Windermere

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.70 to £12.95 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsite is located within a National Park

    Site within National Park

  • A popular site for couples

    Great site for couples

Water-based fun, walking and the attractions of the Lakes are accessible from this site.

Our family-friendly Windermere Club campsite is betwixt popular Bowness-on-Windermere and the bustling market town of Kendal. Its location makes it ideal for exploring both towns and the varied attractions of the southern Lake District.

Sit back and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this campsite, the plentiful wildlife and the wonderful views. Windermere is not only spacious, it’s well laid out and boasts many environmentally-friendly facilities. There is a separate tent camping area, backpacker facility, a family camping area, children’s play area and a 4* rated pub restaurant The Whistling Pig.

There are many walks from the campsite. Across the fields is the village of Staveley as well as a shop, supermarket and a couple of pubs the Hawkshead Brewery is here too. There are more walks to enjoy from the village including Potters Fell and Reston Scar.

Bowness-on-Windermere offers plenty of water-based activities including cruises, canoeing and wind surfing and attractions including The World of Beatrix Potter and Aquarium of the Lakes. Take the chain ferry to the western side of the lake and visit the pretty village of Hawkshead and Claife Heights, National Trust woodland great for walking, cycling and wildlife spotting. Fell Foot Park at the southern tip of the lake is perfect for picnics or a swim in the lake.

Ready Camp is available at this campsite.

ACR Available in August for Scottish Club Campsites

Access and SatNav Advice

The site is accessed via a long narrow lane with some passing places. A £10 cash deposit is requried for the barrier key, refunded on return.

Worth Noting

The on site bar/family room serves food and beverages in the evening (limited opening November to April). Caravan Holiday Homes available for puchase.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

The Site shop sells locally-reared bacon. There is a farm shop with a butchers and delicatessen at Plumgarth.

Facilities

Windermere has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Difficult access/approach

  • A well-sheltered site

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Some accessible facilities

  • Mother and baby room

  • Drying room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Television room (not for hire)

  • Take-away

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Holiday Homes & Exclusive lodges

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Parent and baby room

  • Backpacker facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Shop

  • Restaurant

  • Bar

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Electric hook-up

Reviews

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5

lovely welcome; staff always helpful; despite having recent rain our pitch was not waterlogged.

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lovely welcome; staff always helpful; despite having recent rain our pitch was not waterlogged. 3rd visit - and will be going again

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

we find it useful to get to Kendal town and also Staveley which is a nice village and not to...

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we find it useful to get to Kendal town and also Staveley which is a nice village and not to far to windermere, also there are some lovely walks , staff at the windermere site are very helpful

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

The pitch I was put on was good and I set up my awning.

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The pitch I was put on was good and I set up my awning. The day before we left a Motorhome came alongside and set up an awning opposite ours so they were there all the time. I had been told to park my car at the side of my awning so was unable to do so. Luckily the next pitch was vacant. I wonder if the 2 awnings being close was in keeping with the 6 metre rule.When we came away around 11.30 am caravans were already arriving. If we had met one on the narrow lane to the site one of us would have to reverse for a long way to pass. I think it would be a good idea when someone books to remind them about coming after 12 noon. But all in all a very pleasant week.

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

On arrival our requirements were listened to carefully by the site warden who helped us find...

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On arrival our requirements were listened to carefully by the site warden who helped us find exactly what we were looking for. The toilet block was lovely and warm at most times and took away that early morning chill.... Will be back again.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 4

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 1.5 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Staveley – 3 miles

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