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The Old Post Office Campsite

Santon Bridge, Holmrook, Seascale CA19 1UY England
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#1 of 3 Speciality lodging in Holmrook
The Old Post Office Campsite is a small family run campsite ideally situated on the western edge of the Lake District national park. First established in 1951 it has developed over the years into the perfect place to spend your holiday. Scafell pike is only 5 miles away which makes us one of the closest campsites to explore Wasdale . Eskdale is a short drive and equally beautiful including the incredible hardknott pass!!! Situated in the quiet village of Santon Bridge, the site is bordered on one side by the River Irt - noted for it's salmon, sea and brown trout, daily and weekly rods are available by arrangement with the owners. Short walk across the bridge is the Bridge Inn, serving bar meals and real ale. Also within walking distance is a Woodlands Tea Room and Santon Bridge gift shop and post box. Seascale, on the coast, is only 6 miles away with miles of sandy beaches, shops and childrens play area. For those who wish to travel further along the coast without driving the west coast main line at Seascale provides frequent and speedy travel to all coastal towns in Cumbria.
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Rommers69 wrote a review Oct 2020
Rivington, United Kingdom50 contributions41 helpful votes
Very slick operation at this site ,super tidy with extremely clean facilities. The setting is something from a biscuit tin lid ,little cottage by a river ,very quaint . Perfectly located for the fells and lakes and easily accessible . Well done Gareth loved it.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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RBManchester wrote a review Sep 2020
Manchester U.K.81 contributions20 helpful votes
Turned up without a booking and the owner was really helpful and friendly. Small site situated next to lovely little river. Clean with good facilities. Pub is a stone's throw away Quiet at night. We ended up staying an extra night it was so good. Will definitely return.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Simon S wrote a review Aug 2020
Bath, United Kingdom10 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed here for a week this August, 4 adults and 2 kids in 2 tents. We were greeted by the owner at the gate with a very warm welcome, the facilities on site were great and cleaned several times each day. The kids loved being able to play in the river and with it being a relatively small site we could keep an eye on them at all times. We had a great holiday, thanks.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
2 Helpful votes
Chaza1979 wrote a review Aug 2020
6 contributions2 helpful votes
Just had 12 nights at this lovely campsite Campsite just the right size Plenty of room on pitch Very helpful owner (Gaz & wife ) Wifi free Excellent facility’s (showers,toilets,washing up , laundry ) Set up very well for Covid 19 measures Animal friendly 🐶 Pub right next door to site (Bridge inn) Nearest shop 3miles away (Spar) Lovely river flowing down side of campsite All in all a wonderful campsite def will visit again
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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thebells46 wrote a review Jul 2020
Workington, United Kingdom1 contribution
Lovely site that we have been visiting at least twice a year since we’ve had our touring van. We lovely the tranquility of the site and that it is right on the river bank. The facilities are spotlessly clean. It’s an excellent base for exploring the Wasdale and Eskdale Valleys which have lovely walks and gorgeous scenery.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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US$85 - US$784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandCumbriaLake DistrictSeascaleHolmrook
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Old Post Office Campsite
Which popular attractions are close to The Old Post Office Campsite?
Nearby attractions include Wast Water (3.3 miles), Muncaster Castle (3.4 miles), and Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall (4.1 miles).
Is parking available at The Old Post Office Campsite?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Old Post Office Campsite?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Woodland's Licensed Bistro & Tea Room, Mawsons Ice Cream Parlour & Coffee Shop, and The Boot Inn Restaurant.
Are pets allowed at The Old Post Office Campsite?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Old Post Office Campsite?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Eskdale Mill (4.1 miles).