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Mains Farm Camping and Caravan Site

From £16/€18.48/A$27.25/US$20.77/CA$27.33/CHF20.14/kr177.58/kr138.29/kr168.42/kr2,388/$317.46/$13,333/PEN69.47/NZ$28.68/R285.71/zł79.72/R$67.48/Kč500/RSD2,286 (for 1 night, 4 people)

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  • Safe and spacious site for letting the kids run around
  • Sure to be a hit with anglers and cyclists
  • Explore the Lake District, Hadrian's Wall and Scottish Highlands

Free range kids? Flapping around a car free environment in Cumbria’s heavenly Eden Valley close to the Lake District National Park? We’d be in a pretty pickle here at to pick the Main attraction at peaceful, popular and family-run Mains Farm Caravan and Camping Site, but we’re imagining parents gleefully clinking glasses in the child-friendly landscape while the kids run around.

Anglers and bikers flock here too as the farm has its own single bank salmon and trout fishing hotspot just 200 metres up the road (arrange on arrival) and it’s used by cyclists as an overnight stopoff to rest their weary bones on a C2C pedal as it’s 63 miles from Whitehaven and at the base of the Pennines. This is the Cumbrian countryside, so scenic hikes come as additional standard: take one of the private Mains Farm trails across their own land to feel proper exclusive. The Lake District, Hadrian’s Wall and the Scottish Highlands are all 20 – 30 minutes’ drive away.

But back to the kids. Wind them up and let them roam: although Mains Farm is easy to get to from the M6 and a short drive from the Lake District, the Scottish Highlands and Hadrian’s Wall, it’s set well away from main roads and is small enough to be able to keep an eye on any offspring playing on site: pitches are set around open fields or in a walled orchard and all cars have to be parked in the car park away from the pitching areas. All this and a very popular playground with swings, slide, climbing frame and monkey bars on site too: expect not to see small people from dawn to dusk.

Campfires are allowed – hire a fire basket from amiable owners Robert and Julia – and the undercover eating area on site comes with log burner and barbecue. Guests also have use of two kitchen areas with fridges, kettle, oven, hob and microwave, a secure store for bicycles, washing and drying facilities and clean shower and loo blocks converted from the farm’s former stables.

If you’re cooking on site, supplies can be sorted from the Co-op in Lazonby village about a mile away; if you’re feeling lazy/holidaylike, two pubs serving food are within the same distance (ask Robert or Julia to book you a table in advance: like Mains Farm, the village pubs are pretty popular).

Please note

Group bookings of 3 or more people are not permitted via

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

We cater for families and couples only.

No hen/stag parties permitted via

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

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Terms and conditions

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

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

Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Fouling must be cleaned up immediately.

Total silence must be respected between 11pm and 8am.

Group bookings of 3 or more people are not permitted via
No hen/stag parties permitted via
Occupancy cannot exceed the number stated on the booking form.
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people are not permitted via
We cater for families and couples only.

Additional terms

There are various charges for fishing depending on the time of year; please book on arrival. You need a licence and your own fishing equipment.

The camping pod is suitable for up to 2 adults and 2 children. Occupancy cannot exceed this number, with no exceptions made.