Our legendary, fully accessible, free-for-all, tented Basecamp Village is the heart of our Festival – our social hub where brands bring their stories to life, our stages deliver talks from everyday adventures to the icons of the world of mountaineering and exploration and there is endless excitement from being with a whole bunch of people that love and cherish the outdoors.
This year Basecamp is back over two locations! The Shackleton Tent returns to it’s much-loved spot outside the Brewery Arts Centre whilst Basecamp will be set-up in a new larger space at Abbot Hall Park.
Step inside our Basecamp villages and enter a one-of-a-kind destination celebrating all things outdoor! Built using reclaimed wood and dressed in prayer flags, our Basecamps are a vibrant place to catch up with old friends and make new ones (have we mentioned that many a relationship has started in our Basecamp!) over a beer and live music.
Entirely free to enter, Basecamp is alive with exciting activations, competitions and demonstrations from your favourite outdoor brands. There's something for all of the family and it's a place you'll find yourself returning to time and time again over the Festival weekend.