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- Classically set in beautiful North Lakeland countride
- Great for nature and walking lovers
- Fun activities for all ages at Rookin House Farm next door
Please note: the location of the bus stop has been amended since the 2013/14 Sites Directory and Handbook was issued. The bus stop is not at the site entrance as stated, it is 1.5 miles away on the main road.
Troutbeck Head Caravan Club Site in Penrith is set in classically beautiful North Lakeland countryside, and is conveniently only 4 miles from the restaurants and shops of Ullswater. A fabulous getaway for nature lovers and walkers, the caravan park nestles in a picturesque valley alongside a babbling brook.
Situated below the Great Mell Fell and with spectacular views of Blencathra to the west, Troutbeck Head Caravan Club Site gives you access to some of the prettiest walks in the country. For superb views of the central mountains, a drive over the dramatic Kirkstone Pass is not to be missed. This will lead you to Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere, where you can sample the local restaurants and explore some of Wordsworth's favourite haunts. A lake cruise on Ullswater is a must, with the option of a scenic walk between Howtown and Glenridding (only 7 miles away). For the energetic, the Rookin House Farm Centre next door to the caravan site offers plenty of fun activities - quad bikes, archery, go-karting, clay pigeon shooting, horse riding and much more.
The site provides easy access to numerous lakes, mountains, valleys & rivers, whilst pretty villages, country pubs and farm shops are plentiful, making Troutbeck the ideal destination for exploring and relaxing in the Cumbrian countryside.
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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
Fully serviced pitches
Commercial vehicles allowed
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
- Coach stations
Troutbeck (Cumbria): Hotel Bus Stop
— 1.0 miles
1.0 miles Thirlmere Coach Stop — 5.9 miles
5.9 miles Keswick: Bus Station — 7.7 miles
- Train stations
Penrith North Lakes Rail Station
— 8.3 miles
8.3 miles Langwathby Rail Station — 12.7 miles
12.7 miles Lazonby & Kirkoswald Rail Station — 13.4 miles
- Ferry ports
Howtown Ullswater Ferry Landing
— 5.1 miles
5.1 miles Pooley Bridge Ullswater Ferry Landing — 5.1 miles
5.1 miles Glenridding Ullswater Ferry Landing — 5.4 miles
Newcastle International Airport
— 57.4 miles
Please only use these recommended directions for the final approach and not SatNav, due to unsuitable roads for towing. Leave the M6 at junction 40 onto the A66 (signposted Keswick). In about 0.75 mile at the roundabout, continue on the A66 (signposted Keswick). In about 7 miles turn left onto A5091 (signposted Dockray, Ullswater). The site is on the right in about 1.25 miles.
Towns of Windermere, Ambleside, Grasmere for great local restaurants and the haunts of Wordsworth
Ullswater lake cruise
Scenic walk between Howtown and Glenridding
Rookin House Farm Centre offers quad bikes, archery, go-karting, clay pigeon shooting, horse riding...
- Ullswater Steamers (5.4 miles)
- Dalemain Historic House & Gardens (5.5 miles)
- Castlerigg Stone Circle (5.9 miles)
- Grasmere and Great Langdale (13.0 miles)
- Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill (14.3 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.