Wasdale Campsite

Wasdale Head, Seascale, Cumbria, CA20 1EX
Camping at Wasdale Campsite, Seascale, Lake District, Cumbria
View from tent opening at Wasdale Head campsite
Motorhome at Wasdale Campsite, Seascale, Lake District, Cumbria
Camping at Wasdale Campsite, Seascale, Lake District, Cumbria
Walkers with view back to Wasdale campsite
Walkers at Wasdale with our campsite on the right hand side

At-a-glance details

  • Type of accommodation Tents Motorhomes Campervans Pods Yurts
  • No of places / pitches120
  • Seasons
    1 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
    1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018
  • Minimum stay from2 night(s)
  • Dogs welcome per pitch2

About Wasdale Campsite

This remote valley, with towering mountains, cascading screes and an awe-inspiring lake, is an adventurer’s paradise.

Wasdale Campsite boasts a very impressive location. As well as space for tents, Wasdale is home to seven heated camping pods, two pre-built glamping tents complete with wood burning stoves, and a number of campervan pitches with hard standings and electric hook ups.

Facilities at the campsite include an on-site shop, a toilet and shower block, washing-up areas, a laundry room, electric hook-up to tents and charge points for electric bikes.

Ideal for walkers, the site is situated in between Wastwater and Wasdale Head and is perfectly placed for tackling some of the Lake District’s highest fells, including Scafell Pike, England’s tallest mountain. Otherwise, the area is great for cyclists too, just make sure you have the right bike and equipment as the area’s trails can get a little adventurous.


Enquire and book

Call 015394 32733

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 10:00 - 16:00

Email lakescampsites@nationaltrust.org.uk

Types of Accommodation

Features and facilities

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

Additional Information

Notes for guests

    Customer notice for Thur 18 and Fri 19 January.

    Yellow weather warning for snow and ice

    Wasdale Campsite is open but please note that access may be difficult at times over the next couple of days. Please check here for latest road information from Cumbria Police. Wasdale is currently accessible avoiding the high routes. (Note update: Thurs 18 Jan, 11am)

    Pitches: Pitches are allocated on arrival.

    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.

    Campsite reception number: 01946 726220

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level such as Bird How which due to its stunning yet remote location doesn’t have a caretaker through to 5 Acorns at the highest level – such as Shute Barton.

Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

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