This September Ambleside will be hosting one of the most exciting outdoor events in the country, says the Climbers' Shop. This is the first year Ambleside Outdoor Festival has been held, and it is shaping up to be a corker of an event with a multitude of outdoor activities, races and events to get involved in.
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There will be a challenging road bike hill climb time trial up the infamous 'Struggle' to Kirkstone pass, an open water swim in Lake Windermere, fell running races around the local hills suitable for all levels and abilities, guided bike rides, bushcraft and foraging demonstrations, a fell walkers foot clinic and a chance to have a go at rock climbing. There'll also be loads of films and lectures, art and photography exhibitions. It's sure to be an amazing weekend.
The Climbers Shop are heavily involved with this exciting project along with other local businesses such as Bike Treks, Zefferellis and Hawkshead Brewery. Our staff will be helping out and on hand to give expert advice throughout the festival. So come along, bring the family and whatever your outdoor sport of choice you'll be guaranteed a great time.
For our full program of events have a look at this page on the Climbers' Shop website.
The Ambleside Outdoor Festival website has all the details of what's on at the festival and of course any event updates www.amblesideoutdoorfestival.co.uk.
If you want to keep abreast of the latest developments with the festival you can also check out their Facebook page Ambleside Outdoor Festival.
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