Travel Information


published: Mon 25th Nov 2013

around the festival site

Kendal Calling is Staged in Lowther Dear Park, 10 minutes south of Penrith in the Lake District, it is easily accessed via the M6 from the north or the south, with travelling times of 1hr 30mins to both Manchester and Newcastle, 2hrs to Leeds and 2hrs 25mins to Edinburgh.

Kendal Calling offers plentiful parking on site, with a maximum of 5 minutes walk from the wristband exchange.


Frequent shuttle buses service the festival direct to Penrith Station, a mere 10 minutes away.

With a frequent train service run by TransPennine express in conjunction with the festival, they offer a discount off the shuttle bus if bought in conjunction with your rail ticket.

Car Share

Kendal works in partnership with to encourage car sharing to and from the festival.


There were no official bus packages offered in 2013.


Campervans are welcomed at Kendal Calling, with a £60 campervan ticket necessary to enter the campervan field.

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festival information by: Jamie Licence

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