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.

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

  • 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

  • Club Site Wi-fi

Reviews

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4.3

positives for this site are many, and have been covered of in the other reviews, i do however...

This review is for Windermere

positives for this site are many, and have been covered of in the other reviews, i do however have some concerns when camping, yo definately require rock pegs as ground is solid after a couple of inches, the pub did not allow the dogs in any area`s except the outside patio, and the large tent area is at the rear of the site, which in itself is not really a problem, the problem was that winter starts in september for this site and the shower and washing block was closed for this area, despite it getting quite busy over the weekend, overall would go back again.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3
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4.7

Tried to book Braithwaite Fold due to location on the lake but was fully booked.

This review is for Windermere

Tried to book Braithwaite Fold due to location on the lake but was fully booked. So glad we came to this site. Its very well laid out, spacious and just close enough to Lake Windermere but not in the biz. Very quiet site suitable for couples or families.

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

3 years this new year since last on this site when the party I was with had to spend new...

This review is for Windermere

3 years this new year since last on this site when the party I was with had to spend new years eve in 10 in of water because we were put in a flooded area . had a torrid time with the then wardens (very abusive to us all unhelp full ) pictures were sent to the club about it . this new staff so different and help full believe the flooding problem sorted by them drains full of tree roots. will now come back again.

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

There is a small shop plus pub on site with real ales and does meals.

This review is for Windermere

There is a small shop plus pub on site with real ales and does meals.

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

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 1.5 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Staveley – 3 miles

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Standard Fees

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Minimum booking periods do apply.

Standard Fee
Summer Storage 13 Mar 2014 - 12 Jan 2015£465
Towing (In and out of storage) 13 Mar 2014 - 12 Jan 2015£6.55
Part Seasonal Pitch - Spring 13 Mar 2014 - 12 Jan 2015£585
Part Seasonal Pitch - Autumn 13 Mar 2014 - 12 Jan 2015£335
Motorhome stop-off (per unit) 13 Mar 2014 - 12 Jan 2015£7.10
Summer seasonal pitch 13 Mar 2014 - 12 Jan 2015£2,380

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