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Gill Head Farm

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Gill Head Farm
(lake District)
Keswick, Ullswater
Cumbria   (Browse area)
CA11 0ST
Tel: 017687 79953
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Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 52 Reviews
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Coronavirus Update

We are taking bookings during our opening dates - see below, subject to lockdown restrictions.

To enquire about a booking during our opening dates or for more information please contact us


Pitches: 50

We are currently closed
Opening Dates this year:  10/03/2021 to 30/11/2021

With panoramic views of Blencathra and the northern fells Gill Head Farm is a perfect location for a stay in the beautiful Lake District.
On our family run hill farm in the northern lakes we have something for everyone, Camping Pods, a lovely vintage Gypsy Wagon, level sheltered pitches for touring caravans and motorhomes with hardstanding and electric hookups , and grass (and some all weather) pitches for camping , with or without electric hook-ups.
We offer spacious, well maintained, wash facilities, (with plenty hot water!)a laundry room, covered pot washing areas, and a great communal room with sofas, TV, free wifi, dining area ,and fridge freezer .
Our lovely children's play area is always a great place for your kids to meet new friends there are also meadows to play in a streams to paddle in.
We allow small campfires in firepits or similar.
Our site is a great place for families, walkers, and outdoor enthusiasts. We have secluded areas that can be used for groups wishing to camp together such as walking parties , C2C groups, school and Duke of Edinburgh students. Well behaved pets are welcome and there are some nice places to walk them on the farm .
For those looking for more solitude , we have a lovely quiet camping area away from the main field situated by our river and waterfall.
Some basic essentials ( of milk, eggs, bread, drinks and sweets) can be bought at our site reception area and hot drinks and a choice of freshly made made croissants, porridge or hot breakfast rolls filled with grilled bacon, free range eggs, and local sausages can be ordered for the morning ready to fuel you up for a day enjoying the Lakes and Fells.

A warm welcome to all staying at Gill Head Farm,a peaceful, rural ,yet central location with the lake District National Park.

Nearby Attractions

Our central location makes us an ideal base within the lakes, Ullswater Lake is a picturesque 5 mile drive away with watersports, steamer trips, excellent walking country for all abilities and lovely villages and cafes to visit along the way, our nearest town is Keswick, a 10 min drive, a real gem ,sitting on the shores of Derwentwater Lake, here you can stroll from the town, with its lovely shops and market place, to the lake shore, hire a rowing boat, hop on a launch, sail, kayak, walk along the shores, hike up the high fells, see one of the shows at the Theatre by the lake or simply sit outside one of the lovely cafes or pubs and people watch.
Nearby you can go horse riding, quad bike trekking, and various other activities and Rooking House equestrian and Activity centre. You can try your hand at bushcraft , archery or campfire cooking skills with a a local firm Reach beyond Adven

Pitch Types
 Tent Pitches   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   Glamping Units 
 Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   Seasonal Pitches  Caravan Storage Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   No Fully Serviced Pitches 
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 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   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point 
 Shop On Site   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 No Fishing   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool <5 miles 
 Horse Riding <1 mile   No Cycle Hire   Golf <5 miles   No Tennis 
 No Beach   Watersports <5 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring <5 miles 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 Riverside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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From M6 junction 40 , take A66 west for 9 miles, take a left on to A5091 into village of Troutbeck , 100yrds take first right, 1/2 mile take first right, over cattle on to our farm drive. You will see a large sign of Gill Head Farm Caravan and Camping Park.

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