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- Lake District pop-up site in the foothills of Blencathra
- Keswick, Skiddaw and Helvellyn all within a 10-minute drive
- Simple, spacious pitches with a stream for paddling
The owners of Low Hollows reckon they’ve got one of the most stunning locations in the Lake District… and it’s easy to see why they love it. This Cumbria pop-up site is in the foothills of Blencathra, so it’s a scenic place, and it’s easy to get to as well – just a little way off the A66.
That handy position means that it’s easy to get to the village of Threlkeld, a mile away, for two excellent pubs and a coffee shop – or continue on to the bigger market town of Keswick, less than 10 minutes’ drive away. The Keswick to Penrith bus route stops in the village too, so you can get out and about easily without taking the car.
And where might your outings take you? Well, it’s all about the open air around here: climbing, horse riding, canoeing and shooting are all within five miles, and there’s a golf course less than a mile away. Cyclists can head out on the C2C (Coast to Coast) route from the village, while walkers take strolls along the Keswick to Threlkeld railway line path. More intrepid types can tick off several Lakeland fells nearby, including Skiddaw and Helvellyn as well as Blencathra.
Sounds rather like you’ll need time to chill out back on site – and handily there’s plenty of space for that, plus a stream for soothing tired feet. Barbecues are permitted on the pitches, and you’re welcome to bring dogs and kids (there’s a whole lot of field for them to scamper about in). Facilities are on the low-key side, with just showers and toilets (two of each for the ladies and gents) and a washing-up area.
Open from 27/05/2022 to 18/09/2022
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Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
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Non-electric grass tent pitch
Max. persons: 4 x
One Tent allowed per pitch
Pitch size : Min 6.0m width x 6.0m depth (19.7ft width x 19.7ft depth) Calculated area: 36.0m² (387.5ft²)
Ground type: Grass
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Simple camping site with clean, well maintained facilities.
Amazing view, clean and spacious place .
great site in excellent location
Brilliant site, beautiful scenery all around, close to Keswick
Check-in: self check-in (unattended)
Hand sanitising stations
More frequent emptying of bins
No cash accepted on site
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Lake and/or mountain
Electric car charging point(s)
Gas cylinders available
Dog walk nearby
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Mountain biking nearby
- Coach stations
— 4.6 miles
4.6 miles Rail Station — 11.4 miles
11.4 miles Lakeside House for Dove Cottage — 11.9 miles
- Train stations
Penrith North Lakes Rail Station
— 11.3 miles
11.3 miles Wigton Rail Station — 15.0 miles
15.0 miles Aspatria Rail Station — 15.0 miles
- Ferry ports
Keswick Ferry Landing
— 4.8 miles
4.8 miles Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing — 5.3 miles
5.3 miles Ashness Gate Derwentwater Ferry Landing — 5.4 miles
Newcastle International Airport
— 60.0 miles
So, you’ve just arrived, and the kids (or big kids) in your group are raring and ready for adventures. Handily, as well as all the footpaths such as Skiddaw trails (10 minutes’ drive), Catbells trails (15 minutes) and the Helvellyn trails (10 minutes), Keswick (10 minutes) has boat hire, the Kong Adventure Centre with climbing walls, caving activities and outdoor excursions or the Puzzling Place for the ultimate optical illusion.
In Whinlatter Forest Park (15 minutes), mountain biking and cycling may be on the cards, or Segwaying, Go Ape and guided alpaca treks… at Aira Force waterfall and Ullswater (15 minutes), there's a gorgeous waterfall trail… or at The Lakes Distillery (20 minutes), on the menu are whisky tours and tastings.
If it’s history you’re after, head to the Castlerigg Stone Circle (10 minutes), a historic circle with spectacular views of fells, or the Grade I-listed Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens (15 minutes). After all that, there’s always wildlife to fall back on at the Lake District Wildlife Park (20 minutes).
- Castlerigg Stone Circle (3.0 miles)
- Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens (6.3 miles)
- Ullswater Steamers (6.8 miles)
- Grasmere and Great Langdale (13.0 miles)
- Wordsworth House and Garden (13.6 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||2 p.m. –||5 p.m.|
|Depart by:||10:30 a.m.|
Low Hollows cancellation policy
No refunds within 1 day 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.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Low Hollows 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. Cancellations due to COVID-19 for bookings made before 1 March 2022 can transfer deposits to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkVisa
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Low Hollows have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Low Hollows dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Low Hollows? So, you’ve just arrived, and the kids (or big kids) in your group are raring and ready for adventures. Handily, as well as all the footpaths such as Skiddaw trails (10 minutes’ … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of Low Hollows?
Camping and touring Arrive: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Depart by: 10:30 a.m.
- How much does it cost to stay at Low Hollows? From £17 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability