Thornfield Camping Cabins

nr Dalston, Cumbria

OS Grid Reference: NY 37180 47461

Thornfield Camping Cabins are set in a picturesque rural setting between the border city of Carlisle and  Caldbeck on the edge of the Lake District National Park in close proximity to the Northern Fells.

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Our camping cabins provide high quality, affordable and warm year-round self catering accommodation with home from home comforts, in a tranquil rural setting, a real back to nature holiday experience surrounded by woodlands, walks, a range of wildlife and extensive rural views.

There are 4 luxury en-suite camping cabins / pods available sleeping 4 people each. All pods have an additional option of a hot tub. We welcome well behaved dogs.

Open All year
Facilities Showers Available Male Washroom Facilities Female Washroom Facilities Dogs Welcome
Late 2017/2018 Rates

£75 per cabin per night based on 2 people sharing. Min 2 night stay.
Bank Holidays - £80 per cabin per night. Min 3 night stay.
Summer Holidays - £80 per cabin per night. Min 4 night stay.
10% discount on bookings of 7 nights or more.

Additional guests / £10 per night up to a max of 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children (primary school age) per cabin.
Children 5-11 years age £5 per night.
Children under 5 year - FREE.
Dogs £10 per stay per dog (maximum of 2)
Car parking free for the duration of your stay (one vehicle per cabin). Additional vehicles by arrangement only and at a charge of £5.00.
Hot tub - £85 for duration of stay.
Booking required? Yes. Minimum stay 2 nights Friday to Sunday.
Users Families. Small groups of friends.
Max Users 20. 4 camping cabins.
Max 4 adults per cabin or 2 adults and 3 children (primary school age)
No. of Toilets Blocks N/A. Ensuite wet room with each camping cabin.
No. of Showers See above.
Car Parking Yes - car parking area a short distance from the cabins.
Gas Refills available? N/A
Open fires allowed? No. Fire Pit Hire available.
Disposable barbeques allowed? No. Gas BBQ available for hire.
Nearest Food & Drink

Working in conjuntion with a neighbouring business; we can offer the "Woodside Welcome" which is provided by Mike and Debbie. They offer quality cooked breakfasts with locally sourced produce brought to your door. Comprising of English Bacon Rolls, The Ultimate Woodside Country Roll, Quality Tea and Coffees.

The Blue Bell Inn, Dalston (1.5 miles)
Pub & Dining. Good food and real ale. 01228 712061.

The Bridge End Inn, Dalston (1 mile)
Pub & Dining. Good food and Theakstons real ale. 01228 710161.

Watermill Cafe, Caldbeck (7 miles)
Cafe / restaurant - snacks, lunches, dinner evenings, take away.

Oddfellows Arms, Caldbeck (7 miles)
Pub food & Restaurant. Jennings real ales, pool table, breakfasts available.
Nearest Bank Dalston (1.5 miles) - Cooperative shop.
Bike Hire? No - nearest in Carlisle (5 miles)  - Border City Cycle Hire. Bike repairs in Dalston - Mystery Cycles - 07935 058137.
Local Walks

Public footpath / cycleway from Dalston to Carlisle (accessed at St. Michael's Primary School)
Rose Castle  (circular walk)  A picturesque walk of approximately 1 hour from the cabins via the river Caldew and Rose Castle (the historic residence of the Bishop of Carlisle)
Cumbria Way.
Carrock Fell & High Pike.
Skiddaw & Dash Falls.

Cycling - almost on Reivers Route 10 and National Cycle Network Route 7.

Thornfield Camping Cabins

Hawksdale, Dalston, Cumbria

T: 01228 319028
Contact: Karen & Andrew Shepherd

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

Find Us:

Leave the M6 motorway at J42 and travel approx 5 miles taking the B5299 out of Dalston heading south towards Welton.  Shortly after leaving Dalston there is a left hand turn, the road straightens and leads to a right hand turn. Just on the sharp right bend take the road signposted Rose Castle and Raughton Head. ONCE OFF THE MAIN ROAD PLEASE DO NOT FOLLOW YOUR SAT NAV. We are  1/3 mile on the right.