Wasdale CampsiteWasdale Head, Seascale, Cumbria, CA20 1EX
About Wasdale CampsiteThis 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, a number of campervan pitches with hard standings and electric hook ups and one pre-built glamping tent complete with wood burning stove.
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 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.
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
Notes for guests
Campsite reception number: 01946 726220
Pitches: Pitches are allocated on arrival.
One night stays: Available on a first come, first served basis, 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: Wasdale Head is reached from the main A595. From the south, turn right at Holmrook for Santon Bridge and follow signs up to Wasdale Head. From the north, turn left at Gosforth.
Arriving by train: There is a four mile mountain walk from Irton and Dalegarth stations, on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Visit Ravenglass railway. Please note, there is a greatly reduced timetable in winter.
Arriving by foot: If you have plenty of time and fancy a challenge, why not leave your car at Great Langdale campsite and enjoy a spectacular day's hike over to Wasdale and stay the night, before returning the next day? Visit Lake District National Park or Wasdale Mountain Rescue for mountain safety advice.