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We have an incredible line up of authors, poets, writers and artists at this year's Literature Festival - get your tickets now! View
We welcome you to join us as we share stories of positive change to environmental threats and begin conversations to make difference on a local and global scale. View
The world’s best paddlers from around the world are coming to Kendal to share their adventures... We welcome three of the world's top kayakers - Bren Orton, Dane Jackson and Nouria Newman, plus adventurers Sarah McNair-Landry & Erik Boomer, and many more amazing speakers. View
Hear special insiders' UTMB stories and other astounding ultra tales, films and top speakers from the world of international mountain running. View
Feat. Adam Rolston and Ron Rutland who set a World Record for the longest golf hole ever played by trekking 2,011km across Mongolia, plus adventurer Pip Stewart. View
Welcome to Kendal Mountain Festival presented by Columbia
We host a highly respected international film competition, a packed lecture programme of guest speakers, filmmakers and athletes and crucially it’s the main social gathering for outdoor enthusiasts. We have thousands of visitors from home and overseas, hundreds of film screenings including high-profile premières plus plenty of special guests making this a must-do long weekend in The Lake District.
So please stay in touch, sign-up for our newsletter. Keep an eye on our website for the latest news for an exciting 2018!
‘Bike Night’ is BIG! One of the main attractions at Kendal Mountain Festival every November, with consistent growth over the last five years, it has developed into a ‘must see’... more →
This year our Festival theme is CONNECTION. We are looking for stories and snapshots that connects our audience to new worlds, unexpected adventures, characters we would never meet; were it... more →