Kendal Mountaineering Services Cumbria
T: 01539 737332 | M: 07761 483364
31 Appleby Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6ES

Outdoor Activities in the Lake District,
Wales & Scotland

Rock Climbing Courses, Caving & Water Sports | Stag & Hen Weekends


Kendal Mountaineering Services (KMS) offer a range of bespoke outdoor courses, activities and mountain skills training courses to the general public, to suit all levels of ability and ambition.

Our philosophy - to provide you with a fun, memorable and value for money experience.

Winter skills Courses: outdoor activities and coursesOur activity courses range from half day sessions, these are suitable for beginners looking for an easy introduction to outdoor sports to full and multi days trying as many different things on our list as you like. Typically, you'll experience two activities in a day and much of the equipment you'll need will be provided as part of the price. These activities are ideal for a Stag or Hen party looking for an event with a difference!


Group & Individual Outdoor Activities

We will happily work with individuals or groups. See our courses and tuition section for the range of activities on offer and check out our prices. Discounts are available when booking over the minimum numbers. The bigger your party, the more you'll save.

We also provide skills training courses in navigation (map reading), climbing, scrambling and winter skills. We offer refresher days for people getting ready for a Mountain Walking Leader assessment or re-assessment as well as guided climbing, scrambling, climbing and caving - these tend to be full days although some courses can be two days or more.


Ghyll Scrambling Course Team PhotoActivity Venues

Activity sessions/days are run here in the Lake District National Park along with the other courses which can also be run in North Wales, The Peak District and Scotland with Caving taking place in the nearby Yorkshire Dales National Park.

We invite you to browse our website and hope you like what you see. Check out our blog to see what we have doing recently. If you have any questions or would like to make a booking, give us a call or email us.

We look forward to working with you.


Iain Gallagher & the Kendal Mountaineering Services team.

We are now taking bookings for our 2018 Slovenia walking holiday

We are offering you the opportunity to enjoy a week-long holiday exploring the stunning Julian Alps of Slovenia. Accommodated in an Alpine style chalet near Bovec, you will have an adventurous week exploring the beautiful unspoilt scenery of this magnificent area. You will be surrounded by snow capped peaks, crystal clear rivers and lush green meadows. click here to have a look at the details.

We also have our range of other courses that can help with all of your outdoor wishes, no matter what time of year you want to learn. 

Map reading course dates for 2017

Skye Cuillin ridge traverse 2018


Contact us to discuss what you want and we'll be happy to help.

Wishing you many happy outdoor adventures this coming year!

Ring us to discuss your requirements - Tel:01539 737332 Mob: 07761 483364

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