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Thacka Lea Caravan Park in Penrith, Cumbria is the perfect base to explore the Lake District and Eden Valley in your touring caravan or motorhome. We are located off the A6 at the north end of the small Market Town of Penrith. Penrith is an attractive tourist centre, offering good transport links, specialist small shops, many restaurants, leisure and sporting facilities. Thacka Lea Caravan Park has 25 touring pitches, both grass and hard standing pitches are available. There is no set arrival or departure time so you can make the most of your stay with us at Thacka Lea Caravan Park (except during busy times).

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


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Nearby leisure

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Shop nearby


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  • Thacka Lane, Penrith, Cumbria, England, CA11 9HX
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.6709°N 2.7633°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Penrith Bus Station — 0.6 miles
Penrith: Rail Station Coach Stop — 0.7 miles
Troutbeck (Cumbria): Hotel Bus Stop — 7.8 miles
Train stations
Penrith North Lakes Rail Station — 0.7 miles
Langwathby Rail Station — 4.3 miles
Lazonby & Kirkoswald Rail Station — 6.0 miles
Ferry ports
Pooley Bridge Ullswater Ferry Landing — 4.9 miles
Howtown Ullswater Ferry Landing — 8.0 miles
Glenridding Ullswater Ferry Landing — 11.4 miles
Newcastle International Airport — 49.1 miles


Thacka Lea Caravan Park is ideally situated in Penrith, it is close to the M6 Motorway and A66.

Coming from the north:
Exit M6 Junction 41
Take 2nd exit B5305
Exit next roundabout A6 South
Follow A6 for approx 2 miles
Turn right before Esso Garage
Continue for 200 yards
Site located on the right

Coming from the south:
Exit M6 Junction 40
Take 3rd Exit A592
Follow road straight over roundabout past Cranstons
Stay left after McDonalds
Continue past Morrisons and Booths down Brunswick Road
Follow A6 North not Town Centre
Fork left after the Esso Garage
Continue 200 yards
Site located on the right

If you have a SAT NAV our address is: Thacka Lea Caravan Park, Thacka Lane, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9HX

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

Facilities within 300m of Thacka Lea Caravan Park include:
- Petrol station, shop and cash machine
- Children's playing field and park
- Nature reserve

Thacka Lea Caravan Park is a 10 minute walk to the town centre of Penrith. Only 6 miles away from Ullswater which is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Lake District and a short drive from the historic towns and villages in the Eden Valley.

Must see

  • The Rheged Centre (1.8 miles)
  • Dalemain Historic House & Gardens (3.4 miles)
  • Ullswater Steamers (11.4 miles)

National Trust

  • Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill (6.7 miles)
  • Townend (19.0 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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