Great Langdale

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Great Langdale Campsite sign © NTPL/Paul Harris

Great Langdale Campsite sign

Camp below the Pikes

Find us at the head of Great Langdale Valley nestled below the towering Langdale Pikes, in one of the best walking and climbing areas in the Lake District.

Choose from a selection of grassy pitches on either side of a small beck in the main field, camp in our family or group fields, or maybe try one of our wooden pods which have heating and lighting - great for cold nights.

Events in Great Langdale

Site information

Site facilities

Child playing at the National Trust campsite, Great Langdale, Cumbria 

The site has two separate shower blocks, an on-site shop, childrens’ play area, a bouldering wall and many other facilities.

Pitches and prices

The tents are up and ready for camping © NTPL/Paul Harris

Charges for your pitch will vary depending on season, number of campers and optional extras.

Site rules

Great Langdale campsite reception © NTPL/Paul Harris

We've a few guidelines that we ask you to follow, to make your camping experience at Great Langdale unforgettable.

Getting here

Follow the sign for Great Langdale campsite © NTPL/Paul Harris

Great Langdale lies to the west of Ambleside in the central Lakes. You can travel by the regular bus service from Ambleside, or by car.

Booking online

Check out our terms and conditions and reserve your pitch right now.

Things to see & do

There's lots of things to see and do, in and around Great Langdale campsite.

Choose from a wide variety of excellent climbs, walks and other activities.  Find out about nearby attractions and events.


One of our pods © David Hamer

One of our pods

We have seven standard pods (2 adults and 1 child) and two family pods (2 adults and 3 children). See Lake District pods for more information.

Glamping in a Yurt

The interior of a yurt at Great Langdale © National Trust/Long Valley Yurts

The interior of a yurt at Great Langdale

Try out glamping in a yurt at Great Langdale. These can be booked through our partner Long Valley Yurts.

Experience a Nordic Tipi

Stay in a tipi at Great Langdale © BaseCamp Tipi

Stay in a tipi at Great Langdale

New for 2015

Experience the beauty of Great Langdale from the comfort of a Nordic Tipi - we now have 3 tipis complete with woodburning stoves, reindeer skins and much more provided by our partner BaseCamp Tipi. 

To book one of these tipis, please visit BaseCamp Tipi.


Bring your campervan to Great Langdale Campsite © NTPL/National Trust / Paul Harris

Bring your campervan to Great Langdale Campsite

We have six hardstanding campervan spaces at Great Langdale, all with electric hookups. Campervan pitches can be booked online.

Group bookings

Great Langdale campsite is ideal for group bookings © NTPL/Paul Harris

Great Langdale campsite is ideal for group bookings

We accept group bookings from organised groups - such as scouts and Duke of Edinburgh award groups.

Adventure activities

Discover rock climbing or gorge scrambling in Langdale

Discover rock climbing or gorge scrambling in Langdale

Put some extra excitement into your stay at Great Langdale. Sign up for one of our guided adventure activities.


You’ll find all sorts of useful information on our FAQs page.

Whether you have a specific question or not it’s well worth taking a look - you might find some good pointers to help you get the most out of your stay with us.