Family friendly events

Our mission, to inspire more people to explore and enjoy the outdoors, is something we strongly feel starts with the youngest members of our community. Be entertained and inspire your children with amazing landscapes and awe-inspiring adventures.

Children's Literature

Join us in the story camp

We are delighted that as part of our Literature Festival, we will be welcoming authors of some of today's most popular adventure stories to Kendal.

Full line up coming soon, but we can guarantee events to take your children on magical adventures.

Family Adventure Film Sessions

Inspiring the whole family

Enjoy a selection of thrilling short films on the big screen and inspire your children for life with the world of ourdoor adventure!

We're proud to offer this event for free, though booking is essential.

Pixel Portraits

Interactive Art Experience

We’re celebrating the legacy of Alfred Wainwright MBE and the success of Olympian Climber Shauna Coxsey MBE. Join in and paint some squares to help us create two giant communal portraits. This session is ran by Art Fly, find out more HERE!

FREE Drop-in at Kendal LibrarySaturday 20th November10am-4pm

All welcome, suitable for children aged 8 and up

Komoot community family walk Anna McNuff

Saturday, 20th November - 2:30 pm

Come and join adventurer and Komoot ambassador Anna McNuff on a family walk accompanied by her baby Storm. This is a community walk for all the family, with complimentary coffee to help fuel the adults!

The walk takes you on a 1.38-mile loop around historic Kendal Castle, paying a fleeting visit to Kendal's impressive Parish Church en route. It's an ideal amble for catching a breath of fresh air between talks at the festival.

For more information, and to book your FREE tickets please click below!

Craghoppers buggy friendly walk with Sabah Ahmed

Saturday, 20th November - 11:00am

This easy walk is suitable for all the family and is buggy friendly. Come and join Sabah to get some fresh air and take in the wonderful scenery around Kendal.

This walk will take approximately one hour.

This is a FREE event but places are limited so click the link below to find out more info and to book your tickets!

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