We have a variety of partner activities available across Festival weekend to allow you make the most of your weekend!

If you need to brush up on your walking navigation skills, Lake District walker are running beginners and advanced courses, as well as multiple guided walks around the areas famous peaks, including Skiddaw and Scafell Pike. Platty+, Lake District Watersports providers, will be offering canoeing, kayaking and SUP tours of Derwentwater, allowing you to explore the lake to its fullest. If you’re looking to brush up on your running navigation skills, NAV4, mountain running experts, are offering half day intensive introductory courses on Saturday and Sunday. Swim on the Wild Side will be offering an introduction to open water swimming on Saturday. Check out the timetables below for more information and instructions on how to book.

Lake District Walker
DayStart Time:Event:DescriptionProviderPriceHow to Book
Friday 17th May10:00amBeginners NavigationThe perfect course for those with little navigational experience, a full day on the fells. 10km/6 miles. 6-7 hours.The Lake District Walker£40BOOK HERE
Friday 17th May10:00amEdges Walking Weekend - day 1Two days of walking taking in the best edges in the Lake District, 12km/7.5miles per day.The Lake District Walker£45BOOK HERE
Friday 17th May10:00amSkiddaw & Ullock PikeA steep climb at times, but the most scenic route up Skiddaw, stunning views over Bassenthwaite & Derwentwater. 13km/8 miles. 5-6 hours.The Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Friday 17th May10:00amGreat Gable from HonisterA shorter walk but steep and rough underfoot at times, wonderful scenery throughout. 9km/6 miles. 5-6 hours.The Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Friday 17th May9:30amNewlands Ghyll ScramblingA thrilling session in Stonycroft Gill sliding and jumping down the waterfalls. 3 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Friday 17th May12:30pmNewlands Ghyll ScramblingA thrilling session in Stonycroft Gill sliding and jumping down the waterfalls. 3 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Friday 17th May15:30pmNewlands Ghyll ScramblingA thrilling session in Stonycroft Gill sliding and jumping down the waterfalls. 3 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Saturday 18th May09:00amNewlands Walking Weekend - day 1Two long days walking taking in some of the best horseshoe walks in the Lake District. 18km/12 miles per dayThe Lake District Walker£45BOOK HERE
Saturday 18th May10.00amBeginners NavigationThe perfect course for those with little navigational experience, a full day on the fells. 10km/6 miles. 6-7 hoursThe Lake District Walker£40BOOK HERE
Saturday 18th May10.00am 10 Peak ChallengeA long walk over rough ground crossing some of the highest peaks in England. 27km/17 miles. 14 hoursThe Lake District Walker£70BOOK HERE
Saturday 18th May10:00amColedale HorseshoeA long walk taking in plenty of tops, but with little exposure, and great views throughout. 16km/10 miles, 7 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Saturday 18th May10:00amBlencathra & Sharp EdgeA wonderful route taking in two of the best ridges in the Lake District on one of the best mountains. 9km/5.5 miles. 6 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Saturday 18th May10:00amScafell Pike from SeathwaiteA long walk over rough ground but probably the best way to see the best of Scafell Pike. 14km/9 miles. 7 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Saturday 18th May10:00amEdges Walking Weekend - day 1Two days of walking taking in the best edges in the Lake District, 12km/7.5miles per day.The Lake District Walker£45BOOK HERE
Saturday 18th May09:30amNewlands Ghyll ScramblingA thrilling session in Stonycroft Gill sliding and jumping down the waterfalls. 3 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Saturday 18th May12:30pmNewlands Ghyll ScramblingA thrilling session in Stonycroft Gill sliding and jumping down the waterfalls. 3 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Saturday 18th May15:30pmNewlands Ghyll ScramblingA thrilling session in Stonycroft Gill sliding and jumping down the waterfalls. 3 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Sunday 19th May07:00amHigh Street Roman Road A long walk, similar in difficulty to the Yorkshire 3 Peaks, on good paths throughout. 37km/23 miles. 12 hoursThe Lake District Walker£35BOOK HERE
Sunday 19th May10:00amNewlands Walking Weekend - day 2Two long days walking taking in some of the best horseshoe walks in the Lake District. 18km/12 miles per dayThe Lake District Walker£45BOOK HERE
Sunday 19th May10:00amBeginners NavigationThe perfect course for those with little navigational experience, a full day on the fells. 10km/6 miles. 6-7 hoursThe Lake District Walker£40BOOK HERE
Sunday 19th May10:00amAdvance NavigationThe perfect course for those with have taken a beginners navigation course or have a reasonable level of experience. 10km/6 miles. 6-7 hoursThe Lake District Walker£40BOOK HERE
Sunday 19th May10:00amNewlands Horseshoe 10amA long but wonderful day on one of the classic horseshoe walks of the Lake District. 18km/12 miles. 7 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Sunday 19th May10:00amHelvellyn & Striding Edge 10amNot the longest walk but with high levels of exposure on narrow rocky ridges. 12km/7.5 miles. 6 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Sunday 19th May10:00amEdges Walking Weekend - day 2Two days of walking taking in the best edges in the Lake District, 12km/7.5miles per day.The Lake District Walker£45BOOK HERE
Sunday 19th May09:30amNewlands Ghyll ScramblingA thrilling session in Stonycroft Gill sliding and jumping down the waterfalls. 3 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Sunday 19th May12:30pmNewlands Ghyll ScramblingA thrilling session in Stonycroft Gill sliding and jumping down the waterfalls. 3 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Sunday 19th May15:30pmNewlands Ghyll ScramblingA thrilling session in Stonycroft Gill sliding and jumping down the waterfalls. 3 hoursThe Lake District Walker£25BOOK HERE
Platty+ Lake District Watersports
Suitable for 8 years and over.
DayStart Time:Event:DescriptionProviderPriceHow to Book
Saturday 18th May10:00amPaddle Derwentwater Tour by CANOEA guided tour of Derwentwater by canoe, exploring the bays and islands of the northern half of the lake with it's varied plant and wild life, steeped in history. See the magnificent Borrowdale valley from a new perspective with a backdrop of the Scafell range. All this, and a good dollop of fun. 2 hoursPlatty+£25Please call 01768 776572
Saturday 18th May14.00pmPaddle Derwentwater Tour by DOUBLE KAYAKA guided tour of Derwentwater by double kayak, exploring the bays and islands of the northern half of the lake with it's varied plant and wild life, steeped in history. See the magnificent Borrowdale valley from a new perspective with a backdrop of the Scafell range. All this, and a good dollop of fun. 2 hoursPlatty+£25Please call 01768 776572
Sunday 19th May10.00am Paddle Derwentwater Tour by STAND UP PADDLE BOARD (SUP)A guided tour of Derwentwater by SUP, exploring the bays and islands of the northern half of the lake with it's varied plant and wild life, steeped in history. See the magnificent Borrowdale valley from a new perspective with a backdrop of the Scafell range. All this, and a good dollop of fun. 2 hoursPlatty+£25Please call 01768 776572
Nav4 Mountain Running Experts
Adults only – please call Nav4 to discuss options for juniors.
DayStart Time:Event:DescriptionProviderPriceHow to Book
Saturday 18th May09:00AMNavigation for runnersAn intensive half day introductory course for those wishing to gain and develop a full range of skills for safe and efficient off-road running. The course is conducted at a brisk walking pace with some jogging and maybe downhill running where appropriate. 3.5 hoursNav4£30Email: nav4adventure@gmail.com
Phone: 01931 712174
Mobile: 07749 364248
Sunday 19th May09:00AMNavigation for runnersAn intensive half day introductory An intensive half day introductory course for those wishing to gain and develop a full range of skills for safe and efficient off-road running. The course is conducted at a brisk walking pace with some jogging and maybe downhill running where appropriate. 3.5 hoursNav4£30Email: nav4adventure@gmail.com
Phone: 01931 712174
Mobile: 07749 364248
Swim On The Wild Side
12+ (parent/guardian must accompany under 18s).
DayStart Time:Event:DescriptionProviderPriceHow to Book
Saturday 18th May11:00AMIntroduction to Open Water SwimmingSetting off from the jetties near the Keswick launch we'll talk about all aspects of open water swimming as well as spend some time in the water. 2 hours. Wetsuit required but available to hireSwim On The Wild Side£29 + £5 wetsuit hire if requiredPlease call 07775 680930 or 01768 800200
Saturday 18th May14:00PMIntroduction to Open Water SwimmingSetting off from the jetties near the Keswick launch we'll talk about all aspects of open water swimming as well as spend some time in the water. 2 hours. Wetsuit required but available to hireSwim On The Wild Side£29 + £5 wetsuit hire if requiredPlease call 07775 680930 or 01768 800200
Lakeland Mountain Guides Via Ferrata
Participants must be older than 10 years of age and taller than 130cm.
Participants must also not exceed 20st in weight regardless of fitness.
DayStart Time:Event:DescriptionProviderPriceHow to Book
Saturday 18th May11:00amVia FerrataA guided tour of Derwentwater by Via Ferrata is Italian for the 'Iron Road'. It's origination is from when soldiers would use metal ladders, rungs and bridges to make their way across the Alps. Right here in the Lake District we are lucky enough to have two Via Ferrata routes right on the rocky crags of Fleetwith Pike - which is also still an active slate mine! Kitted up with a helmet, harness and Via Ferrata lanyards, you will make your way around the course, clipping the safety wires and loops as you go.

If you are looking for something to give you and your friends that buzz, and want a truly memorable experience then why not join Lakeland Mountain Guides for one of our Via Ferrata experiences! This activity really is a perfect group, club, society and stag or hen do activity. The Extreme course lasts about 4 hours and includes the traverse of an infinity bridge and a cargo net!

Each session has a maximum of 12 places. Private group experiences can be organised on other dates to suit.

Price includes all technical equipment and a bunch of photos taken on the event.
Lakeland Mountain Guides£45BOOK HERE
Sunday 19th May11:00amVia FerrataA guided tour of Derwentwater by Via Ferrata is Italian for the 'Iron Road'. It's origination is from when soldiers would use metal ladders, rungs and bridges to make their way across the Alps. Right here in the Lake District we are lucky enough to have two Via Ferrata routes right on the rocky crags of Fleetwith Pike - which is also still an active slate mine! Kitted up with a helmet, harness and Via Ferrata lanyards, you will make your way around the course, clipping the safety wires and loops as you go.

If you are looking for something to give you and your friends that buzz, and want a truly memorable experience then why not join Lakeland Mountain Guides for one of our Via Ferrata experiences! This activity really is a perfect group, club, society and stag or hen do activity. The Extreme course lasts about 4 hours and includes the traverse of an infinity bridge and a cargo net!

Each session has a maximum of 12 places. Private group experiences can be organised on other dates to suit.

Price includes all technical equipment and a bunch of photos taken on the event.
Lakeland Mountain Guides£45BOOK HERE