With sweeping views over Coniston, Hoathwaite can be found on the A593 between Coniston and Torver. Postcode: LA21 8AX

Come camping at Hoathwaite © David Hamer

Come camping at Hoathwaite

Camping simplicity

Hoathwaite campsite occupies a stunning location close to the shore of Coniston Water.

It will appeal to those looking for a simple, yet scenic camping experience with plenty of things to see and do in the local area.

Facilities are fairly basic compared to our other Lake District campsites - see site information for further details.

Open from 27 March - 20 September.

Site information

Site facilities

Hoathwaite facilities © David Hamer

The site has basic facilities with shower and toilet services housed in portacabins. It has access to the lake for non-powered boats (fees apply).

Full facilities listing

Pitches and prices

Tents at Hoathwaite campsite © David Hamer

Charges vary depending on season, number of campers and optional extras.

Pitches and prices (PDF)

Site rules

Low Wray Campsite rules © NTPL/Paul Harris

We have a few simple site rules in place to help make your stay at Hoathwaite is as relaxing and enjoyable as possible.

Site rules

Getting here

Directions to Hoathwaite campsite © NTPL/David Hamer

Hoathwaite lies on the west side of Coniston Water just outside the village of Torver.


Book online

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

Things to see and do

The area around Hoathwaite offers an excellent range of options for walking and cycling. It benefits from having both the lake and the high fells on its doorstep, so you won’t need to travel to enjoy the outdoor activities.

The campsite is also within easy reach of Coniston’s many attractions, including Tarn Hows, Brantwood and Steam Yacht Gondola.


4 Winds Lakeland Tipis © David Hamer

4 Winds Lakeland Tipis

Leave your camping equipment at home and sample the world of glamping with our partners, 4 Winds Lake District Tipis.

Campervans and caravans

Campervan at Hoathwaite campsite © David Hamer

Campervan at Hoathwaite campsite

We have a few spaces available for campervans and caravans at Hoathwaite. Book online to reserve your spot.

Group bookings

Hoathwaite group camping field © David Hamer

Hoathwaite group camping field

We accept group bookings from organised groups such as scouts and Duke of Edinburgh award, with a specially designated area for groups close to the lakeshore.

Stay in a Shepherd Hut

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 Enjoy a bit of comfort in a beautifully appointed Lakeland shepherd hut with our partners Herdy Huts

Adventure activities

Rock climbing

Rock climbing

Book one of our guided adventure activities nearby at Low Wray, Great Langdale or Coniston.


Looking for more information?

Try our FAQs page - you’ll find lots of useful information to help you get the most out of your stay with us.