Keswick

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £8.40 to £14.10 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. 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

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Battery charging facilities

  • 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

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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4.7

We found overlooking the lake and mountain was amazing,Toilet block and shower block very...

This review is for Keswick

We found overlooking the lake and mountain was amazing,Toilet block and shower block very clean and warm plenty of hot water in the shower and also for dish washing area The Town of KESWICK is 5 mins .away with plenty of shops and cafes restaurants with a lot of local produce dogs are welcome in shops cafes and BARS The bus stop is 5 mins.away near the local BOOTHS Supermarket The local rugby club is a few mins away

  • Location: Town,Lake
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4.3

Lovely site with one re-furbished amenities block, and another to be re-built this year.

This review is for Keswick

Lovely site with one re-furbished amenities block, and another to be re-built this year. Ten minute walk into town, lorra, lorra walks to be done without using your car. Great set of wardens. Had some excitement on New Year's Day when a storm hit. Awnings had to be taken down and some units were moved out when the lake flooded part of the site! But all well managed by the staff with no panic. We were alright, even though the river at the back of us was rising for a time! All part of the fun...

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Town,Country,Lake
  • Suitable For: Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 4
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5

A thoroughly enjoyable place to visit.

This review is for Keswick

A thoroughly enjoyable place to visit.

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

The site is subject to some "ponding" but the ducks and birds loved it.

This review is for Keswick

The site is subject to some "ponding" but the ducks and birds loved it. The rabbits seemed to ignore us and got on with whatever. We would love to visit again in summer if possible. The toilet block was immaculate and the other will be the same as soon as it is finished. Access to Keswick is great and just a ten minute walk away.

  • Location: Town,Country,Lake
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 4

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.50 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Penrith – 17 miles

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