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General

  • Peaceful site with views over Eskdale and Wasdale valleys
  • Half an hour's drive from the seaside town of Whitehaven
  • Fenced paddocks and stabling facilities for horse owners

Escape to Eskdale… or Wasdale… or Ravenglass – Parkgate Farm Holidays is within easy reach of lots of the prettiest places in Cumbria's Western Lakeland.

You don’t even have to exit to site to start taking in those views, for there’s a rather fine outlook from this peaceful farm over the Eskdale and Wasdale valleys, with fields and forests thrown in to the frame too. Tempted to take a closer look? Fell walkers can stride forth directly from the farm, while more intrepid types scramble up Scafell Pike, half an hour away. Should you tire of the endlessly gorgeous lakeland views, a 10-minute drive will take you to the beaches of the north-west coast for a bit of seaside scenery.

Got a horse that needs a bit of a hol? The farm’s sheep and donkeys are friendly bunch, so, you’re welcome to bring your hoofed pal along for the ride. Fenced paddocks and comfy stables await for them to relax in, and there are loads of trails to trot along nearby.

All the farm’s units are kitted out with fully-equipped kitchens; if you don’t fancy cooking there are a couple of country pubs within 10 minutes’ drive.


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Excellent site and will return 10/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Richard S. Confirmed

  • Mecklin 2 bedroom static caravan (4 adults and 2 children, no pets)
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    The cleanliness
    The fact that we were left alone and not bothered but there was a contact should we need anyone.
    Value for money
    Was very quite and gorgeous landscape

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    Nothing was all fantastic

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Love the lacation and peacefulness. Boys aged 11,13,15 love it ... 05/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Alison C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Harter 3 bedroom cottage / chalet / bungalow (4 adults and 2 children)
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    Love the lacation and peacefulness. Boys aged 11,13,15 love it too fishing and exploring

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Views, clean modern caravan , milk coffee ,tea. Sugar in ... 25/06/2018

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  • Irton Pike 2 bedroom static caravan (4 adults and 2 children)
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    Views, clean modern caravan , milk coffee ,tea. Sugar in the van on arrival ,Towels provided

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Amazing stay at park gate farm! Clean facilities, amazing views!! 24/06/2018

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    Location, beautiful clean caravan, shower is amazing, dog friendly and view for days!

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    Nothing

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Excellent site with clean facilities, friendly staff 08/05/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Karol K. Confirmed

  • Tinkler Craggs 2 bedroom static caravan (4 adults and 2 children)
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    Everything about this camp site was great, good location, well kept and very tidy. Showers and toilets spot on. And great value for money. Would definitely go back if we travel down again.

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Excellent site. Really loved it. 28/12/2017

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  • Whin Rigg 3 bedroom static caravan (6 adults and 2 children)
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    Brilliant holiday. Loved the caravan. Really clean and tidy. Shame we had to come home.

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Quiet site 06/11/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Philip N. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Whin Rigg 3 bedroom static caravan (6 adults and 2 children)
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    Quiet site

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Amazing location, wonderful and new, well equiped caravan. We did ... 24/10/2017

Reviewer's country: Lithuania Akvile V. Confirmed

  • Latterbarrow 2 bedroom static caravan (4 adults and 2 children, no pets)
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    Amazing location, wonderful and new, well equiped caravan. We did really enjoy our stay here.

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Great accomodation, warm house on arrival, electricity and heating included ... 09/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Andrei C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Harter 3 bedroom cottage / chalet / bungalow (4 adults and 2 children)
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    Great accomodation, warm house on arrival, electricity and heating included in the price. Would surely recomend!!

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We just wanted to say we have had an amazing ... 25/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Alison C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Latterbarrow 2 bedroom static caravan (4 adults and 2 children, no pets)
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    We just wanted to say we have had an amazing time at Parkgate Farm and will be booking again

    The caravan was exceptional, clean, well decorated and beautifully decorated. To sit on the decking looking over the fells with our morning coffee or evening glass of wine/beer was perfect way to start and finish the day.

    We have 3 boisterous boys and never before have they said they want to come back to a holiday place but they want to come back here. They love seeing the donkeys and Dyson. Big thank you to Peter for taking them fishing, they are still going on about it, and excuse the pun but there hooked.

    We would recommend 100% to anyone to come and stay. Your place is set with the most breathtaking views surrounding you and you could believe you are miles away from civilisation, yet you are only a short drive away from some other wonderful place to visit.

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Leisure on site

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Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

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Tennis

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Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

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Shower available

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Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Forest

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Type

Farm

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Location

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  • Irton, Eskdale, Eskdale, Cumbria, England, CA19 1YN
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.3894°N 3.3669°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Whitehaven: Tangier Street Coach Stop — 14.3 miles
Grasmere Coach Stop — 14.8 miles
Distington (Cumbria): Coach Stop — 16.0 miles
Train stations
Ravenglass Rail Station — 2.9 miles
Drigg Rail Station — 3.2 miles
Seascale Rail Station — 4.8 miles
Ferry ports
Torver (Coniston) Ferry Landing — 12.1 miles
Sunny Bank (Coniston) Ferry Landing — 12.2 miles
Coniston Ferry Landing — 12.3 miles
Airports
Liverpool John Lennon Airport — 75.7 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

Legs a little worn out from walking/biking/riding? Take a scenic trip on the Ravenglass & Eskdale steam railway – there’s a station half a mile from Parkgate Farm, or you can board at Ravenglass, 10 minutes' drive away, to ride the whole route.

While you’re in Ravenglass, take a mooch round Muncaster Castle, a a privately owned fort overlooking the River Esk. As well as tours round the castle there are also heaps of things for kids here: an enchanted fairy trail, maze and hawk displays among them.

Golfing types can swing their clubs on the courses in Eskdale or Seascale (be prepared for potentially distracting sea views at the latter). There’s a sandy beach in Seascale, too; if the water’s too chilly for swims, head north to Whitehaven (half an hour) to the public swimming pool. The Rum Story, an exhibition in an original 1785 shop, is worth a visit up here too (and yes, you can buy bottles of the goof stuff).

Must see

  • Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway (2.8 miles)
  • Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum (14.7 miles)
  • Beatrix Potter Gallery (14.8 miles)

National Trust

  • Wasdale, Eskdale and Duddon (2.5 miles)
  • Buttermere and Ennerdale (11.3 miles)

Cycle routes

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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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Permitted arrival/departure time

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Arrive:  3 p.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart:  10 a.m.

Parkgate Farm Holidays cancellation policy

No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.

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

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Parkgate Farm Holidays will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

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

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

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

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

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