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- Well-maintained Lake District site half a kilometre from Derwentwater
- A five-minute drive from Catbells; 15 minutes from Whinlatter Forest
- Pub with a beer garden a short walk away; adventure centre nearby
Mountain biking, high ropes, quad biking and boating… whatever your calling, you’ll be well placed for mucking into all sorts of outdoor activities from Newlands Valley Campsite in the Lake District National Park. Half a kilometre from Derwentwater and 10 minutes’ drive away from Keswick, this family-run pop-up site will plant you firmly near to fells, lakes and forests.
You’ll be able to channel your energy into the outdoors from here, as there’s an activity centre five minutes’ drive away (climbing, archery and kayaking included). The nearest fell is five minutes’ drive away for a challenging hike and there are more trails including mountain biking or cycling courses around Whinlatter Forest Park, 15 minutes’ drive away.
When you’re ready to give your feet a rest and refill with some tasty food, the local pub is 10 minutes’ walk away up the hill – it’s quite the cosy spot with a beer garden so you can stay in the fresh air if you please while you indulge in a homecooked meal.
As a pop-up site, the facilities on site simply take care of the essentials – as you’ll likely be a little mucky from your adventures out and about, there are showers, toilets and clean water where you can freshen up.
Open from 08/03/2023 to 08/30/2023
At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.
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Non-electric grass tent pitch
Max. persons: 4 x
One Tent allowed per pitch
Pitch size : Max 7.5m width x 7.5m depth (24.6ft width x 24.6ft depth) Calculated area: 56.3m² (605.5ft²)
Ground type: Grass
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Great for a no rules chilled campsite thanks 😊
Location was ideal for the Coledale Horseshoe hike. Beautiful views …
Loved our stay, great views and location, nice welcome
Further away from lake then stated, toilets smelly. Nice view
Very friendly and helpful staff, and very laid back site.
More frequent emptying of bins
Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Lake and/or mountain
Electric car charging point(s)
Gas cylinders available
Dog walk nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Mountain biking nearby
- Coach stations
— 2.7 kilometres
2.7 kilometres Gallowbarrow — 15.6 kilometres
15.6 kilometres Fairfield Junior School — 15.7 kilometres
- Train stations
Aspatria Rail Station
— 22.3 kilometres
22.3 kilometres Maryport Rail Station — 25.5 kilometres
25.5 kilometres Flimby Rail Station — 25.7 kilometres
- Ferry ports
Hawes End Derwentwater Ferry Landing
— 0.5 kilometres
0.5 kilometres Low Brandelhow Derwentwater Ferry Landing — 0.9 kilometres
0.9 kilometres Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing — 1.6 kilometres
Newcastle International Airport
— 106.5 kilometres
Those of you who are ready and willing to get a little mucky (go on – you’re on holiday) might want to get started with some quad biking or Segwaying 10 minutes’ walk from the site. You’ve got a few ways to get stuck in at Whinlatter Forest Park (15 minutes' drive) – aside from hiking, cycling and mountain biking, there are zipwires and treetop obstacles to tackle on the Go Ape course.
That’s not all in the way of outdoorsy pursuits. The local adventure centre (five minutes) runs kayaking and canoeing, scrambling, rock climbing, archery and another high ropes course. If you like a challenge, Catbells (five minutes) is a fell with a six-kilometre hike.
Otherwise, take a more leisurely route (or a boat, if you want to rest your feet) around Derwentwater (10 minutes’ walk). Aira Force Waterfall (half an hour’s drive) has more spectacular water scenery.
For more of those chilled-out activities, be sure to call by the Lake District Wildlife Park (20 minutes) and Castlerigg Stone Circle (15 minutes), a Neolithic stone circle.
- Whinlatter Forest & Visitor Centre (3.4 kilometres)
- Castlerigg Stone Circle (5.0 kilometres)
- Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens (6.9 kilometres)
- Wordsworth House and Garden (15.8 kilometres)
- Grasmere and Great Langdale (18.6 kilometres)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||8 a.m. –||9 p.m.|
Newlands Valley Campsite cancellation policy
Balance refunds: no penalties
The site is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.
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.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.
The remainder is payable direct to Newlands Valley Campsite on arrival.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash
Terms and conditionsSite 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 Newlands Valley Campsite have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Newlands Valley Campsite dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Newlands Valley Campsite? Those of you who are ready and willing to get a little mucky (go on – you’re on holiday) might want to get started with some quad biking or Segwaying 10 minutes’ … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of Newlands Valley Campsite?
Camping and touring Arrive: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Depart by: noon
- How much does it cost to stay at Newlands Valley Campsite? From €28.25 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability
Many Thanks for your review! for Sumer 2023 we will be having washing up facilities! :)