Lowther Deer Park

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Thursday 26th - Sunday 29th July 2018

Lowther Deer Park in Cumbria

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Kendal Calling reviews

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 3.5

Not as good as previous years, but still worth it.

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4

Best family festival ever. The adults and the kids all have a great time together dancing walking through the Woodlands etc with animated creatures at night lit up. Kids Calling has Arts/crafts etc a baby toddler area a music area where kuds can learn how to use everyday items for making music. Theres a fair a cinema shops caspoint bars food stalls etc The camping area is comfortable the toilets regularly cleaned. One negative which cant be helped is the ling trek to the campsite from cars with all your gear - its arduous! And a bit if a trek from tents to arenas. This trek can be very muddy in wet weather. More could be done with regard to covering these areas with bark etc this was lacking this year. Some muddy areas were so difficult to walk through wellies were coming off. Its dangerously slippy too. On exit cars were getting stuck in mud. The muddy areas should be dealt with especially as its a family festival and prams and trollies are required for young children. I was shicked when Lethal Bizzel told the crowd to middle finger up and shout F**k you since my 3 year old grandaughter was with me. 🤔

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4.5

Excellent weekend - just gets better and better every year!!

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4

It's an amazing festival and this was my 4th year on the run. I was a little disappoint at the drink prices I went to one bar and it was 7 for one, I also thought the garden of Eden wasn't as funky as it has been as other years, I also think when it's really muddy which it was this year you should put wood chippings down it really does help with the mud. A little disappointed how small the WKD stage was, really big acts (Sonny Fodera & Solardo) but tiny stage

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

Amazing

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4

As much as I love Kendal Calling the amount of people trampling through the mud this year was unbelievable . Families stranded because of being unable to pull trollies back to their cars, young people soaked all weekend as under prepared for such bad weather. There should be more contingency planning for such poor weather to enable festival goers to enjoy the festival and not be worried all Weekend about their safety and well being .

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4.5

Had the best time at Kendal, staff were super friendly and happy to help. Shout out to the steward who helped my friend at half 4
In the morning when her wristband became too tight and had to be removed. Could do with a better way of letting people know when the acts on the stages are on, they had sheets up in the tents but nothing for the main stage which meant you were guessing a lot of the time or missing acts- or you had to buy the 10 planner after paying a lot of money for your ticket in the first place. Overall a great festival and I will be back

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4

I love Kendal Calling, this year was my fourth year but I have to agree with some of the reviews I've read that this year was a younger rowdier crowd and a different atmosphere from previous years. It hasn't put me off I will be back next year but it would be better if it went back to the way it was, it would be a shame if it turned into a parklife especially as there are so many kids there.

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4.5

Great festival and a great atmosphere,
Couple of little changes would make it an amazing festival

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Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

Brilliant Festival, something for everyone

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4.5

Great festival in beautiful surroundings but increased capacity was a mistake

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4

Fab fun festival - ideal for families

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4

Friendly festival, great venue, shame about the weather but we didnt let the mud dampen our spirits!

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4.5

Well organised and had a great time considering the weather!

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 5

Best weekend ever

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 3

Couldn't really comment on whole site venue as so wet and muddy. I'm sure it's lovely when dry ! Otherwise, main stage was TOO high for folk at the front to see bands clearly which was a shame. Comedy tent layout poor as had to wait for folk to exit before continuing. Would have been better having stage on long edge opposite door..less disruption to acts. LOVED the Jagerhaus stage ., good atmosphere in there. Good size of festival, not too large or too small. Loved the line up on Friday and Saturday which was why we chose to attend..Stereophonics and Manic Street Preachers on one weekend...brill ! Also introduced us to some great other bands who I would have not otherwise had the chance to see. Saxophonist with Brian Wilson was well out of order being abusive to a young security chap at front of main stage for no good reason. The security staff on the whole were excellent , efficient hard working and cheery at the same time which can be difficult at such events. I would go again depending on line up. Good range of foody places and bars suiting all tastes.

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 5

This was my first festival experience, and I couldn't have asked for a better weekend!

There was only myself and my 5 year old (glutton for punishment), but we had the best time. Everyone was so friendly, and even in the driving rain and knee-high mud, there was a great atmosphere. At no time did we feel less involved, in danger or worried, in fact quite the opposite!

Food prices were surprisingly good, and the choice was great. Beer prices were only 10p more than my local.

Loved it so much that I booked tickets for next year within an hour of arriving home!

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 4.5

Amazing weekend ...fantastic bars,.
music tents and food stalls. The security were very friendly and helpful. Could of just done with some way of making an easy way to walk on all the mud but apart from that had the best weekend.

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Review of Kendal Calling 2017

Overall rating: 5

Four days of great music, friendly atmosphere and camping. See you in the fields next year.

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Kendal Calling 2018, Cumbria
Thursday 26th July 2018 - Sunday 29th July 2018 tickets:

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Type of Ticket Price QuantityQty
Weekend tickets
Adult (16+) 3rd Release Weekend Camping Ticket
£139 Face Value - Includes camping in standard campsites from 9am Friday 27th July 2018
£147.75
(£139.00 + bf)
Teen 11-15yrs Weekend Camping Ticket
Must be accompanied by ticket holding parent/guardian (Over 30). Includes camping from 9am Friday
£88.25
(£80.00 + bf)
Child 6 to 10yrs Weekend Camping Ticket
Must be accompanied by ticket holding parent/guardian (Over 30). Includes camping from 9am Friday.
£23.00
(£20.00 + bf)
Infant Under 5yrs Weekend Camping Ticket
Must be accompanied by ticket holding parent/guardian (Over 30). Includes camping from 9am Friday.
£0.00
Thursday Entry Upgrade
Adult Thursday Ticket
Only valid in conjuction with a weekend ticket. Allows access to campsite from 9am Thurs 26th July
£33.25
(£30.00 + bf)
Teen 11 to 15yrs Thursday Ticket
Only valid in conjuction with a weekend ticket. Allows access to campsite from 9am Thursday.
£33.25
(£30.00 + bf)
Child 6 to 10yrs Thursday Ticket
Only valid in conjuction with a weekend ticket. Allows access to campsite from 9am Thursday.
£0.00
Infant Under 5yrs Thursday Ticket
Only valid in conjuction with a weekend ticket. Allows access to campsite from 9am Thursday.
£0.00
Transport
Shuttle Bus Ticket
Return journey from Penrith train station
£11.00
(£10.00 + bf)
Vehicles
Car Park Ticket
Required for all vehicles inc motorbikes. Purchase in advance to speed up entry. £20 on the door.
£10.00
(£9.00 + bf)
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