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 (exclusive use)
  • TV reception: good
  • WC (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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Superb site, owner and location

Holmside
Full review and photos: https://www.theroadtwospoons.co.uk/blog/holmside-cl-review Holmside CL is a beautifully situated CL in the Western Lake District. Located between the beaches of the West coast and Wasdale which is home to Scafell Pike (the highest peak in England) and Wast Water (the deepest lake in England). Due to its location and setting Holmside CL is ideal for a variety of people to enjoy. You can be at the beach in Drigg within around 10 minutes with other options available such as Bootle or St Bees in 20-30 minutes. Depending on traffic due to narrow roads you'll find yourself at the North end of Wast Water in the main car parks in around 30 minutes.

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Reviewed on 24/05/2022 13:39

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A Little Gem

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We spent a long bank holiday weekend here. Caroline, the owner, was extremely friendly and welcoming. Large hard standing pitches with electric. Toilet and shower room on site, free of charge and immaculate. Fresh and grey water, elsan and rubbish/recycling on site. A hut contains local goods with a honesty box and information files on local interests, restaurants and take aways. Thank you for a lovely few days away. Shame you aren’t closer to home. We’ll be back.

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Reviewed on 03/05/2022 10:32

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Fantastic

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We have just spent four nights at Holmside. What a fantastic site. Shower and toilet very modern and clean. Excellent location for exploring the western lakes. Very good information hut, with DVD's you can borrow as well as books. We didn't make use of the breakfasts on offer, but we did see Caroline delivering them to a couple of vans. The site is only 12 months old, so all the facilities, grey waste etc are new and easily located as you have to drive past them. If you are into horses, there are a few in the adjacent fields. Overall, highly recommended and we will definately stay here when next in the area. My nomination for CL of the year.

MIKE BOARDMAN

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Reviewed on 26/04/2022 19:13

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Great Site

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Stayed for just the one night in our camper van. Agree with others that this site is immaculate. Facilities were excellent with flat, spacious hard standing pitches with grassed areas next to them.12 minute walk to the first pub in the lovely village of Gosforth, The Kelbank ( great food and beer). Not the best weather but hey ho, it is February. Good spot to stay if you intend to chalk some Wainwrights off as well . Will definately return again later in the year.

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Reviewed on 06/02/2022 19:35

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Ha a really great Christmas and New Year at Holmside

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We have just left Holmside having spent 10 nights over Christmas and New Year. Caroline is so helpful and welcoming it feels like we have a new friend. A campsite gathering was organised for Christmas Eve and New Years Eve with mulled wine/hot pimms and a wonderful buffet. It made the festive times so friendly. We were able to order a 3 course Christmas lunch (£20pp) from Caroline which was delivered to the van and was delicious. We also had breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner delivered during the week which were equally great. A lovely area on the west of the Lakes, close enough to visit the busier east side but much quieter. Can’t wait to go back.

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Reviewed on 02/01/2022 18:44

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