Kendal

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £6.45 to £10.95 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsite is located within a National Park

    Site within National Park

Pitch up here at this lovely hillside campsite at the gateway to the southern Lake District.

Our Kendal Club campsite is ideally located for those who enjoy walking and cycling. The hills and peaks of the southern Lake District are on the doorstep while the Yorkshire Dales National Park is around a 30 minute drive away.

This beautiful campsite feels secluded yet is within walking distance of Kendal itself where you’ll find a selection of shops, a supermarket, two castles, the Abbot Hall Art Gallery as well as the award-winning Quaker Tapestry Exhibition.

The campsite enjoys lovely fell views, offers spacious pitches and has good range of facilities including a laundry, children’s play area as well as toilets and showers.

Windermere is around nine miles from Kendal campsite. Here you can board a steamer, launch a boat, windsurf or canoe. Back on land the World of Beatrix Potter at Bowness on Windermere offers the chance to meet Peter Rabbit and his friends. On the western shores the National Trust owned woodlands, Claife Heights, is great for walking, cycling and wildlife spotting.

Amblseside at the northern tip of the lake is the starting point for the challenging Wansfell, the Langdales and other mountain. You can also walk to Stock Ghyll Force from the centre of the town. Pretty Grasmere is worth a visit. Treat yourself to some of Sarah Nelson’s famous gingerbread. You’ll find the Grasmere Gingerbread shop tucked away in the corner of the churchyard.

Worth Noting

Some pitches are sloping and chocks are required.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

Plumgarths Farm Shop and Low Sizergh Barn sell local produce. Farmers’ markets are held at Brough, Orton, Penrith and Pooley Bridge.

Facilities

Kendal has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Drinking water taps

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Ball games

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Club Site Wi-fi

Reviews

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4.7

Secluded location, just off main road.

This review is for Kendal

Secluded location, just off main road. About 30 min walk to Kendal town centre, plenty shops restaurants etc. plus buses and trains. Remember a torch for return journey if going to be late! Good location for exploring lakes. Quiet site. Friendly staff.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4

This is a quiet site and while the A6 passes the entrance there wasn't any appreciable traffic...

This review is for Kendal

This is a quiet site and while the A6 passes the entrance there wasn't any appreciable traffic noise. Easy to find being only a few miles off the M6 so would make an ideal layover stop if you're travelling any distance up/down the country. The toilets and showers are kept clean and tidy but in truth could do with a bit of an upgrade to bring them in line with the very best sites. The site provided a list of eateries both in the town and aroundabout the local area. There's a Morrison's and Aldi less than a mile away so provision shopping wasn't a problem. If you're using a Garmin Satnav with the clubs POI file to locate this site the actual entrance is another 150m past where the Satnav thinks it is as you head out of Kendal. Turn where instructed and you'll head up someone's driveway. Would I use the site again? Yes to that.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 3
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5

Very friendly welcome, even though it was the end of the season and I was only staying one...

This review is for Kendal

Very friendly welcome, even though it was the end of the season and I was only staying one night. Beautifully cut green grass. Helpful suggestions for tent location facing a nice view. Bricks available for my stove and pans. I was very pleased to have instructions for a walk by the River Mint included with the camp information; just what I needed after a long drive. The weather was good (it only rained at night).

  • Location: Town,Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.3

great location for KendaL plus walking and cycling routes directly from the campsite

This review is for Kendal

great location for KendaL plus walking and cycling routes directly from the campsite

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Lake
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.5 mile form Site entrance

Nearest train station: Kendal – 1 mile

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