Picnic Cinema

Access Statement

Picnic Cinema takes place at various locations across the north of England.

The Picnic Cinema team are committed to making our event accessible to all, however this is not always possible.

If you would like to discuss your access requirements in more detail then please call 01768 899444 where we will be happy to help.


The screening of the film happens once it gets dark, returning to your tent/car will be in little to no light. Please bring a torch.


Picnic Cinema can provide subtitles for most film screenings. Please select the option when you are purchasing your ticket.


Access to the site is via a track road.
Campers and film goers must be prepared to carry their things from the car approximately 350m.
The cinema site is in a grass field where the ground is uneven in places.

Approach to Cinema Site

Cinema and Camping Site


Access to the site is 2miles via a track road
Campers must then carry their camping equipment approx 500m via uneven gravel track road to the camp site.
Access to the House is via a gravel track road or grass bank, both routes are incredibly steep and uneven in places.
Grass bank requires crossing a beck via stepping stone and climbing over a style.
This is a very remote location, it can become pitch black at night.

From the house to the camping site



From Lowther Castle website ‘Guests of all abilities and levels of mobility are welcome at Lowther. The gardens, the castle ruins, the lost castle, the café, the exhibition, shop and loos are all accessible by wheelchair.  The gardens offer level paths of hard gravel around the main lawns and some of the later gardens, woodchip in some areas, and fine hard turf along the escarpment.’

Access to the camping area is via a asphalt driveway leading to a hardcore path and grass field. Access to the cinema site is then up a grass ramp.


Muncaster Castle have detailed access information available on their website http://www.muncaster.co.uk/plan-your-visit/access-statement/
Camping areas are around Muncaster Castle Grounds, vehicles are able to drive close to the camping areas, and campers must carry their equipment between 50m and 200m.
Disabled parking is available 250m from the cinema site.
The Cinema site is on grass lawn where the ground is uneven and ramped in places.


Full access information for the Festival of Thrift can be found on their website http://www.festivalofthrift.co.uk/about-the-festival/access/


Kirklinton Hall’s main entrance is from uneven compacted gravel paths. Inside the hall is a wooden floor (may be uneven in places). Limited  parking is available closer to the Hall, please email picniccinema@edenarts.co.uk or call 01768 899444 to let us know in advance if you require accessible parking.


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