Low Wray Campsite

Wray Castle, Ambleside
The two tree tents hanging in the woods at Low Wray Campsite
The campervan bays at Low Wray Campsite, near Ambleside in the Lake District
The interior of the tree tent at Low Wray Campsite, Lake District
Bluebells put in an appearance at Low Wray campsite
A view over Windermere from the campsite at Low Wray, Cumbria
The lakeshore at Low Wray Campsite
Canoe on Windermere
Family outside a safari tent
Books amd fruit on a picnic bench
The two tree tents hanging in the woods at Low Wray Campsite The campervan bays at Low Wray Campsite, near Ambleside in the Lake District The interior of the tree tent at Low Wray Campsite, Lake District Bluebells put in an appearance at Low Wray campsite A view over Windermere from the campsite at Low Wray, Cumbria The lakeshore at Low Wray Campsite Canoe on Windermere Family outside a safari tent Books amd fruit on a picnic bench

At-a-glance details

About Low Wray Campsite

Nestled on the western shoreline of Lake Windermere.

This stunning site offers a wide-range of camping options including traditional pitches with waterfront, lake, meadow or woodland views, or camping pods, safari tents, space for campervans and even two suspended tree tents.

Facilities at the site include a shop, three toilet and shower blocks, laundry facilities, washing-up areas and bring your own canoes for pottering about on England's largest lake. 

Leave the car behind for a few days and head out on your bikes or on foot along the lakeshore to Claife Viewing Station, or through scenic views to Beatrix Potter's garden at Hill Top, or Allan Bank at Grasmere.

 

 

 

 

 

Enquire and book

Call 015394 32733

Opening times

Lake District booking office: Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm

We are now fully booked for August. Please do continue to check availability for later in the year.

Email lakescampsites@nationaltrust.org.uk

Types of Accommodation

Reopening facilities at Low Wray Campsite 

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back as we begin to reopen Low Wray Campsite from Saturday 4 July.

During this time of reopening, to ensure social distancing, we can only accept guests who have pre-booked. This is so that we can safely manage the number of guests at our campsites.


We’d like to say things will be business as usual, but initially, we may not have all of our usual services and activities available. Please read this page carefully as it may mean you need to bring a few extra things with you.

Features and facilities

  • Chemical disposal available
  • Laundry available
  • Play area available
  • Shop available
  • Showers available
  • Toilets available
  • Washing-up area available

Additional Information

Notes for guests

Booking office number: 015394 32733 , email: lakescampsites@nationaltrust.org.uk

Campsite reception number: 015394 32039 

Pitches: Pitches are pre-allocated.

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

Arriving by road: From Ambleside - take the A593, turn left at Clappersgate on to the B5286. Turn left at the sign for Wray. The site is less than one mile on the left.

Arriving by bus: Pick up bus service 505, the Coniston Rambler, from Ambleside or Windermere railway station towards Hawkshead and disembark at Low Wray / Wray Castle road end where you'll have a 0.8 mile walk to the campsite. For timetable information, call 0871 200 22 33 or visit Traveline.

Arriving by boat: You can catch a boat across Lake Windermere from Ambleside to Wray Castle and then it's just a few minutes walk along the lake shore path to Low Wray campsite. See Windermere Lake Cruises for a timetable.

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.

Car Free discount: We offer a car free discount if you arrive at Low Wray on foot, by bike, by water or by bus. Please retain any public transport tickets to claim the discount. Ask for details at reception when you arrive.

Accessibility: Read our access statement.

Pizza nights
Wood fired pizza will be available in 2020. 

 

 

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