Campsites near Grizedale

Grizedale is an enchanting camping escape amidst majestic forests, serene lakes, and soaring peaks.

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12 top campsites near Grizedale

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Kestrel Lodge Camping

10 units · Tents4 acres · Keswick, Cumbria, North West England
A family-friendly Lake District campsite, nestled between the quiet shores of Bassenthwaite Lake and the beautiful Cumbrian fells
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Social District

15 units · Tents55 acres · Grizedale, Cumbria, North West England
Lake District camping on the banks of Lake Windermere, with direct access to the water.
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The Old Chapel Campsite

30 units · Tents1 acre · Grizedale, England
Nearly wild camping in the North Pennines
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Baystone Bank Farm Campsite

17 units · Motorhomes, Tents1 acre · Millom, England
Lake District camping on a working farm with a stream to splash in, campfires encouraged and a horse-riding centre on the doorstep
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Hazel Mount Fellside

5 units · Tents5 acres · Eskdale, Cumbria, North West England
Nearly wild camping on the western edge of the Lake District overlooking the Duddon Estuary
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Harebeck Holidays

8 units · Glamping, Motorhomes1 acre · Wasdale, England
Nestled between the Western Lake District Fells and the Irish Sea coast this site is situated on a working dairy and sheep farm. Farm tours can be arranged on arrival. A play hut with outdoor games, drying room with communal fridge and freezer (some units have their own small fridge). Natural hedges surround the site. Four fruit trees near the shower block Half a mile to Gosforth village with Shop, Bakery, Cafe, 4 Pubs providing food and an Italian restaurant. Gosforth and Seascale villages have play parks. Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, Wasdale, Scafell Pike and Sandy Beaches with Cafes selling local ice cream are nearby with most Lake District attractions within an hours drive and Edinburgh a three hour drive away. There are 5 campervan/motorhome pitches, a pod, a modern take on a shepherds hut with underfloor heating, a heated pod and two gypsy caravans with electricity to book. All pitches are on gravel positioned to enjoy views over farmland to Scafell Pike and other fells, they are surrounded by grassy areas with seating and a picnic table. A wooden play hut has outdoor games and toys inside. Awnings can be added on the 3 larger pitches. Tents can be pitched next to units for an extra £10 per night. Barbeques are allowed on gravel with our Gypsy Caravans having a campfire area. There is a communal fridge and freezer, outdoor drying space. Farm tours can be arranged. Wildlife and farm animals can be seen in the surrounding fields. Fresh vegetables and barbeque packs can be ordered with 24 to 48 hours notice. Grocery deliveries accepted from supermarkets. There is also a holiday cottage on the farm sleeping 6 over two rooms. Situated midway between the Western Lake District Fells and the Irish Sea Coast makes this site ideal for lower or higher level walks. Sandy beaches at Seascale and St Bees have cafes selling locally made ice cream alongside play areas to keep children happy. Scafell England's highest mountain is close by as are a number of Wainwrights. Nearby is Muncaster Castle and Gardens with its Hawk and Owl Centre, also Ravenglass (a Roman port with remains of a bath house),  you can ride up the Eskdale Valley on the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway (Laal Ratty). Perhaps take a stroll to Stanley Ghyll waterfall. They have a cafe at both terminuses with a museum in Ravenglass where nearby you can sample Ravenglass Ice Cream. Wasdale and Ennerdale are close by both valleys having cafes and pubs.
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Woodman's Huts

3 units · Glamping1 acre · Cumbria, North West England
Beautiful handmade shepherd's huts in the heart of the picturesque South Lakes
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White Peak Camping

15 units · Motorhomes, Tents2 acres · Buxton, Derbyshire, East Midlands
Camping on a Peak District farm near the Monsal Trail
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Burrs Manor Wild Camping

30 units · Motorhomes, Tents3 acres · Buxton, England
Nearly wild camping in the Peak District National Park, near Buxton
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White House Farm Campsite, Wardlow

60 units · Motorhomes, Tents4 acres · Wardlow, England
What a little Derbyshire gem: back to basics Whitehouse Farm Campsite is a simple site in a most scenic setting five minutes’ drive from the pretty village of Tideswell. The site’s central location in the Peak District National Park means it’s a top spot for those who want to ramble or ride bikes – several circular trails leave from Tideswell and the traffic-free Monsal Trail is a five-minute drive away. And there’s plenty more activity if you require it too, as activity centres nearby can sort you out days of horse riding, abseiling, climbing and caving. All this activity isn’t mandatory, of course – this is an equally fine location for days pottering off to local pubs, pigging out on pudding in Bakewell or taking a leisurely stroll around the Chatsworth Estate, 20 minutes away. And if even that’s too much, you’d be welcome to spend some time loafing about on site: there’s heaps of space here, and as facilities have been kept quite minimal (just showers and toilets) there should be a good serving of peace and quiet to go with it all. Guests are welcome to light up a barbecue or campfire for cookouts and keeping warm; Tideswell’s the place for supermarket supplies, and it’s also handily got a fish and chip shop and a couple of pubs for days when your firelighting skills aren't up to much.
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Puddlemire

21 units · Glamping, Tents5 acres · Kirkby Lonsdale, England
Camping in countryside between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales
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Catgill Farm Camping & Glamping

153 units · Glamping, Tents1 acre · North Yorkshire, England
Family camping and glamping on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and a stone's throw from famous Bolton Abbey
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Campsites near Grizedale guide

Overview

Right in the heart of Cumbria, Grizedale beckons campers with its renowned Grizedale Forest that provides a tranquil camping experience amidst verdant woodlands. Nearby, Lake Windermere invites campers to indulge in water activities and lakeside relaxation. For those seeking a challenging hike, the mighty Scafell Pike stands tall, offering intrepid campers the chance to conquer England's highest peak and relish in awe-inspiring vistas from its summit. Camp across Cumbria amidst the trees or lakeside in well-maintained tent pitches and caravan sites with facilities such as electric hookups, showers, fire pits, picnic areas, and modern restroom facilities. Or go glamping for the night in shepherd’s huts, yurts, and cabins.

Where to go

Grizedale Forest

Embrace the nearby beauty of Grizedale Forest and spend the night in a tent, caravan, or cabin amidst the lush canopy of trees. Explore the forest's network of walking and biking trails, such as the popular Grizedale Tarn Trail or Silurian Way, to view contemporary art sculptures throughout the area. Adventure seekers can try their hand at Go Ape, an exhilarating treetop adventure course, or explore the forest on segways or horses. After a day of exploration, retire to a local family-run forest campsite equipped with essential amenities, including clean facilities, picnic areas, and electric hookups for added comfort. Woodland cabin rentals with private hot tubs are also available.

Lake Windermere

A short drive away lies Windermere Lake—the largest natural lake in England. Go boating, kayaking, paddleboarding, windsurfing, or sailing to appreciate the Lake District’s tranquil beauty. Take a leisurely stroll along the lakefront, or explore nearby trails such as Orrest Head circular trail, providing views of the lake and surrounding fells. For a more relaxed experience, hop on a Lake Windermere cruise. Nearby lakeside camping sites offer pitches with various amenities, including access to clean facilities and picnic areas. For a cosier experience, rent a yurt or shepherd’s hut near the lake in towns like Low Wray, Ambleside, and Rydal.

Scafell Pike

For the adventurous souls, a journey to Scafell Pike promises a thrilling camping experience. Ascend England’s highest peak and revel in the panoramic views from the summit. The most popular route, Brown Tongue path, takes you through awe-inspiring terrain. As night falls, camp at designated camping areas along the trails for both tents and caravans that have electric hookups, toilets, and water stations.

When to go

In the warmer months, from spring to early autumn, the weather is ideal for camping, hiking, and water activities, with temperatures ranging from 10–20°C. Winters in Grizedale are cold, with temperatures ranging from 0–8°C. The Lake District transforms into a winter wonderland during this time, offering a charming setting for campers seeking a more serene experience.

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