Keswick

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £9.10 to £15.25* Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsites with good pubs nearby

    Top site for pubs

  • Campsites nearby to locations suitable for watersports

    Top site for watersports

  • A popular site for couples

    Great site for couples

  • Top campsites for campers with dogs.

    Top site for dogs

  • A great site for cycling

    Top site for cycling

Please note that a 3 mile section of the A66 between Penrith and Threkeld will be closed between 8pm and 6am until the end of March – Diversion routes will be signposted accordingly.

If you’re planning to explore the northern Lakes, our Keswick Club campsite on the shores of Derwentwater is hard to beat as a base for your explorations. 

The site boasts a prime location in the north of the Lake District with stunning views extending over the lake to the hills beyond. Keswick is an organised campsite with good facilities – showers, toilets, washing up area, a laundry and a new backpacker room, particularly useful for those arriving on foot or by bike. Keswick town is within walking distance and ticks all the boxes for provisions, outdoor gear, eating and drinking.

Whether you’re a stroller, a rambler, a high-level walker or prefer to see the sights on two wheels, you can take your pick from numerous lake- and hillside tracks and trails easily accessible from Keswick campsite. Skiddaw is also easily reached from site. And, with Derwentwater so close at hand there’s no shortage of water-based activities to dip into. This stretch of water is popular for canoeing and kayaking. For a small fee you can launch directly from the Sites shoreline. 

Fishing can be enjoyed on the lake too. Try the eastern shore or hire a boat from one of the marinas and head to the centre of the lake to catch pike, bream and trout.  

For a less energetic way to enjoy the water and the views board one of the motor launches which operate around the lake and offer several drop off points.

At the southern end of Derwentwater is the beautiful valley of Borrowdale where you’ll find the Neolithic Castlerigg Stone Circle and the medieval and much photographed pack horse bridge at Ashness.

Worth Noting

Due to the possibility of Site flooding all units must have a tow vehicle on site overnight. There may be restrictions on pitch availability and use of awnings. If you have more than one car or are visiting the site you may be asked to park off-site.

WiFi

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

Eat Local

There is a farmers' market in Keswick on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Facilities

Keswick 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

  • Parent and baby room

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Camping Pods or Dens

  • Public house within one mile

  • 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

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Backpacker facilities

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Boating

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Battery charging facilities

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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4

We've stayed at this lovely site on numerous occasions over the years and booked for February...

This review is for Keswick

We've stayed at this lovely site on numerous occasions over the years and booked for February 2018 but our own Motorhome (parked) was crashed into by our own front door and was in for repair with 12,000 damage (stressful). By February we realised that the MH being provided by the insurance wasn't right for us, our daughter was ill, we'd just moved house and facing big bills. Our own MH was being returned to us in March, so I phoned up hoping to move our booking to April when we were guaranteed to have our own setup which meant that we'd have our own heating system and wouldn't be standing on our dogs. I'd also checked their availability and thought that there was nothing to stop this happening. However, the staff were inflexible and cancelled plot and we lost our deposit. We will have to rebook and lay out another deposit. As the French say, the French have rules where flexibility and common-sense are applied. English/British have rules.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town,Lake
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break
  • Friendliness: 3
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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3.3

We were over the moon about this site.Wish we had come when we joined the club many years ago.

This review is for Keswick

We were over the moon about this site.Wish we had come when we joined the club many years ago.We would never be away.One tip,the site is full most of the time so book well in advance. Another point, the management think they own the place,when indirectly the members do.They are the worst we have come across.Saying that l ticked all the boxes as you have everything here.It's only a short drive from the M6 so has excellent links from the north and south.Also,be prepared for bad weather, it is called the Lake District hence a lot of rain.We will be back.

  • Location: Town,Country,Secluded,Lake
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 1
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 5
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5

Just returned from another fantastic stay at this gem of a site.

This review is for Keswick

Just returned from another fantastic stay at this gem of a site. Traveling down to Lancashire to see family we use this site for a stop over on the way down from Scotland. It never fails to impress,the site wardens trimmed up for Christmas beautifully the whole site is spotless a credit to the wardens. And being a Caravan Park warden myself I know the standard requirements great work will be returning time and time again fantastic

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Families
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

The site and its facilities were excellent.

This review is for Keswick

The site and its facilities were excellent. Over Christmas we had a lot of rain and much of the site flooded. The wardens worked very hard, including over Cheristmas night, to ensure all units were safe and secure. The wardens could not have been more helpful and reassuring. A very big thank you for a very professional service and a lovely site

  • Location: Lake
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.50 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Penrith – 17 miles

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