FAQs

Here are some FAQs for the event. If you do not find you answer please send us a direct message.

Where do I park for the event? To reduce traffic levels in the area, we recommend you park down by Bowness Pier on Glebe Road or Braithwaite car park, you can use the FREE Shuttle Service provided by Mountain Goat all weekend! 

Is the event free? Yes it is a free event

Do I need to book the ice rink? Yes you will need to book the ice rink, although we will be taking walk in bookings, but the event will be busy so please book in advance online.

Where do I get the Free Shuttle? The Free shuttle picks up from Bowness Pier and Braithwaite fold car park and drops off at Ellerthwaite Square. There is no timetable and runs all day between the opens hours of the event.

Can I stay over for the event? Yes, we would love you to enjoy the festive spirits over the weekend. You have plenty of choice in Windermere but we say book early to avoid disappointment.

Can I book a trade stand? If you are interested in trading please click the link here.

Do I need to book the grotto? No, you do not need to book the grotto, however, it does get very busy so please keep in mind you may have to wait as Father Christmas is very popular

How much is the Grotto? The Grotto is £5 per child

Is the event outdoors? Yes, apart from the grotto

Where is the nearest train station? Windermere train station is your nearest, just a 2-minute walk from the event.

Who runs the event? Windermere Information, Mountain Goat and Councilor Ben Berry.  

Where is the event? The event takes places on Victoria Street, High Street, Cross Street and Crescent Road at the top end of Windermere

Can I help out at the event? Of course, we are always looking for volunteers for the event over the weekend please contact us via the website and we will be in touch.