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Wasdale Head National Trust Campsite

WASDALE HEAD, Seascale, CA20 1EX

The AA3 pennant AA Merit: 79%
Price guide: £

This site is set in a remote and beautiful spot at Wasdale Head, under the stunning Scafell peaks at the head of the deepest lake in England. The clean, well-kept facilities are set centrally amongst open grass pitches and trees, where seven camping pods (including four family pods) and two Nordic-style tipis are also located. There are eight hardstandings for motorhomes and eight electric hook-ups for tents. A hot food van operates at weekends during the summer months. The renowned Wasdale Head Inn is close by.

Further information

Tel: 015394 63862
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Open all year. Restricted opening (shop open reduced hours at wknds) Nov-Feb. Last arrival 21.00. Last departure 11.00.


No groups of more than 4 unless a family with children.

Site capacity

Tent pitches available.
Motorvan pitches available.
Total touring pitches: 120



Electric hook-up.
Battery charging.
Calor Gas.
Camping Gaz.

Site facilities

Electric shaver. Hairdryer. Ice pack facility. Disabled facilities. Shop on site or within 200 yds. Other facilities include pop-up café at wknds. 3rd party outdoor activities by west lake adventure ltd.


Wasdale Head National Trust Campsite, Wasdale head


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Use the route planner for your trip

From A595 N towards Whitehaven turn left at Gosforth; from Whitehaven S on A595 right at Holmrook for Santon Bridge, follow signs to Wasdale Head

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