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Waterside House is beautifully situated Family run Campsite at the foot of Barton Fell and on the northern shores of Lake Ullswater.It is an ideal base for sailing, canoeing, mountain biking or just relaxing.
The pretty village of Pooley Bridge is one mile away and can be easily reached by road or lakeside footpath.Here you will find local shops cafes and a three Inns serving excellent food and traditional ales .The market town of Penrith is a further six miles where there is a castle and park, cinema, swimming pool and many interesting shops and supermarkets
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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
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Lake and/or mountain
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
Tipis, yurts, or wigwams
- Coach stations
Penrith: Rail Station Coach Stop — 5.2 miles
5.2 miles Troutbeck (Cumbria): Hotel Bus Stop — 5.3 miles
5.3 miles Penrith Bus Station — 5.6 miles
- Train stations
Penrith North Lakes Rail Station — 5.2 miles
5.2 miles Langwathby Rail Station — 9.4 miles
9.4 miles Lazonby & Kirkoswald Rail Station — 11.7 miles
- Ferry ports
Pooley Bridge Ullswater Ferry Landing — 0.8 miles
0.8 miles Howtown Ullswater Ferry Landing — 2.3 miles
2.3 miles Glenridding Ullswater Ferry Landing — 5.9 miles
Newcastle International Airport — 54.1 miles
From junction 40 of the M6 motorway take the A66 signed Keswick.
After 1 mile turn left onto the A592 signed Ullswater and Pooley Bridge
Turn left at the lake and go over the Bridge through the village. Take the first right at the next mini round about (Church on right) and right again at the crossroads. Travel along this road for approximately 1 mile.
Waterside House is only campsite that is situated directly on the lake shore.
There is a lakeshore footpath from Pooley Brdge
Penrith is a West Coast main-line station
Rheged Visitors Centre
Lowther Castle and gardens
Abbots Ice Cream Farm
- Dalemain Historic House & Gardens (2.3 miles)
- The Rheged Centre (3.9 miles)
- Ullswater Steamers (5.9 miles)
- Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill (9.9 miles)
- Grasmere and Great Langdale (13.5 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.