Programme of Events

Please read the "Booking a walk" page before making any bookings.

If an event is sold out you may contact the Brewery box office to be put on a reserve list in case of cancellations

The 2020 Programme of Events can be seen below.

Thursday 7th May 2020
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 Event No.
Event Title
 Time
 Cost
KWF Basket
 1  Meet and Greet - details to be announced
 5:30pm onwards
 Free

Friday 8th May 2020 (booking closes Thursday 7th May at 7:00pm)
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 Walk No:
 Walk Title  Grade (see bottom of page)
 Length (Miles/Km)  Ascent (Feet/metres)  Cost
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 2  Kendal circuit - our town's green and historic places
 Easy  3/5
 minimal  £3  
 3
 Orrest Head and Holehird Gardens
 Easy
 5/8
 600/200
 £6/£3+donation

 4
 Benson Knott  Moderate
6.5/10.5
 1043/319
 £3

 5
 The Fairfield Horseshoe
 Strenuous
 12/19
 3700/1130
 £10

 6 Kendal Yards and History
 Easy 2 hours
 N/A Free 

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 Event No.
Event Title
 Time
 Cost
KWF Basket
 7  An evening with Alfred Wainwright
 7:30pm - 9:00pm
 £5

Saturday 9th May 2020 (booking closes Friday 8th May at 7:00pm)
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 Walk No:
 Walk Title  Grade (see bottom of page)
 Length (Miles/Km)  Ascent (Feet/metres)  Cost
KWF Basket
 8  Historic walk around Kendal
 Easy  2 hours
 N/A  Free

 9 Kendal Canal - Northern Reaches - Tewitfield to Kendal
 Strenuous 16/26
 750/230 £3+fares 
 10
 Kendal Canal - Northern Reaches - Crooklands to Kendal
 Easy
 8/13
 Minimal
 £3+fares

 11
 Burneside, Gurnal Dubs, Staveley using train
 Moderate
 6/10
 920/280
 £3+fares

 12  The Kentmere Horseshoe
 Strenuous  13/21
 3700/1128  £10
 13 Scout Scar - Sunset Walk
 Moderate 5/8 800/243 £3 

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 Event No.
Event Title
 Time
 Cost
KWF Basket
 14  Town Heritage Talk - visit the Mayor's Parlour
 4:00pm
 Free  

Sunday 10th May 2020 (booking closes Saturday 9th May at 7:00pm)
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 Walk No:
 Walk Title  Grade (see bottom of page)
 Length (Miles/Km)  Ascent (Feet/metres)  Cost
KWF Basket
 15
 Helsington and Sizergh Castle
 Moderate
 8/13
600/180
 £3

 16
 Kendal Scars and Woodland
 Moderate 6.6/10.5
1100/350
 £3

 17  The Howgills
 Strenuous
 12/19
 2900/900  £10

Kendal Walking Festival is proud to support Kendal Rotary Club who are organising the Kendal Community Walk on Sunday 10th May, starting at Kirkbie Kendal School anytime from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. Walks are 6.5 miles with shorter routes available and cost £4.  Details can be found at communitywalkkendal.org

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 Event No.
Event Title
 Time
 Cost
KWF Basket
 18  Film / Speaker night - details to be announced
 TBA
 TBA  


Monday 11th May 2020 (booking closes Sunday10th May at 7:00pm)
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 Walk No:
 Walk Title  Grade (see bottom of page)
 Length (Miles/Km)  Ascent (Feet/metres)  Cost
KWF Basket
 19
 The Helm
 Easy
 2/3.2
400/120
 £3

 20
 Arnside Knott
 Moderate 6/10
750/229
 £6

 21  Sallows, Sour Howes and Orrest Head
 Moderate / Strenuous
 10/16
 2300/700  £3+fares
 22 Whitbarrow Scar
 Moderate 5/8 1000/305 £6 
Walk Grades:

Easy - Walks with no steep ascents or descents and few stiles, taken at a leisurely pace.

Moderate - Terrain not too hilly and with only short and / or gentle ascents, through the countryside, and requiring some physical fitness.

Strenuous - Will involve long and / or steep ascents in a mountain / moorland setting, requiring a good level of fitness and some experience of hill walking.