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Pennine View Caravan Park
Station Road
(lake District)
Kirkby Stephen
Cumbria   (Browse area)
CA17 4SZ
Tel: 01768 371717
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Pitches: 58
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 46 Reviews
                8/10 from 46 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    Motorhome Point 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 No Fishing   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <1 mile   Golf <5 miles   Tennis <1 mile 
 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 <1 mile  No Dog Walk 

Reviews:  46 in total, now showing 1 to 10                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Coronavirus Update

Our site is open and 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:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Andym129461odb 1 review from this member

 Excellent campsite. Very well managed. Very clean.

Claer Covid guidelines in place.

No negative comments from us at all but two people were unhappy with radio at well past midnight in toilet blocks.

This did not affect us but radio was still on at 02:15 when I visited toilet block.

There were plenty of hand scrubs and gels on site. 
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Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Tricky84876ild 1 review from this member

 Great site in a great location for visiting Cumbria, Teesdale, Yorkshire Dales and Forest of Bowland. Friendly staff, clean facilities. Spacious pitches.

Could do with either more electricity points or extension leads to borrow, as some pitches are about 20 metres from the power points.

Engine shed bar and pizza place are great - Just wish they were open more than just the 4 nights and 2 nights respectively.

No recycling for bottles and plastic. 
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Date of Visit: April 2019 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Sueh91 7 reviews from this member

 Great location, clean warm and comfortable amenities, flat spacious pitches.

Lots of info displayed. Added touches in laundry such as iron, ironing board etc. 
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Date of Visit: September 2018 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Brendanr2004 541 reviews from this member

 Peaceful farm site about 10 minutes walk from St Johns Chapel.

Grassy site with EHU and small shower block.

Excellent walks along the river or in the higher fells can be started here.

Pubs and cafes in the village are all good and offer a warm welcome.

Owner is very friendly and welcoming. 

Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Brendanr2004 541 reviews from this member

 This is a well-kept site within 10-15 minutes walk of Kirkby Stephen main street.

It makes an excellent base for getting outdoors in the area.

Site itself is well-maintained with large pitches and good facilities.

Would certainly use again. 


Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Sterlingcaravan 5 reviews from this member

 Just spent four days at Pennine View.

It is a really nice well kept site within easy reach of some lovely walks and close to Kirkby Stephen itself.

Toilets and showers are spotless as are other facilities.

The owners are helpful and friendly.

Will definitely return. 

Date of Visit: March 2016 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Union John 5 reviews from this member

 Great site about twenty-five minutes walk outside Kirkby Stephen. Site is well-laid out with plenty of level hard-standing pitches.

The toilet block has just been refurbished and the floors won the award for 'Shiniest Toilet Block Floors 2016' as awarded by me.

At the back of the site is direct access to a lovely river with waterfalls leading onto a disused railway cycle/footpath.

I attempted to drink in the Nateby Inn which is just ten minutes away in Nateby village but they keep 1960 opening hours so check before going down. 

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Skiloony 4 reviews from this member

 Great location and easy access from both the M6 and A66. Centrally located in the town of Kirkby Stephen. Lovely walks along the river Eden and surrounding areas (Nateby).

The site is basic and overlooked by housing but every pitch is level with water points close by. Lots of 'site rules' which seem slightly oppressive.

£10 deposit for gate key.

Slightly expensive per night (£26. 50) for only a hardstanding pitch. (I've paid less for fully serviced).

One complaint would be that we were not offered a choice of pitches on arrival merely told which one we would use ! 

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Fairlie 2 reviews from this member

 Just returned from Pennine View, stayed 3 nights excellent site and location was really quite though.

We will certainly return as Kirkby Stephen is a fantastic we town with loads of places to eat and nice pubs also.

River Eden runs behind the camp site of which you can go loads of walks down the side of the river.

We will be returning that's for sure ! 

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Gordon53 6 reviews from this member

 Having stayed at Pennine View twice this year we find it an ideal location, about 75 minutes from home.

The site is beautifully kept, with the grass and shrubs immaculately presented, a credit to the family who run and maintain this excellent site.

The facilities are just as well kept as the grounds with lots of hot water complete with music playing in the shower/toilet block.

Pennine View is a short 10 minuet stroll into the beautiful historic market town of Kirkby Stephen. There are several pubs and cafes but we found the “Coast to Coast” chip shop to be the best.

There are several scenic and pleasant walks that radiate from the site. Our favourite is along the old redundant Stainmore railway track which has a poetry walk where poems are carved into the rocks along the route.

At Pennine View you are greeted with a warm welcome by Sharon the daughter and co-owner of the site. She will direct you to your pitch and is always on hand to sort any problems you may have.

I was so impressed with the staff and facilities at Pennine View that I immediately booked for next Easter as it can get booked up well in advance of school and bank holidays. 

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