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Selfcatering holiday caravan in the Lake District

Caravan/Mobile Home | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

This holiday caravan Is located on Skiddaw View Holiday Park which is to the North of Keswick this non commercial park offers a beautiful location from which to enjoy your holiday.

The park offers laundry facilities, excellent children’s play area, WiFi (from some areas of the park) The animal park is a big attraction for young and old with our Jacob sheep and Alpacas. Nearby we have The Greyhound Inn, The Moota coffee shop and Crags coffee house all offering locally produced food.

The standard static caravans have a double bedroom, twin bedroom and an additional pull-out sofa bed in the lounge. These caravan holiday homes have single glazing, electric panel heating and a gas fire in the lounge.

Outside of these homes is a small deck, grass area with picnic table and parking space alongside.

Entrance into these homes is via the door to the side in to the living and dining area.

Skiddaw View Holiday Home Park is situated just outside the Lake District. The park has spectacular views of not only Skiddaw and the Northern fells but also over the Solway to Scotland. Some of the homes are pet friendly while others remain exclusively pet free.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Staffed property
General TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1)
Other Linen provided, High chair
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Living and Dining Area: The living and dining area has sofa seating and dining table. The Lounge also has a TV with Freeview and gas fire.

Kitchen: The fitted kitchen is fully equipted with all of the essentials including gas hob and oven, microwave, kettle, toaster and an inventory of kitchen utensils and crockery.

Double Bedroom: Double bedroom with double bed, bedside cabinets and wardrobes.

Twin Bedroom: With two single beds and wardrobes.

Shower Room: Shower room with toilet, wash basin and shower cubicle.

Further details outdoors

Picnic bench on lawn

Further details

Pets are welcome in these homes. All bed linen (with the exception of the pull-out bed in the lounge) and fuel is provided. Towels are available for hire upon request. Cot and High Chairs are available in some of these units (Linen is not provided for the Cots where available).

The Cumbria/Lake District

Cumbria is home to the Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland is world renowned for the beautiful lakes and mountains (or fells). The Lake District is home to the highest mountain in England: Scafell Pike measuring 978m (3210 ft).

The National Park was founded in 1951 to offer protection to the well known beauty spots and landscape that has provided inspiration to generations of artists' writers and musicians.

From a stroll around Buttermere to a climb to the highest peak a holiday in the English lakes provides exercise for the body and relaxation for the mind.

Market towns such as Keswick and Cockermouth give the opportunity to sample the delights of Cumbrian fare many establishments now source their ingredients from local producers.

Whilst areas like Bowness on Windermere and Ambleside are extremely popular other less commercial locations like the Solway Coast and Allonby give you space and quiet with the vast open shingle beaches the majestic beauty of the Solway.

A Cumbrian Cottage holiday booked through Stay Lakeland assures you of quality and value we have a unique selection of accommodations from simple Holiday home caravans to stunning timber lodges plus a range of cottages in and around this beautiful part of the country.

Bassenthwaite Lake

Bassenthwaite Lake is owned by the National Park Authority and is one of the largest measuring in at almost 4 miles long and ¾ mile wide; but also one of the shallowest with a maximum depth of around 70ft. Incidentally Bassenthwaite Lake is the only Lake District lake that has the word 'lake' in its proper title; with others having the word water or mere being substituted name for 'lake'. There has been speculation that Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwent Water in Keswick were once one larger lake.

It is also said that Bassenthwaite Lake is home to the Eachy: a species of Lake Monster - a large humanoid being of gruesome and slimy appearance. The Eachy has been spotted as late as 1973 when it was photographed twice.

Bassenthwaite Village is located a short distance from Bassethwaite Lake; underneath the shadow of Skiddaw. This classic village has a small pub: The Sun Inn, village green and small stream running though it.

The Bassenthwaite area is also home to the Osprey with view points at Dodd Wood and the exhibition centre at Whinlatter Visitors Centre at Braithwaite. The Osprey; often known as the sea hawk is a fish eating bird of prey. Their nests at Bassenthwate were the first recorded osprey nests in England for more than 160 years. View the Ospreys Live Webcam.

Running alongside western edge of Bassenthwaite Lake is the A66; with breathtaking views the laybys are popular spots for photographers and bird watchers looking for osprey.

There are a number of small villages in the surrounding area to Bassenthwaite including Bothel, Sunderland, Mealsgate and Braithwaite.

The Bassenthwaite area is the ideal location if you are looking to escape the busier central Lake District but still enjoy the emense beauty of the Lake District. Also located close by are the locations of Cockermouth, Keswick and Carlisle. Bassenthwaite is also within 30 mins drive to the beautiful Solway Coast and in less than one hour from the popular central Lake District locations: Ambleside, Grasmere and Bowness on Windermere. In addition to the locations there are a number of attractions within the Bassenthwaite area including: Trotters World of Animals and the historic family run Mirehouse and its gardens stretching from Dodd Wood to the Bassenthwaite Lake.

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5 Aug 2014

5/5

"Great Relaxing Break"

Easy to find, good roads to local towns. Lovely quiet site, amazingly clean caravan. Comfy bed. Internet room tiny but teenage son didn't seem to mind. Quiet a steep road up through the site.The… More

22 Jul 2014

4/5

"Fantastic accommodation but possibly a little too far from the Lake District sights"

We really enjoyed our stay at Skiddaw View. We went as a family of 2 adults and a 3 year old so that we could attend the Keswick Convention.We stayed in caravan H11 - having paid for the basic caravan… More

8 Jul 2013

3/5

"Lovely quiet site with great views, if somewhat remote. Be prepared for British summer!"

Like the name Skiddaw View suggests, the scenery visible from the top field is superb. There are wind turbines over the hill in the other direction but they don't intrude. The site was nicely k… More

10 Nov 2012

5/5

"tidy caravan good views"

the caravan was faultless nice and homely feel great for all the family. views where fantastic. Good location 10 minute drive to Cockermouth not far from Keswick. Only down side the weather. great tim… More

14 Oct 2012

5/5

"It was a very pleasant n memorable stay"

Made my mind really relax........ Will definitely revisit...... The accommodation was that luxury for a very little price. Is also a suitable place for family trip n friends hangout. The service was v… More

7 Oct 2012

4/5

"Lovely quiet setting with comfortable well equipped caravan"

We have stayed at this excellent site several times. It is quiet and the scenery is beautiful.The caravans are clean comfortable and well equipped with all you need. Dog friendly and lots of walks and… More

10 Aug 2012

5/5

"Another great holiday!"

This is the second time we (family of 2 adults & 2 teenage daughters; and dog) have stayed here. We stayed for one week last Easter (weather fantastic) and had such a great time, decided to book this… More

25 Jul 2012

3/5

"Enjoyable week"

The caravan was lovely and clean, plenty of towels etc. The only complaint was the mattress, it had no padding and all the springs could be felt meaning a lack of sleep. We enjoyed the sight which was… More

9 May 2012

3/5

"H2 accommodation could have been better insulated against the damp"

Stayed in H2 caravan last September & it was good, however this year seemed to be a great deal colder (especially in back part of caravan) & experienced quite bad condensation around windows in bedroo… More

16 Oct 2011

4/5

"Very pleasant stay"

We recently stayed in Skiddaw view Caravan Park for 4 nights. The static caravan we were staying in was absolutly spotless clean and cosy on our arrival. Despite quite cold and rainy weather we had ve… More

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Calendar last updated:26 Aug 2014

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