Volkswagen Campervan Touring Routes

Tour of Windermere, Lake District

Total Driving Time: 1.2hrs
Total Miles: 30
No. Sites: 3
Days Required: 5/7

Site 1: Hawkshead Hall Campsite

Situated ¼ mile from Hawskhead, quiet lanes, forest tracks, ideal for walks.

To do: Beatrix Potter Gallery
Go Ape
Hawkshead trout fishing
Windermere Lake Cruises
Grizedale Visitors Centre

Useful Links: Hawkshead Pocket Guide PDF 

Site 2: Skelwith Fold Caravan Park

Unspoilt Lakeland woodland, magnificent views of the Langdale Pikes, voted Holiday Park of the year 2010 by Cumbrian Tourist Board, 2.4 miles from Ambleside, 7.6 miles from Bowness.

To do:
Brockhole Lake District Visitors Centre
Low Wood Water Sport Centre – walking routes for all ages and abilities from lakeside strolls to fell walks.

Useful Links: Windermere and Bowness Pocket Guide PDF
Ambleside Pocket Guide PDF

Site 3: Park Cliffe Camping & Caravan Estate

Set in 25 acres of picturesque countryside, breath-taking views over fells and Lake Windermere.

To do: Windermere Lake Cruises
Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway
Go Ape
Aquarium of the Lakes
Holker Hall & Gardens
Sizergh Castle
Fell Foot Park

Useful Links: Park Cliffe Brochure

Volkswagen Hard Knott Escape, Lake District

Total Driving Time: 3.4hrs
Total Miles: 107
No. Sites: 4
Days Required: 5/7

Site 1: Eskdale Camping & Caravanning Site

Situated in the village of Boot Eskdale is “one of the loveliest of Lakeland Valleys” said Alfred Wainwright. There are walks to suit all levels. Boot boasts three traditional Lakeland pubs within easy walking distance of the site.

To do: Stanley Ghyll Force – 60ft high in a dramatic deep and narrow gorge.
Eskdale Cycle Trail Newly – created which runs between Eskdale and Ravenglass.
Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway.

Walks in the area:
Eskdale Green
Walk along the Esk

Site 2: Wasdale

This stunning place is under the Scafell mountain range at the head of beautiful Wastwater. Walkers can reach England’s highest peak – Scafell Pike – and England’s deepest lake – Wastwater – from the Site. Wasdale Head Inn is a short walk away.

To do: Canoeing on Wastwater

Walks in the area: Scafell Pike. There is any number of walks and climbs for all levels of skill. Wastwater – winner of ITV’s Britain’s Favourite View!

Site 3: Seacote Holiday Park 

Situated on the West Cumbrian Coast. In front of the site lies St Bees Beach, walk along the beach to Flewick Bay.

To do: Good food
Walks in the area: St Bees
Scalebarrow
Fleswick Bay – St Bees Head
Coulderton & the beach
Loughrigg & Outrigg

Site 4: Ravenglass Camping & Caravanning Club

A lovely site set in six acres of mature woodland that  lies on the outskirts of the pretty fishing village which shares its name.

To do: Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
Muncaster Castle