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Meathop Fell Caravan And Motorhome Club Site
Grange Over Sands
(lake District)
Grange Over Sands
Cumbria   (Browse area)
LA11 6RB
Tel: 01342 327 490
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Pitches: 113
Open: 04/07/2020 to 03/01/2021
           23/03/2021 to 03/01/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 65 Reviews
                9/10 from 65 Reviews

 No Tents   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   No Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   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   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point 
 Shop <5 miles   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant <5 miles   Wifi Access 
 Kids 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   Golf <5 miles   No Tennis 
 Beach <5 miles   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  No Dog Walk 

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Coronavirus Update

We are taking bookings , please be assured you can book with confidence. Our toilets are Open. Our showers are Open. Other communal areas may be restricted - please check with us for more information

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Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Sharon Parker 1 review from this member

 Lovely camp site exceptionally well looked after and clean. And friendly helpful staff.

Would highly recommend it.

Also dog friendly and can walk into to Grange 10 min walk. 
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Date of Visit: September 2019  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Suziemun 2 reviews from this member

 Lovely campsite.

Enjoyed our stay and will definitely return.

Good for touring the area.

A nice quiet campsite.

No road noised no problem with other campers 

Date of Visit: September 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Pixie_Hez 66 reviews from this member

 This was our first visit to Meathop Fell. We were a little worried about the approach roads but it turned out to be fine as we followed the directions on the CMC website.

We didn’t have much choice of pitch as we arrived quite late and the few remaining pitches were very sloping. It took quite a considerable effort to level the van from side to side.

The toilet block was good and was kept clean and tidy. We found the area very interesting and enjoyed exploring the surrounding towns and villages.

We walked up to the nearby hotel for a drink one evening where they have a little bar area open to non residents.

On the whole we enjoyed the weekend but the sloping pitches have put me off going back. 

Date of Visit: August 2019  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: MagB 1 review from this member

 Excellent site for first-time motorhome users. Helpful staff on hand.

Facilities were excellent. Exceptionally clean!

A good shop on site.

Takes an hour to walk to Grange over Sands. Good written directions given. 
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Date of Visit: September 2018 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Nikko136 48 reviews from this member

 The site is divided into a number of one-way 'loops' with all the facilities and reception in a central area close to the entrance. The shrubs mentioned in the Club description are trees around the around the outside of the loops, blocking views of the surrounding scenery.

As the site is on a hillside a lot of the pitches are quite an uphill walk to the facilities - there is a car park next to them and like many others we used our car to get there.

Staff were very helpful and friendly, facilities were excellent and the site is well-placed for visiting the coast and south Lakes.

Dog-walking is off-site in the local lanes, which were generally safe and quiet. There is also a wooded area opposite the site entrance. 


Date of Visit: March 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Julesmalc 9 reviews from this member

 A beautifully laid out site, just a short distance from the M6 motorway. The approach to the site is easy, if somewhat narrow. Once in the site, it opens into a large parking area for new arrivals.

There is plenty of room between pitches, the one we chose was surprisingly level, considering we were at the bottom of a short hill. There is a small information centre on site, which also incorporates a book/dvd lending library.

The shower/toilet block are excellently fitted out and were always spotlessly clean and tidy. I thoroughly recommend this site, it is in the perfect location for exploring the southern lakes area, and would certainly return if I visit that part of the country in future. 

Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: HappyHobbyDays 3 reviews from this member

 Just spent a very enjoyable 3 nights at Meathop Fell. Very clean facilities. Helpful wardens, just one moan was when a couple in their motorhome left their barking dog unattended in their motorhome for quite a while.

The Woodlands Hotel is a 5 minute walk and is good for drinks & food and has a dog friendly bar area.

Grange-over-Sands is a 60 minute walk and is well worth it with lovely views, gardens and lots of coffee & tea places. Recommended is Claire House Hotel where the Tea & Cafetiere were superb.

Well worth a visit and may stay longer next time as we didn't want to leave. 

Date of Visit: October 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Windowman 5 reviews from this member

 We booked a 7 day stay here at Meathop - asked to be near facilities - which we were, but the pitch was like a small car park, just below the toilet block. A lot of the pitches seemed to be on sloping ground - its a rural site so that is to be expected.

A good standard Caravan Club site - very clean, modern toilet block and showers. Gorgeous trees and plenty of wildlife. No real off lead dog walk - local lanes quite busy. Had a meal at the local (recommended) hotel - not impressed, we sent one meal back (lamb was v fatty ) ordered fish & chips instead which was very good.

A must visit is Cartmel village and Priory - fabulous day there- super cream tea in the pavement café next door to the pub. The Lakeside Motor Museum is really interesting as is the area devoted to 'Bluebird'. The local town of Grange has lots of character and some good shops. 

Date of Visit: January 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Matlee 3 reviews from this member

 This is a great site. Immaculate toilet and shower facilities really friendly wardens and it you turn left at the main entrance can camp with a nice view of the bay.

There is a hotel which is 5 mins walk (turn left out of the main entrance) called Woodlands Hotel which has a public bar which we used almost every night. The food it top class but you need to book a table in advance for food.

The manager Steve was very friendly (one of the reasons we kept coming back for a pint) Dogs allowed in too. 

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Blueboy2 9 reviews from this member

 A lovely quiet site. Well kept by the wardens, toilets emaculate. They were even building an insect house when we were there. The site is a bit remote with only a few houses in meathop, although the site is next to a site with static caravans on and a small hotel with log cabins in the grounds. The hotel is well worth a visit for evening meal which was reasonably priced and good food. We walked into grange over sands which took an hour but was an easy walk. Grange has an abundance of tea shops, gift shops etc. It has a nice park area and a promenade which has recently been painted and looks grand. It also has a small play area for the little ones. Meathop is a good base for the lakes and there are estates and national trust houses near by. Sizegh castle is well worth a visit. We will definitely be returning to this site again. 

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