Country Fest

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd June 2024

The Country Fest is a unique celebration of countryside life, brimming with Cumbrian character and now in its 16th year.

This eagerly awaited event will be held at the Westmorland County Showground, Crooklands on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June 2024.

This year’s lineup is as exciting as ever, featuring attractions such as Shetland Pony Racing, Terrier Racing, Super Spaniels, Kite Displays, and even Giant Tortoises!

Taking place just outside Kendal at the county showground, the Country Fest offers the perfect opportunity to extend your visit into a full weekend in the charming town of Kendal.

Stay with one of our local accommodation providers, enjoy a variety of dining experiences in our restaurants and explore the unique shops throughout the town.

Whether you’re looking to relax after a day at the festival or seeking to enrich your weekend with local culture and scenery, Kendal provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable weekend getaway. Come for the festival, stay for the hospitality and charm that Kendal has to offer!


Why Not Try

Kendal has a packed calendar of events and festivals taking place across the year.   Here’s just a few more ideas to plan your next visit around or see our Events & Festivals page for a full events, exhibitions and performances listing. There’s always something going on in Kendal!

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