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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: 01/03/2021 to 31/10/2021
           01/03/2022 to 31/10/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 58 Reviews
                9/10 from 58 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   Wifi Access 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <1 mile 
 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 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  No Dog Walk 

Reviews:  58 in total, now showing 1 to 10                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Date of Visit: October 2021 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Varonda 6 reviews from this member

 Excellent site, very clean and mid week whilst the kids are a school it's quiet [suspect it'll be a bit noisier in the school holidays]

There's a bar on site that's dog friendly and you can take food in from the various food vendors that attend in the evenings [ different one every night ].

Town centre is only a 10-15 min walk away for shops and supplies, we went to The Black Bull in Nateby which is only a short stroll away and you'll not be disappointed,

As mentioned you do get a bit of road noise during the day and early evening but it's not too obtrusive,

It's one of the few I'll return to and recommend to fellow m/homers. 

Date of Visit: August 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Philip 1 review from this member

 Had a lovely couple of days as an unexpected child free weekend. Everywhere local was fully booked due to Appleby fair.

The food on site was lovely and the atmosphere was nice and friendly staff in the barn.

Even talking to the site bin man was a lovely jolly chap jo I think his name was.

Would definitely return for a short break again. 
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Date of Visit: August 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Kmdalt 2 reviews from this member

 After camping for 16 years and caravaning for 5 and staying at a lot of campsites I can now say Iíve found one I will definitely be returning to.

A lovely site thatís not too big with one of the most stylish barn converted pubs on site. Another couple of lovely pubs in walking distance in the village and yet another in the next village where the footpath actually brings you to the pub garden!

Lots of different walks to be done from the site with glorious view of the water falls.

So pleased to have found this site and will be returning soon. 
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Date of Visit: July 2021 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Tedthebudgie 51 reviews from this member

 One night stay in our van returning from Scotland. Online booking system is excellent and allowed to book a single night on a Saturday which is really helpful.

Young woman on reception was relatively new to the job but really helpful and friendly. Pitch was spacious and positioned near the river at the far end of the site. We couldn't find the EHU for our pitch and I couldn't tell which of the 7 or 8 vans in the row had connected incorrectly. The young woman again was very helpful and sorted it.

Engine Shed pub on site is very pleasant. Still had table service when we were there. Inside and outside seating available. I wouldn't particularly want to pitch up adjacent to the pub so worth checking when you book.

Facilities very clean but one gripe: no shower curtains! This might be a Covid measure but we've had shower curtains elsewhere. This meant that you either had to leave your gear outside the shower cubicle or get it wet! 

Date of Visit: July 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Ericaleicester 6 reviews from this member

 Fabulous site. Facilities clean, pitch good, friendly staff and Engine Shed, beer garden and food van lovely.

Really enjoyed watching England final on big screen put up for occasion.

Surrounding area gorgeous. 
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Date of Visit: June 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: Freshair1 9 reviews from this member

 Perfect for my C2C walk. Facilities clean and site quiet even though quite busy.

Not far into town for pubs or food.

Didn't meet anyone but information for where to pitch was left in a marked envelope so this was no problem. 

Date of Visit: May 2021 Unit:  Other
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: Tedthebudgie 51 reviews from this member

 Stayed two separate nights in two different camping pods. Good location within walking distance of the centre of Kirkby Stephen. Efficient and straightforward online booking system.

Friendly welcome at the reception on arrival. Key and details had been left in envelope to minimize contact.

Both pods were clean and well maintained. One pod was brand new. £40 per night. Pods equipped with kettle, fridge and a few utensils. Heated. Plastic mattresses which were comfy. Very handy for the facilities which were clean and well maintained. Showers included in the price.

I could park my motorcycle directly outside the pod.

Very nice pub on site (closed Weds). Food trailer on site most nights - pizza, flat breads etc depending on the night.

Rest of the site looked good. Well organised and well maintained. Will be back at some point in my campervan. 

Date of Visit: April 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: Chris3 2 reviews from this member

 A great site. On arrival I was given a pitch right next to the 'pub', which (with Covid restrictions) was only serving outside, so was a bit noisy for me! So I asked if I could move elsewhere and, after a phonecall to a colleague, a very quiet spot was found for me although the site was officially full for the weekend.

The site is near to roads so there was a little traffic noise but not sufficient to worry me. I can't comment on the showers etc because of Covid regs, but the toilets were open and seemed adequate and clean.

There are loads of great footpaths around; one day I walked 8 miles in lovely countryside but was never far from town (or the site) in case of a change of weather. 

Date of Visit: September 2020 Unit:  Trailer Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: Miss P 4 reviews from this member

 Great campsite. Toilets and showers were spotless. Site was clean, tidy and well presented. Pitches are flat and spacious.

There is now a bar on site and a van that serves pizzas and loaded flatbreads on certain days.

The ladies that run the site were lovely, great customer service.

Walk into Kirkby Stephen is about 15 minutes there are some lovely shops, places to eat, takeaways and dog friendly pubs.

Nice circular walk along the old viaduct.

Can't wait to visit again. 
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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Martgr 1 review from this member

 We enjoyed our stay at pennine view it was a good base to enjoy the surrounding area and village's.

The camp itself was very clean and tidy and extra precautions were in place due to the corona virus.

The facilities for a drink and eating were adequate

But on the whole we would recommend the site and would use the site when visiting the area again. 
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