Chrissie W and Sir Ranulph Fiennes top speaker line-up at Keswick Mountain Festival

This year's event includes live music, expanded festival village and lots of outdoorsy racing action in the Lake District this May


This year’s Keswick Mountain Festival has signed up speakers including four-time Ironman world champ Chrissie Wellington, adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes and cyclist Rob Hayles.


The event is being held in Cumbria on 15-18 May, and other highlights include a live music evening programme over two nights, with live sets from The Feeling, Stornaway, The Bad Shepherds, Hothouse Flowers and more.

Activities on offer over the course of the weekend include a sprint triathlon and trail triathlon, trail runs, swims, a brand new cycling sportive, moonlit canoeing, guided MTB rides, windsurfing and sailing.


Tickets cost £40 for a weekend pass, with specially priced family ticket packages available. There are also a limited number of camping tickets available. For more info head to