Low Wray site information

Camping by the shores of Windermere at Low Wray © Paul Harris

Camping by the shores of Windermere at Low Wray

We are now open for the 2014 season until 2 November.


  • bread and pastry products baked fresh each day
  • tea, coffee and other hot drinks available from the campsite shop
  • new shop and reception selling local produce and information point
  • laundry and small drying room
  • kids playground
  • dogs accepted
  • hot water/showers/toilets
  • washing up area
  • disabled toilet and shower
  • lakeside beach
  • boat launching for non-powered craft
  • advanced bookings
  • campervan pitches (no hook up or elsan)
  • 120 bookable tent pitches
  • 10 first come, first served pitches
  • camping pods available
  • on-site fixed orienteering course
  • bike hire available (hybrid, electric and mountain bikes)
  • kayak hire
  • Discover Canoeing sessions
  • Dog pod available for pod customers (subject to availability)

Fees 2014 (please use the online booking form for an exact quote)

Tent pitch (includes car/motorbike, 1 adult, small tent)  £8.50 (low)    
£10.50 (mid)  £13 (high)
Campervan basic (includes 1 adult)  £8.50 (low)  £10.50 (mid)
£13 (high)
Pod (includes maximum 2 adults + 1 child, 1 car/motorbike)  
£35 (low)  £45 (mid)*  £50 (high)
Family pod (includes maximum 2 adults + 3 children, 1 car/motorbike) 
£40 (low)  £50 (mid) *  £55 (high)

*20% mid week discount on pods during mid season (Mon - Thurs)
Medium tent supplement  £3 (mid) £6 (high)
Large tent supplement  £6 (mid) £10 (high)
Adults (16 and over)  £6 
Children (5 to 15) £2.50 

Extra car/motorbike £5
Gazebo / mess tent / pup tent
*  £5
(must be kept on lead at all times and max. 2 per pitch) £1.50
Lake-shore camping £10
Lake-view camping £7.50
Boat charges £7.50
Non-refundable pitch booking Fee £5

*If you want to have a gazebo, mess tent or pup tent alongside your tent, please mention it in the 'specific requirements' section when making your booking online and the site staff will accommodate your wishes or call you if needed. There is a charge of £5/night for each of these which can be paid on site.

Ask about our green travel discount if you are arriving at our campsite on foot, by bike or public transport.

Please note: Minimum 3 night stay on Bank Holidays, minimum two night stay during peak/high season weekends and for advanced bookings.

Note for members: we're sorry but there are no reduction on fees for members. All profit generated from the campsites supports our conservation projects.

Season dates:

Low: 28 Mar - 3 Apr, 5 Oct - 1 Nov

Mid: 27 Apr - 1 May, 6 May - 22 May, 2 Jun - 26 Jun, 2 Sept - 4 Oct

High: 4 Apr - 26 Apr, 2 May - 5 May, 23 May - 1 Jun, 27 Jun - 1 Sept

Arrival times

If arriving at our campsites without booking in advance, campers are advised to arrive early to secure a pitch or phone ahead for information but please note:

Visitors must register at reception before pitching during the following hours:

  • Saturday to Thursday: 3pm to 7pm
  • Friday: 3pm to 9pm

These hours are applicable for both advanced booking and first come, first served customers.
If you have pre-booked your pitch and circumstances beyond your control prevent you from arriving within these times, please contact the campsite on 015394 32039 and staff will do their best to assist.

Departure times
We request that visitors leave by 11am on their day of departure. If you wish to stay an extra night, please inform reception before 10am (reception open from 8am).

Shop and Reception opening hours

Off-peak periods

  • 8am - 10.30am everyday
  • 3pm - 7pm Sat - Thu, 3pm - 9pm Fri

Peak periods (May half term and July / Aug)

  • 8am - 8pm Sat - Thu, 8am - 9pm Fri

To protect the natural beauty of the sites, parking is available in designated areas away from tent pitches.