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Coalbeck Caravan Park

9.6
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View from the end of the lane where the bus stops

General

  • Quiet and secluded site with spectacular views of the Lake District
  • Five-minute drive from Bassenthwaite Lake; 15 to Keswick, Cockermouth
  • Spa next door; five minutes' walk to the Lake District Wildlife Park

Could trips to Cumbria get any more spectacular than at this serene site…? Answers on a postcard please to Coalbeck Caravan Park… in a central setting for touring the Lake District and nearby coastline, this haven has views of the region’s woods, fields and hills from its spacious grounds.

Getting you to linger a little longer before heading out for explores, the spacious pitches at Coalbeck Caravan Park are prime for spotting creatures like rare red squirrels among the pretty planters, and are a suntrap when the rays come out too. But if rain’s threatening? A spa next door to the site means you can book in for a treatment (or three…?).

Back outdoors, the site’s a five-minute drive from Bassenthwaite Lake – one of the only bodies of water in the region with no settlements around it – so it’s got a peaceful vibe yet is close enough to many of the main sights in the northern part of the lakes. Case in point: it’s around a 15-minute drive to historic towns like Keswick and Cockermouth and about a half an hour to the coast.

If you’re looking for leisure without having to get behind the wheel, Lake District Wildlife Park’s 24 acres of land home to more than 100 animals is a five-minute walk away. You’ll also need to ditch the car to visit The Lakes Distillery: this artisan gin, whisky and vodka producing place a 25-minute stroll from the park has tastings, tours and a small shop where you can wander off with some of its wares.

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

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).

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.


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9.6

Overall rating based on 94 reviews

 

98% would recommend this site to a friend.

97% would stay here again.

  89% described as Peaceful ?

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Pretty site close to good walks17/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Nicely kept site. Very clean facilities. Felt very safe with designated toilet and no sharing. Host was helpful and friendly.

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Space, scenery and service.16/09/2020

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

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Space, scenery and service.

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great site....location for walking in area..Bassenthwaite water a must12/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRichard A.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely and quiet site, Sid was very friendly and informative! Site well set up for Covid situation...5 pitches and only 3 in use...great location for the Lake District Wildlife Park.10 mins walk to local hotel..Castle Inn...bar opened at 5pm...probably need to book if wanting to eat there.

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    14 yo daughter would have loved wifi!!!! Nothing else! All fab!

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Great small site, very well maintained and lovely loos!12/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomCaroline A.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Friendly owner, very helpful!
    Quiet location in walking distance of a couple of pubs and lake. Exotic surprise of hearing a gibbon calling in the morning from the local wildlife park!
    Brilliant, clean loos and shower with plenty of hot water

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Clean and tidy, level pitch, friendly welcome10/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomCaroline T.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Clean and tidy, level pitch, friendly welcome

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Super clean facilities. Not overcrowded. Just lovely07/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
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    Lovely little campsite, away from it all. Some great walks from the site. Owners very welcoming and friendly

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    Nothing

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Very clean, tidy and very friendly and welcoming owner.06/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDiane N.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Clean toilets and shower, lovely and hot water, warm radiators. Spotlessly clean.

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Small site with clean facilities, level pitches and friendly staff05/09/2020

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

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Level pitch friendly staff clean facilities

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A lovely little site, very friendly owners.07/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Views, location, have your own toilet during your stay

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An all round excellent site, spotless facilities and a great location.06/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAndrew P.Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    My husband and I booked a 2 night stay (19th/20th August) for our wedding anniversary. We were met at the site by the owner who was so friendly and helpful, nothing was a bother. We had an electric hook up pitch and ample space (campervan spot) due to less spaces being used due to C19. The facilities were absolutely spotless - definitely the cleanest bathroom area on a campsite that I've seen!
    The site is directly beside the Lake District Wildlife Park which we thought was brilliant (we went for an evening walk and were lucky enough to see many of the animals 'out of hours!'). Bassenthwaite Lake is a 15 minute walk and was lovely both daytime and evening. Keswick is a 10 minute or so drive away.
    We both thoroughly enjoyed our stay.The owner, whose name we didn't catch, was impressed that we had even brought the sunshine with us from County Durham!
    Coalbeck Caravan Park is definitely recommended and we can't wait for a return visit.

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Features

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

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

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal fridge

Gas cylinders available

No hot water

No potable water point

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Type

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Watersports nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings

Motorhome service point

Location

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  • Basenthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, England, CA12 4RD
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.6834°N 3.2300°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Cockermouth: Monument Main Street Coach Stop — 5.6 miles
Keswick: Bus Station — 6.7 miles
Aspatria: Market Square Coach Stop — 6.9 miles
Train stations
Aspatria Rail Station — 6.6 miles
Wigton Rail Station — 10.4 miles
Maryport Rail Station — 10.8 miles
Ferry ports
Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing — 6.8 miles
Keswick Ferry Landing — 7.1 miles
Hawes End Derwentwater Ferry Landing — 7.6 miles
Airports
Newcastle International Airport — 65.4 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

For ambles around art galleries and wanders in Wordsworth House and Garden, Keswick is eight miles away. Cockermouth, on the other hand, about the same distance to the south east, is just the place for meandering through medieval and Georgian alleyways under castle walls.

Or for classic Lake District outdoorsy options instead, Derwentwater's walking and cycling circuit (set aside about half a day to complete if strolling) takes half an hour to reach in the car.

To break up traipsing around the tarns inland, Solway Coast Area of Natural Beauty is 40 minutes by car, while underground explores at Honister Slate Mine in Borrowdale are 45 minutes away.

If you fancy staying above ground and sauntering southwards, Lake Ullswater steamer cruises are also 45 minutes from the park and Lake Windermere is the place to waterski (an hour and five minutes away from Coalbeck Caravan Park). To scale one of the region’s highest peaks, Scafell Pike takes an hour and 15 minutes to reach.

Must see

  • Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens (3.2 miles)
  • Whinlatter Forest & Visitor Centre (5.5 miles)
  • Cars of the Stars Motor Museum (6.9 miles)

National Trust

  • Wordsworth House and Garden (5.7 miles)
  • Buttermere and Ennerdale (16.0 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:  11 a.m. –  5 p.m.
Depart by:  10:30 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  Anytime –  Anytime
Depart by:  Anytime

Coalbeck Caravan Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

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. Coalbeck 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

Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Coalbeck Caravan Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Coalbeck Caravan Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Coalbeck Caravan Park? For ambles around art galleries and wanders in Wordsworth House and Garden, Keswick is eight miles away. Cockermouth, on the other hand, about the same distance to the south east, is just … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Coalbeck Caravan Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  11 a.m. –  5 p.m.
    Depart by:  10:30 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  Anytime –  Anytime
    Depart by:  Anytime
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Coalbeck Caravan Park? From £25 (for 1 night, 4 people) - 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
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

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).

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 10 p.m..

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