Blaithwaite House Camping Site

nr Mealsgate, Cumbria

OS Grid Reference: NY 21330 44752

Just 1½ miles from Mealsgate, Blaithwaite House is a wonderfully peaceful location with stunning views towards the Solway Firth and Criffel. It is ideally located to explore the northern Lake District National Park or the Solway Coast.

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With stunning scenery as far as the eye can see and warm hospitality, there is always a reason to come and stay with us at Blaithwaite.

Set in 30 acres of beautiful Cumbrian countryside, Blaithwaite can accommodate up to 44 tents. During your visit to Blaithwaite why not explore our grounds and enjoy the stunning gardens, relax in the conservatory, make use of our games field or take a woodland walk?

Our registered caravanning and camping site is an ideal venue with views stretching over the open countryside to the Solway Firth. But we don’t just provide you with a place to pitch your tent for the night! The outstanding facilities we offer our campers at Blaithwaite include: toilets; hot showers; hot water for dish washing, kitchen facilities including a fridge and freezer; a barbecue and bonfire area, fresh water and waste disposal points. Guests on the camp site are welcome to use all the general facilities and participate in all of the activities on offer at Blaithwaite, as well as roaming freely and exploring our grounds.

Tipi and tent hire available by advance booking.

We have 2 children’s play parks, a delightful rose garden, a games field as well as archery, mountain boarding and bush craft courses available onsite (please note that activities need to be booked in advance.)

Visit our website for full information of our exciting accommodation venue in North Cumbria.

Open 1st March to 1st November 2017
Facilities Showers Available Male Washroom Facilities Female Washroom Facilities Shop on Site Dogs Welcome Laundry
2017 Rates £12 per night per tent - upto 2 person tent
£20 per night per tent - 3 persons and more
£5 for electric hookup (14 available)
Teepee Hire (6-8 persons) - £50-£75 per night
Booking required? Yes. Arrive early to avoid disappointment. Booking required for electric hookups.
Users Families, couples, singles. Groups welcome.
Max Users Max. 44 tents.
No. of Toilets Blocks 1.
No. of Showers 3 male 3 female. No coins required.
Car Parking Yes - in seperate car park.
Gas Refills available? Yes.
Open fires allowed? Yes - in designated campfire area.
Disposable barbeques allowed? Yes. If elevated off the ground.
Nearest Food & Drink

Onsite (0 miles)
Small onsite shop selling everyday essentials - bread, milk, etc.

Waverton Garage (2 miles)
Shop selling food basics.

Wigton (4 miles)
Restaurants and pubs, supermarkets, butchers, shops and tearooms.

Oddfellows Arms, Bolton Low Houses (2 miles)
Sun Inn, Red Dial (3 miles)
Greyhound Inn, Bothel (5 miles)
Nearest Bank Wigton (4 miles)
Mountain Bike Hire? Yes - Wigton (4 miles) or Cockermouth (10 miles)
Local Walks Caldbeck Fells - Back o' Skidda
Solway Coast

Blaithwaite House Camping Park

Blaithwaite House, nr Mealsgate, Cumbria

T: 016973 42319
Contact: Katie Glen

Don’t forget to mention Lake District Camping when you contact this campsite

Find Us:
From Cockermouth take the A595 towards Carlisle. At Mealsgate, turn left towards Fletchertown, and continue for a mile. Turn right and Blaithwaite House is signposted on the right after 300m

From Keswick, take the A591 towards Bothel and Carlisle. At Bothel turn right onto A595 for Carlisle. At Mealsgate, follow as above.