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Church Stile Farm Holiday Park

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Grass area for tents: flat land with ample space for parking next to your tent

General

  • Peaceful Lake District park near Scafell Peak and Wastwater
  • Local pub within two minutes' walk
  • Well-equipped play area, picnic tables and woodland area

Holy moly. You'll likely already be sold with the Lake District location of welcoming Church Stile Farm Holiday Park, in the midst of superbly scenic Wasdale with close-by climbing and kayaking on Scafell Pike and Wastwater.

But a hard day clambering and kayaking is always best followed by a fine ale and supper at a local watering hole, so you'll likely be sold all the more with Church Stile’s locale only two minutes’ walk from the two pubs and hotel of local hamlet Nether Wasdale. Praise be.

All is praiseworthy on site too: Church Stile Farm Holiday Park covers about seven acres of a spacious oak woodland and wildlife-laden setting, with venerable views of the Wasdale valley and the Screes mountains range.

Facilities are kept to high standards and include free hot showers in separate ladies’ and gents’ washrooms, free hairdryers (for both ladies and gents, hurrah), and a disabled/family room with baby changing unit. The laundry room has hot and cold drink vending machines, a free freezer for ice blocks, and a coin-operated washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board.

To keep the kids happy when they’re not sorting out the laundry, there’s a well-equipped play area with swings and climbing frames, a grass area for ball games, and a woodland area adjacent to the site for wildlife spotting and walks. Picnic tables are dotted around the park and barbecues/firepits are available to hire (pick up essentials for the barbie in the shop and some wood from the Church Stile team).

Gold David Bellamy Conservation Award

Please note

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

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Please be aware that there's no mobile phone reception in Wasdale. A free wifi hotspot is available at the reception/shop.

Gazebos larger than 3.5m are not permitted.


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9.6

Overall rating based on 203 reviews

 

98% would recommend this site to a friend.

96% would stay here again.

  77% described as Hikers’ paradise ?

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Great campsite. Friendly and helpful. Good location. Great facilities. Would …08/06/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomIan M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    Great campsite. Friendly and helpful. Good location. Great facilities. Would definitely recommend.

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Nice location, friendly and helpful staff08/05/2020

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

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    Nice location, friendly and helpful staff

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Just come back from a fantastic stay at Church farm. …08/05/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomCraig M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Just come back from a fantastic stay at Church farm. Location was brilliant, the views was incredible.
    All the facilities on site where organised and clean especially with the current situation. Friendly and helpful staff.
    Excellent value for money.
    Couldn’t ask for more. Highly recommend
    For solo or full family stays.

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A lovely place, would recommend.08/03/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch (large)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    The location, campsite itself, and the staff. The site had beautiful views and was adequately spaced out, with COVID-19 measures that made me feel very comfortable. Staff were helpful and friendly, and communal spaces such as showers and toilets were always clean when I used them.

    Disliked: 

    No WiFi I could see, and the reception/shop could've been open for longer (it is closed for a few hours around midday) but it isn't much of an issue

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Wonderful site with new facilities08/01/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Fabulous location, wonderfully clean and warm shower blocks with a good number of toilets for the size of the site. Fantastic shop and friendly staff.
    The newly updated play area meant the children had a space to roam free and weren’t running around the campsite which was a plus too.
    Thanks for a wonderful stay.

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    Nothing

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Fantastic clean facilities, staff all more than helpful. Would return.08/01/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    Nice place, excellent quiet location with beautiful views.

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    Stones underneath grass made it difficult to get pegs in. We were crammed into a smaller grass area whilst there was plenty of space in a more open field

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Would return and recommend to friends07/31/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Camping pod (maximum 3 adults)
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  • Liked: 

    Lovely campsite loads for kids to do Brill views

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    Rain

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Great for a family stay, great facilities07/30/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSimon H.Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch (large)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Fantastic facilities on site, with everything close by our pitch. A great family atmosphere, whilst still being relaxing and peaceful. Kids loved it and made some friends whilst there. Clearly taking serious steps around COVID 19, but did so without it affecting our stay there adversely.

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Spacious pod which was imaculately clean. Reception has WiFi and …07/28/2020

Reviewer's country: United Kingdommiriam j.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Camping pod (maximum 3 adults)
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    Spacious pod which was imaculately clean. Reception has WiFi and they fully explained their social distancing policies to keep staff and customers safe.
    1 way system in place at the toilets and shower block which again was immaculate. Showers have a separte changing room in each shower cubicle.
    Washing up facilities provuded behind the shower block also.
    Friendly and helpful staff with a great knowledge of the local area. With good reccomemdations of things to do. (beaches around 15 minute drive away and the beautiful scenery & Wast water is just up the road.
    Friendly pubs just at the end of the lane (only 1 open during our visit but both have the same landlord & landlady).

    A fantastic campsite, would highly reccomed to others.

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Everything. Amazing, clean well kept site with lovely views. Staff …07/27/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomHelena M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    Everything. Amazing, clean well kept site with lovely views. Staff all very friendly. Great holiday

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Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

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Canoeing/kayaking nearby

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Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Scouts welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings

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Bath available

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Composting toilet

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

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Laundromat

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Parent & baby washroom

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Shower available

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Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Dump station

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Type

Farm

Large (51-200 sites)

Camping 2.0

Bell tents

Shepherd's huts

Themes

Hikers’ paradise

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Wildlife haven

Location

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  • Nether Wasdale, Wasdale, Cumbria, England, CA20 1ET
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.4241°N 3.3492°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Whitehaven: Tangier Street Coach Stop — 20.9 kilometres
Grasmere Coach Stop — 21.8 kilometres
Distington (Cumbria): Coach Stop — 22.9 kilometres
Train stations
Drigg Rail Station — 8.1 kilometres
Ravenglass Rail Station — 8.5 kilometres
Seascale Rail Station — 9.3 kilometres
Ferry ports
Coniston Ferry Landing — 19.6 kilometres
Waterhead Hotel (Coniston) Ferry Landing — 19.7 kilometres
Torver (Coniston) Ferry Landing — 19.7 kilometres
Airports
Durham Tees Valley Airport — 124.6 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

Whether you’re climbing, canoeing or just ambling gently around with picnic in backpack, the Wasdale valley is a pretty perfect place for a Lake District hol.

The valley is over 10 miles long if you fancy a full day’s historic hike, starting from the village of Wasdale Head, the start of the Three Peaks Challenge and the former home of Cumbrian pub landlord Will Ritson, whose tall tales led to the still going strong Biggest Liar Competition. One of the tiniest churches in the land, St Olaf’s, is at Wasdale in its ‘Viking fields’: Wasdale was originally settled by Norse farmers and the beams in the church are rumoured to be from Viking longships.

Climbers can get to Scafell Pike and Great Gable from Wasdale Head, but walkers can continue along the valley length down to the village of Gosforth, which has the biggest Viking Cross in England at the Grade I-listed St Mary’s Church.

Finally, fancy the beach? The Cumbrian coast at Seascale is seven miles from Church Stile Farm (walkable, you might reckon), with miles of sandy beach leading to the Lake District’s only coastal village, the fishing village of Ravenglass.

Must see

  • Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway (8.5 kilometres)
  • Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum (21.7 kilometres)
  • Whinlatter Forest & Visitor Centre (22.4 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Wasdale, Eskdale and Duddon (0.1 kilometres)
  • Buttermere and Ennerdale (16.0 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:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Church Stile Farm Holiday Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.

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. Church Stile Farm Holiday Park will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Refunds within the indicated cancellation period are only possible if the site is able to relet your unit/pitch.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Church Stile Farm Holiday Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Church Stile Farm Holiday Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Church Stile Farm Holiday Park? Whether you’re climbing, canoeing or just ambling gently around with picnic in backpack, the Wasdale valley is a pretty perfect place for a Lake District hol. The valley is over 10 miles … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Church Stile Farm Holiday Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Church Stile Farm Holiday Park? From R390,86 (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.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

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.

Occupancy
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

Vehicles
Only one car is to be parked at the site. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m..
Refunds within the indicated cancellation period are only possible if the site is able to relet your unit/pitch.

Vehicles
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a camper, trailer tent or tent. Cars are not permitted when travelling with a motorhome/RV.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

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

Additional terms

Cleanliness of the interior and breakages are the responsibility of the hirer.

Please note hard ground tent pegs are recommended.

Shower block has hot water until 9pm.

Please be aware that there's no mobile phone reception in Wasdale. A free wifi hotspot is available at the reception/shop.

Gazebos larger than 3.5m are not permitted.

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