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- Working farm site in the Lake District with stunning fell views
- Just off the A66 road in Threlkeld, a 10-minute drive from Keswick
- Blencathra, Skiddaw and Helvellyn ranges within 20-minute drive
Looking for a lush location to settle down in while exploring Lakeland? Step foot in the family-run Setmabanning Caravan Park, then step off site towards top spots like Keswick and the Castlerigg Stone Circle (10 minutes’ drive).
This site really is very easy on the eye: it’s got spectacular views of Blencathra and the surrounding fells, making it fab for frolicking about the Lake District (or just having a bit of R&R in a rural bolthole).
During a break here, the more energetic among your travel crew could tackle the Blencathra, Skiddaw and Helvellyn ranges, all within about a 20-minute drive, while strollers seeking easier trails might prefer the pretty footpaths and cycle tracks around the local valley and towards Keswick.
Sticking to the site is always an option too – being a working farm, there’s lots to see and do, whether it’s watching the sheep being sheared and the cows going out into the fields with their calves or feeding the chickens and ducks as they wander by.
When it comes to filling your own stomach, it’s a 25-minute walk to the centre of the nearest village, Threlkeld, which has two country pubs serving Cumbrian food and ales. Meals are also to be had at the golf club, and the Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum (10 minutes) is worth a quick nosey around as well.
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Highly recommended with good level pitches and friendly staff.
Very Friendly relaxed site . Perfect for the farm and nature lover.
great little site- will return
Waste facilities close to pitches
Great location for walking. Pub in nearby village
Hand sanitizing stations
Leisure on park
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on park
Car parking by site/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Barbecue grills allowed
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Lake and/or mountain
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Propane/gas cylinders available
Medium (26-50 sites)
Cycle hire nearby
Horseback riding nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Touring and motorhomes
Gray water hook-up for RVs/trailers
Water hook-up points for tourers
- Coach stations
Thirlmere Coach Stop
— 5.9 kilometers
5.9 kilometers Keswick: Bus Station — 6.0 kilometers
6.0 kilometers Troutbeck (Cumbria): Hotel Bus Stop — 7.1 kilometers
- Train stations
Penrith North Lakes Rail Station
— 19.7 kilometers
19.7 kilometers Aspatria Rail Station — 24.3 kilometers
24.3 kilometers Wigton Rail Station — 25.1 kilometers
- Ferry ports
Keswick Ferry Landing
— 6.1 kilometers
6.1 kilometers Ashness Gate Derwentwater Ferry Landing — 6.8 kilometers
6.8 kilometers Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing — 7.0 kilometers
Newcastle International Airport
— 98.3 kilometers
The site is on a cycle path leading to Keswick, so you could either drive to town (10 minutes) or ride there by bike. Once you’ve arrived, have a left-of-field hour or so learning about the history of pencils at the Derwent Pencil Museum before gazing at artefacts dug up from around Lakeland in the Keswick Museum & Art Gallery.
Just on the outskirts of town is the Castlerigg Stone Circle, dating back as far as the Neolithic area; check this historic spot out, then trudge up to the 2,848-foot Halls Fell Top at the peak of Blencathra. The mighty mountain ranges of Skiddaw (20 minutes’ drive) and Helvellyn (10 minutes) are also local to the site if you’re up for another hiking challenge.
As you’re in the Lake District, you’ll surely want to be inspecting some of the area’s bodies of water too. The closest to Keswick is Derwent Water (15 minutes) – ace for boat trips around the Theatre by the Lake – but Thirlmere (10 minutes) and Ullswater (20 minutes) are within easy reach as well.
- Castlerigg Stone Circle (3.2 kilometers)
- Cars of the Stars Motor Museum (5.6 kilometers)
- Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens (9.4 kilometers)
- Grasmere and Great Langdale (19.6 kilometers)
- Wordsworth House and Garden (21.2 kilometers)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|RV, trailer and tent sites|
|Arrive:||noon –||9 p.m.|
|Depart by:||11:30 a.m.|
Setmabanning Caravan Park cancelation policy
No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.
Changes cannot be made once you have booked.
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 cancelations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Setmabanning Caravan Park will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week then the balance will be taken immediately.Deposit transferable during COVID-19. During COVID-19 you can transfer your deposit to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted at the parkCash
Terms and conditionsPark booking terms and conditions
- Does Setmabanning Caravan Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Setmabanning Caravan Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Setmabanning Caravan Park? The site is on a cycle path leading to Keswick, so you could either drive to town (10 minutes) or ride there by bike. Once you’ve arrived, have a left-of-field hour or … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Setmabanning Caravan Park?
RV, trailer and tent sites Arrive: noon – 9 p.m. Depart by: 11:30 a.m.