Slapestone Villa

Stainton, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0EB

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Ideal for ...

  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

  • Game fishing adjacent.
  • There is a bus service to Penrith, Keswick and Workington just outside the CL.

Facilities on site ...

  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: good
  • Working farm

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Useful Info

0.75 acres

Electric amperage: 16

Lawned site

Recycling Facilities

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Postcode:
CA11 0EB
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GPS:
Lat 54.646403 / Lon -2.784921
OS field ref:
NY493283
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Buses go to: Penrith, Keswick and Workington.
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Penrith
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Just a beautiful site.

Slapestone Villa
I stayed here for one night as on my way to Scotland. Perfect site as it’s just off the M6 or if you on the A66. Few minutes across the M6. Very quiet and easy to find. Lovely views from any pitch. Also be a great site to stay for longer and tour the area. Would definitely recommend Slapestone Villas CL. If you can get in.

Landyman2018

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Reviewed on 13/05/2024 16:48

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Gem of a site

Slapestone Villa
Just arrived back from this fantastic little site. Amazing views from any of the hard standing pitches. Easily accessible off the m6. 4 miles from Ullswater so easy access to walk or visit the tourist places but then come back to peace and tranquility. We visited the pub which does excellent food and very busy, we did find out it did take outs as well. The owner who lives in the bungalow adjacent to the site was very helpful. A very enjoyable weekend.

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Reviewed on 29/08/2023 07:13

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What a gem of a site

Slapestone Villa
What a lovely site with bus stops almost at the site entrance affording easy access via public transport to Keswick in one direction and Penrith in the other. Yes, the site is slightly sloping but that gives you a better view from the two pitches set slightly further back and there are levelling blocks left out for you to use. Easy to navigate entrance and the site is only a couple of miles from the M6 so ideal for a stop-over if you need one yet well-positioned for a longer stay should you choose to visit the area. Ullswater is a short ride away and the steamer up and down the lake is great. We were made very welcome by several of the 'regular' visitors to the site, some of whom have been coming for years. The owner made us very welcome, giving us details of places to visit and the bus times. TV reception good and the hard-standing on all 5 pitches means easy manoeuvring and pulling on and off. We plan to stay at the site again in order to visit the wider area. We were only there for 3 nights but will be staying longer next time.

TFord

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Reviewed on 16/05/2022 20:43

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Good for more than a Stopover point at Penrith

Slapestone Villa
It would be easier and quicker to name the things that are poor with this CL rather than list all of the good points but when I've come to think of the poor things then they aren't really that bad. You have to drive over grass to reach 3 of the 5 Hardstanding pitches! But even after heavy persistent Lake District rain the ground underneath was firm and we had no problem exiting the site on it. Um... oh yes, the traffic noise? Nope, had worse on country farm sites miles from the nearest main road. Yes it is there but drops off at night and no noise from the nearby M6. That's it folks. The rest is all good including the splendiferous view. The owners even supply wooden blocks for pitching if you can't get level. Shops are nearby in Penrith. Bus stops right outside the CL to take you to Keswick or Penrith or even Workington should you so desire. Plus at £12 a night it still represents excellent value. So there you have it. A really good CL.

Wherenext

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Reviewed on 25/09/2020 20:51

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The best view from caravan window!

Slapestone Villa
We love this C L, very easy access from from M 6. Bus stop outside the gate, into Keswick and beyond. Owners are very friendly. Even in poor weather the view is great. Good hardstandings and the site is kept very tidy.

Marydavie

Reviewed on 15/07/2020 21:50

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