The nearest train station to the Lake District is Oxenholme Rail Station, which serves as a good base to explore Kendal and the surrounding areas. Oxenholme station is on the West Coast Main Line and is served by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express and Northern services. However, depending on which part of the Lake District you wish to visit, you can also get trains to Windermere, Carlisle, Barrow, Kendal and Penrith. When travelling from within England you can get connections to the Lake District from many of the main stations, including Manchester, Newcastle, London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, York and Leeds.
Situated in the north-west corner of the country, the Lake District contains some of the most stunning scenery in the UK. Glacial lakes and mountainous peaks await you in this slice of Cumbrian countryside - perfect for a day of walking, hiking, or just a picnic! For more information on visiting, take a look at the National Park's official website.
|Weekdays||05:45 - 19:00|
|Saturday||05:45 - 19:00|
|Sunday||10:45 - 20:15|
|Staffing level||Full time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Nearest station with more facilities|
The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Oxenholme Lake District are:
|Customer Service notes|
Customers are encouraged to approach a member of station staff for any customer information enquiry.
|Customer help points||Unavailable|
|Everyday||Open 24 hours|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Carpark operator||Virgin Trains|
|Car parking spaces||129|
|Cycle storage spaces||10|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
|Step-free access||Part of station|
|Step-free access notes|
access to platforms 2 & 3 via steep ramp, staff available to assist
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
Taking place in the Lake District since 2006, Kendal Calling has called Lowther Deer Park home since 2009. Over the years, music acts such as Basement Jaxx, the Libertines and Catfish and the Bottleman have graced the main stage. This year, Kendal Calling runs from Thursday 25th July to Sunday 28th July 2019, the Courteeners, Doves, Manic Street Preachers and Nile Rogers and Chic headlining.
Penrith is the nearest station to the festival, just a 15-minute taxi ride away. There will also be a shuttle bus service running from the station to the campsite throughout the weekend.
Trainline does not have any affiliation with Kendal Calling. For more information on Kendal Calling please visit their website.