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Gillside Campsite and Caravan Park Glenridding By Ullswater
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Gillside Camping and Caravanning in Glenridding, by Helvellyn and Ullswater  in the Lake District

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Summary:  Gillside campsite is in a superb location on a working farm by Glenridding, Ullswater and Helvellyn. Caters for tents, Caravans, Motor Homes, Bunkhouse, Static Caravans available. Pets welcome.
Open:  March to October
Contact Details
Address: Gillside Farm, Glenridding, Ullswater, Cumbria, CA11 0QQ
Grid Ref: NY 379 166
Owners: The Lightfoots
Phone: 017684 82346
Pricing & Conditions
4 & 2 Berth Caravan Hire -  £300 / £320 per week £60 per night (3 nights min) No Linen Provided.
Touring Caravans - Adults £7, Children 5 - 16yrs £3, Caravan £4 including electric, Awning £1. Prices  Per Night (Booking Essential)
Motor Homes - Adults £7, Children 5-16yrs £3, Motor Home £3 including electric. Per Night (Booking Essential)
Camping  - Adults £7, Children 5 - 16yrs £3, Tent £1, Vehicle £1. Prices Per Night (No Groups) (No bookings, 1st come, 1st served, Bank Holidays 3 Nights Minimum)
Duke of Edinburgh Award £6.
Bunkhouse  - Full 20 Beds £160, Individual £12 per bed. Per Night. Note no Pots, pans, cutlery, etc provided.
Other Facilities
Hot and cold water in the toilet block with piping hot showers

Deep sinks for the cleaning of pots and pans and a laundry with washer and drier are there for your use.

The farm will be pleased to supply you with fresh milk and eggs just ask at the farmhouse, and a Breakfast Van is open on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 7.30am to 11.00am.

The Local Area of Glenridding
Nearest Pub:  The Travellers Rest in Glenridding is 400 yards away. Glenridding has 2 hotels with pubs, Fellbites Restaurant, Fairlight Cafe, and Greystones Cafe
Nearest Shops:  In Glenridding there are 2 general stores (one with a cashpoint), a newsagent, Catsytcam outdoor shop and a petrol station and local garage.
Transport Links
By Road: About 30 minutes drive down the A592 from Junction 40 of the M6 (Penrith). About 40 minutes from Junction 36 (via Kendal and Windermere. Keswick about 20 minutes by car.
By Train: Nearest Stations at Penrith and Windermere
By Bus: Regular bus service to Glenridding from Penrith (all year) and Windermere (summer only).
Other: Local Taxi Service Available - M&A Taxis

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More information on Gillside Camping in Glenridding
Gillside Farm is in an idyllic Lake District location nestling at the foot of Helvellyn, next to village of Glenridding and by beautiful Ullswater. This Lakeland farm has been worked by the Lightfoot family for over 40 years and offers a range of excellent facilities including tent pitches, Caravan Hire, Hook ups for Touring Caravans and Motor Homes, and a Bunkhouse.
Facilities include a toilet block with running hot and cold water and showers, deep sinks for washing up, and a laundry room with washer and drier.
The farm will be pleased to supply you with fresh milk and eggs just ask at the farmhouse, and a Breakfast Van is open on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 7.30am to 11.00am.
The location could not be better. One of the main paths to Helvellyn passes through the farm, and Ullswater and Glenridding are on the doorstep.
Glenridding has a good range of local shops, pubs and cafes, as well as a Tourist Information Centre and garage.
The campsite is open from March to October. Please note that Camping Pitches are allocated on a first come first serve basis - no pre-booking is possible.
If you’d like any more information please contact us or visit our website. We look forward to seeing you in the Lake District soon.
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