


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 2019’s activity programme.┬áSpaces always fill up fast, so be sure to get your place booked. For the full activity programme, visit:

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