Keswick

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

  • Campsites with good pubs nearby

    Top site for pubs

  • Campsites nearby to locations suitable for watersports

    Top site for watersports

  • A popular site for couples

    Great site for couples

  • Top campsites for campers with dogs.

    Top sites for dogs

  • A great site for cycling

    Top site for cycling

A beautiful location, Keswick campsite is great for active campers.

If you’re planning to explore the northern Lakes, our Keswick Club campsite on the shores of Derwentwater is hard to beat as a base for your explorations. The site boasts a prime location in the north of the Lake District with stunning views extending over the lake to the hills beyond.

Keswick is an organised campsite with good facilities – showers, toilets, washing up area, a laundry and a new backpacker room, particularly useful for those arriving on foot or by bike. Keswick town is within walking distance and ticks all the boxes for provisions, outdoor gear, eating and drinking.

Whether you’re a stroller, a rambler, a high-level walker or prefer to see the sights on two wheels, you can take your pick from numerous lake- and hillside tracks and trails easily accessible from Keswick campsite. Skiddaw is also easily reached from site. And, with Derwentwater so close at hand there’s no shortage of water-based activities to dip into. This stretch of water is popular for canoeing and kayaking.

Fishing can be enjoyed on the lake too. Try the eastern shore or hire a boat from one of the marinas and head to the centre of the lake to catch pike, bream and trout.  

For a less energetic way to enjoy the water and the views board one of the motor launches which operate around the lake and offer several drop off points.

At the southern end of Derwentwater is the beautiful valley of Borrowdale where you’ll find the Neolithic Castlerigg Stone Circle and the medieval and much photographed pack horse bridge at Ashness.

Worth Noting

Due to the possibility of Site flooding all units must have a tow vehicle on site overnight. There may be restrictions on pitch availability and use of awnings. If you have more than one car or are visiting the site you may be asked to park off-site.

WiFi

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

Eat Local

There is a farmers' market in Keswick on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Facilities

Keswick 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

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Parent and baby room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Boating

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

  • 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

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Battery charging facilities

Reviews

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5

Lovely site, would recommend to anyone.

This review is for Keswick

Lovely site, would recommend to anyone. Only managed to stay a few nights due to the rain water logging the site. Will return at a later date. First class site.

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

this is good for every thing ,fresh food just down the road ,plenty places to eat out if need...

This review is for Keswick

this is good for every thing ,fresh food just down the road ,plenty places to eat out if need to ,very friendly local pubs,places to sit on site and take in the fantastic views at nite.places to walk if you want so all in all a good place..must visit this site and the staff are very obliging

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town,Country,Lake
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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2.7

We love Keswick having previously stayed in numerous B&Bs before getting a caravan this year.

This review is for Keswick

We love Keswick having previously stayed in numerous B&Bs before getting a caravan this year. This site is really handy for the town and all the local walks, and being on the lakeshore is perfect for watersports enthusiasts. The only thing in our opinion that could be improved is the toilet facilities; the wardens do a great job in keeping them clean but the buildings are very old and there's only so much they can do. These really let the site down in comparison to the club's other sites and would benefit from a complete overhaul.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Town,Lake
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 3
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 1
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4

Lake side site with beautiful views of the hills and mountains, just 10 minutes walk to the...

This review is for Keswick

Lake side site with beautiful views of the hills and mountains, just 10 minutes walk to the town centre. Only used the car once all week - to take us to the Cat Bells car park. We did Cat Bells and High Spy, and three other fantastic walks from the site. We had bad weather over two days, and visited the town, and cinema which is fully digital. Wardens are helpful and the usual 'no nonesense' so beware!

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Lake
  • Suitable For: Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.50 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Penrith – 17 miles

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Standard Fees

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Minimum booking periods do apply.

Standard Fee
Boat launching - Daily 20 Feb 2014 - 04 Jan 2015£4.55
Boat launching - Weekly 20 Feb 2014 - 04 Jan 2015£21
Canoeing / Windsurfing Daily 20 Feb 2014 - 04 Jan 2015£2.30
Canoeing / Windsurfing Weekly 20 Feb 2014 - 04 Jan 2015£10.50

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