Troutbeck Head Caravan Club Site

Troutbeck, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0SS

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Troutbeck Head Club Site in Penrith is set in classically beautiful North Lakeland countryside, and is conveniently only 4 miles from the restaurants and shops of Ullswater. A fabulous getaway for nature lovers and walkers, the caravan park nestles in a picturesque valley alongside a babbling brook.

Situated below the Great Mell Fell and with spectacular views of Blencathra to the west, Troutbeck Head Club Site gives you access to some of the prettiest walks in the country. For superb views of the central mountains, a drive over the dramatic Kirkstone Pass is not to be missed. This will lead you to Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere, where you can sample the local restaurants and explore some of Wordsworth's favourite haunts. A lake cruise on Ullswater is a must, with the option of a scenic walk between Howtown and Glenridding (only 7 miles away). For the energetic, the Rookin House Farm Centre next door to the caravan site offers plenty of fun activities - quad bikes, archery, go-karting, clay pigeon shooting, horse riding and much more.

The site provides easy access to numerous lakes, mountains, valleys & rivers, whilst pretty villages, country pubs and farm shops are plentiful, making Troutbeck the ideal destination for exploring and relaxing in the Cumbrian countryside.

Things to do on site ...

  • Games room
  • Playground

Facilities on site ...

  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Dog walk on 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: poor

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Walking notes:

Maps and guides are on sale for walkers in the Lake District.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:

The closest is the Co-Op and Booths in Keswick, 7 miles away. There is a Morrisons, Booths, Aldi, Sainsburys and Iceland in Penrith, 10 miles away.

Great savings on days out

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Directions

Please only use these recommended directions for the final approach and not sat nav, due to unsuitable roads for towing. Leave the M6 at junction 40 onto the A66 (signposted Keswick). In about 0.75 mile at the roundabout, continue on the A66 (signposted Keswick). In about 7 miles turn left onto A5091 (signposted Dockray, Ullswater). The site is on the right in about 1.25 miles.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
CA11 0SS
GPS:
Lat 54.6161 / Lon -2.95618
Plan a route to this site
OS field ref:
NY385251
OS map ref:
90
Handbook map ref:
F11

Transport links

  • Car hire on site

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First site visit of the year

One of our favourite sites in the network & always a pleasure to return. A spacious site with beautiful views from the main pitches, not so from the super pitches. Must comment on the high prices here at a site without WiFi. A fortnight here is half the cost of our normal 6 weeks in France with a ferry crossing. We were impressed with the cleanliness of the facilities and they way they were set up for present circumstances. It all worked very well and when using them we felt very safe. We found all the wardens to be friendly, helpful and extremely professional. They all had excellent customer service skills. The weather was poor, but that didn't spoil our enjoyment. We managed lots of lovely walks on the fells. We will be returning off season for sure.
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GREAT NEW YEAR BREAK

Stayed at Troutbeck to bring in the New Year. We're planning on booking for there again as it was a great site. Great Location the place was spotless, and the staff extremely helpful and friendly. The walk over the back out of the site towards Dockray is great, it was recommended by the receptionist when we were asking about walks.
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Stunning site

We stayed at this stunning caravan site over the new year break period ,extremely clean and well looked after site, very modern shower/toilet facilities,The Staff were very helpful and chatty. Great place to get around the lakes and surrounding areas , definitely will be returning
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Fantastic site in a fantastic location

Fantastic site with stunning views over Blencathra, within 15 mins drive of the A66 and very easily accessed. Myself, the hubby and our pooch, stayed from Boxing day to New Years Day and had a wonderful time. The sites facilities are immaculate and well maintained. The staff were friendly and helpful, they had made the site lovely and festive and held a small get together in the games room, for those who wanted to see the New Year in with drinks and nibbles. The site is about a 15 min drive to either Penrith or Keswick and is close to lots of the fells if you are into walking/cycling. There is an activity centre right next door for the more adventurous. Lovely site if you have dogs, there is a fabulous do walk which leads up into a forestry commision area. Nice little play area for the kids and a games room for when the weather is too bad for them to play outside. We stayed on a service pitch and it was huge, enough room to park the car next to the caravan and still have the awning up. Would highly recommend this site and will definitely be going back.

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Perfect School Holiday Stay

What a beautiful site. The views are amazing and the site is spotless. The shower facilities are wonderful! We stayed in the school holidays over Halloween and the staff held a children's Halloween Party which my daughter loved. There is a dog walk on site which is perfect. It is in such a great location and the wardens were so welcoming. This is the best site we have ever stayed at so far on our caravanning journey. Thanks for a wonderful stay. We will be back.
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Telephone:
01768 483521

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Site information

This Club campsite is now open and is following social distancing and safety requirements as set out by the UK government. Our priority is first and foremost the health and safety of our staff, our members, our guests and the local communities. Therefore, we are asking all those guests entering reception areas and shops to wear a face covering, so please remember to bring your own with you.

Only pay 5% VAT. A 12.5% reduction on all published prices will be applied to your booking when you arrive and pay for your stay on site.

Please Note: Due to technical problems the toilet blocks are currently closed. We hope this will be rectified by the end of week commencing 10 August.