Any last minute Lake District campsites?

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Tangled Metal
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Any last minute Lake District campsites?

Postby Tangled Metal » 23 Aug 2019, 12:17pm

Anyone know of lake district campsites that tend to still have places this close to a bank holiday? My usual such site is full. They are first come first served but it seems they've started booking or are full already.

Thinking of Chapel House Farm near Grange. Anyone stay there?

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Re: Any last minute Lake District campsites?

Postby reohn2 » 23 Aug 2019, 1:00pm

You'll be lucky getting a campsite in the Lakes this close to a bank holiday with a weather forecast like we've got.
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Re: Any last minute Lake District campsites?

Postby roubaixtuesday » 23 Aug 2019, 1:04pm

In similar circumstances a few years ago we went to Dent instead of Lakes, there's a lovely very very basic campsite which is never full

https://www.ukcampsite.co.uk/sites/revi ... revid=6988

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Re: Any last minute Lake District campsites?

Postby Paulatic » 23 Aug 2019, 1:14pm

Are you mad! Who would want to be in the lakes on a bank holiday?
I can recommend Fell View we were there earlier this year some nice walking and cycling on the doorstep.
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Re: Any last minute Lake District campsites?

Postby fausto copy » 23 Aug 2019, 3:00pm

A few years ago, we'd booked our usual small B&B just outside Ambleside but I wanted some new guide books.
I called in to the TIC, where people were being offered Carlisle as the nearest available accommodation over the Bank Holiday. :lol:

We've since discovered the Eden Valley area, which is gorgeous.

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Re: Any last minute Lake District campsites?

Postby rfryer » 24 Aug 2019, 6:53am

There's a large camping field at the farm behind the pub at Hesket Newmarket. Limited facilities (a single loo / washbasin) and you can't book, but only a fiver (if you can find someone to pay) and a great drinking hole on you doorstep.