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Ashes Exclusively Adult Caravan Park
New Hutton
(the Lake District)
Cumbria   (Browse area)
Tel: 01539 731833  or  07384 757195
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Pitches: 24
Open: 01/03 To 31/10

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 87 Reviews
                9/10 from 87 Reviews

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 No Tents   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   No Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Adults Only   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   No Laundry   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point 
 Shop <5 miles   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing 5 miles   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   No Tennis 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport 5 miles  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

Reviews:  87 in total, now showing 51 to 60                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Date of Visit: July 2011 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Tyrone 18 reviews from this member

Just returned from the tidiest, most immaculate campsite that we have stayed on to date.

We were only there for the weekend but it was long enough to discover the total peace and quiet that previous reviewers have mentioned. The toilets / showers are well finished and thoroughly cleaned every day.

The welcome is good, being shown where to pitch and presented with a folder packed with local information.

We spent most of a day exploring Kendal. Good shops, lots of pubs/ cafes, etc, etc. Back at the site there are loads of local walks around the lanes and bridleways.

The Lakes and the Howgills are close at hand. We aim to return soon.

Date of Visit: June 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Dogs 14 reviews from this member

An excellent site, enjoyed our stay. Toilet facilities are of the highest standard. Well managed by a knowledgeable warden who greeted us with a comprehensive file of walks, pubs, places to visit & eating places to suit all pockets.

Excellent views set in the lakes/dales countryside where sheep, horses & cattle graze in the small fields adjacent to the site.

Large supermarket only 4.5 miles away. Alas on the down side no dog bins on the dog walk. Plus there was no wash-up facility though.

The housekeeping here is of the highest standard.


Date of Visit: June 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Poulter3407 7 reviews from this member

This was our 2nd visit to The Ashes and we were not disappointed. This is a very quiet site, infact on an evening it was that peaceful you could hear the cows chewing the grass! The site is well laid out with ample sized pitches and all amenities close by.

The toilet and showers were very clean and there was always ample hot water. The nearest supermarket was 20 minute drive away, and a car was needed to visit areas of interest. Locally the site is in a very small village with no shop etc but there were lots of local walks through out the local country side. I would recommend this site to those who like their peace and quiet.

Date of Visit: June 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Moonfrog 12 reviews from this member

This is a lovely immaculate site and just the thing if you want a quiet few days away or as a stop off while travelling.

After reading other reviews I was a bit worried about the toilets/showers but even when the site was full I never had to wait for either, and they were always very clean and plenty of hot water.

You are issued with a very helpful information pack when you arrive which I found very useful. This site is very dog friendly,

I would recommend this site to anyone and will be going back again.

Date of Visit: June 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Koakey 8 reviews from this member

What a lovely, well kept friendly little sight. Very accessible from the M6 motorway. The staff were extremely helpful and kept the site immaculate.

Toilets and showers were among the best we have seen. If you have a pitch on the right hand side be prepared to feed the horse, he has a preference for apples and carrots!

Look forward to returning in the future. Not only are the southern lakes only minutes away so is the Yorkshire Dales National Park, within a short drive away. The small village of Dent is well worth a visit.

Date of Visit: April 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Rebel62 1 review from this member

Certainly a very well-ordered, immaculate site and uncannily quiet! Our only gripe is that the toilet facilities, though spotless, are small and limited, as others have mentioned. My wife was unable to get any hot water from the shower. But maybe she wasn't patient enough! The big disadvantage is that there are no washing-up/laundry facilities. I guess that most people on sites like this have posh vans with their own facilities, but not everyone does and anyway we prefer communal facilities.

Date of Visit: March 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Hughandpenny 23 reviews from this member

Three nights stayed Friday to Monday March 2011

Firstly the good things:-

Booking was easy and accurate, good directions given and its easy to find. On arrival instruction given re layout of site and amenities and the rules of the site which are clear and precise, with a diagram of how to place caravan on pitch. The level concrete pads for wheels being a good clue. The owners and warden being helpful and available.

The site is very well kept, clean and tidy.It is quiet and views very good. The toilet block has two showers which are clean and well finished. The gents comprises 1 loo and 1 urinal and I am told the ladies is two loo's. There is a third easy access toilet to the rear of the building.

The downside (for us anyway) was many pitches in a small area which felt on top of one another.

Overall a good campsite but for us a little cramped

Date of Visit: June 2010 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Darrylwebb 40 reviews from this member

As others have said, this is a very quiet and peaceful site. It's small, with only a couple of dozen pitches containing various touring units.

But it is immaculately maintained, both the grounds and the superb washroom facilities. There are only 2 shower rooms, but as it's a small site, that seems reasonably adequate. But the showers are excellent : you'd be happy if your own bathroom was as well finished.

Definitely receives my 'shower on the trip' award

It's situated only 2.5 miles from the M6 on the road to Kendal, but it's in a superbly rural location. Would make a superb stopover if travelling up or down the country.

You'll feel like you're already in the Yorkshire Dales. The only sounds were the birds in the trees and the sheep in the nearby fields.

Also very secure, with coded gates, and as it's adult-only, it's very peaceful.

Date of Visit: June 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Piffy57 37 reviews from this member

Excellent site if you want total peace and quiet. To get there follow the sites instructions not a sat nave or you will finish up on someone's drive.

On arrival we were met by one of the owners. Quick check in and we were set up with 30 mins. The washrooms are small but very well looked after, as is the site.

There was an area at the bottom of the site to exercise the dog.

Kendal is about 15 mins away by car and is the best one way system I have ever been in!

Local pub? Try the Station Hotel at Oxenholme. Great food and a very well run pub too.

Would I go back to the Ashes? Yes most definitely.

Date of Visit: July 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Ribbed Tickler 7 reviews from this member

Lovely quiet & peaceful site, not far from the main attractions of the Lake District. The warden on site even helped me park up the van, as I'm not too god with reversing yet!

Small toilet blocks, but always immaculate with good showers & plenty of room inside.

Dog walk is small, and maybe not ideal for more active dogs, but it does the job first thing in the morning when your dog is sat at the caravan door crossing her legs!

Definitely worth a visit, and there are enough shops / supermarket nearby to not really miss a shop on site.

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