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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

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


Local produce

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

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year


Lake and/or mountain

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby



Large (51-200 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams


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  • Waterside House, Howtown, Penrith, Cumbria, England, CA10 2NA
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.5995°N 2.8330°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Penrith: Rail Station Coach Stop — 5.2 miles
Troutbeck (Cumbria): Hotel Bus Stop — 5.3 miles
Penrith Bus Station — 5.6 miles
Train stations
Penrith North Lakes Rail Station — 5.2 miles
Langwathby Rail Station — 9.4 miles
Lazonby & Kirkoswald Rail Station — 11.7 miles
Ferry ports
Pooley Bridge Ullswater Ferry Landing — 0.8 miles
Howtown Ullswater Ferry Landing — 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

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

Rheged Visitors Centre
Dalemain House
Ullswater Steamers
Lowther Castle and gardens
Abbots Ice Cream Farm
Rookin House

Must see

  • Dalemain Historic House & Gardens (2.3 miles)
  • The Rheged Centre (3.9 miles)
  • Ullswater Steamers (5.9 miles)

National Trust

  • Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill (9.9 miles)
  • Grasmere and Great Langdale (13.5 miles)

Cycle routes

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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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