Great Langdale CampsiteGreat Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JU
About Great Langdale CampsiteA 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 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.
Customer notice: We're upgrading the facilities block close to reception. The campsite will stay open throughout but please be aware that there will be some disruption during the daytime until early spring 2019. If you're planning to stay with us over the next few weeks, there are further details below.
Road closed to Blea tarn 8 April - 11 May
Access to Little Langdale is not possible from the west side of the campsite during this period whilst an old cruck barn at Wall End Farm is being repaired.
Easter availability - we are full on Easter Friday and Saturday.
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
Notes for guests
Campsite reception number: 015394 37668
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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