Camping

Camping Lake District

Camping Lake District can be lots of fun for the whole family with some unique and interesting places to stay. There are family run campsites with modern facilities in quiet locations amidst the heart of Lakeland, paramount for any Lake District camping.

From your camping Lake District pitch, you may be able to see unspoilt spectacular panoramic views of such surrounding mountains as Blencathra, Skiddaw, Latrigg, Helvellyn and the Helvellyn mountain range.

Lake District caravan and camping in the National Park has become more popular recently with many sites upgrading their facilities to meet the higher demands of the modern outdoor enthusiasts, with the majority of sites allowing motorhomes, caravans and tents.

If you are the type of person who enjoys alfresco dinning, days out in the open air walking (weather permitting …. as this is the Lake District after all) you will enjoy the social aspect of camping Lake District, as there is a huge variety to choose from.

Camping Lake District

There are fields at the back of pubs to Caravan Club run sites, and everything in between, and there is no problem at all finding something to meet your requirements and needs.

If this might be your first time on a campsite, be aware that facilities and conditions can vary greatly between sites and that unwanted noise can and does happen. Most Camping Lake District owners have enough experience to tread a diplomatic approach allowing for reasonable social activity to take place, providing that the enjoyment of other guests is not unduly compromised. Camping is a family activity and we should all have respect for our fellow campers.

The main considerations for most considering camping Lake District are;

1, The area that you wish to base your stay.
2, The type of campsite that suits you, your family or the group.
3 The local amenities such as shops and activities to do.
4, Is there a decent pub near by offering shelter and refreshments if the weather turns bad.

The bare necessities of camping in the Lake District are;

Tent (make sure everything is with it before leaving, poles and pegs).
Airbed and pump or sleeping mat.
Sleeping bag etc.
Torch and spare batteries.
Towel and toiletries.
Waterproof clothing such as coats and boots.
Food & disposable barbecue.
Stove and gas.
Water.

Should camping not be for you or the weather turns bad there is also Bed and Breakfast Lake District where you will find a warm dry bed for the night.

Remember when camping to look after yourself, and those with you, whilst most importantly enjoy your time when camping Lake District.