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Stybeck Farm: View of the farm from the fells

General

  • Lake District working farm two miles from Thirlmere
  • A10-minute drive to Derwentwater, Keswick and Grasmere
  • Adult-only, dog-friendly site; 20 minutes' walk to the local pub

Want to wake up, lace up your boots and head off on a hearty hike straight from your pitch? Stay at Stybeck Farm near Keswick in the Lake District – pitches here are on a busy working farm where the fields give way to fells, crags and lakes.

About 10 minutes’ drive from Keswick and Grasmere, the farm is less than two miles from Thirlmere, with Helvellyn rising above and Blencathra and Skiddaw about seven miles away. Base yourself here and large parts of the Lake District National Park can become your playground.

Ten minutes in the car brings you to Derwentwater, an excellent launching place for boat trips. In 20 minutes you can drive to Ullswater, and Windemere is half an hour’s drive. If you fancy leaving your car behind, there’s a handy bus stop at the bottom of the lane.

The family run a small farm shop on site selling their own vegetables and eggs. If you need to pick up more in the way of supplies, or go out to eat, head into Keswick and Grasmere. A closer option for filling up on food is the local pub, 20 minutes’ walk away.

If you fancy kicking back and just enjoying your surroundings, there’s nearly always some animal antics to see – from feeding the inquisitive chickens to watching the sheep shearing or saying hi to the goats, donkeys and cows out in the fields.

Please note

Guests under the age of 18 are not allowed on site.

A charge of £1.00 applies for the use of the shower.


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8.5

Overall rating based on 120 reviews

 

79% would recommend this site to a friend.

77% would stay here again.

  62% described as Spectacular scenery ?

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Great location for climbing helvelyn and close to keswick!24/11/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAlice C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Location and staff

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Basic site on a working farm, with everything you need.07/11/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAdam L.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
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    Warm welcome from owners!

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In my phone book as my regular stop over05/11/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRuth P.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
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    Fab location, extremely friendly and welcoming hosts, a true taste of the countryside. This is a primarily working farm ran by a hard working family, who have diversified into being camping hosts. If you want all your luxury touches then drive on by, but this will be my regular stop over en route to Scotland. The eggs were fantastic 😊

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Wonderful scenery, great working farm and lovely host. They have …02/11/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
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    Wonderful scenery, great working farm and lovely host. They have eggs, veg, chutneys and jams for sale. Really enjoyed the stay even though the weather was very wet and windy.

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Good stop over or walking site30/10/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomNeil Y.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
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    Good basic all year round stop over. Handy for Helvellyn walk and good pub nearby

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Location30/10/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomElaine S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
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Handy site.25/10/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
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    Great location, good price, small and quiet even though on a working farm. Owners friendly. Long, hot shower for extra pound. Open all year.

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    Pitches not all level.

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Clean facilities, friendly staff and relatively flat pitches24/10/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
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    Plenty of electrical hook up points, quiet farm and basic provisions

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    Temperature of the shower could’ve been hotter but no ability to change

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Great location just opposite the Thirlmere Reservoir which is a …17/10/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
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    Great location just opposite the Thirlmere Reservoir which is a great place to explore. Check out the climb up Raven Crag.
    Mike

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Hospitable host on arrival04/10/2022

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  • Electric hardstanding motorhome pitch
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    Hospitable host on arrival

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    Out door cold water washing up facilities. Toilet shower uninviting as across farm yard from lane, track side pitch!

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Adults only

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Location

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  • Thirlmere, Cumbria, England, CA12 4TN
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 54.5602°N 3.0541°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bus Station — 4.5 miles
Lakeside House for Dove Cottage — 7.5 miles
Daffodil Hotel for Dove Cottage — 7.5 miles
Train stations
Penrith North Lakes Rail Station — 13.8 miles
Windermere Rail Station — 13.9 miles
Staveley Rail Station — 15.9 miles
Ferry ports
Ashness Gate Derwentwater Ferry Landing — 3.3 miles
Lodore Falls Derwentwater Ferry Landing — 3.4 miles
Keswick Ferry Landing — 4.2 miles
Airports
Newcastle International Airport — 63.0 miles

Directions


Be careful if following your satnav, as the postcode covers everything within a mile. Look out for the Stybeck Farm sign as you come along the road. The 555 bus service also stops at the bottom of the drive.

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

Travel 10 minutes in the car, and about 5000 years back in time, to see Castlerigg Stone Circle, one of the earliest constructions of its kind in Britain. It’s also 10 minutes’ drive to start your journey to discover another important part of the Lake District’s history – albeit a bit more recent – on the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Trail, which repurposes the Victorian railway line as an accessible path through tunnels and over bridges.

If the weather isn’t playing nice, there are a couple of popular places to while away a rainy few hours in Keswick (10 minutes' drive): the Derwent Pencil Museum and The Puzzling Place, where nothing is quite as it seems. Keswick's also the place for boat trips and watersports on Derwentwater.

Alternatively, if you fancy a pint or a dram to put a spring in your step, and want to learn all about how they’re made, you could pay a visit to the Keswick Brewing Company (10 minutes) or the Lakes Distillery in Cockermouth (20 minutes).

Must see

  • Castlerigg Stone Circle (3.4 miles)
  • Ullswater Steamers (4.5 miles)
  • Whinlatter Forest & Visitor Centre (6.7 miles)

National Trust

  • Grasmere and Great Langdale (8.5 miles)
  • Townend (11.8 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  12 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  12 p.m.

Stybeck Farm cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.

The remainder is payable direct to Stybeck Farm on arrival.

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
  • Does Stybeck Farm have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Stybeck Farm dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Stybeck Farm? Travel 10 minutes in the car, and about 5000 years back in time, to see Castlerigg Stone Circle, one of the earliest constructions of its kind in Britain. It’s also 10 minutes’ … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Stybeck Farm?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  12 p.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  12 p.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Stybeck Farm? From £25 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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