• The sun setting over the campsite

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  • Kestrel Lodge Campsite Main Field with view down to Bassenthwaite Lake

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  • Enjoying a good old-fashioned campfire

  • Campsite view up to Dash Falls and Great Cockup

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  • Bassenthwaite Lake Cloud inversion from Kestrel Lodge

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  • The Skiddaw Range from the banks of Bassenthwaite Lake

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  • A campsite for all the family to enjoy

  • The Skiddaw range from Kestrel Lodge getting onto the Cumbrian way

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Kestrel Lodge Campsite is a peaceful and relaxed, family-friendly campsite in a picturesque setting, nestled between the quiet shores of Bassenthwaite Lake and the beautiful Cumbrian fells.

About Us

Kestrel Lodge Campsite is a peaceful and relaxed, family-friendly campsite in a picturesque setting, nestled between the quiet shores of Bassenthwaite Lake and the beautiful Cumbrian fells.

Kestrel Lodge Campsite is located just a short drive from the Cumbrian market towns of Cockermouth and Keswick. Easily accessible to the popular local tourist attractions like Whinlatter Forest and the Via Ferrata.

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Kestrel Lodge Campsite is located just a short drive from the Cumbrian market towns of Cockermouth and Keswick. Easily accessible to the popular local tourist attractions like Whinlatter Forest and the Via Ferrata.

We are situated amidst a fell walker’s paradise, with nine Wainwright's accessible from your tent flap. We’re also close to popular Lake District tourist attractions, with plenty to do whatever your age or interests.

Walking

We are situated amidst a fell walker’s paradise, with nine Wainwright's accessible from your tent flap. We’re also close to popular Lake District tourist attractions, with plenty to do whatever your age or interests.

Welcome

When we found Kestrel Lodge we were immediately smitten with the area. We wanted to create a traditional camping ground with lots of home comforts. A hot shower, covered areas for rainy days and a place to clean muddy boots and canine friends.

At Kestrel Lodge Campsite we allow campfires, as we know there is nothing nicer than relaxing around a roaring fire underneath the stars after a busy day out on the fells. We found Kestrel Lodge and fell in love with the area, we hope you do so too.

We're all looking forward to meetings you soon.

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From Our Blog

  • 19th January 2018

    Weddings and Wellies

    Last October, we decided to use Kestrel Lodge campsite as our wedding venue—after all we love the view and we love our home, so where better than to celebrate our wedding with family and friends.

  • 12th January 2018

    Walking , just walking

    Winter is always a chance for me to get into the mountains as much as possible, I’m tackling the Wainwrights and my total for 2017 now stands at 113, so just 101 to go.

  • 09th January 2018

    So what’s new for 2018?

    In 2018 we plan to keep up the high standards at Kestrel Lodge and just try to provide that little bit more.