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The South Lakes Group

Your local off-road cycle touring club

 For cyclists who love off road leisure cycling in South Lakes and Yorkshire Dales

Part of the ‘Where the Brew Stop? The off-road cycle touring website’. The site about off-road cycle touring routes, cyclist’s cafes, local group events , the South Lakes Group and good photos.

National Trust Campsites in the Lake District

Great Langdale Campsite

Open all Year. Tel/Fax 015394 37668  e-mail: rlcamp@smtp.ntrust.org.uk

GR 286059, 300 pitches.

How to Get There

By road, follow the A593 from Ambleside. At Skelwith Bridge, turn right on to the B5343. The campsite is 6 miles down this road on the left before The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel.


Shop, Laundry facilities, Adventure Play Ground, Dogs accepted, Separate family site, Hot water/ showers/ wc, washing up area, take away food available, separate group site, disabled toilet/shower.

Wasdale Campsite

Open all year. Tel: 019467 26220 E-mail: rwascp@smtp.ntrust.org.uk    GR 183076, 120 pitche

How to Get There

By road, Wasdale Head is reached from the main A595. From the south, turn right at Holmrook for Santon Bridge and follow signs to Wasdale Head. From the north, turn left at Gosforth.


Shop, Laundry facilities, nature trail on site, toilet with wheelchair access, hot water/ showers/ wc, washing up area, Dogs accepted.

Low Wray Campsite

Open Easter to end October. Tel: 015394 32810  GR 372012  E-mail: rlwcamp@smtp.ntrust.org.uk 200 piches.

How to Get There

By road, take the A593 from Ambleside, turn left at Clappersgate on the B5286. Turn left at the sign for Wray. The site is less than 1 mile  on the left. NB no arrivals after 9 pm.


Shop, Laundry facilities, Kids’ adventure playground, dogs accepted, nature trail in summer, hot water/ showers/ wc, washing up area, lakeside beach/ boat launching access, separate site for organised groups.