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Oak Head Caravan Park is located immediately between the Cartmel peninsula and the southern tip of Lake Windermere. It offers a quiet, attractive and secluded setting, yet is within only twenty minutes drive of some of the finest sights of English Lakeland. The park occupies a well tended, uncrowded and wooded site set amidst picturesque fells.
With recently modernised facilities including toilets, hot showers and changing rooms we can assure you of a pleasant stay with us.
If you're looking to watch some telly whilst your here, be warned that a TV signal is best obtained via a Sky dish or digital aerial (not supplied by the site).
We have hard standing touring caravan pitches all with electric hook-up (£20 per night) and grassed tent pitches (£18 per night), some with electric hook-up (£20 per night). Back-packers and cyclists are welcome in a 1 man tent for £10 per night (without electric).

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

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby


Medium (26-50 pitches)


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  • Ayside, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, England, LA11 6JA
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 54.2463°N 2.9381°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Windermere: Rail Station Coach Stop — 9.3 miles
Kendal Bus Station — 9.7 miles
Carnforth: Lancaster Rd Coach Stop — 10.7 miles
Train stations
Grange-over-Sands Rail Station — 3.8 miles
Cark Rail Station — 4.9 miles
Kents Bank Rail Station — 5.1 miles
Ferry ports
Fell Foot Country Park Ferry Landing — 2.2 miles
Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing — 2.3 miles
Water Park (Coniston) Ferry Landing — 7.3 miles
Leeds Bradford International Airport — 58.2 miles


Leaving the M6 motorway at junction 36, follow the A590 fourteen miles towards Newby Bridge. Follow signs for Ayside on A 590 bypass.

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

There is a wide selection of cafes and restaurants within three miles of the park and also a butcher's shop within one mile. The local garage is only a mile away and has a very well stocked shop.
Fell Foot Park, two miles away on Lake Windermere offers boating and fishing. From Fell Foot you can take the ferry to Lakeside and from there board the boat to Bowness where you can visit the many shops and restaurants it has to offer, or visit the Beatrix Potter museum.
Four miles away is the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway and the Lakeland Motor museum. South Lakes Wild Animal Park at Dalton is just a 20 minute drive away.
The Edwardian town of Grange over Sands is well worth a visit as is the old village of Cartmel with its fine priory and famous unique racecourse. Nearby Holker Hall is a stately home of note and the market town of Ulverston has many interesting shops. The Cumbria Cycle Way passes the Park with easy access from the Park.
Also nearby are golfing, horse riding, canoeing and sailing facilities.

Must see

  • Lakeland Motor Museum (2.3 miles)
  • Windermere Lake Cruises, Lakeside (2.4 miles)
  • Holker Hall and Gardens (4.4 miles)

National Trust

  • Fell Foot Park (2.1 miles)
  • Cartmel Priory Gatehouse (3.3 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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