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Gill Head Farm is a family-run business on a working hill farm in the northern Lake District. We offer a warm welcome in a great location for families and walkers, lovely views of the surrounding area, and well-maintained and good, clean facilities.
On site, guests will find a children's play area, wifi hotspots, a laundry room and a small shop. We also provide freshly prepared breakfast rolls, hot drinks, porridge and croissants to buy from the farmhouse at a small charge.
A communal cabin is available to our guests offering indoor dining and comfortable seating areas, kettles, microwaves, fridge and freezer, TV, local information and maps.
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Outdoor pool nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Medium (26-50 pitches)
Small (11-25 pitches)
- Coach stations
Troutbeck (Cumbria): Hotel Bus Stop — 0.5 miles
0.5 miles Thirlmere Coach Stop — 6.3 miles
6.3 miles Keswick: Bus Station — 7.6 miles
- Train stations
Penrith North Lakes Rail Station — 8.4 miles
8.4 miles Langwathby Rail Station — 12.7 miles
12.7 miles Lazonby & Kirkoswald Rail Station — 13.1 miles
- Ferry ports
Pooley Bridge Ullswater Ferry Landing — 5.6 miles
5.6 miles Howtown Ullswater Ferry Landing — 5.8 miles
5.8 miles Glenridding Ullswater Ferry Landing — 6.2 miles
Newcastle International Airport — 57.2 miles
Heading west, leave the A66 at Junction A5091 - signposted Ullswater, Dockray and Troutbeck. After 100 yards take the first right, travel a quarter of a mile and then take the first right again onto our lane. You will see a large sign at the top of the lane.
The nearest town is lovely Keswick sitting on the shores of Derwentwater. Here you will find plenty to see and do. Don't forget that the area has many historic houses and gardens open to the public.
Our nearest lake is Ullswater. You will also find many places to canoe, sail, cruise, walk, tour, shop, eat and chill... you'll be spoilt for choice!
We will happily point you in the right direction.
- Dalemain Historic House & Gardens (5.8 miles)
- Castlerigg Stone Circle (5.9 miles)
- Ullswater Steamers (6.2 miles)
- Grasmere and Great Langdale (13.7 miles)
- Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill (14.5 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.