Kendal Calling

Ground Control


Kendal Calling is a 3 to 4 day festival set in the beautiful lake district with over 10 stages featuring regional, national and international talent. We work closely with Attitude is Everything to provide an event site which is accessible, and to that end we are pleased to announce that we have received their Silver Award in accessibility on site and we are the first festival to be awarded the access starts online status.
  • Creadble provider: NO
  • Creadble access: NO
  • Creadble employer: NO

Access Card Notes

Access Cards with '+1' symbol accepted as proof of entitlement to a free companion ticket.

Contact details

Kendal Calling Lowther Deer Park , Hackthorpe, Cumbria, North West, CA10 2DY
Phone: 0161 711 0017

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
A viewing platform with a stewarded accessible toilet is located near the stage in the Main Arena. In order to gain access to the viewing platform, you need a viewing platform wristband. This also comes with a lanyard that can be worn by a personal assistant or companion so that they can join you on the platform.

In addition, some of the ground is uneven and has a number of small hills. There is a tarmac road running through the middle of the Main Arena. The ground leading from the accessible car park and campsite to the Main Arena entrance consists of gravel road and grass. There is a distance of approximately 400 metres from the accessible car park to the Main Arena entrance.

Short Distances

Short distance
There is an accessible carpark located close to the Accessible Campsite. Visitors will be able to park near their tent, but not next to it.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
There are supervised and non - supervised accessible toilets in the Main Arena. A wristband must be worn to use the accessible toilet on the viewing platform. There are also accessible toilets in the Accessible Campsite.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
Assistance dogs are welcome at the venue and there will be an area provided for toileting and drinking.

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
An access requirement form will need to be completed in order to receive a free companion ticket. An Access Card with a '+1' symbol is accepted as proof of entitlement to a free companion ticket.

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
The festival has Bob-on-Com hearing loops on site, these are available at the box office, the access reception which is located in the access campaign, the information point and at the Green gate which is the entrance for customers staying in the access camping field, the boutique camping and live in vehicles.

The venue is looking into having British Sign Language interpreters on site for 2019.