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The Park is well laid out in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with a number of hard-standing pitches for tourers and a secluded camping field with self catering wigwams. Set within nine acres, the outlying fields provide habitats for a rich variety of animals, birds, flora and fauna. A quiet and serene place, set within a slight hollow leading down to the spectacular Devil’s Bridge and the picturesque market town of Kirkby Lonsdale. The town is steeped in history with a 13th century charter for fairs, a school dating back to Elizabeth I, it even warrants a mention in the Domesday Book of 1086. It is not hard to see why this landscape has inspired famous writers and artists with its cluster of speciality shops, 17th and 18th century Inns, a fine Norman Church as well as the famous Devil’s Bridge.
John Ruskin, penned these words some hundred years ago about the valley and these ring true to this day "...the valley of the Lune at Kirkby Lonsdale is one of the loveliest scenes in England, therefore in the world. Whatever moorland, hill and sweet river, and English forest foliage can be at their best is gathered there; and chiefly seen from the steep bank, which falls to the streamside from the upper part of the town itself. There a path leads from the churchyard, out of which Turner made his drawing of the valley, along the brow of the wooded bank to open downs beyond - I do not know in all my own country, still less in France and Italy, a place more naturally divine, or a more priceless possession...."