Travel Agenda: Kendal Mountain Festival, Dean Street Townhouse, Viceroy Snowmass, Homecoming Scotland

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Today...

The Kendal Mountain Festival is in Cumbria until tomorrow. Covering anything from climbing to skiing and rafting, the programme includes lectures from adventurers including the French "Spider-Man" Alain Robert, Tarka L'Herpiniere and Katie-Jane Cooper, plus films, literature and photography ( mountainfest.co.uk).



This week...

On Tuesday, the team behind Soho, Shoreditch, Home and Babington House opens the Dean Street Townhouse in central London. Sleek, open to all and with "tiny" rooms from £95, the Georgian townhouse hotel has 39 rooms and an all-day dining room ( deanstreettownhouse.com). From city chic to snowy peaks: in Aspen, the Viceroy Snowmass opens on Wednesday, just in time for Thanksgiving. The design-led hotel will offer ski-in, ski-out access to four mountain resorts ( viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/snowmass).



In the diary...

The culmination of the 2009 Homecoming Scotland festivities includes an extended weekend of St Andrew's Day celebrations from 26-30 November, with fireworks, live music and street performance up and down the country ( homecomingscotland2009.com).

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