Low Wray CampsiteWray Castle, Ambleside
About Low Wray CampsiteNestled on the western shoreline of Lake Windermere
Low Wray Campsite occupies one of the finest locations in the Lake District, with access to the shores of Lake Windermere and Wray Castle. 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, hammocks and space for campervans.
Facilities at the site include a shop, three toilet and shower blocks, laundry facilities, washing-up areas, a children's adventure playground. Canoes, rowing boats, sit-on kayaks and paddleboards are also available to hire as well as mountain bikes.
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 the Beatrix Potter Gallery at Hawkshead, or Allan Bank at Grasmere.
Bank Holiday and half term week - sorry the site is now completely full.
Enquire and book
Daily 10:00 to 16:00
Our booking office is currently experiencing high volumes of calls. You can check availability online below.
Types of Accommodation
Features and facilities
- Chemical disposal available
- Hardstanding available
- Laundry available
- Play area available
- Shop available
- Showers available
- Toilets available
- Washing-up area available
Notes for guests
Customer notice: Road closures on Sun 20 May
Please note that there will be some road closures in place due to a large sporting event which may effect your journey to and from the campsite. Please click on the links for more detail.
Windermere Marathon on 20 May
Booking office number: 015394 32733, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Campsite reception number: 015394 32039
Pitches: Pitches are pre-allocated.
One night stays: Available on a first come, first served basis, 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.
Green discount: We offer a green 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.
Alfresco's Pizza - opening from 11 June on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday evenings.