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  • Lake District Foundation
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism

Glamping with 28 units £35-£999 pupn sleeps 2-6

Quiet Site Camping Pods

Quiet Site Camping Pods

Quiet Site Camping Pods

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The Quiet Site Glamping has availability from 5 Apr 2020.

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Children of any age are accepted.

Due to Covid-19, bookings may be subject to restrictions.

Bell Tents
(tipi sleeps 4 + 2)

Camping Pods
(camping pod sleeps 2 + 2)

Hobbit Holes
(s/c unit sleeps 4 + 2)

Availability last updated 2 Apr 2020 00:34

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Family with Older Children D L
United Kingdom
27 August 2019
Rated as 5 out of 5

“Fantastic Hobbit Hole holiday”

Loved this place!!! Lovely clean site. The hobbit hole was surprisingly spacious and very welcome after a soaking day of activities in the rain. Warm, comfortable and a fantastic alternative to camping. The site itself had all the facilities expected and more, with a drying room, camping kitchen and a zero waste shop. It made a lovely base for us to experience Ullswater. We will definitely be staying here again in the future.

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Camping pods at the Quiet Site, Ullswater

The Pod is a timber built, insulated hut designed to be used just like a tent but unlike a tent it is already set up on the site, ready for you to move in! With no tent to erect or pack away in the rain your holiday could just have become a lot less stressful.

They are manufactured by a small firm in the south lakes and are the inspiration of a man known only as Ian. Some say he has a slightly pointy head. Each Pod has plenty of headroom and a floor area of 2.3 metres by 2.7 metres – ample space for 2 people or even 2 adults and 2 very small children.

The Pod is designed to accommodate the variable British weather with ample ventilation for the hot days and lamb’s wool insulation for those chillier times – a wooden ‘tent’ for all seasons. A Pod offers a higher level of security than a canvas tent.

About the Quiet Site:

The Quiet Site is a family-run site situated in a secluded position amongst the stunning fells that overlook Lake Ullswater.

This is a superbly maintained and very picturesque site, the facilities being housed mainly in old converted farm buildings.

There are many beautiful walks that you can start from right outside the Quiet Site and numerous activities and attractions a very short drive away.

The site is in an ideal position for touring both the North and South Lakes by car.

We are easily accessible from the M6, jct 40 and the charming market town of Penrith, both of which are only 7 miles away.

It's not surprising that 80% of our visitors have stayed with us before.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelephoneTelephone
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Senior citizens reduced ratesSenior citizens reduced rates
  • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • Games room onsiteGames room onsite
  • FishingFishing
  • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Children's outdoor play areaChildren's outdoor play area
  • Snooker/billiards/pool onsiteSnooker/billiards/pool onsite
  • Public house/InnPublic house/Inn
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Children's indoor play areaChildren's indoor play area
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities

Children welcome from any age.


CA11 0LS


Plan route to The Quiet Site Glamping using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 431236  Lat: 54.60462 Long: -2.88219

From M6 jct 40, A592 to Ullswater then Glenridding, turn right at Brackenrigg Inn, campsite on right.

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