Folk n fell frequently asked questions


  1. Do I need to find somewhere to eat each evening?
    No, FolknFell is a full board event. All meals are included in the price.
  2. I have specific dietary requirements can you cater for me?
    Please let us know via the relevant section on the booking form and we'll make it happen.
  3. Do I need to create an account to book for Folk n Fell?
    Yes you will need to make an account. This allows us to track all of the information provided as part of the booking process, we use this to plan the classes and accomodation. Using an online account ensures all data submitted is stored and used in accordance withour privacy policy and the GDPR regulations.

The Music

  1. Do I need to be able to read music?
    No, we love to teach and learn by ear where possible.
  2. Can I bring an amplified instrument?
    No. We are an acoustic-only event. Buy a thicker plectrum.

Fell Walking

  1. Is the fell walking compulsory?
    No. There is a period of free time on Saturday afternoon when you can choose to fell walk with other participants at your own risk and enjoy some of the most amazing landscape in the country. Alternatively, you may prefer to stay in the venue, take a short walk into Keswick, or wander around the village of Portinscale. Please note that we do not offer guided walks.

Who runs FolknFell?

Please see the information on our Tyne Valley Folk Train FAQ page to find out who we are.