In the great outdoors

Sleep amongst the wilderness

Enjoy the great outdoors in the ultimate sense of the phrase with our outdoor accommodation facilities. The perfect way to rewild, return and restore the soul, our range of accommodation options cater to everyone from seasoned campers to luxury lovers. 

Having been a licensed camping and caravanning site for over 20 years, we have provided the perfect setting for many happy memories and will continue to do so for years to come!

 2021 Site map  George’s field map Paddock Field map Ellrigg Field map

Classic Camping

Perfect for families and seasoned campers alike, our three large camping fields welcome motorhomes, tourers, campervans, tents and trailer tents alongside access to modern wash facilities. With stunning views across the Solway Firth, camping at Blaithwaite will leave you restored and relaxed.

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Gorgeous Glamping

Fancy a little bit of extra luxury when camping? Then our glamping tents are just for you. Our canvas Bell Tents and Yurts fit up to six people, providing you with an extra special camping experience, a good nights rest, and the perfect base to grab your wellies and get exploring!

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Luxury Lodges

Luxury design, beautiful views and a hot tub on your doorstep, our lodges are the ultimate way to stay within the outdoors, without sacrificing your home comforts. Our Stargazer Lodges and Cottage Lodges give you the modern convenience with a rustic experience.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Got a question? Check our FAQs or message us in the form below

  • What’s happening during our stay?

    Check out our Events Calendar. There may be some activities or events that interest you or may affect your stay. There’s plenty to do/see/play through-out the year at Blaithwaite, so there is always something happening and something for you do! Such as woodland walks, family days, craft fayres, treasure hunts etc! Or maybe some guided Outdoor activities for the children to attend, so you can make the most of some adult time.

    There are occasions when we have weddings and events, necessary estate activities such as upkeep/ maintenance or livestock / nature needs when we may restrict access within the Estate. We aim to keep this to a minimum but the information is available for you prior to your stay to enable you to make the very best of your stay with us.

    All our available activities are on our activities page (highlighted and  linked) should you wish to find out more. We strongly recommend you book prior to your stay, being a small family run business we need to plan ahead… and we really don’t like to disappoint!

  • Do I need to check in?

    In 2020, yes! Please follow the instructions given depending on the time of your arrival. In 2021, no! We hope to have a contactless check-in with all pitches allocated prior to arrival; you can literally pitch up from the information provided.

  • If I book multiple pitches will they be together? / Can I request a pitch?

    Sometimes we can, sometimes we can’t. it all depends on what you and your friends/family have booked, don’t worry though you will never be far from one another. Please check prior to booking on our site map for 2021 of all of our pitches to see the layout of the site. We allow a maximum of 3 pitches to be booked together.

  • Can I bring two tents for one pitch?

    No, it is one tent per pitch. If you would like to bring two tents then you will need to book two pitches.

  • Can I park by my pitch?

    Yes, although sometimes it is better to unload and then park in the car park to save you getting stuck if the ground is wet!

  • Arrival & Departure times?

    Arrival time is from 2pm until 8pm., if you arrive during this time please come to the office to check in. If when you get to the office you find there is no one there to check you in please ring Kate or Mal and someone will come and show you to your pitch. If you are planning on arriving after 8pm you must let us know or we can’t guarantee that your pitch will be available.

  • Do you allow BBQs/firepits?

    Yes we allow firepits and BBQs as long as they are on legs, off the ground. You are able to hire firepits from us for £15 for the first night with one crate of logs and fire lighting equipment included. The firepits are then £5 for each night after and additional crates of logs can be purchased from us for £10 each. Firepits need to be ordered by 4pm and are delivered between 3pm-5pm, they will be collected up the following morning unless booked for consecutive nights.

  • Do you have a shop?

    We will! From Summer 2021 we will have an onsite shop and café. All high quality local produce and those camping essentials like tea, coffee and milk and our very own eggs to!

  • Where do we buy gas?

    Gas is available to buy from Saunderson’s Hardware in Wigton.

  • We have an issue with our camping equipment, where do we go?

    Go Outdoors in Penrith, large national store with everything you may need for camping. It is around a 30minute drive away to Junction 40 of M6 and Penrith.

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    • "Superb, accommodation, warm and comfortable. We loved having all our family and friends to stay with us for 3 nights."

      Emma & Laura