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Fisherground Campsite is set right in the heart of Eskdale, one of Cumbria's loveliest valleys. Here on the West side of the Lake District we get less rain and more sun than our famous cousins the other side of Scafell. In this quiet valley there is still the Peace and Tranquility that should be Lakeland - but rarely is in the bustling centres. Here there are still more sheep than people.
Peace is the watchword on the Campsite too. We are a quiet family site and eve ry effort is made to ensure silence after 10.30pm. As we don't take bookings, except for the electric hook ups, we look forward to welcoming you when you arrive.

Depart: (2 nights)


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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year



Lake and/or mountain


Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Shop nearby


Large (51-200 pitches)


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  • Fisherground Farm Eskdale, Cumbria, England, CA19 1TF
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.3914°N 3.2828°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Grasmere Coach Stop — 11.6 miles
Ambleside: Bus Shelter, King Street — 13.1 miles
Thirlmere Coach Stop — 14.8 miles
Train stations
Ravenglass Rail Station — 5.7 miles
Drigg Rail Station — 6.6 miles
Seascale Rail Station — 8.1 miles
Ferry ports
Torver (Coniston) Ferry Landing — 8.9 miles
Coniston Ferry Landing — 8.9 miles
Waterhead Hotel (Coniston) Ferry Landing — 9.1 miles
Liverpool John Lennon Airport — 74.9 miles


How To Find Us

(from the south)
From the M6 motorway leave at junction 36 for Kendal/Lakes.
Follow signs for Barrow.
Before you reach Barrow, turn right to Workington (A5092) three miles beyond Newby Bridge.
Follow this road for about 10 miles.
Beyond Broughton in Furness you need to turn right at the traffic lights towards Ulpha.
After 4 miles turn left in Ulpha village to the steep hill signed Eskdale.
Follow the fell road to King George IV pub (6 miles).
Turn right.
Fisherground Campsite is 300 yds on the left.

(from the north)
From the M6 motorway leave at junction 43 towards Workington/Cockermouth on the A595.
Follow signs for Workington/Whitehaven and Cockermouth.
Stay on the A595 to Cockermouth then turn off onto the A5086 to Cleator Moor and Egremont.
Rejoin the A595 to Egremont. Pass Egremont and pass Gosforth and drive through Holmrook.
Turn left after the Texaco garage to Eskdale Green.
Follow the road to the next junction and turn right to Eskdale Green.
Go through Eskdale village to the King George IV pub.
Turn left to Boot.
Fisherground Campsite is 300 yds on the left.

Please do not be tempted to use your sat-nav's as they will bring you over Hardknott Pass - not a road I would want to drive by choice!!

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

Within walking distance
Scafell Pike - England's highest mountain
Wastwater - England's deepest lake
Hundreds of riverside, valley and mountain walks and climbs
Ravenglass & Eskdale Miniature Railway:
Muncaster Castle, with its azaleas, rhododendrons and Owl Sanctuary: &
Hardknott Roman Fort & Ravenglass Roman Bath House
Eskdale Corn Mill - still working with its waterwheel
Ravenglass fishing village
Fold End Art Gallery
Eskdale Golf Course - open by appointment. Visit for further details.
Stanley Ghyll waterfall
Fishing on river or local stocked pools (day permit available from Holmrook Garage).
The village shop at Eskdale sells a comprehensive range of goods, including groceries, fresh fruit and vegetables, food to go, alcohol and newspapers, as well as outdoor clothes and equipment:
5 pubs in the valley - please visit (200 yards), or for the three of the nearest pubs

Must see

  • Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway (5.6 miles)
  • Beatrix Potter Gallery (11.4 miles)
  • Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum (11.5 miles)

National Trust

  • Wasdale, Eskdale and Duddon (3.5 miles)
  • Gondola' (8.8 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.


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