Campsites in the Lake District
One of the finest landscapes in the UK, the Lake District makes for amazingly located campsites and there’s a wide range of camping options. So whether you’re backpacking through the hills with lightweight tents or looking for an electric hook-up for your campervan, there’s an ideal spot to be found. Amid this national park, you’ll find luxury glamping in yurts and tipis, as well as more traditional campsites settled in lush green valleys.
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Lanefoot Farm Cumbria
Thornthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5RZ
View-tastic camping nestled in the stunning Cumbrian valleys.
The Quiet Site Cumbria
The Quiet SiteCumbria
Ullswater, Cumbria CA11 0LS
Sshh, don’t tell anyone but this place offers a great escape, supreme walking and caters well for kids too, just don’t go shouting about it.
Kestrel Lodge Camping Cumbria
Kestrel Lodge CampingCumbria
Kestrel Lodge, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 4QX
A family-friendly Lake District campsite, nestled between the quiet shores of Bassenthwaite Lake and the beautiful Cumbrian fells.
Woodman's Huts Cumbria
Woodman's Huts, Haverthwaite, Cumbria LA12 8AB
Beautiful handmade shepherd's huts in the heart of the picturesque South Lakes.
The Mains, Eden Valley Cumbria
The Mains, Eden ValleyCumbria
Mains Farm, Kirkoswald, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1DH
Boutique and bijou farm camping in a small orchard and kitchen garden.
Inside Out Camping Cumbria
Inside Out CampingCumbria
Hollows Farm, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UQ
Crag and fell views, and riverside fun.
Long Valley Yurts Cumbria
Long Valley YurtsCumbria
Long Valley Yurts, Low Wray National Trust Campsite, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0JA
Morrocan, magical, star-gazing, yurt-loving fun. This is a real somewhere-for-everyone glampsite.
Baysbrown Farm Cumbria
Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9JZ
Simple, quaint country fun, 800 acres of country fun to be precise.
Low Wray National Trust Campsite Cumbria
Low Wray National Trust CampsiteCumbria
Low Wray, nr Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0JA
Low Wray National Trust campsite sits on the shore of Lake Windermere. It’s a small site with two main areas for camping; one set back from the lake in a clearing surrounded by trees, and another tree-scattered spot right on the shore with expansive views across the water.
Sykeside Camping Park Cumbria
Sykeside Camping ParkCumbria
Brotherswater, Patterdale, Cumbria, CA11 0NZ
Some of the best scenery the Lake District has to offer.
Park Cliffe Cumbria
Park Cliffe Camping, Birks Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3PG
Set in 25 acres of unspoilt Cumbrian countryside, Park Cliffe is ideally situated for campers wanting to explore the Lake District.
BaseCamp Tipi Cumbria
Great Langdale Campsite, Great Langdale, nr Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9JU
Tipi camping in the heart of the Lake District.
Holme Open Farm Cumbria
Holme Open FarmCumbria
Holme Open Farm, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5ET
You’ll ﬁnd all the right ingredients here: the chance to get up close and personal with farm animals; glorious fell views all around; a river for paddling and – the icing on the cake – campﬁres allowed!
Pier Cottage Cumbria
Pier Cottage Cumbria
Pier Cottage, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AJ
A waterside caravan park with prime location between Coniston Water and Coniston Village.
Wild in Style Glamping Cumbria
Wild in Style GlampingCumbria
Low Wray National Trust Campsite, Lake District National Park, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0JA
The National Trust’s Low Wray campsite on the shore of Lake Windermere has long been renowned as a pretty near-perfect spot for campers. And now you can glamp here, in fully equipped, luxury yurts nestling in woodland above the lake.
Abbots Reading Farm Cumbria
Abbots Reading FarmCumbria
Haverthwaite, Ulverston LA12 8JP
Camp inside a cosy wooden lodge on this family-friendly Cumbria farm.
Derwentwater (Ready Camp) Cumbria
Derwentwater (Ready Camp)Cumbria
Crow Park Road, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5EN
Northern Lake District safari tent glamping on an established campsite right by the shores of Derwentwater.
Eskdale Camping and Caravanning Club Site, Boot, Holmrook, Cumbria CA19 1TH
“The loveliest spot that man hath found” – so said William Worsdworth of this idyllic corner of Cumbria. And we reckon old Bill knew a thing or two about the Lake District.
Windermere (Ready Camp) Cumbria
Windermere (Ready Camp)Cumbria
Ashes Lane, Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 9JS
A large but quiet site in the Lake District between Kendal and Windermere.
Fisherground Campsite Cumbria
Fellside Cottage, Eskdale, Holmrook, Cumbria CA19 1TF
Arrive at this campsite by a steam locomotive and prepare to amaze your kids with this campsite that has it all: playgrounds, streams and lots of trains.
Side Farm Campsite Cumbria
Side Farm CampsiteCumbria
Patterdale, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0NP
Not many campsites can beat the location of this stunningly diverse retreat. Wake up every morning to the Helvellyn falls and fall in love with life again.
Great Langdale National Trust Campsite Cumbria
Great Langdale National Trust CampsiteCumbria
Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9JU
Great Langdale campsite has absolutely spectacular views of mountains, lakes and valleys. The campsite is well organised and efficiently run.
Syke Farm Camping Ground Cumbria
Syke Farm Camping GroundCumbria
Buttermere Village, Buttermere, Cumbria CA13 9XA
Looking for the land that time forgot? Look no further! No Computers, limited showers and a rope-swing for enertainment. Primitive yet so countryesque!
Wasdale Head National Trust Campsite Cumbria
Wasdale Head National Trust CampsiteCumbria
Wasdale Head, Seascale, Cumbria CA20 1EX
Wasdale Head is tranquil campsite provides a great base camp for a walk in the mountains.
Waterside House Cumbria
Waterside House Campsite, Howtown Road, Pooley Bridge, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 2NA
Waterside House is one of Cool Camping's favourites; lakeside bliss in a rousingly rural setting.
Gill Head Farm Cumbria
Gill Head FarmCumbria
Troutbeck, Matterdale, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0ST
Perfectly peaceful Cumbrian working farm, surrounded by some of the best walks the Lakes have to offer...
Long Valley Yurts at Great Langdale Cumbria
Long Valley Yurts at Great LangdaleCumbria
Long Valley Yurts, Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9JU
Magical Morrocan yurt glamping in the heart of the Lake District National Park.
Ravenglass Camping and Caravanning Club Site Cumbria
Ravenglass Camping and Caravanning Club SiteCumbria
Ravenglass Camping and Caravanning Club, Ravenglass, Cumbria CA18 1SR
Located within six acres of mature Cumbrian woodlands, yet only 500 meters from the seafront.
Ravenglass (Ready Camp) Cumbria
Ravenglass (Ready Camp)Cumbria
Ready Camp Ravenglass, Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1SR
A beautifully located glamping and camping site perfect for walkers and those wishing to explore the gorgeous scenery of the Lake District National Park.
Scales Plantation Glamping Cumbria
Scales Plantation GlampingCumbria
Scales Farm, Berrier, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0XE
An eco-friendly glampsite high in the hills of the Lake District, amid the trees of a traditional working farm.
Wallace Lane Farm Cumbria
Wallace Lane FarmCumbria
Wallace Lane Farm, Brocklebank, Wigton, Cumbria CA7 8DL
Peace and quiet guaranteed at this gorgeous north Lakes site, with stunning views of the Cumbrian fells from the comfort of your luxury, wooden camping cabin.
YHA Windermere Cumbria
Bridge Lane, Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LA
Camping and glamping in the grounds of a YHA hostel, with spectacular views of Lake Windermere.
Wanderlusts Gypsy Caravans Cumbria
Wanderlusts Gypsy CaravansCumbria
Wanderlusts Gypsy Caravans, High Barn Cottage, Edenhall, Penrith CA11 8SS
An exceptional Lake District glamping experience with real on-the-road journeys in a traditional gypsy caravan.