Castlerigg Farm Camping Site

Keswick, Cumbria

OS Grid Reference: NY 283224

Castlerigg Farm Camping and Caravan Site is a superb family run site, with modern facilities for the discerning camper.

Situated in a quiet area on the edge of Keswick, Castlerigg Farm Campsite is found half way up Walla Crag, with exceptional panoramic views of the surrounding fells.

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The site itself looks down towards Derwentwater and in the distance Bassenthwaite Lake. The sunsets can be amazing.

Keswick town centre is approximately a 25 minute walk down through the woods or a 5 minute drive by car. Keswick is a busy market town with its shops, pubs, tea shops and restaurants. There are lots of walks direct from the camping site making it ease to get out and about for a long or short fell walk, without needing your car. We also have the Hayloft Cafe on-site for breakfast, snacks and evening meals. Wifi available.

Open 17th March 2017 until 1 November 2017
Facilities Showers Available Male Washroom Facilities Female Washroom Facilities Shop on Site Public Telephone Dogs Welcome Laundry
2016 Rates

Adults £6.50 (Low) - £8.00 (High) - waiting for 2017 prices
Children £3.20 (Low) - £4.20 (High)
Vehicle £2.40 (Low) - £3.40 (High)
Gazebo £1.50 (Low) - £4.00 (High)

High Season Dates for 2016 - waiting for 2017 dates
25th March - 28th March
22nd April - 2nd May
20th May - 30th September 
21st October - 30th October

During busy times there is an extra charge for larger tents.
Booking required?

No. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

We do make one exception and allow camping reservations for schools completing D of E awards
Users Families, couples, singles.
Max Users 120 - 60 tents.
No. of Washrooms 1 - heated.
No. of Showers 3 male 3 female.
Car Parking Yes - close to tents.
Gas Refills available? Yes.
Open fires allowed? No
Disposable barbeques allowed? Yes.
Nearest Food & Drink

Castlerigg - Onsite (0 miles)
Hayloft Cafe. Breakfast, snacks and evening meals.

Castlerigg (300 yards)
Crag Bar - Jennings Real Ales and standard fayre bar food.

Keswick (1.5 miles)
Good choice of restaurants and pubs, outdoor shops and tearooms. Co-op and Booths supermarkets.

Kings Head, Thirlspot (5 miles)
Nearest Bank Keswick (1.5 miles)
Mountain Bike Hire? Yes - Keswick (1.5 miles)
Local Walks Derwentwater Lakeshore.
Walla Crag to Ashness Bridge & Watendlath.
Castlerigg Stone Circle.
Blencathra and Skiddaw.
Helvellyn range.

Castlerigg Farm Camping Site

Castlerigg Farm, Castlerigg, Keswick, Cumbria
CA12 4TE

T: 017687 72479
Contact: Mrs D Harrison

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

Find Us:
From J40 on the M6 at Penrith, follow signs for Keswick on the A66:-

Do not enter the town, but take the A591 sign posted Windermere. After approximately 1 mile, nearly at the top of the hill, turn right up the lane, signposted Castlerigg Farm Campsite.  After 1/4 mile we are the second campsite, on the LEFT.

If arriving on the A591 from Windermere & Ambleside:-

Just as you begin to drop down the hill towards Keswick, turn left up the lane, sign posted Castlerigg Farm Campsite.  After 1/4 mile we are the second campsite, on the LEFT.