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Camping is at the back of New Ing Lodge, on the lawn and up into the field beyond. We have installed a new toilet/shower block in the old stables and have a wash basin for pots and pans.
We also do evening meals cooked by the Pub Pie Champion of the UK 2011 and from local produce and we take orders up tp 6:30pm. We also do breakfasts from £4 with a wide array of local ingredients as we like things local!
All the hotwater for the showers comes from BioMass produce to reduce our carbon footprint, and we also have recycling on site for those who want to give it a go!
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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
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Leave the car at home
Horse riding nearby
Outdoor pool nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Small (11-25 pitches)
- Coach stations
Penrith: Rail Station Coach Stop — 9.4 miles
9.4 miles Penrith Bus Station — 9.6 miles
9.6 miles Troutbeck (Cumbria): Hotel Bus Stop — 13.0 miles
- Train stations
Appleby Rail Station — 8.3 miles
8.3 miles Penrith North Lakes Rail Station — 9.4 miles
9.4 miles Langwathby Rail Station — 11.1 miles
- Ferry ports
Howtown Ullswater Ferry Landing — 7.9 miles
7.9 miles Pooley Bridge Ullswater Ferry Landing — 8.0 miles
8.0 miles Glenridding Ullswater Ferry Landing — 10.7 miles
Durham Tees Valley Airport — 50.1 miles
Directions - By Car
From the M6: Take junction 39 and follow signs for Shap (approximately 2 miles from the motorway junction). Travel through the village past the Co-op on your left and take a right turn directly after Simpsons garage, then take an immediate left up our driveway.
A6 from the North: After entering Shap and passing over the railway bridge we are the 5th building on the left hand side, directly opposite the Bampton/Haweswater junction.
A6 from the South: Travel through the Shap past the Co-op on your left and take a right turn directly after Simpsons garage, then take an immediate left up our driveway.
Directions - By Public Transport
Bus: click here to see the bus timetable
Train: click here to see the train timetable
Directions - By Foot
Wainwrights C2C from the West: New Ing Lodge is situated directly opposite the T junction as you enter Shap. Take the 1st left before Simpsons Garage and the and immediate left up our driveway. We are the 1st B and B you will reach in the village.
Wainwrights C2C from the East: Turn right onto the main street of shap, walk past the Co-op on your left and take a right turn after Simpsons Garage, then take an immediate left up our driveway.
We are fortunate to be located on the Edge of the beautiful Lake District National Park and very close to the Howgills and the Pennine Fells. The Lake District is the country's biggest adventure playground with something to do for everyone no matter how energetic, or not as the case may be!
We have walking right on our frontdoor and a small drive away would lead you into the lake district national park where there are plenty of walks.
Mountain biking is a great activity and there is Whinlatter forest at Keswick (about 35 minutes away) where you can hire bikes and go out for the day!
Climbing is in abundance in the area, or if the weather turns then you could always try your hand at the uk's largest indoor wall at Kendal Climbing Wall.
As you may have guest we like our food and theres nowhere better than the lakes grub we can recommend lots of places to eat from one of the last remaining water powered mill yards to boutique chocolate factories.
- Dalemain Historic House & Gardens (8.8 miles)
- The Rheged Centre (8.9 miles)
- Ullswater Steamers (10.7 miles)
- Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill (8.5 miles)
- Townend (12.8 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.