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Wallace Lane Farm

9.7
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General

  • Quiet hillside farm site in west Cumbria with views to the sea
  • Coast, lakes, hill walks and mountain biking within 40 minutes' drive
  • Around five minutes' drive to Caldbeck for pub, cafés and shop

Blecogo… Red Dial… Theckthwaite Beck… There are some fine place names in this part of Cumbria and some fine spots to stop in, too. Wallace Lane Farm can't compete in the intriguing name stakes but it's certainly a winner on the fine spot front.

The views from this farm are spectacular: the Irish Sea, the Solway Firth, the first of the Galloway hills. Whatever you're looking at, and whichever parts of this fab area you're visiting, you'll likely appreciate the laundry and drying room as well as the hot showers in the heated washrooms.

Start the day by heading up to the farm for a fab breakfast of local produce (order in advance) and at the end of the day sit round a campfire or grill your bangers on a barbecue – both are welcome and there are two washing-up areas for pots and pans.

It's just over five minutes' drive from the farm to Caldbeck, which has a pub with food and two cafés as well as a shop for supplies. Perhaps you could pick up a picnic and wander through the village along the banks of the Caldew river?

If you're into fishing, day permits are available on many of the rivers and streams of the surrounding area; the Wampool, Waver and Ellen are favourites for those seeking trout and salmon.

Please note

Group bookings of 8 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).


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9.7

Overall rating based on 199 reviews

 

97% would recommend this site to a friend.

96% would stay here again.

  89% described as Peaceful ?

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Site was closed due to Covid Rebooked for April01/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSteve D.Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Site was closed due to Covid
    Rebooked for April

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Facilities very clean and modern. Dog friendly. Well situated. Pleasant …01/01/2021

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

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Facilities very clean and modern. Dog friendly. Well situated. Pleasant greeting. Nice surroundings. Very easy stay.

    Disliked: 

    Price on the higher end

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Lovely campsite with great views and excellent facilities.12/29/2020

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

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Quietness and cleanliness

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Great place highly recommended this12/11/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDean R.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Merlin's Cabin lodge (hot tub)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean tired very nice people

    Disliked: 

    None

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Excellent site with clean facilities, friendly staff!11/08/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKayleigh T.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Lapwing lodge (hot tub)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The location of the lodge with many walks nearby, and 30minutes drive to Keswick!
    The people who run the site are very friendly and approachable and will help you with anything.
    On arrival, the lodge was very clean, tidy, and warm. The hot tub was also easy to set up thanks to the guide.
    We were provided with a booklet of local attractions, pubs/restaurants, a guide to the hot tub, and more useful info.

    Definitely recommend this place! It’s very quiet and out of the way, and also perfect for stargazing as there is hardly any light pollution.

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A1in our opinion11/01/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMelanie H.Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    From the moment we drove in we liked it , like a circle of caravans lodges around a big patch of grass I assume would be for tents in drier weather , very quiet but friendly, decent toilet and roomy shower , me been a larger lady with Stand/ walk disability ,, we did have 2 power cuts and I rang up and they said they would check it straight away ,, weather was very wet an windy ,,, it came back on ,,, found tv signal a bit hit a miss ( maybe the weather ) had a great 4 days

    Disliked: 

    Would like to see top shower / toilet black a bit better light up at night, we were pitch 6 and was hard to make out exactly which was the block in the dark ( we bought a torch )
    Didn’t dislike anything , hope to return in better weather as we didn’t get to see the area much

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First Class10/29/2020

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

  • Curlew lodge (hot tub)
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    Everything. It was Lovely

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Fantastic, cosy, clean and friendly staff10/24/2020

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  • Barn Owl Bothy 1 bedroom apartment
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  • Liked: 

    We stayed in barn owl Bothy, it had everything we needed and was as expected. Just big enough for 2 adults and our 9 year old son.

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    Nothing I disliked it was perfect

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Excellent site. Very very clean. Wonderful views. Would visit again.10/19/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnthony G.Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Excellent site. Very very clean. Wonderful views. Would visit again.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Excellent value. Good facilities and friendly owners.10/19/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBob D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very good value at £20 a night. Good clean and warm facilities. Friendly owners. Liked free wi fi.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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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

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Tents for hire

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Pre-erected tents

Shepherd's huts

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams

Treehouses

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Lake and/or mountain

Luxury

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Wild camping

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal fridge

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Small (11-25 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Motorhome service point

Seasonal pitches

Water hook-up points for tourers

Location

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  • Brocklebank, Caldbeck, Wigton, Cumbria, England, CA7 8DL
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 54.7820°N 3.1039°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Wigton: King Street Bus Stop — 3.7 miles
Aspatria: Market Square Coach Stop — 9.3 miles
Carlisle Bus Station — 10.3 miles
Train stations
Wigton Rail Station — 4.1 miles
Dalston (Cumbria) Rail Station — 6.4 miles
Aspatria Rail Station — 9.3 miles
Ferry ports
Keswick Ferry Landing — 13.0 miles
Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing — 13.1 miles
Hawes End Derwentwater Ferry Landing — 14.1 miles
Airports
Newcastle International Airport — 58.3 miles

Directions


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

Sea fishing without a boat can be tried from the banks of the Solway Firth at Port Carlisle (half an hour by car); alternatively try your hand on the waters of Bassenthwaite lake, 25 minutes away.

Bassenthwaite is a bumper spot for lake walks and if you're in need of fortification, there's a distillery at the northern end doing tours and tastings. If you're more of a high mountains type, paths up Skiddaw and Grisedale Pike start half an hour from the site. A real peak-bagger could rack up two national parks in a day round here; routes up Cross Fell, jewel of the North Pennines, start an hour away.

Mountain bikers make for Whinlatter Forest Park (40 minutes) to hire wheels and try the UK's longest purpose-built tracks; the park's also popular with those seeking treetop thrills on the high ropes. It's a good place to test your mettle before scrambling the via ferrata cableway at Honister Slate Mine, an hour away.

For days down at lake level, you can be sailing, rowing or taking a boat cruise to the little islands on Derwentwater within half an hour; Ambleside, at the top of Lake Windermere with its steamers and watersports, is an hour's journey by car. To see some cracking coastline, it's half an hour to Bowness-on-Solway and Mayport, both good for nature-filled walks and Roman history.

Must see

  • Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens (10.2 miles)
  • Carlisle Castle (10.2 miles)
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle (12.4 miles)

National Trust

  • Wordsworth House and Garden (13.4 miles)
  • Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill (22.1 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:  noon –  10 p.m.
Depart by:  11:30 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Wallace Lane Farm cancellation policy

Hired accommodation : no refunds within 42 days of arrival day.

Pitches : no refunds within 7 days of arrival day.

Bookings cannot be amended within 42 day(s) of arrival.

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

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Wallace Lane Farm will debit the balance from your card 6 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 6 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Wallace Lane Farm have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Wallace Lane Farm dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Wallace Lane Farm? Sea fishing without a boat can be tried from the banks of the Solway Firth at Port Carlisle (half an hour by car); alternatively try your hand on the waters of Bassenthwaite … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Wallace Lane Farm?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  noon –  10 p.m.
    Depart by:  11:30 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  3 p.m. –  9 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Wallace Lane Farm? From €23.13 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 42 day(s) of arrival.

Dogs
Dogs are prohibited from main facilities and amenities.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 8 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Dogs
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

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

General
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Dogs
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

Admission
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Admission
Unsupervised minors must have a letter of authorisation from their parents or legal guardian.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 10 p.m..
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy; a fine of £25.00 (€28.29) will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

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