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Wasdale is a fellwalker’s paradise.
The campsite sits between Wastwater and Wasdale Head and provides easy access to the biggest mountains in the Lake District, including England’s highest peak, Scafell Pike.
In addition to regular camping pitches the site boasts seven heated camping pods and two Nordic tipis with wood burning stoves.
The site has all the main facilities you'll need during your stay, including an on-site shop, shower and toilet block and laundry facilities.
Pitches and prices
Charges vary depending on season, number of campers and optional extras.
We have a few guidelines that we ask you to follow, to make sure your camping experience at Wasdale is as enjoyable as possible.
Wasdale lies on the quieter, west side of the Lake District where you’ll pass through some fabulous scenery on the way to the campsite.
Put on your boots and dig out your daypack, Wasdale boasts some of the best fell walking routes in the Lake District, including Scafell Pike.
It's also a great base for discovering the West Cumbrian coast.
Don't miss the Wasdale Head Show - Saturday 10 October.
We have three standard pods (2 adults and 1 child) and four family pods (2 adults and 3 children). See Lake District pods for further information.
We have two Nordic tipis suitable for three adults or a family.
Leave your tent behind and enjoy the comfort of a tipi with a wood burning stove to keep you warm on cold nights.
We have eleven hardstanding campervan spaces at Wasdale with electric hook-ups that can be booked online. A few extra spaces are sometimes available - phone the campsite directly to check.