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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.

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

Seasonal pitches


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year



Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby



Medium (26-50 pitches)

Small (11-25 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Gypsy caravans


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  • Troutbeck, Penrith, Cumbria, England, CA11 0ST
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.6334°N 2.9620°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Troutbeck (Cumbria): Hotel Bus Stop — 0.5 miles
Thirlmere Coach Stop — 6.3 miles
Keswick: Bus Station — 7.6 miles
Train stations
Penrith North Lakes Rail Station — 8.4 miles
Langwathby Rail Station — 12.7 miles
Lazonby & Kirkoswald Rail Station — 13.1 miles
Ferry ports
Pooley Bridge Ullswater Ferry Landing — 5.6 miles
Howtown Ullswater Ferry Landing — 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.

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

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.

Must see

  • Dalemain Historic House & Gardens (5.8 miles)
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle (5.9 miles)
  • Ullswater Steamers (6.2 miles)

National Trust

  • Grasmere and Great Langdale (13.7 miles)
  • Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill (14.5 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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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the terms and conditions.

Additional terms

Single-sex group bookings of 3 or more people are not accepted via

We are a family-run business and welcome families, walkers and couples looking to find a peaceful place to stay in beautiful surroundings.

We ask all guests to respect others and to always keep noise levels to a minimum after dark.

No dogs allowed in the accommodation units. Dogs are only allowed in the camping field.