Eskdale

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.90 to £11.55 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsites with good pubs nearby

    Top site for pubs

  • Campsites which have a great on site play area

    Top site for play area

  • Campsite is located within a National Park

    Site within National Park

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  • A popular site for families

    Great site for families

Ideal for tent campers and handy for Scafell Pike, Wastwater & Eskdale cycle trail.

Our Eskdale Club campsite is nestled in the beautiful Eskdale Valley in the Lake District.

The area is a paradise for walkers and so Eskdale campsite is well equipped for tent campers, backpackers and cycle campers. Motorhomes are also welcome.

Modern heated facilities include a drying room, showers, washing machine and a well-stocked shop. The campsite also has ten camping pods and a camping barn sleeping up to eight if you fancy glamping or want to camp as a group.

Please note this campsite does not allow caravans

Boot is within walking distance of the campsite with dog-friendly pubs and a station for the seven-mile Ravenglass and Eskdale railway, which passes through the Eskdale Valley. Scafell Pike is easily accessed from the campsite, but if that is a little too ambitious more gentle walks take in Stanley Ghyll Falls and Burnmoor Tarn.

For days out go to Muncaster Castle and the World Owl Centre or enjoy the amazing mountain scenery of the Hardknott and Wrynose Pass.

Fully equipped Camping Barn - £140.00 per night
Camping Pods - £44.50 per night

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Eskdale currently holds an AA 5 Pennant Award.

Access and SatNav Advice

SatNav may take you over Hardknott Pass which is unsuitable for motorhomes or vehicles towing.

Worth Noting

Organised walking and activity days throughout the season - contact site for details. Minimum booking for English Bank Holidays is three nights. Minimum booking for High Season is two nights.

WiFi

WiFi is available at this site. However please note the service is supplied by a different provider therefore your Site WiFi card (powered by WiComs) cannot be used. Please contact the site direct for more information.

Eat Local

The Site shop sells local meat from Wilsons Butchers and a selection of Lakeland ales.

Facilities

Eskdale has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • No caravans allowed

    No caravans allowed

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Family shower room

  • Drying room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Shop

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Camping Pods or Dens

  • Wi-fi (Other provider)

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Difficult access/approach

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Backpacker facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • Alternative Accommodation

  • Battery charging facilities

  • Camping Barn

Reviews

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5

Very well maintained site with possibly the best showers of all C&CC sites we've stayed at.

This review is for Eskdale

Very well maintained site with possibly the best showers of all C&CC sites we've stayed at. Very well run by an enthusiastic couple who try to make sure your stay is the best it can be - whatever the weather! We'll be back!

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.3

This is a fantastic site for walking.

This review is for Eskdale

This is a fantastic site for walking. It has a well-stocked shop, helpful friendly staff and is clean and tidy. Really appreciated the free wifi too! Only three female showers for a busy site meant long queues. Our campervan was parked between tents, and they were VERY close such that I had to step over guy ropes when filling up/ removing the cassette, whilst on the other side, our neighbour's car was 4 feet away from our side entrance. All a bit too claustrophobic for me. If you are taking a campervan or motorhome, be aware that the access roads are narrow and quite busy too.

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Active break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3
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5

Great away from it all location.

This review is for Eskdale

Great away from it all location. Fantastic scenery and direct access to the fells and in particular Scafell. Also has some great low level walks. Good selection of local pubs within walking distance with reasonable prices. Good site shop for fresh LOCAL produce (and beer) and the extras you need, however remember no supermarkets nearby. The facilities here are more than adequate and very clean, there is some occasional queuing at busy times but nothing major. This site also has FREE Wi Fi (not essential for me) but added to our relaxation allowing the kids some chill out time outs after the days activities. We are a reasonably active family and enjoy walking and the outside if you are looking for a base to visit the tourist attractions you need to consider carefully as this site is a little remote. However this is the very reason we love it. This site is very well managed and you will not get a better more personal reception.

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

Great away from it all location.

This review is for Eskdale

Great away from it all location. Fantastic scenery and direct access to the fells and in particular Scafell. Also has some great low level walks. Good selection of local pubs within walking distance with reasonable prices. Good site shop for fresh LOCAL produce (and beer) and the extras you need, however remember no supermarkets nearby. The facilities here are more than adequate and very clean, there is some occasional queuing at busy times but nothing major. This site also has FREE Wi Fi (not essential for me) but added to our relaxation allowing the kids some chill out time outs after the days activities. We are a reasonably active family and enjoy walking and the outside if you are looking for a base to visit the tourist attractions you need to consider carefully as this site is a little remote. However this is the very reason we love it. This site is very well managed and you will not get a better more personal reception.

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: Gosforth 7 miles

Nearest train station: Dalegarth local service - quarter mile

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Self Catering at Eskdale

from £140.00 a night

Open: 1 March 2016 - 15 January 2017

This traditional Lakeland barn opens its doors to some of the Lake District's most stunning scenery. You'll discover mountain paths and riverside walks as well as family-friendly pubs featuring local ales. If you enjoy outdoor pursuits then this is an ideal stop off on your journey. Keen walkers have access to England's highest peak in Scafell Pike, as well as Britain's favourite view of Wastwater. Positioned near the village of Boot in a peaceful location at the end of the Eskdale Railway, the site is in an ideal location for walking groups.

Call 01946 723253 to book

Call 024 77 670641 to book

  • This site sleeps eight comfortably

    Sleeps eight people

  • The property has a kitchen with a cooker

    Kitchen

  • The property has a fridge

    Fridge

  • There is a dining area

    Dining area

  • Outdoor area for bbq

    Outdoor area for bbq

“We have just stayed in the camping barn at Eskdale with two daughters and four grandchildren. It is a superb facility with virtually all the equipment you could want and plenty of electric points. The camp beds are good too. The site is lovely , and was quiet even though packed and full of families with children. The views are wonderful and the station for the steam train to the coast at Ravenglass is a ten minute walk away. The wardens at the site were extremely helpful and friendly, and the shop is very well stocked. The loo facilities seem new and are very clean. ”

- Heather

  • £140.00Per Night- High Season per Camping Barn - Member rates
  • £140.00Per Night- Mid Season per Camping Barn - Member rates
  • £140.00Per Night- Low Season per Camping Barn - Member rates

This traditional Lakeland barn will sleep up to eight making it perfect for glamping groups of family, friends, walkers or cyclists who, after a busy day exploring the area, may want to spend time relaxing in comfortable surroundings.

Booking please note
The tariff is based per property and includes VAT and all utility costs. Holidays for complete weeks commence on a Saturday and short breaks can commence any day subject to availability. Short break holidays are for three nights and are available from four weeks prior to arrival, subject to availability. A deposit of £100 per week per property is required at the time of booking to confirm a reservation. The balance is due four weeks prior to the start of your holiday. For a short break the full payment is required at the time of booking to confirm the reservation.

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