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Based in the English Lake District, very close to the beautiful Bassenthwaite Lake, Herdwick Croft offers a stunning caravan and touring park with views over the North Lakeland fells.

The caravan park is only 8 miles from the market town of Keswick on Derwentwater, and 5 miles from Cockermouth, the birthplace of Wordsworth and Fletcher Christian (author of Mutiny on the Bounty).

The caravan park is well placed on the main bus route to Workington, Cockermouth, Keswick, and Penrith. You can download the latest bus timetable by visiting the Stagecoach website, and searching for bus X4 or X5.

The picturesque Lakeland village of Bassenthwaite is only 2 miles away. Bassenthwaite Lake is ideal for those interested in watersports, Bassenthwaite Sailing Club is only one mile away where you can hire or launch a sailing dinghy, and the lake is excellent for windsurfing and canoeing or just relax on the lake shore enjoying the sun or a picnic.

Herdwick Croft
Herdwick Croft

Herdwick Croft is within 3 miles of Skiddaw and close to the Northern fell of Binsey, so walkers have a good selection of walks on their doorstep. The North Lakeland fells are renown for the quality and variety of the walks from gentle strolls to epic day adventures!

Cockermouth golf course is only 2 miles away, there is horse riding nearby and one mile away is a fitness centre complete with swimming pool. Whinlatter forest is excellent for mountain biking with many different forest trails around the woodland area.

The property has a river running through it so great for sitting by and relaxing.

Visitors keen on fishing should bring their rods, as we are only 50 yards from the Lake where you can have a go at getting a big catch!

Herdwick Croft
Herdwick Croft
Herdwick Croft