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Irton House Farm

9.7
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Well-kept grass pitches

General

  • Peaceful site on a farm five minutes' drive from Bassenthwaite
  • Spectacular views over Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw
  • Distillery and wildlife park within a few minutes' drive

Let’s face it, if you’re off to the Lake District you’re likely to be looking for lots of chances to look at lakes. So put a big tick in that box for Irton House Farm, a peaceful place where watery views can be had without even leaving your pitch.

And it’s not just any old lake that forms the backdrop here: you’ll be looking out over Bassenthwaite, one of the area’s largest and loveliest (and in a region of pretty stiff competition too). Being a farm site, you’ll share those views with the resident sheep and chickens, but around the sizeable site there's plenty of space to relax or to run about and play games. (Not outdoor-games weather? Retreat to the games room for pool and table tennis.)

As scenic as that outlook is, you’ll not be wanting to limit yourself to just the one lake, so it’s handy that there are plenty more within easy reach. Buttermere, Derwentwater and Crummock Water are all within a half-hour drive, as is the Solway coast if you fancy a blast of sea air with your aquatic views.

Getting out for a walk or a bike ride is pretty straightforward on local paths, and you can safely get all mucky knowing that a bike wash and free heated shower block await your return. Post-activity pubs and grub can be had five minutes away in Bassenthwaite or with a slightly longer drive to Cockermouth.

Please note

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

Dogs are not allowed in the on-site accommodations.

No cars/motorcycles at the site. All cars must be parked in the designated area.


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9.7

Overall rating based on 126 reviews

 

98% would recommend this site to a friend.

96% would stay here again.

  92% described as Peaceful ?

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very nice site peaceful clean facilities friendly staff09/17/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDenise H.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • The Paddock electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    The beautiful view so peaceful.friendly hosts.

    Disliked: 

    nothing

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Fantastic spot, we will be back soon !09/17/2020

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

  • Latrigg electric asphalt touring pitch
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    View was beautiful, super clean , lovely welcome

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Good location with superb scenery all your needs catered for ,09/15/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnthony o.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • 2 bedroom mobile home (lake view)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Position of caravan with regard to views of lake and mountains

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A gem in the Lake District - we will be back09/15/2020

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

  • Latrigg electric asphalt touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Perfect location - lovey views and great hosts

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Irton House Farm was a very nice campsite. The farmer …09/12/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomNicholas W.Confirmed

  • The Paddock electric grass pitch
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    Irton House Farm was a very nice campsite. The farmer and his family were friendly and gave us an extension lead when we didn’t have our own. The facilities were in good order and cleaned regularly. There was always hot water in the showers which had good pressure. There was parking away from the tent pitches and the track to the tent pitches was gravelled and firm for easy use in wet weather. The views of the surrounding mountains were stunning and it was close to everywhere that we wanted to visit. The tent pitches were on a slight slope. Eggs were available at farm house.

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Would definitely stay again.09/12/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomTracy H.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • The Orchard electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly owners, quiet site, clean showers.

    Disliked: 

    The rain lol

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Good farm site, friendly owners.09/10/2020

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

  • The Paddock electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very accommodating owners, who offered us hard standing options for our campervan in the wet conditions and a place to dry our wet cycling gear. Clean facilities , good hot showers.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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We stayed on the latrigg hard standing pitch and the …09/10/2020

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

  • Latrigg electric asphalt touring pitch
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    We stayed on the latrigg hard standing pitch and the views were amazing, toilets were spotless and the site was so quiet. We will definitely be back!

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Beautiful campsite - would highly recommend09/06/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • The Paddock electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Quiet and beautiful scenery
    Friendly owners
    Loved the fresh eggs!

    Disliked: 

    More bathroom and toilet facilities would be good but the two they have are exceptionally clean. Paper towels would also be useful as you don’t always take the towel to the toilet with you. But these are just practical things - there really isn’t anything to dislike. We loved our visit.

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Excellent clean and family run site Very friendly and view was amazing09/06/2020

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

  • Latrigg electric asphalt touring pitch
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    Stunning View of the lake and fells. Clean and well kept family run site.

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Features

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

No hot water

No potable water point

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Type

Farm

Tiny (1-10 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Location

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  • Isel, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England, CA13 9ST
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.6977°N 3.2381°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Cockermouth: Monument Main Street Coach Stop — 9.0 kilometres
Aspatria: Market Square Coach Stop — 9.6 kilometres
Keswick: Bus Station — 12.4 kilometres
Train stations
Aspatria Rail Station — 9.1 kilometres
Wigton Rail Station — 15.4 kilometres
Maryport Rail Station — 16.6 kilometres
Ferry ports
Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing — 12.6 kilometres
Keswick Ferry Landing — 13.1 kilometres
Hawes End Derwentwater Ferry Landing — 13.9 kilometres
Airports
Newcastle International Airport — 105.1 kilometres

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

It’s all about getting outdoors around here – there are walks galore through the area’s stunning scenery (not just lakes but also fells, forests and mountains). Routes are around for all abilities, from accessible ‘miles without stiles’ walks through to scrambles up Skiddaw (the 931-metre peak is 20 minutes’ drive from the farm).

Put your boots aside for a while to favour other activities – head to Whinlatter Forest Park (20 minutes' drive) for mountain biking, Derwentwater (20 minutes) for kayaking and trout fishing, or Cockermouth Golf Club (10 minutes) for a round or two.

If you’ve got the kids with you, you may like to take a trip to the Lake District Wildlife Park; if not, a dram at the Lakes Distillery or a tour of Jennings Castle Brewery may be on the cards. And of course it’s always worth making a point of visiting the Derwent Pencil Museum, 15 minutes away in Keswick.

Must see

  • Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens (6.9 kilometres)
  • Whinlatter Forest & Visitor Centre (10.5 kilometres)
  • Cars of the Stars Motor Museum (12.6 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Wordsworth House and Garden (9.2 kilometres)
  • Buttermere and Ennerdale (26.5 kilometres)

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:  1 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  noon
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Irton House Farm cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

Modifications are subject to a £5,00 (R116,47) fee.

Bookings cannot be amended within 7 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. Irton House Farm will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 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 Irton House Farm have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Irton House Farm dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Irton House Farm? It’s all about getting outdoors around here – there are walks galore through the area’s stunning scenery (not just lakes but also fells, forests and mountains). Routes are around for all abilities, … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Irton House Farm?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  1 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  noon
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  3 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Irton House Farm? From R548,60 (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.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

Dogs
Dogs are not allowed in the on-site accommodations.
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.

Changes to your holiday
Modifications are subject to a £5,00 (R116,47) fee.

Vehicles
No cars/motorcycles at the site. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

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

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

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

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