Important stuff!

Further to the information you have received in your welcome email, please find below additional downloads to help you have a safe, stress-free and enjoyable festival!

Arriving by train

The nearest station is Windermere (there are regular connections to Windermere from Oxenholme – which is the nearest mainline station). Taxis are available at the station to  transport you on the short journey to your hotel.

Arriving by car

Please check into your hotel before the festival starts and leave your car at your hotel. Free festival shuttle buses will be waiting at your hotel to bring you to the festival site (see below). There is no parking at the festival site (unless you are staying at Cragwood Hotel), so if you aren't checking in before you arrive then all other festival parking is at Merewood Hotel - where free shuttle buses will be running to the festival site.

Free shuttle buses

We will provide free shuttle buses to and from your hotel to the festival site from 11:30 on Tuesday morning throughout Learnfest.



Learnfest will take place at Cragwood Country House Hotel, Windermere.

Tuesday 5th June

11:30 - registration

12:00 - welcome lunch

13:00 till late

Wednesday 6th June

08:00 - meditation and water yoga (optional)

09:00 till late

Thursday 7th June

08:00 - meditation and water yoga (optional)

09:00 - 13:15

13:15 - 14:15 festival finale and farewell lunch



Think Festival! Pack comfortable, casual clothing – jeans, t-shirts, trainers and flips flops.

A warm jumper and a waterproof jacket are essentials, as is comfortable footwear.

During Learnfest you can try your hand at a range of activities, some of which involve the lake! So please pack swimwear if you want to take part in these activities. Specialist equipment, e.g. wetsuits, boots etc will be provided.



You'll be well fed and watered during Learnfest! All food is included (breakfast at your hotel on Wednesday and Thursday; lunches on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; and dinner on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. All festival food is buffet style and is packed full of fresh, local produce, variety and flavour! To keep your energy up, we've kept lunches nice and light (think salads and sushi) and dinner is a more indulgent affair (think Moroccan and BBQ!).

Tea, coffee, fruit cordials and water are on tap throughout the festival (included in your festival ticket package). Wine is provided with dinner and all other drinks are paid for.

The Tipi Bar, overlooking Lake Windermere and the Langdale Fells, opens at 18:30 on Tuesday and 17:30 on Wednesday.

Do you have any dietary requirements?

Please ensure you inform us of these in advance via this form.



Registration is open from 11:30. Upon arrival you will receive a free Learnfest water bottle (you can fill it up at any of the water stations around the festival site), a festival wrist band and a festival guide to help you plan your time at Learnfest.



Your safety at Learnfest is our top priority and there are just a few things we have put in place to ensure you have a safe and happy festival:

  • please bring ID (something with your name on it!) and be ready to show it when you arrive at the festival (we'll just check it on the registration desk)
  • once you arrive and register at Learnfest you will be given a name badge and a festival wrist band - please wear these at all times. They look cool and they also allow us to spot who should or shouldn't be on the festival site.
  • please be prepared for random bag searches - so it will be best if you just bring with you the things you will need for that day



If there's anything we haven't covered above, then just drop us a line and ask!

The best person to contact is Verity. You can reach Verity on:

015394 88333 or verity [dot] bellouere [at] impactinternational [dot] com (subject: Learnfest%20questions) (email)