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Waterside House Campsite

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  • Excellent66%
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fire pit”(16 reviews)
“working farm”(9 reviews)
“waters edge”(11 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, love this place, been many times and hope to continue visiting. Great location, great staff, great facilities, love the new pods, will always camp here if in the lakes, as stayed in many but this is the best....MUCH better than Parkfoot nextdoor

Thank MrRee17
Response from Waterside C, Manager at Waterside House CampsiteResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. So pleased you love our site and its location. This year we are 'refurbing' our loos and hoping for a dry season! We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Debs

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I don’t think I’ve had as much fun on a campsite in all of my life! The staff and guests staying there are so friendly! We got speaking to a few families and couples that had stayed there before and no one ever had any...More

Thank Tom H
Response from Watersidecampsite, Manager at Waterside House CampsiteResponded 15 November 2017

Dear Tom, Thank you so much for your kind review. So glad you had fun! Mission accomplished! ;) Best wishes and look forward seeing you in the New Year. Debbie

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Only stayed here for one night but wished it was longer! Camped in a peaceful spot 100m from the shore of Ullswater - stunning! The shower facilities were clean and good, friendly welcome at reception. Hope to be back in the future!

Thank amyatkinson83
Response from Watersidecampsite, Manager at Waterside House CampsiteResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Amy, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so very lucky that we have our location on the shores of Ullswater. Please come back again and see us very soon. Best wishes Debs

Reviewed 2 October 2017

My partner and I had a 2 night stay in the bell tent at Waterside House and loved it. It was a tad chilly (as you would expect at the end of Sept!) but the fire pit warmed us up nicely. The views are insane...More

Thank Rebecca M
Response from Watersidecampsite, Manager at Waterside House CampsiteResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Rebecca, Thank you for your fab review, we are so glad you had fun. The Bell tent is a personal favourite of mine too, lots of space and a little bit further away! Please come and see us again next year! Best wishes Debs

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We had a brilliant time glamping at Waterside House. The owners have thought of everything to make the camping experience as glamorous as possible. Loved the huge basket of logs which were needed as it was quite chilly for September and it was great not...More

Thank LovesRelaxing86
Response from Watersidecampsite, Manager at Waterside House CampsiteResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. The Tipis have again been super popular this year alongside the family pods which as you know are brand new. Next year we hope to improve our furnishings inside the tipis and give them a bit of a make...More

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Response from LovesRelaxing86 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there was a fire pit already there and a slab to put a disposable bbq on if you wanted to do that. We took our own bedding etc yes. Ours came with cutlery and a stove to boil the kettle and a futon bed but I’m not sure... More
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KJSouthward
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Response from Watersidecampsite | Property representative |
Hi The dryers take 50p and you can purchase a token from the shop for £3. (bring some trave wash then you dont have to buy a full pack from the shop!) Hope this helps ;)
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sharpejoinery
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Response from Rhino2Horsforth | Reviewed this property |
yes. seen a few commercial vehicles on site including an ambulance.! no problems.
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"Go for the bell tent - it's on the end and is gorgeous!"
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"Pods and TeePee's are lakeside."
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"Don't put tent up in mud. lol"
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"Higher up is best as can get boggy in the rain."
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