***OO 3/5 based on 2 user reviews of Lowther Holiday Park
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This is a charming and beautiful site. Set in 50 acres of natural wooded parkland on the banks of the River Lowther. It is the home of the rare and fascinating Red Squirrel.
An ideal location for touring the Northern Lakes, the Eden Valley, the North Pennines and the Scottish Border Country

Location

  • Penrith
  • Cumbria, North of England
  • CA10 2JB
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9 Apr 2009: rebharley from durham reviewed Lowther Holiday Park

i have been going to this lovely site for many years since my daughter was small i now have a son aged 4 and will carrying on going here . we now have our caravan there as a seasonal tourer we like it that much . over the years my daughter and our family have gained many new freindsat this site because it is such a lovely place staff are also freindly toilets clean ;grounds litter and dog fouling free it is a pleasure to be there .i find as you turnin to go up the drive every thing seems to go in slow motion because you feel so relaxed with the surroundings. it doesnt matter how many times you visit we can always find somewhere to go or something different to do and keep you busy. and my childrens pleasure is playing on the pitch to be greeted dy a hare,a couple of ducks ,rabbits or a squirrel just walking past them or just watching them it is a great feeling to see this so all i can say is lowther hoilday you are a tip top site

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14 Aug 2007: ste-lisa from lancashire reviewed Lowther Holiday Park

We visited this park early june, we had a lovely time, this is the 2nd time we have been and would go again. The shop on sight was well stocked. we were parked next to the play ground so was ideal for us, being able to watch our 2 children. The bar on sight was also nice, friendly and relaxing. i would rate this park 9/10

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Professional Reviews

Practical Motorhome Snail Trail recommended site July 2006

Lowther Holiday Park is a haven for wildlife, and is therefore much loved by motorcaravanners. Set in ancient woodland, it is filled with birdsong. As well as being handed a site map on arrival, you will also be given a wildlife guide, featuring pictures of the birds you are likely to see.
This site map also includes a selection of discount vouchers for local attractions – of which there are many. Rainy day fun could include a visit to the Cars of the Stars Museum. For outdoor activities, you could head to Rookin House Farm on the A66 between Keswick and Penrith, which has horse riding, fishing, quad biking and archery.
But the area’s most popular attractions are the fells. There are hundreds of walks at nearby Blencathra. For the less adventurous, there are plenty of good shops, pubs and restaurants to explore in the market town of Keswick, or alternatively you could take a boat cruise around the delightful Derwentwater – you’ll never want to leave!18 Jul 2006
Practical Motorhome Independent Site Reviews.

Visitors are immediately put at ease when approaching Lowther. The site is located just off the A6 near Penrith, down a mile long drive that is mercifully wide enough for two units to pass.
On arrival you are directed to a temporary parking place, and presented with a plan of the park which details your pitch location. This plan comes with a selection of discount vouchers for local attractions. You also get a wildlife watch sheet with pictures of the birds that populate the park. Lowther is one of the few places left in the country where rare red squirrels can be found, and as such their habitat is protected.
Whatever your taste there is plenty do in this area. For the fell walker there are the Lakeland hills not far away. Keswick is great for shopping or you could take a boat trip on the lake.
Indoor attractions for wet weather days include the Cars of the Stars Museum or the Cumberland Pencil Museum. For something a bit different, Rookin House Farm has fishing, horse riding, quad biking, archery and many other outdoor activities.
The exceptional shop can supply all your needs and the bar, TV room and restaurant will keep you happy on those rainy days.
For children there are two play areas, one for older children and one for the youngsters, plus a recreation field with goal posts. There is a little noise from the nearby motorway but it is not loud enough to detract from your enjoyment of this lovely site. 22 May 2006
Practical Caravans Top 100 Parks Awards 2006

Lowther Holiday Park is a haven for wildlife, and is therefore much loved by caravanners. Set in ancient woodland, this site is filled with birdsong and is one of few places in the county where red squirrels can still be seen in their natural habitat. As well as being handed a site map on arrival, you will also be given a wildlife guide, featuring pictures of the birds you are likely to see at the park.
This site map also includes a selection of discount vouchers for local attractions – of which there are many. Rainy day fun could include visits to the Cars of the Stars Museum or the Cumberland Pencil Museum in Keswick. For outdoor activities, you could head to Rookin House Farm on the A66 between Keswick and Penrith, which has horse riding, fishing, quad biking and archery.
But the area’s most popular attractions are the fells. Blencathra, or Saddleback as it is locally known, is close by and there are hundreds of well-known walks around the area. For the less adventurous, there are plenty of good shops, pubs and restaurants to explore in the market town of Keswick, or you could take a boat cruise around Derwentwater.
But really, there’s no need
to leave the park at all, since
the well-stocked shop, bar, TV room and restaurant will
keep you entertained.
20 Apr 2006
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PitchesNo.Price
Motorhome pitches50£24.00-£28.00
Tent pitches25£24.00-£28.00
Touring pitches70£24.00-£28.00
Seasonal pitches80
Serviced pitchesno
For rentNo.Price
Camping podsno
Chaletsno
Holiday homesno
Residential homesno

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