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Lake District Fells
Bassenthwaite lies is close to Keswick. Bassenthwaite Lake is home to a nature reserve with wide variety of wildlife, including Ospreys, and is also a popular sailing venue. There are numerous viewing points around the lake, as well as walks and paths. It is also close to England's fourth highest mountain, Skiddaw. The area around Bassenthwaite provides a good range of camping and caravan sites as well as a great selection of attractions and things to do. Check out the key information on the right and then explore the Bassenthwaite camping and caravanning sites listed below.
Campsites and caravan parks in the Bassenthwaite area include:
Hardwick Croft, Bassenthwaite,Cumbria. 01768 776605.
Herdwick Croft, Bassenthwaite,Cumbria. 017687 76241.
Highclose Holiday Home Park, Bassenthwaite,Cumbria. 017687 76300.
Robin Hood Caravan Park, Bassenthwaite,Cumbria. 01768 776334.
Skiddaw View Caravan Park, Bassenthwaite,Cumbria. 01697 320919.
Trafford Caravan Site, Bassenthwaite,Cumbria. 01768 776298.
North Lakes Campsite & Caravan Park, Bewaldeth, Bassenthwaite, Keswick. 01768 776510.
Bridge End Farm, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772166.
Burns Farm , St John's in the Vale, Threlkeld, nr Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 79112.
Camping Club Site, Crow Park Road, Keswick,Cumbria. 017687 72579.
Castlerigg Farm, Castlerigg, Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 72479.
Dale Bottom Farm, St John's in the Vale nr Keswick, Cumbria. 01768 772176.
Derwentwater Caravan Park, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772579.
Keswick Camping & Caravanning Club Site, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772392.
Lakeside Holiday Park (Norman Garner Ltd), Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772878.
Lane Foot Camp Site, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 778315.
Scotgate Holiday Park, Braithwaite Village, Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 78343.
Setmabanning Farm, St John's in the Vale nr Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 79229.
The Burnside Caravan Park, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772950.
Thirlspot Farm, Thirlspot, Thirlmere, Cumbria. 01768 772551.
Troutbeck Caravan Club Site, Troutbeck, Keswick, Cumbria. 01768 483521.
Walker Park Caravan Club Site, Keswick,Cumbria. 07771 861929.
Inglenook Caravan Park, Cockermouth,Cumbria. 01946 861240.
Violet Bank Caravan & Camping Park, Simonscales Lane, Cockermouth,Cumbria. 01900 822169.
Wheatsheaf Inn, Low Lorton, Near Cockermouth, Cumbria 01900 85268.
Whin Fell Hall Farm, Lorton, near Cockermouth, Cumbria. 01900 85260.
Whinfell Caravan Park, Cockermouth,Cumbria. 01900 85057.
Wyndale Hall Caravan Park, Cockermouth,Cumbria. 01900 825238.
Attractions: Bassenthwaite has a great range of things to do, including the nature reserve and Osprey viewing points. It is also popular for sailing. In addition there are a number of interesting local attractions, such as Trotters World of Animals, and Mirehouse, an historic house and gardens -
Fells: The main fell in the area is of course Skiddaw, which provides a gentle but long walk with fantastic panoramic views from the top.
Grid Ref: NY 214 292
Map: Explorer map OL4
Stats: 4 miles long and ¾ mile wide
View on Map: Bassenthwaite on a map
More info: Bassenthwaite Tourist Info
Things to do: Bassenthwaite
Nearest Train: Penrith
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