Plan your visit

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When is Country Fest?
A. Saturday 2nd June and Sunday 3rd June 2018

Q. Where is the Country Fest held?
A. Lane Farm, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7NH ‚ M6 Junction 36, take A65 signposted Kirkby Lonsdale/Skipton to 2nd Roundabout taking 1st left to Crooklands approximately 1/2 mile turn left over canal (A6385) the showfield is on the right.

Q. What time does the Country Fest start and finish?
A. Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm / Sunday 10.00am – 4.00pm

Q. Is there a car park charge?
A. No, all parking at Country Fest is free.

Q. Are dogs allowed at the Country Fest?
A. Yes but must be on a lead and under control at all times, will not be allowed in some marquees including those for Food, Poultry & Rabbits.

Q. Do you have disabled facilities on site?
A. Yes, dedicated forward parking will be available for blue badge holders. Disabled toilets can be located throughout the Showground.

Q. Can we buy tickets in advance?
A. Yes and save money! Buy your tickets online here. Tickets are also available by visiting one of our outlets, or by telephone on 015395 67804 between 9.30am and 4.30pm along with your credit card details before 21 May and we will post the tickets to you.

Q. 2018 Admission prices on the day?
A. Adults  £10.00 (16+); Children £3.00 (5 – under 16 years); Family £23.00 (2 Adults & 3 Children)

Q. Are there any campsites available near to the Showground?
A. Yes, please book early at Waters Edge Caravan Park (015395 67708) or Little Acre Campsite (015395 67214).

For any further information please contact Kendal Tourist Information Centre (Made in Cumbria) on 01539 735891 or email

How to find us

It is recommended that you follow Country Fest Signage and not Satellite Navigation on the Country Fest weekend.

Road access is very straight forward but at peak times please expect some delay as you approach the Showground.

At the busiest times your patience will be appreciated.

All car parking are FREE, signposting is clear and stewards are on hand to help with your questions.


Stagecoach operate a bus service (567) which runs from Kendal to Kirkby Lonsdale, for the showground alight the bus at the Crooklands Hotel.


The nearest station is Oxenholme Lake District is on the west coast main line. Taxis are available from the station (5 miles to Showground)

Where to Stay

Book Accommodation
If you would like book accommodation, search using the stay overnight button to check for availability.

Overnight Stays

How about extending your stay for a couple of nights? With the picturesque Lake District on our doorstep and nearby accommodation to suit everyone‚ a perfect excuse for a short getaway.

Nearby Accommodation


  • The Crooklands Hotel, Crooklands – 015395 67432
  • The Gilpin Bridge Inn, Levens – 015395 52206
  • The Heaves Hotel, Levens – 015395 60269
  • The Longlands Hotel, Tewitfield, Carnforth – 01524 781256
  • The Villa, Brettagh Halt, Levens – 01539 980980

Bed & Breakfast

  • Ullathornes, B&B, Middleton – 015242 76214
  • Winnowing Barn, B&B, Lupton – 015395 67423
  • Cragg Farm, B&B, New Hutton – 01539 721760
  • Tythebarn House, B&B, Holme – 07909 988114
  • Capernwray House, B&B, Carnforth – 01524 732363
  • 1 Park Road, B&B, Windermere – 015394 42107
  • Millers Beck, Country Guest House & Self Catering, Stainton – 015395 60877
  • Number 43, Boutique Accommodation, Arnside – 01524 762761
  • Foulstone Farm, Lupton, Kirkby Lonsdale – 015395 67238
  • Viver Watermill, Viver Lane, Hincaster, Nr Milnthorpe – 015395 61017
  • Sonata Guesthouse, Kendal 19 Burneside Road, Kendal – 01539 732290

Self Catering

  • Etland House, 6 Bedroom SC, Preston Patrick – 015395 67523
  • Byland Cottage, 3 Bedroom SC, Preston Patrick – 015395 67523
  • Hornsbarrow Farmhouse, 3 Bedroom SC, Kirkby Lonsdale – 015395 67618
  • Kendal Cottages – 01539 736611
  • Stayin (The Lake Disrtrict)
  • Greystones, Milton LA7 7NL – SC sleeps 6, Mrs Delia Howson – 015395 67264
  • Lothlorien Holiday Cottage, Kents Bank – 015395 32642
  • Millness Leisure Park – 015395 67306
  • Kendal Hostel – 01539 724066

Camp / Caravan Sites

  • Little Acre Campsite – 015395 67214
  • Millness Leisure Park – 015395 67306
  • Waters Edge Caravan Park – 015395 67708

Disabled Access

Disabled Forward Parking is available on a first come first served basis for blue badge holders.

Designated disabled toilet facilities around the Show Ground.

Access Statement

Access Statement for Country Fest

We welcome every visitor equally regardless of their physical, sensory or mental capacity. We are however, honest about our rural location and the limitation that this can impose.

We aim to provide a quality service within these limitations and continually strive to improve so that as many people as possible can enjoy our premier one day agricultural Show.

This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with disabilities, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our visitors.

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