Cheap Accommodation near MountainFest Site


Located in the beautiful Lake District, the highly successful Kendal Mountain Festival has been running for 17 years and takes place every November. It attracts thousands of visitors and is considered Britain’s premier mountain film festival. Featuring 100’s of film screenings, world premieres plus lots of special guests. It will inspire you, your family and friends to discover and explore the mountains, wild places and local cultures around the world.

It is one of the most diverse events of its type, has received multiple awards and with numerous other exciting activities organised during the festival it’s well worth travelling to Cumbria and staying for a long weekend. Big names from the world of mountaineering and climbing, biking, canoeing, skiing, caving and paragliding headline the festival’s events. Renown authors, experts and personalities give talks and lectures throughout the weekend, as well as workshops at the Basecamp Village.

Celebrating the great outdoors creates a real buzz that also attracts media industry specialists, top equipment brands, artists, athletes, photographers, explorers and adventurers. With so many visitors you may be well advised to book ahead for the 2017 Kendal Mountain Festival to find the best prices for hotels and b&bs in Kendal and surrounding area.

When : The film festival 2018 will take place November 15-18

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There is a large variety of rooms for tourists


room festival siteKendal is a popular gateway to the Lake District with Lake Windermere being only 9 miles, it offers a variety of accommodation for tourists from established national hospitality brands to local independent establishments. There is a good choice of cheap hotels including the budget Premier Inn Central Kendal offering good quality rooms and family restaurant and Travelodge situated near to the A591 with free parking and takeaway breakfasts.

One of the cheapest in the town is the centrally located County Hotel, close to the railway station and offering traditional full English breakfast in their spacious dining room. Days Inn have a hotel close to the M6 on the outskirts of town, great for families and has a McDonalds and Costa within their Main Amenities Building. Alternatively try some of the smaller hotels such as the Cross Keys, Gilpin Bridge Inn, Stonecross Manor and the Gateway Inn. All offering good quality modern rooms with en-suite facilities and pleasant relaxed surroundings.

Festival goers may enjoy staying in some of the friendly guest houses scattered around the town. Lyndhurst Guest House provides good value for money, it has a quiet riverside location, free Wi-Fi throughout and free parking. A bright and elegant Victorian property you’ll be assured of a warm welcome.

A 2 minute walk from the centre takes you to Hillside B&B, with picturesque views over the historic market town and open countryside. Well priced rooms are available, but book a room in advance to confirm your reservation during the November 2018 weekend is advisable. Another option is Beech House, a boutique guest house with free private parking and Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV with DVD player and well-stocked refreshment trays in all rooms. Alternatively it may be worth considering Romney’s Self Catering Apartments, luxurious 1-3 bedroom apartments and snugs at affordable prices with a bar and restaurant attached.

Film Festival at Kendal, in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria England


Name : Kendal Mountain Festival (KMF)

Location : at Kendal within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England.

How to get there

By Train

There are 2 railway stations in town – Kendal and Oxenholme which on the West Coast rail mainline. Kendal Station is closer to the venue, but a taxi ride from Oxenholme will only take 5 minutes.

By Car

When driving on the M6 south – leave M6 at Junction 36 and follow signs

When coming from the M6 North – leave M6 at Junction 37 and follow signs

When in Kendal, look at the Car Parking to view the numerous car parks available. Additional car parks are also available at Kendal College and at the Leisure Centre. Be aware this is not an overnight parking.

By Coach

There are a vast amount of coaches available that travel to Kendal. The bus stop is only a short walk to KMF venues.