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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 working 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

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).

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


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9.7

Overall rating based on 137 reviews

 

98% would recommend this site to a friend.

96% would stay here again.

  91% described as Peaceful ?

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Enjoyed our stay, spot on09/25/2020

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

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

    Lovely site, very peaceful, nice staff and owners.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Excellent site for exploring the lakes. Excellent, Clean facilities!09/22/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJake H.Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch (large)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The campsite was fantastic and thank you to our hosts for being so welcoming. We stayed for 5 nights and the site had just gotten over a big flood so we were grateful to be able to stay at all. We had excellent sunsets from where we were camped and the toilet block was not too far away. We noticed that the toilets and showers were immaculate every time we used them, and social distancing was in place to ensure everybody's safety.

    We used the site to explore the lake district. Although it was fairly far out from the Lakes, it was perfect for getting into and out of the lakes quickly and easily with good road connections. We did need to nip and get a blanket because it was very cold, but with Carlisle just 20 minutes away - it was no bother at all!

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Friendly, spotless, location09/22/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDavid A.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Fully-serviced asphalt and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Friendly, spotless, location

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Lovely quiet site with well spaced out pitches09/21/2020

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

  • Fully-serviced asphalt and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Lovely quiet site with well spaced out pitches

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Would return great site with clean facilities. Lovely location 😊09/19/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Great location, spacious pitch, facilities clean, hot powerful showers. Covid 19 precautions ample.

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    Site on a slope so if wet it drains downwards.

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Lovely site, close by Caldbeck with a great pub and lots of walks09/18/2020

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

  • Fully-serviced asphalt and grass touring pitch
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    Everything

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    Nothing

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Great site central to lakes09/18/2020

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

  • Fully-serviced asphalt and grass touring pitch
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    Great full serviced pitch

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    Nothing

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Excellent site, Covid friendly and very clean09/17/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Fully-serviced asphalt and grass touring pitch
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    Nice, quiet setting

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extremely clean and well managed site, good sized pitches plenty …09/17/2020

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomanita b.Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced asphalt and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    extremely clean and well managed site, good sized pitches plenty of dog walking facilities on the site which our 2 malamutes loved

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    absolutely nothing

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Nice site, the area has had a lot of rain …09/15/2020

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomsteven p.Confirmed

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

    Nice site, the area has had a lot of rain this year and the grass is very water logged, we got our motorhome a bit stuck! But the nice owner came to the rescue with his digger :)
    Toilet and shower facilities are great, lovely and clean and warm, never a struggle to get in either.
    Beautiful part of the country with lovely views.

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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

Tents for hire

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Scouts welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

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

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

Nearby farmers' market

Type

Farm

Small (11-25 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Touring and motorhomes

FHU sites

Gray water hook-up for RVs/trailers

Hard standings

Motorhome service point

Seasonal sites

Water hook-up points for tourers

Location

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  • Brocklebank, Caldbeck, Wigton, Cumbria, England, CA7 8DL
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.7820°N 3.1039°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Wigton: King Street Bus Stop — 6.0 kilometres
Aspatria: Market Square Coach Stop — 14.9 kilometres
Carlisle Bus Station — 16.7 kilometres
Train stations
Wigton Rail Station — 6.5 kilometres
Dalston (Cumbria) Rail Station — 10.3 kilometres
Aspatria Rail Station — 14.9 kilometres
Ferry ports
Keswick Ferry Landing — 21.0 kilometres
Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing — 21.1 kilometres
Hawes End Derwentwater Ferry Landing — 22.6 kilometres
Airports
Newcastle International Airport — 93.8 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

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 (16.4 kilometres)
  • Carlisle Castle (16.4 kilometres)
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle (19.9 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Wordsworth House and Garden (21.5 kilometres)
  • Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill (35.6 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:  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.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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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 R392,32 (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 leashes 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
Motorcycle(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 trunks must be closed quietly.
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.

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 authorization 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.

Sites
You must follow management instructions when setting up your tent/rig and related equipment.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy, a fine of £25,00 (R583,62) will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

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