Coniston Park Coppice Club Campsite

Park Gate, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8LA

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Imaginatively landscaped, the campsite is set within 63 acres of beautiful National Trust woodland. With pitches grouped in open glades and easy access to the fun attractions of Coniston Water, the site offers a scenic, peaceful base for an active holiday that will keep the whole family happy, including its own mini adventure playground for children. Additional activities within the area include cycling, rock climbing, guided pony treks around the fells and much more.

The close proximity of Coniston Park Coppice Club Campsite to Coniston Water is a great bonus, for a short walk of 400 yards brings you to the lakeside launching point where you can enjoy watching or try your hand at a range of water sports such as dinghy sailing, windsurfing and canoeing. Coniston Pier, only 1.5 mile away, offers steamboat rides on the Coniston Gondola and boat hire. Several cafes and pubs serving good food are located in the village 1 mile away.

The caravan site is an excellently placed central point for exploring the whole National Park, with its dramatic combination of Lakeland and soaring fells. Needless to say, the walking is matchless and you have a good range of paths to keep you on the go. Birdwatchers will not be disappointed - expect to have your binoculars in constant use, especially in Grizedale Forest.

Did you know that you can book a glamping holiday on this site? Find out more on our sister website Experience Freedom.

Things to do on site ...

  • Playground

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Late arrivals area with electric hook-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: fair
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Silver

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Walking notes:

You can walk to Coniston via the edge of the lake, and also enjoy walks from Coniston village into the hills. Climb The Old Man of Coniston from the village, with views out to Coniston Water and beyond. Leaflets detailing the wide choice of walking routes in the local area are available from the shop. Find out more.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:

There are 3 small supermarkets in the village. Larger supermarkets are Booths in Ulverston (14 miles), Asda, Morrisons and Tesco in Barrow (25 miles) and Asda and Morrisons in Kendal (25 miles).

Great savings on days out

Offers available to Club members

Offer image for: Brantwood - John Ruskin's Home - £1 discount
Offer image for: Go Ape - Grizedale - 10% discount
Offer image for: Mountain Goat Tours - 10% discount
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Directions

Whenever possible approach from the South (Newby Bridge) on the A590. Follow signposts for the A590, Barrow. In 5 miles at Greenodd turn right onto the A5092 (signposted Workington). Within 2 miles fork right onto A5084. In about 6 miles in Torver turn right onto the A593. The site is on the right within 1.25 miles (100 yards past the brown and white tourism sign). Please note that the final approach from North or South is narrow in places. Arrivals after 20:00 please remain on reception area beyond office.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
LA21 8LA
GPS:
Lat 54.35311 / Lon -3.08354
Plan a route to this site
OS field ref:
SD297957
OS map ref:
96
Handbook map ref:
F10

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Coniston and Ulverston
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Shop within 1 mile

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Ideal for walks from the site to Coniston and Torver

Coniston Park Coppice Club Campsite
Love Coniston Park Coppice CAMC site - a new favourite! Although in a wood, there are lots of pitches in the open. Pitches come in all sizes from tiny to massive and there is a lot of flexibility over how you park your unit. We found a sunny spot near the bottom playground on a massive pitch which was great for our 8m+ van. Wardens were great , as we have always found them to be. There is a little shop for essentials. Great walks from the site and a short walk into Coniston( which has shops, pubs cafes, car parks, tourist information), either through fields by the lake or inland along the old railway line. Coniston is a lovely village. Can thoroughly recommend two cafes ( our requirements are : dog friendly, gluten free options and good coffee/ food): the Bluebird on the waterfront (for location)and in the village : The Herdwick You can also walk along the old railway line ( from the top of the site near the road)or by the lake in the opposite direction to Torver where there is a pub and another gem of a cafe: Undercrag which is the studio/ gallery of a local artist and Thursday to Sunday a fabulous vegetarian cafe. It is very out of the way. A short walk on from the pub but very worth the effort and is frequented by many locals. Had a lovely walk to the Coppermines valley from Coniston village. We also drove to Lake Windermere where we visited NT Wray castle ( great cafe) and NT Claife viewing station. Then we drove to Ambleside for a wander and had a great lunch ( GF & Dog friendly) at Mr H Tearoom. Can recommend the Coniston Inn just the other side of the village and on the lake shore. Lovely and spacious inside with great food. Also dog friendly. We only discovered it on our last evening but would have returned if we had longer there.

JillandLouis

Caravanner

Reviewed on 27/05/2022 18:54

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Very good site, local access tight in places

Coniston Park Coppice Club Campsite
Local road access from any direction is ropey. Lovely wooded glade areas, mean you're v likely to be under trees. Many are oak, which constantly spill debris onto your van and awning and car which lead to masses of brown staining over the lot unfortunately. So a lot of cleaning up to do. This might be a seasonal thing. Facilities are nice and proximity of the lake, 1.5m walk to Coniston, 0.5m to pub are nice pluses to have.

ACT

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Reviewed on 24/05/2022 11:32

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Coniston Park Coppice Club Campsite
Really great site- large site but wardens will advise where family or quieter areas are etc. Tends to be busier the closer to the lake you are, but all areas are within easy reach of lake through the woods or paths Most pitches are amongst trees and we found a flat one easily. Plenty of toilet blocks/facilities on site which close for cleaning at different times. Very clean. Camp shop useful and on site fish and chips on certain days. Wardens very efficient and friendly. Lovely Bluebird cafe (also sells beer and wine!) on path to Coniston on edge of lake. Shop near there sells souvenirs and walking maps. Great footpaths and plenty of opportunities for longer hikes all from site. Super pubs in Coniston. All dog friendly. Dogs have to be on leads on lots of paths as sheep grazing on open land. Will definitely be back!

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Reviewed on 22/05/2022 22:36

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Lovely Site

Coniston Park Coppice Club Campsite
The Coppice Club site.... I am tempted to say its terrible so I can keep it a secret.... But have to say its a brilliant site and great location and facility's are good as always with the Motorhome and caravan club. The only couple of criticisms are:- the are trees lots of them so things drop off on your van including sap which can be difficult to deal with and (although nothing to do with the Club site there is a camping site near the water edge below Coppice which can get rowdy at a weekend due group's of campers.. Although We enjoyed our stay very much

Louth57

Reviewed on 19/05/2022 20:14

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Coniston Park Coppice Club Campsite
Our first stay at Coniston. Very different from the usual sites within the club, in a good way. The site covers a massive area with pitches in various locations. It’s within easy walking distance of the Lake and also into Coniston itself. Ideal spot for families to enjoy the freedom and utilise the Lake for various activities. Staff were friendly and informative , all facilities were maintained to a high standard. Liked the fact we could arrive after 10 am , made a huge difference to our day. My only negative was actually reaching the site from the North. The road from Ambleside certainly isn’t an A road. It’s very tight and not very pleasant to drive along.

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Reviewed on 18/05/2022 12:45

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Telephone:
01539 441555

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Before you travel

Ahead of your arrival onsite, please check our Before you travel webpage (camc.com/beforeyoutravel) for key information about roadworks or diversions and any site works that may be underway.

With our campsites busier than ever right now, we'd really appreciate your support with a few things to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable stay. Please be mindful of site arrival times (as they do vary), keep children and pets close by and within sight, and ensure you keep your speed below 5mph. Thank you!

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