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Wasdale National Trust Campsite

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this campsite as I have been a supporter and member of the National Trust for years until fairly recently. It is in a lot very spot at the edge of Wasdale lake however you have over an hour of extremely narrow country lanes, some extremely steep to get to it. The staff onsite are very friendly and helpful and...

Thank Hijichi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great campsite,.team are very friendly and helpful, great location especially if your looking to climb Scafell Pike you couldnt stay any closer if you tried. The views around are amazing for road trips or walking, worth a visit.

Thank Danielle C
Rugby, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place to stay beautiful views and great walks pub just a short walk away very friendly and superb facilities we will definitely be back showers and toilets are 2nd to none the road from gosford is the best way in to the site

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This review is for a recent visit with our camper van. The pitches for the vans are wholly inadequate. It's no wonder there are no photos of the pitches on the website as there is not even enough room to sit alongside the vans in the main section. This therefore led us to 'having' to move to a small section...

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stayed here for one night in March 2017 in Foxes Tipi with two friends. The campsite is beautifully located at the top of wasdale valley very close to wasdale head. The facilities are great and comprise of a toilet block with showers, washing up area, drinking tap, laundry room and onsite shop. Friendly staff, although in low season they are...

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Wonderful little campsite located in the perfect spot for those attempting Scafell Pike. Althouh getting to the campsite itself is a little tricky with all the winding roads (to be expected), the campsite is more than worth the drive. Clean showers and toilet facilities, and an on-site shop which has everything you could possibly need. Beautiful views, great for both...

2Thank Georgi M
Reviewed 28 November 2016

It would be so easy for a campsite to detract from an setting that must be as close as England gets to a wilderness. However, this site sits respectfully in its environment in a simple, nature-compatible way and is is thus all the better for it. Lighting is minimal at night (so bring good torches), but conversely this means that...

1Thank timpara
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A well run campsite in a stunning location surrounded by mountains. The site personnel were very helpful and informative, the facilities were pretty good. There was a small shop for any essentials you may need. The excellent Wasdale Head Inn was a mile or so up the valley. You can't take your vehicle on to the camping pitches so you...

Thank Matt W
North West England
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a well run campsite in a stunning location. I was in awe of the view from dawn till dusk. Getting here is not for impatient - access is via several miles of single track road with passing places. The campsite is quite large but separated into glades so it never looks regimented or sparse. Nice thing about NT...

Thank WC27
Charing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Firstly, the good points. The camp site is in a stunning natural location, next to Wastwater and the mountains loom over the site. Even in the mist and rain of our visit, the view was simply beautiful and awe-inspiring. The other campers were friendly and unobtrusive, with several families including young children. The washing-up area is well respected and clean...

Thank Duncan T

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful campsite set in the spectacular Wasdale valley - home to England's deepest lake, highest mountain and smallest church. An ideal base for walkers, climbers, and others who enjoy the great outdoors. Tents and campervans welcome or stay in one of our camping pods or Nordic tentipis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wasdale National Trust Campsite

Address: Wasdale Head | Seascale CA20 1EX‎, Eskdale, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eskdale
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
National Trust Campsite- Wasdale Campsite Hotel Eskdale
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“Plenty of good pitches”
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