Englethwaite Hall Caravan Club Site (REF : ENG)

Armathwaite, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4 9SY

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Englethwaite Hall Club Site is a tranquil oasis scattered with rhododendrons from the garden of the former Old Hall. Located in the Eden Valley of Carlisle, the caravan park is set against a backdrop of the lovely High Stand Forest. Recent reports show that the number of red squirrels in the area has increased, so you may be lucky to see some during your visit. The site now offers a viewing hide from which you can watch red squirrels.

Come for a night, stay for a week. That's what happens to those using the Englethwaite Hall Club Site as a stopover during the drive to Scotland on the M6. The area is especially popular for walkers because of its convenient footpath access to uncrowded landscapes and scenic beauty - the Eden Valley riverside walk is a special treat. For added activities such as a swimming pool, cinema, restaurants and pubs, the nearby town of Carlisle won't disappoint. The town can be reached by steam train, along a line which passes through scenic countryside and waterfalls. The Settle to Carlisle Railway runs right past the bottom of the site driveway. In the summer special steam train events pass the site twice a week and visitors can stand right by the track to enjoy the atmosphere and take photographs. Carlisle Castle and the famous Hadrian's Wall are only a short drive away. The site is a perfect choice for those with dogs, with many local dog-friendly pubs. A serene gem surrounded by views of the Lakeland fells and wild flower scattered country lanes, the caravan site offers an excellent escape.

The site is quiet during the school holidays, making it the ideal choice for those seeking a peaceful and relaxing holiday.

Service pitches are available.

Please note: This site does not have a toilet block.

Facilities on site ...

  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Dog walk from site
  • Dog walk on site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Gas
  • Motorhome service point
  • TV reception: good
  • Wi-Fi

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Walking notes:

You can walk in both directions from the site. The Eden Valley riverside walk is also highly recommended.

Supermarket notes:
The closest is at junction 43 on the M6.

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Directions

Please only use these recommended directions and not sat nat for the final approach, due to other roads being unsuitable for towing vehicles, and do not approach through Armathwaite. Leave M6/A6 at junction 42 onto the B6263 (signposted Wetheral). In 1.75 miles (about 0.25 mile after crossing the railway bridge in Cumwhinton) turn right (signposted Wetheral Shield, Armathwaite, Animal Refuge). The site is on the right in about 2.75 miles. Bumpy road - recommended maximum speed 35mph.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
CA4 9SY
GPS:
Lat 54.84483 / Lon -2.80131
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OS field ref:
NY487504
OS map ref:
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Handbook map ref:
F12

Transport links

  • Buses go to: Carlisle and Dalston
  • Car hire on site
  • Nearest train station: Wetheral
  • Train station within 5 miles

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This site suits us perfectly

This site suits us perfectly. It is well off the beaten track yet superbly convenient for the M6 / M74 / A6 / A7 / A66 / A69 with easy access roads. It is also centrally-located between the Lakes (Cumbria), North Pennines (County Durham) and Kielder Forest (Northumberland) as well as being right in the middle of the beautiful Eden Valley so a perfect base for touring. The site itself is magnificent – totally peaceful with open and wooded areas, an excellent layout and spacious level pitches. There is no toilet block but we prefer sites that don’t have one. There is also no play area or other children’s facilities and this is a real bonus as far as we are concerned (been there, done that, kids gone, don’t want noise, bikes, footballs etc)!! Wardens like on most Club sites – absolutely first class. However, on this occasion they went above and beyond by taking the trouble to phone us early on the day booked for our arrival to tell us about a critical road closure near the site and to give us an alternative access route. Brilliant! Nine glorious days on this visit and looking forward to more as soon as possible.
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One night stay on our way to Scotland. Very peaceful and attractive site. Easy to access from M6. Very helpful wardens.
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Excellent Site

A beautiful and quiet corner of Cumbria. A well maintained and managed site. Friendly and extremely helpful wardens, well done to them. Tremendous for dogs, with interesting walks and a 'playpark'.
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Beautiful well kept site

Stopped here recently for 2 nights returning from our holiday in Scotland. The site is beautifully situated in the Eden valley. It is extremely well kept. The wardens were very friendly and knowledgeable about the surrounding area and the history of the site. The site is set in mature woodland and is mostly surrounded by trees so a lot of the pitches were in shade a fair amount of the time. Also there seemed to be a number of seasonal pitches in use which reduced the number of available pitches. As mentioned by other reviewers, there is no toilet block on site you need to use your own facilities The site is very peaceful as it is well off the road.

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Telephone:
01228 560202