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Dandy Dinmont Caravan And Camping Park
(lake District)
Cumbria   (Browse area)
Tel: 01228 674611
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Pitches: 47
Open: 01/01/2021 to 01/01/2021

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 45 Reviews
                9/10 from 45 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 
 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   No Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop <5 miles   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <5 miles 
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <5 miles   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   Tennis <5 miles 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport On Site  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: Ngoodc 1 review from this member

 Lovely site just off the M6 which I chose for convenience as I was heading up to Scotland the next day.

Heavy rain meant I was confined to my van but hot shower in the morning was fantastic!

Facilities immaculately clean.

Many thanks,

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Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Efrog 4 reviews from this member

 Clean & tidy site, setting was maybe not quite the rural idyll as described, we found it to be quite noisy late on with people playing football till late, ok for an overnight stop not sure we would go back 

Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Mink 4 reviews from this member

 Lovely site thanks Patrick for making us welcome. Showers and toilets clean with nice hot water big field for dog walks, No park but grass area for kids to play, small camp fires allowed if grass is looked after. And they have there own George Clooney look alike. (PATRICK) THANK YOU FOR THE beer we will be back soon Mc Bryde family. 

Date of Visit: April 2018 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Whiskywhiskymac 11 reviews from this member

 I camped here a number of years ago and it was delightful; now it appears to have changed hands and the focus is on parkhomes, campervans and caravans. It is not really a campsite any more.

The tent area is flat and the facilities are simple but clean, HOWEVER there are some caravans on this field with ‘semi-permanent’ residents (who look pretty permanent) who were very noisy at night. They really spoil the venue.

I am afraid I cannot recommend this site for camping, nor will I be returning. 

Date of Visit: November 2017 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Brendanr2004 576 reviews from this member

 We used the site as a base for the Carlisle fireshow.

It's well located on a regular bus route in and out of the city.

The site caters for a mixture of tourers and statics and facilities are very well maintained.

Useful site for Carlisle. 


Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Potherb123 9 reviews from this member

 Just spent 4 nights on this site on our return from scotland, what a friendly welcome we received. The site was lovely, well maintained, quiet, very spacious pitches for vans on hardstanding and grass. The shower/toilet block was super, even had a hairdryer for the ladies to use (free of charge) and as much hot water as you require, very useful to have a launderette too, saved on washing when I got home. Convenient location for Carlise and touring Hardians Wall, the Lakes etc. Bus into Carlisle every half hour from a few yards away. Would highly recommend, very close to the M6 motorway for convenience of travelling. Will definitely use this site again. 

Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Kenhas505 1 review from this member

 Had 3 nights there with grandchildren whilst they were doing a project on Hadrian wall. ,

Very clean and tidy site. Excellent showers and toilets, abundant supply of hot water. Bus stop just outside into Carlisle about every half hour. Patrick very friendly and helpful. , will definitely visit again. 

Date of Visit: May 2017 Unit:  Trailer Tent
Reviewer: Wull92 3 reviews from this member

 Having just bought a new Pennine Pathfinder in Preston we stopped here for one night en route home. Patrick, AKA George Clooney! Who owns the site was a pleasure to meet. Charming, funny and down to earth. Nothing was any trouble for him and he regularly does the rounds of the site stopping for a chat with everyone. It's a nice touch and made us feel very welcome, so much so we stayed on for another two days. The site itself was very well maintained, toilets were immaculate as were all the other facilities. Only 5 minutes from ASDA and Aldi and just 5 miles to Gretna outlet or Carlisle. We will definitely be back for the odd visit. Well done Patrick. 

Date of Visit: April 2017 Unit:  Trailer Tent
Reviewer: Rikkirobo 3 reviews from this member

 Just returned from a couple of nights at Dandy Dinmont, site is level, kept very clean and is easily reached from the main road the A7. - there is noise from the traffic, although that was not a problem for us. The site is close to a major supermarket and close to Carlisle, the castle is worth a visit if you haven't been.

We were on the 'tent field' which has electric hook-ups, a small toilet block, 2 toilet cubicles and two sinks in the ladies, and a covered outdoor dish-washing area. There are also picnic benches available for use on the field.

Children were able to play safely on the field, but taking a walk off site was a bit tricky due to the traffic and lack of pavements.

Marked 'site facilities' down as there was no hot water in the toilet block on either of the days we were on site, but might have been in the second block, on the caravan field.

Overall, I'm pleased we found the site, easily reached by the English and Scottish sides of the family and we will definitely be back. 

Date of Visit: May 2016 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: MrsBob 2 reviews from this member

 I think this site may have changed hands since the last review in September 2015. Stopped here for the night on the way back from Scotland. Facilities were clean and tidy. Was surprised at cost though - I was asked to pay £25, even though their website showed (and still does at the time of writing this review) the cost of a pitch with hookup as £20. Too tired to argue, but I'll not use the site when we next head north. Shame as it was handy for M6. 

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