Western Lake District KiteFest 2012 at Wilson Park
Situated on the award winning Lake District Coast with the dramatic backdrop of Black Combe and the Coniston fells. Join land based kite display teams from across northern England as they descend upon the coastal village of Haverigg for two full days of exciting kite displays.
The festival will feature:
Free entry and parking
Specialist kite display teams with professional commentary
Public kite flying area
Kite making workshops
Teddy bear parachute drop
Kite and toy retailers
Food, drink and ice cream
Situated next to the award-winning beach at Haverigg.
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St. Lukes Road, Haverigg, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 4HB
Map reference: SD 157785 Lat: 54.19531 Long: -3.29359
Millom & Haverigg are a short distance from the A595, which links Barrow-in-Furness with Carlisle along the west coast. To access the area from the motorway, use jct 36 on the M6, A590, A5092 then A595. At Hallthwaites, turn left following signs to Millom on the A5093. At the roundabout at the Shell Garage, take the second exit, then take the first left following signs to Haverigg, turn left again onto Haverigg road and continue into the village. At the roundabout in front of the Harbour Hotel, follow signs to the beach.
Parking : free
Accessible by Public Transport : 2 miles (3.2 kms) from Millom station