Holmside

Gosforth, Seascale, Cumbria, CA20 1JB

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Waterside stays

Why stay here ...

Holmside CL is located on the western edge of the Lake District with easy access to the Wasdale and Eskdale valley as well as numerous beautiful beaches.

The site has 5 hardstanding pitches each with a section of grass for awnings and/or relaxing. It benefits from sun nearly all day and has stunning views down the Wasdale Valley to Scawfell Pike. A gentle river runs down the back of four pitches which helps to create the relaxing, peaceful atmosphere you will experience whilst staying at the site. There is very little light pollution so on clear nights star gazing is a must.

It provides an ideal base for walkers and cyclists who can experience excellent routes directly from the site, as well as Wasdale Valley being 9 miles away.

If you prefer a day at the beach then this is also very easily accessible with Seascale beach being a short 10 minute drive from the site where there are plenty of amenities including a local shop supplying local produce, who can deliver to the site if required, and an ice cream shop on the beach front.

The village of Gosforth is roughly 1 mile from the site, a 20 minute stroll, where you can find numerous pubs, an Italian restaurant and the Yam Frae Yam tearoom.

There are numerous attractions nearby including the famous La'al Ratty and Muncaster Castle. All local attractions, pubs & takeaway information can be found in the on site Information hut where you will also find games and books to help occupy your time. Busy Bees Buffets are based in the main house and offer afternoon teas, breakfasts, cakes and meals delivered to your caravan if you fancy treating yourself.

A links golf course can be found in Seascale as well as a second course 8 miles south of the site.

Dogs are more than welcome on the site but please keep them on a lead at all times and pick up any mess.

There are horses in nearby paddocks and are ofen worked in the arena linked to the site. We do ask that you do not feed the horses.

We do not offer car charging facilities on site at this time.

Caroline, Chris and Alison look forward to welcoming you to Holmside and hope to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

For more information please visit our Facebook page.

Facilities on site ...

  • Dog walk from site
  • Information room
  • Recycling facilities
  • Shower (shared use)
  • TV reception: good
  • WC (non-exclusive use)

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Latest arrival time: 8:30 PM

Latest departure time: 12:00 PM

0.75 acres

Electric amperage: 16

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Postcode:
CA20 1JB
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GPS:
Lat 54.414373 / Lon -3.417393
OS field ref:
NY081030
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Seascale
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Without a doubt the best site for a relaxing and peaceful stay

Holmside
We stayed here at Bank Holiday weekend in August and I can only echo the comments from other visitors. The site is immaculately maintained with huge pitches and plenty of space. Caroline and Alison are fabulous hosts and really make everyone feel very welcome. Great location for visiting the beautiful West Cumbrian coast and valleys. We had the Cumbrian breakfast and afternoon teas delivered to our caravan by Caroline and Alison and WOW, the food is fantastic (afternoon tea arrived with teapot and china cups and saucers and was beautifully presented). You can’t fault this site in any way, the facilities are superb including the hut with homemade cakes, games, books and lots of local information. You will not be disappointed if you choose Holmside for your break.

Finchbf

Reviewed on 03/09/2021 16:44

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hidden gem

Holmside
beautiful site just outside the village of Gosforth. Site is immaculate and owners are lovely. The on site horses are a bonus if you like them as do we! The info shed, with its honestly box for cakes, is so nice. Its a lovely spot with very nice touches that make it a perfect place if you want peace and quiet and tranquility.

The Ridgways

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Reviewed on 01/09/2021 10:45

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Beautiful site, wonderful hosts (homecooked food available!) and stunning landscape

Holmside
We stayed here for 8 nights from late July and it was the ideal place to enjoy the Western Lakes and not too far from Coniston and Ambleside (as long as you don't mind some breath-taking driving routes!). We wanted to climb Scafell Pike and you can actually see the summit from the site (when the weather was clear!) so we had the best vantage point. The site itself was easy to find and very accessible with clear instructions of which route in to take, just make sure you take heed of the signs that state 'Unsuitable for Caravans' and don't rely on your sat nav. It was a real bonus having a recently built toilet and shower room on the site - especially with our family of 5! The pitches are very clearly marked and there's a handy hut on site with local information. Our hosts couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful, especially Caroline who impressed us with her wonderful selection of reasonably priced home-cooked food and pulled out all the stops for a family afternoon tea and cooked breakfast during our stay - the perfect treat! We also had a dog with us and whilst we didn't fully explore walks nearby, the site has a handy small field to allow well-behaved dogs to let off steam (ours isn't though, so we kept him on the lead!). All in all a great first experience caravaning in The Lakes and one we hope to repeat before too long.

The Dowsons

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Reviewed on 25/08/2021 20:56

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Holmside
An excellent peaceful stay. Caroline is very welcoming and friendly. An excellent cooked breakfast delivered to your site. Information on the local area along with take away menus, home cooked cakes and an on site menu for breakfast and afternoon tea are available in the hut. A perfect location for exploring the northern Lake District.

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Reviewed on 02/08/2021 09:09

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Excellent new CL site

Holmside

Just spent four nights at Holmside and would describe the site as excellent. Local shops in Gosforth are only 20 mins walk with a lovely beer garden in the Gosforth Hall Hotel. There is a breakfast menu available with afternoon teas delivered to your pitch and we experienced a horse riding display. Local produce is available in the information summer house with books and games to borrow and the best toilet and shower facilities we have yet experienced. Their 2 border collies and 5 horses were a delight. The owners were friendly and very helpful. Definitely be back! Thank you!

Nigel Rice

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Reviewed on 06/07/2021 12:22

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