Local area - Keswick and Bassenthwaite

Perfectly situated next to the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake and the shadow of the majestic Skiddaw.

Herdwick Croft is  7 miles from Keswick which is the North Lakes’ most popular holiday and day trip destination. Nestling between the Skiddaw Mountains and Derwentwater Lake, the town is in an idyllic location with an abundance of walking, shops, cafés and restaurants.

Cockermouth is 5 miles away and is a thriving market town with medieval and Georgian streets beneath the castle walls. Cockermouth is well known for its specialty shops and many art galleries. It is also home to Jennings Brewery.

The Local Area

The Lakes Distillery

The Lakes Distillery

We are next door The Lakes Distillery which produces whiskey, gin and vodka. They offer tours and have a bistro.

Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa

Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa

On the other side of the park we have Armathwaite Hall Hotel and luxury, award-winning spa where you can get day spa passes.

Lake District Wildlife Park

Lake District Wildlife Park

For the children we are ¼ mile away from the Lake District wildlife park where you can wander around and see over 100 species from Anaconda to Zebra.

Cockermouth Golf Club

Cockermouth Golf Club

For golfers, Cockermouth golf course is only 2 miles away. It is an 18 hole course and was designed by James Braid.

Whinlatter Forest

Whinlatter Forest

Whinlatter forest is excellent for mountain biking with many different forest trails around the woodland area.

Explore further by bus

Explore further by bus

The caravan park is well placed on the main bus route. You can download the latest bus timetable by visiting the website and searching for X4 or X5.