Try a range of adventure activities (including hiking, biking, kayaking, climbing, bushcraft), listen to tales of adventure from explorers and party in the woods. The Festival has sold out many weeks in advance every year so don't wait too long to get your ticket! Named by the UK Festival Awards as one of THE BEST NON-MUSIC FESTIVALS

Base Camp Festival will be back in 2020

  • By day: try OUTDOOR ADVENTURES with like-minded people 

  • By night: MEET explorers, HEAR tales of adventures

  • Be part of an adventure community 

  • THE WORLD'S first adventure festival  FOR ADULTS

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It was incredibly inspiring and full of wonderful people and activities
— Hannah 2016
The best weekend I had last year
— Louise 2015
Base Camp Festival set me off on a year of adventure! Can’t wait to come back and share my stories!
— Susie 2015
One of the best experiences of my life, feels like a gathering of 300 kindred spirits.
— Thom 2014
The whole weekend has been brilliant - interesting speakers on the main stage, good range of activities. Only wish it lasted longer...
— Rob 2014
Yours was the friendliest crowd I’ve ever met at all the Festivals I’ve worked at
— Food vendor 2014
So much more than a festival. One weekend has inspired me to challenge myself in so many new ways this year. You have created something authentic and truly positive - see you next year
— Jack 2016
I had an amazing weekend. Met some great people and did lots of things I’d never tried. Loved the speakers I could listen to forever.
— Cathy 2015
Vibe was AWESOME. Good for solo campers. I had a total blast.
— Jenny 2015
A brilliant variety of talks, workshops and adventures. Found myself enthralled by topics I wouldn’t have thought. Brilliantly relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
— Jacqui 2015
The whole experience has been fantastic and I can’t wait for the next one. Thank you
— Ben 2014

Photography courtesy of Chris Jewell, Andy Kirkpatrick, Chris Peerman, Iain Harper