Our partners are offering a range of guided activities across the whole weekend, see what’s on offer below and book your place now!

Timothy Taylor’s Beer Tasting

Sample a selection of Timothy Taylor’s award-winning beers during this tutored tasting session with the brewery’s Senior Brewer, Tom Slack. Come along to find out about what goes into making that taste of Taylor’s. Provided by Timothy Taylor’s.

This event is not ticketed, and will the run on a first come first served basis, up to a maximum of 100 attendees. Please bring ID with you (18+ only).

Taking place at the Keswick Mountain Festival at the below venues and times:

  • Tent Talks: Saturday 12.00-13.00
  • Big Top: Sunday 12.00-13.00

Ditch your old shoes and apparel by using the adidas TERREX test and trial service which will be available on site during the weekend.

Just bring some ID and you can trial a selection of adidas Terrex’s best trail running footwear & apparel and go for a personal best on the trails!

Friday night Q&A with Robbie Simpson

Friday 17th May 2024 @ 18:30 @Kong Running, Keswick
£5 a ticket | All proceeds go towards the catbells conservation project

Join us for an exclusive Q&A session with Robbie Simpson, esteemed British Trail runner, as he shares insights into his remarkable journey in the world of trail running.

Discover the secrets behind his success, gain invaluable tips for your own training, and delve into the mindset of an elite athlete.

Whether you’re a seasoned trail runner or just starting out, this is an opportunity not to be missed


Short film showing of Black Trail Runners ‘Infinite Trails’

Saturday 19th May 2024 @ 19:00 @ George Fisher, Keswick
£5 a ticket | All proceeds go towards the catbells conservation project

Hosted by Adidas TERREX, the film is followed by a Q&A with BTR (Becky and Juliette).

The outdoors is open for everyone to enjoy, regardless of the ways others may choose to define us or imagine what is possible of us.

For the British collective Black Trail Runners, their ambition is to contribute significant change in both representation and participation of Black and minority runners around the globe.​


 Yoga for Runners

Saturday 18th May 2024 | 16:00 – 17:00
Sunday 19th May 2024 | 11:30 – 12:30

Release tension, restore balance, and relax mind – these yoga sessions are specially sequenced for post runs, an ideal complement for your sports entry. 

Booking required | Contact Below

Stand Up Paddle Yoga @ Nichol End Marine

Saturday 18th May 2024 | 13:30 – 15:00
Sunday 19th May 2024 | 13:30 – 15:00

Strengthen core, improve balance, while having fun – free transportations between KMF site and Nichol End.

Cost: £50 per attendee, 12 maximum in a session

Booking required | Contact Below

Navigation for Runners

Date: Saturday 18th May 2024
Time: 10:00

Specifically designed to help you deal with mountain navigation for Ultra and Trail running

Don’t feel like you can’t run in the mountains safely? Book on our ‘basic to intermediate navigation for runners’ course and start your journey to find freedom in the mountains.

Delivered by Hugh Chatfield, winner of the Dragon’s Back Race 2023.

Running with Poles

Date: Saturday 18th May 2024
Time: 10:00 – 16:00

Come and learn to use poles for running to literally ‘propel’ yourself to your best PB ever in your next Ultra, Mountain Ultra or Sky Race.


Helvellyn & Striding Edge Guided Scramble

Saturday 18th May 2024

Join us on a guided walk of Helvellyn via the classic Striding Edge. This day ranks as one of the finest on offer in the Lake District and it is a great opportunity to get yourself introduced to the world of scrambling.

Our qualified instructors will provide an exhilerating day as you scramble your way across the knife edge arete on to the summit of England’s 3rd Highest Mountain. The fun doesn’t stop there, as the impressive Swirral Edge is enjoyed on the descent.


Blencathra & Sharp Edge Guided Scramble

Sunday 19th May 2024

Join us on a guided walk of Blencathra, one of the most popular and iconic peaks in the Lake District. This day of scrambling really does aim to get the best out of this mountain as you’ll enjoy ascents of both Halls Fell Ridge and Sharp Edge*

*Due to the nature of the rock type on Blencathra it’s ridges have to be approached with caution in anything but dry conditions. If there is wet weather Sharp Edge will not be crossed but we will still look to complete a day walk using other routes up.


Newlands Adventure Centre

The Place where the excitement never ends! If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind adventure that you’ll cherish forever, look no further than Newlands incredible centre.

Set in a stunningly beautiful location, you’ll have access to a range of thrilling activities that will appeal to any group. Here are a few featured activities you can do.

For more info and how to book

Ghyll Scrambling

Have you ever wanted to go down a naturally formed waterpark? Are you brave enough to jump off the Corkscrew?

Do you want to get soaked from head to toe? Then Ghyll Scrambling is the activity for you!

High Ropes

Climb, slide, balance, swing, and zip your way through the trees like the ultimate jungle explorer – all while you’re 25ft above the ground.

Think you’re up for the challenge? Don’t worry, we’ve got your safety covered. So, what do you say? Let’s have some high-flying fun!

Rock Climbing

The Lake District is known for being the home of Rock Climbing, so why not try your hand at this extreme sport!

Conquer a fear and get up close and personal with some of the incredible local landscape all whilst under the watchful eye of our qualified Instructors!


The Lake District is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, with Derwentwater being one of the most remarkable features in this idyllic region.

If you’re looking for a fantastic way to explore this area’s breath-taking scenery, why not try kayaking.


Under 8s

Rookery Woods is an adventure play area designed for the younger adventurer and is ideal for anyone aged 8 and under!

With Ziplines to Slides, Mazes to Soft Archery, Rookery Woods has so much to offer!