Visit us at the Keswick Mountain Festival 2024

This year's festival is now over. We hope to see you next year.    The Keswick Mountain Festival is on from the 17th-19th May 2024 in Crow... Read more
Visit us at the Keswick Mountain Festival 2024

This year's festival is now over. We hope to see you next year. 


The Keswick Mountain Festival is on from the 17th-19th May 2024 in Crow Park, Keswick in the Lake District. We'll be there so come and visit us. You could be in with a chance to win £1,000 off a KE Adventure holiday!

The Keswick Mountain Festival is the UK's #1 Mountain Festival and offers a fantastic mix of outdoor sports, activities and live music in the Lake District. The various sporting events include trail runs, swimming, cycling, hiking and triathlon, plus there's loads of activities and entertainment aimed to inspire all ages and abilities. There are guided events including navigation for runners and Blencathra and Sharp Edge scrambles, plus loads of talks during the day and in the evening with speakers such as the 3 Dads Walking, Louise Minchin, Alan Hinkes, Sean Conway and more. 
It's a unique event on the shores of Derwentwater (right on our doorstep) and we're pleased to be attending again this year. Our adventure holiday experts Rachel, Vanessa, Sam, Tav, Sarah, Tom and Bex will be on hand over the 3 days to chat to you about our 360 active adventure holidays worldwide.



How would you like to win a whopping £1,000 towards your next adventure holiday?!
If you visit us in our KE Adventure tent at the festival and fill in one of our competition forms, you will be entered into our competition to win £1,000 towards your next adventure holiday. Perhaps you want trek to Everest Base Camp in Nepal or along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru, go on a self-guided walking holiday to Tuscany, on an epic cycling adventure across Africa or put it towards taking the family on a multi-active trip to Portugal. If you are our lucky winner, you choose your trip and we will give you a staggering £1,000 towards the holiday*.
 *Terms and conditions apply



Where's next on your travel bucket list? Climbing Kilimanjaro, trekking to Petra, cycling from Victoria Falls to Cape Town or walking in the European Alps? Wherever it is, we're offering you a special show discount of £50 off any adventure* if you book your trip during the week of the festival. So come and see us in the KE tent and we will give you a special code. 

*Terms and conditions apply




(ends Thursday 9th May - midnight)


Would you like to win a pair of festival weekend tickets which includes tent camping, access to the Big Top live music, daytime tent talks and activities for the whole weekend (Friday – Sunday)?

All you have to do to be in with a chance to win these tickets is email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and tell us your name, contact telephone number and where you would like to travel next. The competition closes at midnight on Thursday 9th May and the winner will picked at random on Friday 10th May. A special code will then be emailed to you which you can use when booking tickets online.  


What's on at the Festival?

Sporting events

From trail runs, guided hikes, open water swims, cycle sportives, adventure races and triatlons, there is plenty of sporting events to choose from. Whether you want to join 3 Dads Walking and help support Papyrus on the Keswick 3 peaks hike or challenge yourself on a 50k trail ultra marathon, there are plenty of events to choose from. All of these sporting event tickets include entry, Big Top Tent live music & daytime Tent Talks & Activities ALL WEEKEND (Friday to Sunday). View all the events you can enter here. 


The live music experience this year now includes two live music stages for you to enjoy – the Big Top Marquee and the Band Stand. Each of these stages will see a showcase of talented, local music acts. There will be a continuous live music experience from early afternoon till dusk, and for the first time, there will also be live music during the day on Sunday at the Band Stand. Expect chilled out vibes and acoustic sets there and more electric performances at the Big Top. See the lineup below.


Daytime speakers include the well known names of Alastair Humphreys, Sean Conway and Chrissie Wellington and these talks are all free to attend (space permitting). Evening speakers include 3 Dads Walking, Marta Misztal and Jenny Graham. The evening talks at Crow Park and Theatre by the Lake tickets are pay as you go.  See the full line up here.  


There are plenty of exhibitors at the show including The North Face, Ellis Brigham and Patagonia. All great companies to stock up on the latest clothing for your next adventure with KE. Check out the full list here. 


Why not have a go at axe throwing, space hopper racing, or even get up close to birds of prey? This year there is an abundance of fantastic activites from the climbing wall to accessible canoeing. Some of the guided events include navigation for runners to stand up paddle yoga. Take a look at the guided activites here. 








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