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Visitor Reviews - Burns Farm Caravan And Campsite

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Burns Farm Caravan And Campsite
Burns Farm
St Johns In The Vale
(lake District)
Keswick
Cumbria   (Browse area)
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Tel: 00 44 017687 79112  or  00 44 017687 79225

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Pitches: 32 Caravan
Open: March To November

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 101 Reviews
              8/10 from 101 Reviews


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Date of Visit: September 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Keran30 14 reviews from this member

A lovely simple little site with stunning views. The ground was quite wet when we arrived, but we were able to pick the best of the pitches available. Toilet/shower block was fine, although a little muddy and slippery coming along the path from the field. Nice spacious washing up area. Helpful and friendly owners. Nicely situated for walking and driving into Keswick town. We had some very heavy rain towards the end of the week so the ground got very boggy underneath the tent - not surprising!

Quite a basic camp site, but would definitely return. It was enjoyable to be on a working farm, seeing the chickens walking around the tents and hearing the sheep bleating every morning.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Janjohn 4 reviews from this member

Just returned home from a 10 night stay at this site. Arrived Thursday tea time with the wind and rain lashing down, met by Linda who was very welcoming and showed us to our pitch (even apologized for the weather!). We soon pitched up and immediately felt at home.

Despite the shocking weather and the busy-ness of the site the facilities held up, yes the showers weren't very powerful but they were always hot and clean. The rain passed over the next couple of days and we had a wonderful spell of sunshine where we could really take in the beautiful surroundings. The site is perfectly placed to explore and we spent many days canoeing on Derwentwater, Bassenthwaite and Thirlmere which is absolutely stunning.

We don't go for sites with club houses and entertainment so for us this site was perfect, few do's and don't's, adequate warm and clean facilities, stunning location, and best of all a lovely 'feel' to the place. We will be back for sure.

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: ScoobySnaps 10 reviews from this member

Location location location. This is a small site that's all about the views. Smallish L shape camping field with great countryside views. Arrived mid Friday afternoon and had choice of a couple electric pitches. Expected it to get much busier over weekend but nicely surprised was still not full with plenty of room around tent. Toilets dated, could have been cleaner but for a fussy camper, wouldn't stop us returning. Quite a long walk into village, and up steep winding country lane on way back, but all with awesome views. Worth the walk though, lovely village across the main road, (via crossing point) quaint houses and welcoming pub serving food. Close enough for short drive into Keswick, 3 miles, glad we drove to castlerigg stone circle up long steep lane. Nice site would return.

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Nettyjam1 6 reviews from this member

I booked for 2 nights from Sunday 30th August-Tuesday 1st September (bank holiday weekend).

On arrival, I went to the office to speak to the owner. She came over to the site with me & explained that they had had a lot of rain the previous week & the ground was soaking wet. She said that we could just pick the best place that was not sodden. We found a spot with a lovely view of Blencathra (we had been before so wanted this view)! It was the first time that we had used EHU. It was forecast rain, thunder & lightening on the Sunday night. There was a slight drizzle through the night & that was it! Misty in the morning but then the sun came through & burned the mist off. As previously, the shower/toilet block was clean & warm. The showers were hot. I'll probably regret this review when we can't get booked up but it is a wonderful site & very reasonably priced.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Broic 16 reviews from this member

Great location, near Kesick. Not far off the M6.

Busy when we were there so they opened the 'overflow' field. Plenty of space. That field was a little bit on a slope but if you stay in the normal camping field it is ideal.

Facilities clean, warm water. Unfortunately very low pressure so it was a bit of a trickle of water.

Excellent views!

Good pricing.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Ljelondon 2 reviews from this member

This campsite has an enviable location a few miles outside Keswick, and truly spectacular views (from the non-EHU tent field, anyway -- from the caravan and EHU fields the views are still lovely but not QUITE as impressive).

It will get busy in peak periods but the facilities remained beautifully clean (and with no, or very short, queues) throughout our week's stay, even through torrential rain and mud. There are laundry facilities but you have to get the key to the room (which involves hoping that the person before you has returned it).

Friendly welcome on arrival and lots of places to visit and things to do in the local area.

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