• The sun setting over the campsite

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  • Kestrel Lodge Campsite Main Field with view down to Bassenthwaite Lake

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  • Enjoying a good old-fashioned campfire

  • Campsite view up to Dash Falls and Great Cockup

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  • Bassenthwaite Lake Cloud inversion from Kestrel Lodge

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  • The Skiddaw Range from the banks of Bassenthwaite Lake

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  • A campsite for all the family to enjoy

  • The Skiddaw range from Kestrel Lodge getting onto the Cumbrian way

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Kestrel Lodge Campsite is a peaceful and relaxed, family-friendly campsite in a picturesque setting, nestled between the quiet shores of Bassenthwaite Lake and the beautiful Cumbrian fells.

About Us

Kestrel Lodge Campsite is a peaceful and relaxed, family-friendly campsite in a picturesque setting, nestled between the quiet shores of Bassenthwaite Lake and the beautiful Cumbrian fells.

We are situated amidst a fell walker’s paradise, with twenty-four Wainwright's accessible from your tent flap. We’re also close to popular Lake District tourist attractions, with plenty to do whatever your age or interests.

Walking

We are situated amidst a fell walker’s paradise, with twenty-four Wainwright's accessible from your tent flap. We’re also close to popular Lake District tourist attractions, with plenty to do whatever your age or interests.

Camping in luxury? Oh yes. Our new Mongolian Yurts offer the perfect glamping option for a stay with family, friends, and you don’t even have to leave you furbabies at home if you book our dog friendly yurt.

New for 2020…Mongolian Yurt Experience

Camping in luxury? Oh yes. Our new Mongolian Yurts offer the perfect glamping option for a stay with family, friends, and you don’t even have to leave you furbabies at home if you book our dog friendly yurt.

Welcome

When we found Kestrel Lodge we were immediately smitten with the area. We wanted to create a traditional camping ground with lots of home comforts. A hot shower, covered areas for rainy days and a place to clean muddy boots and canine friends.

At Kestrel Lodge Campsite we allow campfires, as we know there is nothing nicer than relaxing around a roaring fire underneath the stars after a busy day out on the fells. We found Kestrel Lodge and fell in love with the area, we hope you do so too.

We're all looking forward to meetings you soon.

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From Our Blog

  • 10th August 2022

    Cooling off in the Heatwave...

    In the shadow of the Old Man of Coniston, just off the Torver to Coniston trail, is Banishead Quarry, the remnants of an old slate mine with crystal clear water and a lovely waterfall at one end.

  • 05th August 2022

    Three Words! I'll Give You Three Words!

    Living and working in the Lake District is absolutely wonderful...until you’re trying to give directions to someone who doesn’t know the local area at all.

  • 25th July 2022

    New Arrivals!!!

    I'm not old enough to be a Grandma!!!!!