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Lowther Caravan Park
Eamont Bridge
(lake District)
Cumbria   (Browse area)
CA10 2JB
Tel: 01768 807996
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Pitches: 100
Open: 01/03/2024 to 30/11/2024

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 77 Reviews
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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 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop On Site   Bar On Site   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway On Site 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <1 mile   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 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: October 2023 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Mohoho 1 review from this member

 Nice setting, easy to get to.

Facilities were clean and plenty. Touring pitches are too close together, especially if someone puts up an awning and if you're in a caravan there's no room for a car.

Speed restrictions were not enforced. In fact the person emptying the bins was blatantly speeding. We annoyed some static owners by sticking to the speed limit!

Mostly a site for statics, I should imagine it's very busy in the summer.

Staff were helpful, food at the pub was nice and it's a good place for kids to let off steam. 
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Date of Visit: July 2022  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Jennet 1 review from this member

 Very clean

Nice walks in woods to castle and walks into penrith

Nice showers and toilets and the food was good in pub

Lovely walk along the stream and cycle into the village 
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Date of Visit: May 2021 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Ericdviking 1 review from this member

 Not the best value for money. 33 a night and stuck on an un-level grass pitch next to the kids play area. Pitch was allocated on arrival and we had no say in it.

Welcome was good, even though we we slightly put off by a group of lads (other guests) chuffing on their fags outside reception.

Its mainly a static site. The usual set up with an on-site club. Lots seemed to be sat out mid afternoon enjoying the limited sunshine and having a few beers. Id say the site was set up for families with kids. We had a great walk to the castle and to Askham.

Facilities not open due to COVID. 
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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Deesha 4 reviews from this member

 Lovely site. Very clean toilets and showers.

Great shop, lovely walks.

Only gripe I have is we paid 4 per night each for our two dogs and had to sit outside the pub, not dog friendly, in a waterproof mini marquee. Fine if weather is ok but it lashed rain and was chilly 🥶 
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Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Fraser62 1 review from this member

 Great site, very child and dog friendly which wasn't a problem to us, good sized pitch with a slight slope. One slight criticism was pitches were very close together.

Toilet/shower block was cleaned regularly, showers were good and not too hot ! The Squirrel Inn was very reasonable and food was good as was the service.

Definitely will be worth another visit in the future. 
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Date of Visit: March 2019 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Boyrangerus 1 review from this member

 Used this site about 6 times last year and adore it that much that we've just bought a holiday home here. For camping it's out of this world; immaculate, level, spotless big facilities, picturesque with a pub and restaurant. What more could you ask for! 
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Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Pilgrim730 10 reviews from this member

 Used this great site as a half way stop off (up and back down) during our recent trip to Scotland, and we were very happy with the site.

The touring pitches are all pretty level and of a good size.

The ablutions are very clean and well supplied.

The MH point is well sited.

The Bar/Restaurant -'The Squirrel' has a good sized bar with a limited take away menu available outside of periods of high occupancy, the food was not bad at all and well cooked, a good selection of Beers etc. At a decent price. The on site shop is extremely well stocked, and offers all you may need at sensible prices.

The Staff all over this site were very friendly and helpful, and thank you all for your assistance.

Overall - Easy to book, on line and by phone, good access from the M6 (5 miles), well laid out, good facilities, and although I didn't get chance to try it this time, the on site fishing is well priced and looks like a lovely venue, the price is fair and reasonable.

This is a site we will use again as a stop over point, (next time I think we will stay a couple of nights) and I would happily recommend a stay here - I'm just surprised there haven't been any other reviews for so long, but don't let that put you off, This is a good site. 

Date of Visit: September 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Lynles 22 reviews from this member

 Just had another enjoyable weekend at this beautiful site. Ideal base to explore the lakes and Scottish borders. Decent beer in the clubhouse, makes a change from the mass produced stuff you normally find. Immaculate shower blocks. They have themed nights in the clubhouse, we have just been for the country nights. Camping field slopes slightly but not as bad as we first thought. Touring pitches are hard standing and they have a couple of pods too. Well stocked shop, games room and access to riverside walk. 

Date of Visit: November 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Denises 5 reviews from this member

 Stayed here at short notice as the nearby campsite field was unsuitable. I was warmly welcomed by the gate reception lady who signed me into the site. I was given the toilet block key(5 deposit refunded on exit) and a map of the site. I was told the opening times of the mini market shop, club house and house rules. I was informed that I could pitch up near the children's playground grassed area.

The campsite is well organised with large caravans positions in rows of avenues with Tarmac roads. The wash areas were heated and very good with plenty of hot water. The shop keeper was very informative and friendly. As a solo traveller with a dog, I was made to feel very welcome. (8 per adult and 1. 50 per dog per night). It was disappointing that dogs were not allowed in the clubhouse. 

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Techydude1 2 reviews from this member

 This site is down a long tarmacced road a couple of miles from Penrith centre. Whilst it feels remote, the M6 and a rail line runs very close to the site (in fact you pass under both on the way in)so its not as quiet as you would think. Noise is however, not really a problem.

Penrith itself is a very pleasant town to visit with a good range of shops and easy parking.

On arrival at the gatehouse, we were met by an extremely courteous woman who went through the formalities and allocated our pitch.

The site was full during our stay. We had booked a pitch with awning.

The pitch itself was small with what I assume was once a grass area but was now pretty much all mud to erect the awning upon. Space to put the car was extremely tight.

The toilet facilities were reasonably clean, there is a well stocked shop and a bar/ restaurant.

There is a very pleasant riverside walk around the site and plenty of opportunities to walk the dogs.

The site is very large, and filled with a large number of static homes. In fact this is what the parks primary business is. The touring pitches appear to be an adjunct. If you approach your stay from that point of view then you will probably enjoy you stay as indeed a number of people who I spoke to really liked it.

There were a number of seasonal pitches dotted around. Some were well looked after but a fair few were a bit of a mess with bits of old wood and junk on the pitch surrounded by weeds.

To sum up this site review, it's not really my cup of tea. Site dominated by statics, touring pitches very much on the small side and lots of seasonals looking 'unkempt'.  

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