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Keswick, Lake District

Keswick Camping Sites

The best campsites in Keswick

Keswick, in the Lake District, is home to some of the most popular campsites in the UK. The pretty market town sits between the mountain of Skiddaw and the vast Derwentwater, two of the biggest attractions in the Lake District National Park. A holiday on any of these Keswick campsites will have coming back time and time again.

Keswick camping FAQs

Where are the best campsites in Keswick?
Keswick is one of the most popular places to camp in the UK year-round. With a handful of Club Sites and nearby member exclusive campsites, joining the Club gives you the best variety of Keswick campsites to choose from.
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Which are the best family friendly campsites in Keswick?
Our campsites have their facilities listed to make finding a site suitable for you and your family quick and simple. Look out for facility icons such as play area, parent and baby room and washing machines.
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Which campsites in Keswick allow dogs?
Most of our campsites allow dogs and have facilities to cater to your four-legged friend. Look out for dog friendly facility icons on campsites, such as whether there’s a designated dog walk or doggy shower. View a list of our top dog friendly campsites.
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Why am I struggling to find availability in Keswick?
Keswick is one of our most popular destinations and for this reason pitches sell out quickly. View our availability or discover more campsites in the Lake District.
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Which campsites in Keswick are adult only?
Most of our campsites are family friendly however, a selection of our member exclusive sites are adult only.
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Is wild camping in Keswick permitted?
The rules on wild camping in the UK are complex; please read our guide to wild camping.
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Are there any glamping campsites in Keswick?
Please view our glamping and self-catering accommodation to find out more
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Things to do and see while camping in Keswick

The Lake District is known for its diversity in things to do and Keswick is no different. Whether you’re looking for a totally relaxed break or an action-packed adventure, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for.

Top attractions around Keswick include:

  • Derwentwater
  • Skiddaw
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle
  • Catbells

1. Derwentwater

Derwentwater in Keswick

To the south of Keswick, the 3-mile long Derwentwater is a tourist attraction year-round. You can benefit from direct access to the water if you stay on our Keswick Club Site. If you’d prefer to admire the views on dry land, walking and cycling are great ways to get around, or you could enjoy one of the many boat cruises on offer.

2. Skiddaw

A walker’s paradise and easily reached from our Keswick campsites, the mountain of Skiddaw is the sixth highest in England at 931-metres.

3. Castlerigg Stone Circle

Explore part of Cumbria’s Neolithic and Bronze Age past on a visit to Castlerigg Stone Circle. The surroundings of the circle are worth it alone, with fantastic views of the surrounding fells of Skiddaw Blencathra, Castlerigg Fell, High Rigg and Clough Head.

4. Catbells

Panoramic views of Derwentwater are the reward for those who climb to 451 metres to the summit of Catbells. This is a popular climb amongst both new and seasoned walkers.


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