Sykeside Camping & Caravan Park
“Stunning location, views and a popular hikers pub are special features” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
A campers’ delight, this family-run park is sited at the foot of Kirkstone Pass, under the 2,000ft Hartsop Dodd in a spectacular area with breathtaking views. The park has mainly grass pitches with a few hardstandings, and for those campers without a tent there is bunkhouse accommodation, 2 pods for hire. The park attracts a wide variety of wildlife and the Brotherswater Inn serves breakfast and bar meals.
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Facilities – at a glance
Electrical hook up
- Licensed Bar
- Ice pack facility
- Picnic Area
- Shop onsite
- Wifi available
- Baby bathing/changing
- Calor Gas
- Camping Gaz
- Toilet fluid
- Open all year
- Total Touring Pitches: 86
- Caravan Pitches Available
- Motorhome Pitches Available
- Tent Pitches Available
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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