Hoathwaite CampsiteTorver, Coniston, LA21 8AX
About Hoathwaite CampsiteA simple site in a stunning location close to the shore of Coniston Water.
Enjoy a simple camping experience without having to go right back to basics. Hoathwaite offers a number of facilities including toilet and shower block, washing-up facilities, a chemical disposal point and direct access to the lakeshore.
You can walk many high and low fell routes from your tent door, including the famous Coniston Old Man, cycle along the lakeshore or take a cruise on the historic Steam Yacht Gondola.
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Following government guidance in England, all campsites in England will remain closed until 16 May 2021 inclusive.
Lake District booking office: Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm
Unfortunately we are unable to take phone calls for the time being, please contact us by email.
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Why book with us?
- Unrivalled locations
- Free entry to our places
- Award winning customer service
- Help us care for nature, beauty and history
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- Postpone or refund with no admin fee
- Enhanced cleaning regime
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Types of Accommodation
Features and facilities
- Chemical disposal available
- Showers available
- Toilets available
- Washing-up area available
Notes for guests
Campsite booking number: 015394 32733.
Campsite reception number: 015394 37668.
Pitches: Pitches are allocated on arrival.
One night stays: To manage social distancing guidelines on site, currently we can only accept campers who have booked in advance for a minimum of 2 nights.
Booking more than one tent: The maximum number of adults allowed in any party is four. This maximum applies whether you book together or separately.
Arriving by car: From the M6 motorway - junction 36, take the A590 signposted to Barrow. At Greenodd, turn right on to the A5092 to Lowick Green. Turn right at Lowick Green on to the A5084 and continue along this road to Torver. Turn right at Torver on to the A593. The turning for Hoathwaite campsite is approximately half a mile on the right-hand-side of the road (immediately after a wide lay-by). Look for the green railings where you’ll see the sign for Hoathwaite Campsite. Once off the main road, take the next left turn and follow the track all the way down to the campsite.
From the central lakes - take the A593 from Ambleside to Coniston. Drive through the village and on towards Torver. Drive past the entrance to Park Coppice and on through Little Arrow (where you will see a garden with topiary on the right hand side). The turning for Hoathwaite campsite is the next turning on the left (shortly before a wide lay-by on the left hand side of the road). Look for the green metal railings where you’ll see the sign for Hoathwaite Campsite. Once off the main road, take the next left turn and follow the track all the way down to the campsite.
We recommend that you don't use your Sat Nav to find Hoathwaite Campsite.
Arriving by bus: The X12 service runs between Ulverston and Coniston, stopping off at Torver on the way. After alighting at Torver you will have a one mile walk to the campsite - be careful on the main road from Torver as there is no footpath. Regular train services run to Ulverston from the West Coast mainline via Lancaster. If you're heading to Hoathwaite from the Windermere direction, then the 505 bus service will take you to Coniston where you can connect to the X12 service down to Torver and walk from there.
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