Great Langdale Campsite

Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JU
Great Langdale Campsite, Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria
Camping at Great Langdale Campsite, Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria
A camping pod a Great Langdale Campsite, Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria
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At-a-glance details

About Great Langdale Campsite

A relaxed, natural site set in the heart of the Great Langdale Valley.

With the towering Langdale Pikes looming above it, Great Langdale Campsite is a particularly dramatic spot to pitch up for a holiday in the outdoors. The site offers a wide selection of grassy pitches suitable for families and friend groups, as well as a collection of wooden camping pods, perfect for a winter break.

This well-equipped site boasts two newly upgraded toilet and shower blocks, washing-up areas, a laundry and drying room, a bouldering wall and a children's play area.

Ideally located for walkers keen to explore the Lake District, we also offer an orienteering course around the site. For those better suited to cycling, bring your bike and hit the trails.

After a busy afternoon exploring, head over to our very own Sticklebarn pub for a well-earned pint and hearty food - just a 10-minute walk away.

 

 

 

 

Enquire and book

Call 015394 32733

Opening times

Lake District booking office: Monday to Friday, 015394 32733

Please note it's quicker and easier to check availability and book online - just click the button below

August bank holiday - sorry the site is full.

Email lakescampsites@nationaltrust.org.uk

Types of Accommodation

Features and facilities

  • BBQ available
  • Chemical disposal available
  • Electric hook-up available
  • Hardstanding available
  • Laundry available
  • Play area available
  • Shop available
  • Showers available
  • Toilets available
  • Washing-up area available

Additional Information

Camping at Wasdale Campsite, Seascale, Lake District, Cumbria

Facility block upgrades 

We've upgraded the toilet and shower blocks at both Wasdale and Great Langdale Campsites over the winter.

Group of walkers

Group bookings 

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

Notes for guests

Campsite reception number: 015394 37668

Booking office number: 015394 32733

Pitches: Pitches are allocated on arrival.

One night stays: These cannot be booked in advance but are available on a first come, first served basis on site subject to availability. 

Booking more than one tent: Please note that the maximum group size bookable online is 4 adults. If you want to book a larger group please email your requirements to us and we will get back to you.

Arriving by car: From Ambleside, follow the A593 road. At Skelwith Bridge, turn right onto the B5343. The campsite is approximately 6 miles down this road, on the left-hand side, a few hundred yards after you pass the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel and Sticklebarn pub. If you reach the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel you've gone too far.

Arriving by public transport: Trains to the Lake District terminate at Windermere railway station. From Windermere take the 505 or 599 bus to Ambleside, and from Ambleside you can pick up the 516 Langdale Rambler. For timetable information, call 0871 200 22 33 or visit Traveline or Cumbria County Council.

Hiking/cycling between campsites: There are numerous walks and cycle routes between our campsites. Plan your route with OS map OL7 (English lakes, South-eastern area for Low Wray / Great Langdale) and OS map OL6 (English lakes, South-western area for Great Langdale / Wasdale). You can also use Harveys BMC 1:40,000 map, which shows all our campsites on one map.

Green discount: We offer a green discount if you arrive at Great Langdale campsite on foot, by bike or by bus. Ask for details at reception when you arrive.

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About the Acorn rating

To help find the best cottage for you, we have created our own quality rating system for our holiday cottages called the Acorn rating. Ranging from 1-5 Acorns, the rating gives you an indication of a property’s facilities, fixtures and fittings, with five being the highest quality level. The Acorn rating is not connected to any other industry rating system that may be used for holiday cottages and is only to be used as a guide that covers location, style of interior and the facilities you may be looking for. We do not set our cottage pricing based on the Acorn rating we have given a cottage as all our cottages are of an individual nature. Therefore, we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice. In addition, some of our cottages are curated to be sympathetic to their time period. This means that they might not have all of the aspects of modern living, but impress in so many other ways.

1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose and clean. Running water and a toilet are provided. There could be some limitations to heating and washing facilities – details of these will be stated clearly on the cottage's webpage. Bedding, linen and towels are supplied with a few exceptions, which are again clearly stated). Facilities for basic catering and living are provided. In general, a 1 Acorn cottage does not have WiFi.

2 Acorn: a mid-quality range of furniture and fittings. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high number of guests to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. Very few 2 Acorn cottages have WiFi and the kitchen white goods and washing facilities are basic. Bedding, linen and towels are supplied in all 2-5 Acorn cottages.

3 Acorn: a good, standard offer. Generally it is correctly proportioned for the number of guests but could have a few compromises, for example a small kitchen, or a lower bathroom to guest ratio. The variety of white goods available will be better than a 2 Acorn cottage.

4 Acorn: these cottages have more premium furniture, fittings and lighting. Additionally the ratio of bathrooms to guests is likely to be higher, and the bathrooms would be more likely to have separate and spacious showers instead of showers over baths.

5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. This is the highest offer available. It is well-equipped and has spacious facilities throughout the cottage or is set within an extraordinary location or building. The furniture is of a high standard, and has real comfort for modern living.

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