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Catering for families and couples, Castlerigg Hall Caravan & Caravan Park occupies one of the finest positions in the Lake District overlooking Derwentwater with breath-taking views of the surrounding fells.
Our west location above Keswick provides the opportunity to relax and enjoy dramatic sunsets from your pitch. Ninety percent of touring pitches are fully serviced, all on hard standing. The camping field is separate to the tourers with level and sloping areas. Caravans are available to hire, all rooms are heated and all with balcony. Good walks are available from the park including a 25/30 minute woodland walk into Keswick. A landscaped park providing habitat for wildlife. David Bellamy gold award winner. Cumbria for Excellence award winner 2002 and 2015, finalist 2008, Northwest Caravan Park of the year 2005 and Visit England finalist 2016. Please note: Last arrivals 21:00.
The shop offers a wide range of locally sourced produce, gifts, camping accessories and an off licence whilst ‘Food at Jiggers’ Restaurant with its oak trussed roof, old fashioned cow stalls and views over Derwentwater is the perfect place for a hearty English breakfast to set you up for a day’s walk on the fells. In the evening you can relax and enjoy a meal whilst gazing out over the panoramic view and sunset from the outside balcony. Seasonal opening hours apply to restaurant and shop.
Our three modern amenity blocks, provide toilets, showers, under floor heating in two of these, privacy cubicles, disabled facilities, a bathroom and in our newly refurbished amenity block, touch free temperature controlled showers. Other facilities include laundrette, battery charging, telephone, gas exchange, ice pack cooling and tourist information centre at the reception (with free Wi-Fi). We are situated in the countryside and like to encourage as much wildlife as possible. The site participates in the David Bellamy Conservation Awards, which are held each year and we have achieved a 12th consecutive gold award for continuing commitment for conservation and the environment.
Deer may frequently be seen from the caravan terraces along with badgers and red squirrels. We have several nesting boxes for birds, bats and owls. We are now members of the Butterfly Conservation Trust and the David Bellamy Bee Pledge.
The site is home to four pigs, two Kune-Kunes ‘Posh and Becks’ and two micro-pigs ‘Betty and Rita’, also ‘Amy, Polo and Joeby’ our miniature Shetland Ponies and ‘Rusty and Dusty’ our miniature Mediterranean donkeys and ‘Alfie and Daisy’ our two goats along with our Pygmy Goats, Ouessant Sheep and Indian Runner Ducks.
So come along to Castlerigg Hall and enjoy the countryside!
Children welcome from any age.
NY 282225 54.59255 -3.11268
We are 1.5 miles south east of Keswick off A591. Turn right up a country lane and we are on the right, 50yds after the Heights Hotel. The 555 bus stops at Castlerigg lane End, 10 minutes' walk from there.
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Disabled facilities
- Laundry facilities
- Electric shaver points
- Telephone (public)
- Television available
- Foodshop/mobile foodshop
- Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
- Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
- WiFi or internet access
- Showers available
- Single sex groups NOT accepted
- Chemical toilet disposal facilities
- Dish washing facilities
- Drinking water
- Gas cylinder exchange or refill
- Heated shower block
- Lighting throughout park
- Drying facilities
- Breakfast available
- Parking space next to pitch
- Electric hookup
- Waste/water hookup
- Flush toilets (with lighting)
- Hot water
- Booking recommended in summer
Children welcome from any age.
Self-Assessed Accessibility Details
- Parking space provided at the side of the pitch
- Surface of the pathway leading from the pitch to site facilities is:
- Solid ie tarmac / concrete etc?
- The site is:
- On a moderate slope
- Level access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp:
- To the café / restaurant
- To the shop
- To the shower block
- Toilet suitable for use by wheelchair users
- Washing facilities with:
- Separate shower units
- Wet room
- Facilities well signposted
- Ramp to reception
- Reception is well lit
- Level access (ie no steps or thresholds), within the restaurant / cafe
- Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
- Seating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
- Menus available in large print (14pt and over)
- High chairs for children
- Children's menu
See website for access statement.