Hoathwaite Campsite FAQs
Close to the shore of Coniston Water, our campsite is a perfect spot to pitch your tent during your time in the Lake District. Here we answer some of your frequently asked questions, so you can plan your trip without any worries.
Where is the nearest shop?
Torver Deli is the nearest shop, selling a wide selection of fresh produce. Turn left on the main road from the campsite into Torver and you'll find the shop next to the Wilsons Arms pub. There is also a Co-op in Coniston, a couple of miles from the campsite in the opposite direction to Torver.
Can we bring groups?
Organised groups such as clubs and Scouts may book the lakeshore field in advance, by calling the booking office on 015394 32733. For all other campers, the maximum group size is four adults.
Do we need to bring our own toilet facilities?
Basic toilet and shower facilities are available at the top end of the campsite next to and within the barn building. Campers may still bring their own toilet facilities and there is a disposal point on site.
Do I have to pay for the showers?
Use of showers is included in your pitch fee.
Can I launch my boat from the campsite?
You can launch non-powered craft on to Coniston Water from Hoathwaite campsite. Please note that launch fees apply.
How do you take payment?
If you book online, we take full payment in advance by credit/debit card. If you turn up on spec, we accept payment by cash only.
Do you accept dogs?
Well-behaved dogs are welcome at Hoathwaite campsite, for which we make a small charge. Dogs should be exercised away from other campers and any mess cleared up immediately.
Can I have a fire or barbecue?
Sorry - no fires but you are welcome to use a barbecue as long as it is above ground.
Can under 18s stay at the site?
Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult..