Abbots Reading Farm Octolodges
Haverthwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria
OS Grid Reference: NY 345 851
A truly upmarket luxury camping experience in the South Lakes between Newby Bridge and Ulverston. Abbots Reading Farm is a traditional, working, family run farm within the Lake District National Park and is situated in the tranquil Rusland Valley.
We farm in a very environmentally sensitive way and are passionate about producing a top quality eating product from our traditional, native breeds of livestock. We are in a Higher Level Stewardship agreement with Natural England and work closely with the RSPB and have been recognised as one of the most inspirational wildlife-friendly farms in the UK.
We are now able to offer the opportunity to stay on our farm in one of our new, fantastic Octolodges. We are an ideal location for bird watching, walking and cycling and for exploring the delights of the Lake District.
Octolodges offer something completely different - a truly upmarket camping experience. Our beautifully constructed range of lodges:
- will accommodate up to six people
- are solid, insulated and secure
- offer heating, beds with memory foam mattresses and plenty of storage
- have power points for your electrical goods
- are fitted with a fridge, kettle, microwave and T.V.
- are superbly situated to offer the most spectacular views of the Coniston mountains
Onsite facilities include:
- a toilet and shower block
- laundry area
- pot washing facilities
- designated barbecue areas
- freezer for ice packs
So, just bring your sleeping bags and pillows, cooking equipment and eating utensils and enjoy getting closer to nature here on your adventurous Lakeland holiday.
|Open||Late March until 31st October 2017.|
|2017 Rates||3 berth octolodge - £45 per night
4 berth octolodge - £60 per night
6 berth octolodge - £70 per night
|Booking required?||Yes. Minimum 2 night booking. Minimum 3 nights at Bank Holidays.|
|Max Users||3, 4 and 6 berth octalodges available.|
|No. of Toilets Blocks||2.|
|No. of Showers||1 male, 1 female.|
|Car Parking||Yes - in designated parking areas.|
|Gas Refills available?||No.|
|Open fires allowed?||No.|
|Disposable barbeques allowed?||Yes - in designated areas.|
|Nearest Food & Drink||
White Hart Inn - Bouth (1.5 miles)
Rusland Pool Hotel (1.5 miles)
The Anglers Arms (1.5 miles away)
Backbarrow (1.5 miles) - village shop.
Greenodd (3 miles) - shop and part-time post office, bakery, butchers, fish and chip shop and garage.
Ulverston (6 miles) - restaurants, pubs, shops and cafesKendal and Barrow-in-Furness (15 miles) - Large towns, many amenities and attractions
|Nearest Bank||ATM and banks at Ulverston (6 miles)|
|Mountain Bike Hire?||Yes - Grizedale Forest (3 miles)|
|Local Walks/Attractions||Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway
Lakeland Motor Museum
Windermere Lakes Cruises
The World of Beatrix Potter
The Laurel and Hardy Museum
Holker Hall and Gardens
Dalton Wildlife Animal Park
Ducky's Park Farm
The Dock Museum
Grizedale Forest including 'Go Ape'
The Aquarium of the Lakes