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The dramatic backdrop to the Wasdale campsite © Joe Cornish

The dramatic backdrop to the Wasdale campsite

Remote camping in the western valleys

Wasdale campsite nestles under the Scafell mountain range at the head of beautiful Wastwater, the deepest lake in England, with its distinctive Nordic character and the pyramidal peak of Great Gable reflected in its waters.

Wasdale is definitely the place for the high fell walkers and climbers, but also affords handy access to all that the West Cumbrian coast has to offer.

Nordic tepees coming soon - check back for updates.


What's new

The latest news and events from Wasdale Campsite.

Site information

Fees, facilities, arrival and departure times, parking and general information.

Make a booking

If you're interested in booking this campsite, you can do so online, or over the phone.

Things to see & do

There are lots of things to see and do at Wasdale campsite.


We now have more pods with heating and lighting on site.

Two Nordic tepees complete with woodburners coming soon.

Adventure activities

Book an outdoor activity today - choose from canoeing, rock climbing, gorge scrambling and much more.

Group bookings

Group camping information for Hoathwaite, Low Wray, Great Langdale and Wasdale campsites.

Getting here

Find your way to the peace and quiet of Wasdale campsite.

Wasdale FAQs

Want to know more? Read our frequently asked questions.