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Birchbank Farm Camping Site
Cumbria   (Browse area)
LA12 8EW
Tel: 01229 885277
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Pitches: 25
Open: 01/05/2021 to 31/10/2021
           01/05/2022 to 31/10/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 41 Reviews
                9/10 from 41 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Families Welcome   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   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point   No Wifi Access 
 Shop <10 miles   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <5 miles 
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <10 miles   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   No Tennis 
 Beach <10 miles   Watersports <10 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring <5 miles 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport   Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: September 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Lindyl 1 review from this member

 Lovely little site in a beautiful location, so quiet and peaceful, warm welcome on arrival.

Very well kept, toilet/ shower facilities always nipping clean.

Would highly recommend. 
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Date of Visit: July 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: Jukejo 1 review from this member

 This farm campsite is off the beaten track but easy to get to. The welcome was warm and the hosts explained about the facilities. Hook up was easy and effective and our pitch was a good size.

There were several other campers, families, young couples and older couples all spaces out well.

Facilities were good, with showers, toilets and a washing up room. The site was quiet enough (apart from somebody snoring 😂) and the walks and views were absolutely breath taking on all sides.

Seeing the clear starry skies was just wonderful. We will definitely be going back.

Thank you for your hospitality. 
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Date of Visit: June 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Prcork 1 review from this member

 This is an excellent quiet site in a delightful location.

The facilities are good and adequate for the size of the site - we never had to queue for the showers.

Highly recommended.  

Date of Visit: June 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: Alanv3 1 review from this member

 Absolutely lovely campsite, off the beaten track, immaculately clean and very Covid aware with plenty of space left between campers.

Good showers and toilets, friendly and helpful owner, wonderful views of the fells. Very reasonably priced.

Itís on a working farm, we were treated to the bonus of seeing a calf being born. 
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Date of Visit: May 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: SueMal 2 reviews from this member

 Beautiful campsite. Had lovely couple of days.

Very quiet and in middle of nowhere but all the better for it.

Didnít move van as loads of walks from site.

Nice to get away from it all. 
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Date of Visit: September 2016 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Campintent 18 reviews from this member

 I only stayed for one night, so my experience of the facilities was limited. It is a peaceful farm campsite a long way from anywhere. There were two camping fields, but during my stay, the second field was being closed off as I think they were about to bring some cattle or sheep down closer to the farm. The one field that was available was fairly small and had a lovely little stream running through it, but the remaining pitches were soggy underfoot and my tent felt as if I were sleeping on a water-bed. Iíve been camping for many decades, but this is the first time that Iíve ever had massive slugs coming in to try to get at my food supplies! But it was OK. If staying in this particular area is important to you, I would recommend checking the state of the pitches before arrival. For £10 per night for one person, it was a little dearer than I expected, but I believe the rates become more reasonable if there are more people in a unit and at least the showers were free to use. There was one wash block in the field and another attached to the farmhouse, just across the spotlessly clean yard. There was also a fridge available in this second block, along with a fully-equipped washing-up sink, which is quite unusual. 

Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: LindsayW 1 review from this member

 I arrived and pitched alone, with help from the very friendly other campers. I always felt safe and relaxed as a lone female camper.

The site is well off the beaten track, but the road surface to get there is excellent (better than my local urban roads!)

The facilities are fine - showers & toilets sufficient and well maintained. There is also a fridge and washing machine/drier for campers use. There are hook ups, but these were all taken by the time I booked.

It was lovely to see children playing in and around the small stream which is in clear sight of all the pitches in the main field.

Ulverston (20-30 min drive away) has all the facilities you would need (including several Pokemon lures and gyms for one of our party!) It is a lovely town to potter in and I can recommend the Fish & Chips from the town center cafe. The site is also within an easy drive for the South Lakes, Fells and coastline. There are local walks from the site with maps available from the washing up room.

I loved it so much I'm planning to rebook, as are the friends who joined me for the last 3 days. 

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Octopusann 3 reviews from this member

 Excellent little site well off the beaten track (down a narrow winding road) surrounded by beautiful countryside. Stream running through the campsite a great draw for children (of all ages) and dogs alike.

Basic facilities but clean and well cared for. Very friendly. Directions spot-on. 

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: B.sweeney 2 reviews from this member

 This is a great site. It is small enough to be close to the fells and paths and big enough to have space to enjoy a stay. Facilities are very good and there's a fridge, new washing machine and tumbler. Linda is really helpful but not intrusive.

It is a working farm and busy but we enjoyed this aspect of our six day stay. 

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Ktqcumber 11 reviews from this member

 Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this camp. Facilities were basic and shared but were adequate and clean. A fridge with freezer section and a washing machine was available.

A stream does run through the camp, which needs to be considered if you have small children.

At £12 per night for a family of 4 it was very good value for money.

The countryside is stunning. 

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