The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep is a major fundraising challenge, giving you the opportunity to spend a night like no other before. The aim of the event is to raise money for the Winter Warmth Appeal.

The challenge is based on a smaller scale sleep out held by Chief Executive Andy Beeforth and a band of supporters above Stickle Tarn in 2013. Temperatures in recent years have reached lows of -11˚c (February 2012) at the Windermere site and we want you to brave the cold with nothing but a sleeping bag (a tent if its raining) and some friendly faces for company.

However it isn’t all about the challenge, as well as sleeping out and facing the cold of a winter’s night, you will get the chance to experience the unique atmosphere created by live music and a family movie, with Lake Windermere and the Langdale Pikes providing the most spectacular of backdrops you could ever wish for. To find out what it is like to take part watch this short video.