Derwentwater

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £9.10 to £15.25* Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsites nearby to locations suitable for watersports

    Top site for watersports

  • A great site for walking

    Top site for walking

Keswick is a two-minute walk from this site with water-based activities on Derwentwater.

Our lovely little Derwentwater Club campsite is nestled between Skiddaw and Derwentwater in the north of the Lake District and is enticingly close to the pretty market town of Keswick. In fact, pull on your walking boots and you’ll be in the centre in just minutes. It’s easy to see why Keswick is the major centre for tourism in the region with its many varied shops, restaurants and museums, not to mention the lure of water and the hills.

Our Derwentwater campsite has recently been full refurbished to the high standards you would expect from a Club site, whilst maintaining its peaceful ambience. The National Trust’s Crow Park and Hope Park are close to the campsite. The latter offers crazy golf and a putting course. Enjoy low level walking around Derwentwater’s shores or if you want more of a challenge Skiddaw, Helvellyn and Striding Edge and Blencathra are close by.p>

Head to the Keswick launch and hop on board a cruise boat for a 50 minute tour of the lake or jump off at one of the seven lakeshore jetties.

Back in Keswick the Cumberland Pencil Museum, the Keswick Brewing Company and the Theatre by the Lake are all worth visiting.

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).

Worth Noting

Minimum booking for stays may apply – please look online for information. No accessibility for launching canoes/kayaks onto Derwentwater. Keswick site, just a few minutes away, offers a true lakeside setting. Some pitches may require a 25m electric cable. When arriving at site, drive past the lane to Lakeside Holiday homes and we are the next gate on the right.

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

A farmers' market is held in Keswick on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Facilities

Derwentwater 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 pitch (Super Service)

  • Open site

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Mother and baby room

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Shop

  • Pets welcome

  • Battery charging facilities

  • Public house within one mile

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • A well-sheltered site

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Parent and baby room

  • Family shower room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Ready Camp tents on site

Reviews

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5

An excellent site.

This review is for Derwentwater

An excellent site. The pitches are, for the most part, level and all are well maintained with nearby electric points. The toilet block is modern and well equipped with what look like new showers, private washbasins and two "open" washbasins. There are air hand dryers and what I took to be hair-dryers. In the toilets, paper is provided. There is a laundry and washing up area and all the other things one normally finds on a club site. Although this site is not situated right on the banks of Derwentwater, it is within easy walking distance. It is a matter of about ten minutes walk from the town centre (and the route into town passes by a supermarket on the way, close enough to nip out for forgotten items.) But most valuable of all was the welcome � the staff are amazingly friendly and helpful. I had arrived intending to stay for only two nights but, having failed to do all the things I wanted to do I asked if it might be possible to stay an extra night. The staff bent over backwards to make this possible, and this on the run in to a bank holiday weekend too, and even offered to make it possible to stay yet another night. Sadly, I had to leave for work or I would have taken them up on their offer. All in all, an excellent site.

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

What a lovely location and site! Thanks to the staff, the facilities are spotless.

This review is for Derwentwater

What a lovely location and site! Thanks to the staff, the facilities are spotless. The staff are so welcoming, friendly and helpful, nothing is too much trouble. The site is only a few minutes walk from the lake, supermarket and town shops. There are lovely walks for people of all abilities, the lake launch is reasonably priced and the bus station has a good service to outlying villages and places of interest. I've already booked my return visit.

  • Location: Lake
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

amazing site , managers are soo soo friendly and helpful.

This review is for Derwentwater

amazing site , managers are soo soo friendly and helpful. site is lovely and clean, facilities are excellent, the Site managers are so kind and helpful. had a bit of an issue with the snow storm and they were so accommodating and helpful. Thank you soo much. will be bringing family nxt time !

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

We were moved off the Keswick site at short notice due to flooding the staff looked after us...

This review is for Derwentwater

We were moved off the Keswick site at short notice due to flooding the staff looked after us reallly well and sorted out our pitch so we could enjoy the rest of our holiday in Keswick highly recommend this site. This was our first visit to this new site stayed here numerous times when it was the old Oval site. Well done on the development.

  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 500m from site entrance

Nearest train station: Penrith - 17 miles

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Standard Fees

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Minimum booking periods do apply.

*Members adult price only, additional charges may apply

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