About Kendal Calling 2018, Lake District
Kendal Calling 2018 is a music festival in the Lake District, now in its 12th successful year. Having first opened its gates in 2006 was once a small 2-day event with a 900 capacity crowd. The independent festival, however, has since grown to 25,000 and covering 4 days of music.
This years’ main headliners include Catfish & the Bottlemen, the Libertines, Run DMC and Hacienda Classical. Elsewhere across the festival, there’s a 90’s indie revival with Ocean Colour Scene, James and Shed Seven. With 9 stages there’s an eclectic mix of music, New Order’s Peter Hook performs with his band Peter Hook and the Light. Live favourites Dub Pistols are sure to get the party started, while X-Factor star Lucy Spraggan is also on hand for pop fans. If you like what you hear, then order vinyl records online and you’ll have a physical memory of your time away.
It’s not long until the event takes place, in fact, it starts next week. The music festival in the Lake District running from 26th July to 29th July. If you’re lucky enough to already have your ticket, why not check into a Lake District Spa Hotel with a hot tub. It will give you a chance to relax before making your return journey back home.
If you’re thinking of returning to Kendal Calling again next year or making it your first time, 2019 tickets are already on sale. This time around, you may wish to spend the whole weekend in the luxury surroundings of a Lake District Spa Hotel.
Lowther Deer Park, Lake District
While many visitors descend on Cumbria for a peaceful countryside holiday, once a year Lowther Deer Park attracts music fans from all around the world. It is in fact located in Hackthorpe, near Penrith, Cumbria.
Windermere is in the south of the Lakes, while Penrith is in the north. There are however plenty of ways to get to the festival. You can certainly make use of public transport. Train lines arrive in the Lake District from Birmingham, London, Lancaster, Glasgow and Edinburgh. During the festival weekend, shuttle buses and coaches travel are available. Travelling to and from Lowther Deer Park, or you can always pre-book a parking space.
Where to stay near Kendal Calling 2018
Even if your weekend ticket includes on-site camping at Kendal Calling, you may still be looking for accommodation. After all, spending 4 nights in a tent isn’t for everyone. Alternatively, it may be that you’ve decided to extend your stay and want to treat yourself to a Lake District Spa Hotel. This is, of course, where Aphrodites Lodge comes in. With spa facilities and hotel suites and their own hot tub in Windermere, Aphrodites Spa Hotels are only a short drive from Kendal Calling.
Book a hotel suite at Aphrodites Lodge today, where you can enjoy a touch of luxury in Windermere.