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Herdwick Croft Caravan Park in Cumbria

Herdwick Croft Caravan Park in Cumbria

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Herdwick Croft Caravan Park in Cumbria
Bassenthwaite lake
Near Keswick
CA12 4RD
017687 76241

Based in the English Lake District, very close to the beautiful Bassenthwaite Lake, Herdwick Croft offers an award winning caravan and touring park with views over the North Lakeland fells.

The caravan park is only 8 miles from the market town of Keswick on Derwentwater, and 5 miles from Cockermouth, the birthplace of Wordsworth and Fletcher Christian (author of Mutiny on the Bounty). The picturesque Lakeland village of Bassenthwaite is only 2 miles away.

Herdwick Croft caravan Park is a small, secluded, yet well equipped site at the Northern end of Bassenthwaite Lake, within easy reach of the best of the English Lake District.

The views from the site are magnificent overlooking the best of the Lakeland fells including Skiddaw and Binsey. You are surrounded by tranquil countryside and woodland areas. Bassenthwaite Lake is 50 yards from the site. Well behaved Children & Dogs are Welcome. The site is within easy reach of Keswick on Derwentwater, Cockermouth and even Carlisle. There are superb family facilities nearby and it is an excellent area for the outdoor enthusiast.

Campsite/Caravan Park Details

Basic facilities
  • Toilet Block
  • Shower Block
  • Electric hookup
  • Chemical Disposal
  • Washing up
  • Laundry
  • Security barrier

Accommodation Types
  • Touring caravans
  • Motorhomes and campers
  • Trailer tents
  • Tents
  • Static holiday homes

Pitch type
Mixed grass and hardstanding
Level pitches

Pets - Check with park owner first

Within Walking Distance of the site

  • Leisure complex
  • Area of natural beauty

Further afield

The historic market town of Cockermouth has many attractions including a castle, Wordsworth House and the Jennings Brewery. Keswick is on the Northern shore of Derwentwater and has a good variety of shops, a cinema, leisure pool, theatre and more.
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Attractions & Places to Visit

The Lakes Distillery
Category: Attractions
Distance: 0.26 Miles
Tourist Attraction Type: Themed Attractions
Lake District Wildlife Park
Category: Attractions
Distance: 0.57 Miles
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Go Ape Whinlatte
Category: Attractions
Distance: 4.75 Miles
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Pencil Museum
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Distance: 6.5 Miles
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Keswick Museum
Category: Attractions
Distance: 6.76 Miles
Tourist Attraction Type: Museums/Art Galleries
Keswick Launch
Category: Attractions
Distance: 7.1 Miles
Tourist Attraction Type: Boat Trips
Senhouse Roman Museum
Category: Attractions
Distance: 10.53 Miles
Tourist Attraction Type: Museums/Art Galleries
Lake District Coast Aquarium
Category: Attractions
Distance: 10.69 Miles
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Honister Slate Mine
Category: Attractions
Distance: 11.74 Miles
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