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Green Acres Caravan Park: Sun and croquet at Green Acres

General

  • Peaceful adults-only park a 15-minute drive from Carlisle
  • Half an hour's drive from Hadrian’s Wall and Lake District paths
  • Comfy communal cabin with magazines, books and DVDs

Fancy a bit of peace and quiet with not a young ‘un in sight? Book a holiday at Green Acres Caravan Park in Cumbria, an adults-only haven that lives up to its nature-inspired name.

This friendly spot a six-mile jaunt from the history-packed city of Carlisle has been in the Brown family for three generations, making the friendly service as top-notch as the surrounding scenery. You can quiz staff on their best travel tips… or simply find a grassy patch with a view and flick through the tourist pamphlets supplied on site.

For breaks from traipsing around the cracking countryside, the communal cabin’s full of comfy seats for snuggling in with one of the mags or books provided. Bucketing down outside? Hole up with entertainment courtesy of the DVD selection… along with snacks from the grocer’s in Houghton village (a five-minute drive away). For enough food to feed a small army, there's also a well-stocked supermarket less than 10 minutes from the park.

Got caught up in that aforementioned shower? Laundry facilities are on hand to freshen up clothes. And if your car or caravan’s been given a mud bath too, the site has a token-operated vehicle-washing area for spraying those down.

Please note

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, customers can amend their dates with the campsite/holiday park free of charge for all stays up to, and including, 30/10/2021.

Guests under the age of 18 are not allowed on site.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

The shower facilities are closed. Guests will need to use their own facilities.

Reception is closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.

The games room is closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.

Minimum spacing of 6 metres between pitches.

Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Group bookings of 3 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

The toilet facilities are closed. Guests will need to use their own facilities.

Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.

Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.


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9.8

Overall rating based on 161 reviews

 

99% would recommend this site to a friend.

99% would stay here again.

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Excellent site with clean facilities, friendly staff and level pitches26/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDane B.Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything about the site.

    Nice dog walk directly from the park to a local woodland. Lovely peaceful area, and only a short drive to the local farm shop / garden center and Carlisle.

    Would definitely return.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing.

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Excellent site for our overnight stop25/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Well organised arrival process. Very clean and pleasant site.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Excellent immaculate site credit to owners.19/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMichael F.Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything, good size level pitches with electric hook up water tap and drain, excellent dog walk into small woodland, beautiful scenery, easy walk down to large garden centre also close to Carlisle and Gretna Green owners walked around site several times to check everything was OK, will return.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike

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Beautiful Site very quite and easy to get too13/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomPeter G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful Site very quite and easy to get too

    Disliked: 

    that we didnt stay longer

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Lovely site run by lovely people.22/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomsteven s.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Nice organised site

    Disliked: 

    No WiFi or phone network

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Excellent22/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomtracie r.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very well presented and clean site. Nice and quiet. Good prior information from the staff to confirm everything you need to know from pitch number to takeaway number. Great dog walking area. Level pitches. Will definitely visit again.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike with the site.

    Just for information purposes only if your in a motorhome and don't travel on days out in it you will need another vehicle to see the sites.

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Very attractive site. Good size pitches well spaced.20/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    code and pitch number emailed so easy access. Liked the flowers, well looked after site.

    Disliked: 

    Covid meant no facilities open so nothing to dislike!!

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Recommended ,lovely site.20/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKevin O.Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    What a lovely spacious and tidy site surrounding a nice green grassy area. Flat pitches so no need for levellers for the motorhome. We stayed here during the virus so none of the facilities were open but we were self contained anyway.
    Very nice dog walk with plenty of poo bins.
    We stopped here on our way to Scotland but will be back fro a longer stay.
    I had my cycle with me and there are some nice quiet lanes for a ride.
    Adults only site.Very quiet.

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Very good19/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomWendy C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    The site is lovely and the views were good nice woodland dog walk and the owners very friendly and helpful

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Great location and well worth a visit.19/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very well kept, tidy and peaceful adults-only site. Very friendly staff who walked around most days asking if we needed anything and enjoying our stay.
    Very convenient for Carlisle and plenty of public footpaths for walks.

    (Due to COVID19 restrictions, the toilet block and showers were closed at the time).

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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: self check-in (unattended)

Distance markers in shared facilities

Hand sanitising stations

More frequent emptying of bins

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Adults only

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal fridge

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Golf nearby

Restaurant nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Water hook-up points for tourers

Location

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  • High Knells, Houghton, Carlisle, Cumbria, England, CA6 4JW
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.9448°N 2.9085°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Carlisle Bus Station — 3.6 miles
Longtown (Cumbria) Graham Arms Coach Stop — 5.1 miles
Brampton (Cumbria): Market Place Bus Stop — 6.9 miles
Train stations
Carlisle Rail Station — 3.9 miles
Wetheral Rail Station — 5.2 miles
Gretna Green Rail Station — 7.4 miles
Ferry ports
Leaplish Ferry Landing — 22.2 miles
Pooley Bridge Ullswater Ferry Landing — 23.4 miles
Tower Knowe Ferry Landing — 23.5 miles
Airports
Newcastle International Airport — 48.1 miles

Directions


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

History buffs rejoice: Carlisle and its castle – the storied spot where Mary Queen of Scots was locked up for a time – is under a 20-minute drive from Green Acres. And while you're in this city famed for its cathedral and racecourse, the shops are worth a bit of perusal as well…

Hadrian’s Wall on your bucket list? Perfect – it’s a mere half an hour in the car to this top Roman attraction (the most visited of such in all of Britain, in fact). Or if you fancy stretching your legs, there’s always the 84-mile Hadrian’s Wall Path and the fell walks of the Lake District, with the latter starting a 30-minute drive to the south.

Tad more arduous than you were after? Shorter walks can be had right from the site: a dog-walking area begins at the top end, leading to woodlands and linking up with a public footpath. Or you could drive to Lanercost Priory, 20 minutes away, to meander around the medieval cloisters and grounds.

Must see

  • Carlisle Castle (3.6 miles)
  • World Famous Old Blacksmith's Shop Centre (7.4 miles)
  • Birdoswald Roman Fort (12.5 miles)

National Trust

  • Allen Banks and Staward Gorge (23.0 miles)
  • Hadrian's Wall and Housesteads Fort (23.8 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  1 p.m. –  6 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Green Acres Caravan Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, customers can amend their dates with the campsite/holiday park free of charge for all stays up to, and including, 30/10/2021.

Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Green Acres Caravan Park will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Cash
Diners Club
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Maestro
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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Can bookings for Green Acres Caravan Park be amended free of charge? Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, customers can amend their dates with the campsite/holiday park free of charge for all stays up to, and including, 30/10/2021. Read more
  • Does Green Acres Caravan Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Green Acres Caravan Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Green Acres Caravan Park? History buffs rejoice: Carlisle and its castle – the storied spot where Mary Queen of Scots was locked up for a time – is under a 20-minute drive from Green Acres. And … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Green Acres Caravan Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  1 p.m. –  6 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Green Acres Caravan Park? From £21 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
Guests under the age of 18 are not allowed on site.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

Coronavirus
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, customers can amend their dates with the campsite/holiday park free of charge for all stays up to, and including, 30/10/2021.
Minimum spacing of 6 metres between pitches.
Reception is closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.
The games room is closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.
The shower facilities are closed. Guests will need to use their own facilities.
The toilet facilities are closed. Guests will need to use their own facilities.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 3 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a touring caravan or a tent. If you wish to bring a car along with your motorhome/campervan please select the extra.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 7 p.m..
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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