Windermere

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.90 to £13.30 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. (Please note that, although we welcome dogs on this site, in the interest of all guests we do not permit pets to stay within the Ready Camp tents).

Camping Pods are also available at this campsite.

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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4.3

Good walks to staveley, great brewery, loads of great beers and excellent beef Sunday roast.

This review is for Windermere

Good walks to staveley, great brewery, loads of great beers and excellent beef Sunday roast. I could not fault this site for any reason. Just a comment on the new arrival time of 1300 hrs, I cannot for the life of me see what effect this will have apart from reducing the length of stay for the same price. Every body leaves site well before the 1200 hrs time and no one arrives before 1200 hrs.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 3
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4

Lovely welcome when we arrived, helpful changing our pitch to hardstanding due to the weather...

This review is for Windermere

Lovely welcome when we arrived, helpful changing our pitch to hardstanding due to the weather conditions. Very informative and friendly. Site slightly isolated if you have no transport, but local bus service easily accessible, we went into Windermere on the bus not problem. Great for walking, lovely riverside walk into Staveley, Hawkshead brewery well worth a visit and lunch.

  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 3
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5

Lakeland zoo was nice to visit Only down side we had to come home early due to weather was...

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Lakeland zoo was nice to visit Only down side we had to come home early due to weather was booked in till Easter Monday

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.3

a good site with very friendly and helpful staff, we spent the 2016 New Year on the site with...

This review is for Windermere

a good site with very friendly and helpful staff, we spent the 2016 New Year on the site with friends. Despite the poor wet weather there was lots to in the surrounding area.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • 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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