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Gillside Farm
Glenridding
(lake District)
Penrith
Cumbria   (Browse area)
CA11 0QQ
Tel: 017684 82346
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Description

Opening Dates: March To October

Gillside, is sited in an idyllic location for the perfect Camping and Caravaning holiday. A Lakeland farm that has been worked by the Lightfoot family for over 40 years.

A site where you can easily view some of the work of a traditional Lakeland farm. Clinging to the side of one of the most scenic of lakeland dales, the reaches of Ullswater, are viewed spread below and along the valley.

The nearby track that leads fell walkers to that magical and mighty summit Helvellyn, passes by the entrance to the farm.

The village of Glenridding, which originally housed the miners from the disused Greenside mine, has a good selection of general food and gift stores, a National Park information centre, post office, cafes and restaurants, together with a variety of hotel and picturesque public bars -just 5 minutes walk away, beside the shores of Ullswater.

Facilities provided for your comfort include a constant supply of hot and cold water in the toilet block.

The farm will be pleased to supply you with fresh milk and eggs ?just ask at the farmhouse.

Nearby Attractions

Many have been inspired by the outstanding natural beauty of this place; including Wordsworth and the Lakeland Poets, and the famous artists and photographers who have, over the years, attempted to capture the beauty of Lakeland. The 3 reaches of Ullswater give opportunities for the sailor, wind surfer, and canoeist, plus the more leisurely sailing on the Steamer, which plys a regular scheduled service along this, the second largest lake.

Pitch Types
 Tent Pitches   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   No Hardstanding Pitches   No Fully Serviced Pitches 
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point 
 Shop 1 mile   Bar 1 mile   Restaurant 1 mile   No Wifi Access 
Activities
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 No Fishing   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   Tennis 1 mile 
 No Beach   Watersports 1 mile   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   Campfires not Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   No Public Transport   No Dog Walk 

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Directions

From the M6 - Junction 36 - take the A591 to Windermere then the A592 over kirkstone Pass to Patterdal and Glenridding. Turn left and follow the Greenside road where Gillside is signed.

From the M6 - Junction 40 take the A66 westwards and then the A592 which follows the Ullswater Road to Glenridding, Turn right and follow the Grenside road where Gillside is signed.


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