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Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site

Burns Farm is traditional, family run Caravan & Campsite, located on a quiet working farm, situated 3 miles outside of Keswick in the beautiful valley St Johns-in-the-Vale. Burns Farm is very conscious of its carbon footprint, and being environmentally friendly also adds to the feel good factor that we implement. We have a mixed recycling and we have recently installed an electric vehicle charging point at the site.
We also made an environmentally friendly choice to installing a biomass boiler using renewable energy sourced from the farm meeting all the hot water and heating requirements for the caravan and campsite shower blocks, holiday cottages and farm building.
We have the best night skies here in the Lake District and we only use very low watt LED light bulbs around the site so you can enjoy the very dark skies.

Tourer or motorhome, Burns Farm has a pitch to suit. There are 30 spacious 5m+3m grass x 12m hardstanding fully serviced touring pitches with grey water disposal, water and 16-Amp electric. We cater for touring caravans, trailer tents, camper vans and motor homes with FREE wi-fi.
Our smaller camp ground caters for tents and camper vans. Here, pitches are very flat and well drained with options to include grass with and without electric pitches have amazing views of Blencathra and the Helvellyn Range. Camping on our large campground can take large family tents and camper vans with gorgeous mountain views of Blencathra, Skiddaw, Helvellyn Range, Causey Pike and other beautiful mountains.
The site is situated on a hill top this not only gives 360 degree views, it also means we don't flood and the sun isn't restricted by the mountains giving all day sun all year round!

We're a great base for exploring the surrounding mountains and peaks of Blencathra, Skiddaw, Latrigg, Scafell Pike, Scafell, and Helvellyn, to name a few. We are dog friendly and do not charge for your pet.

With stunning scenery from the edges of our fields wherever you cast your amazed gaze, you just need walk off the site in any direction and it won't be long before a hill comes under foot. From some of the highest ground in England, to the loveliest walk on a disused railway line by the River Greta, this is one of the greatest places to take your boots. It will be tempting just to get your chair out and sit on the site admiring the idyllic surroundings, but be adventurous, lace up those boots and get amongst it!

Open from:
1st March to 4th November (approx.)

Facilities:
Pets allowed, Allow rallies, Disabled access, Family park, Electric hook-ups, Water hook-ups, Drainage hook-ups, Sanitary block(s), Laundry, Designated / private parking, Visitor parking, Wireless internet, Chemical disposal point, Washing up facilities, Campfires

We are upgrading all our facilities for 2019- this will include hard standing fully serviced pitches


Accomodations:
30 Touring pitches, 30 Motorhome pitches, 30 Tent pitches, Serviced pitches (touring), Campfires

Nearby attractions:
Boat launch, Cycle hire, Fishing, Golf, Horse Riding, Swimming (Indoor), Swimming (Outdoor), Water Sports

Approximately 3 miles east of Keswick and 1 mile From the Village of Threlkeld, with access form the A66, the site is surrounded by an open bowl of hills and lies at the very heart of one of the most beautiful valleys. Burns Farm is a peaceful, caravan and camp site, just right for relaxing and de-stressing in idyllic surrounds with panoramic views, 'or' if you are the more adventurous type, we are ideally situated for walking, water sports, fishing, rock climbing, cycling, pony riding, golf, paragliding and all the other attractions in the North Lakes


Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site (www)

St Johns-in-the-Vale, Cumbria, The Lake District
Cumbria, North of England
United Kingdom
CA12 4RR
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Reviews

Tyne and Wear

Note: This review was left while under different management

Made the booking over the phone and asked if I had to pay a deposit (which I would have preferred to do). The owner said no, as I was a previous customer. Went to let them know we had arrived, only to be told that she did not have us booked in. She made me look a liar in front of my family and other campers, who we had already told that we had pre-booked. She tried to make out that I was only making an enquiry, rather than a booking, but when she said this she had not realised that my partner was playing at the Keswick Beer Festival the next day and that we had known for months that we needed a definite booking for a Keswick campsite (which I believed we had). Anyway that left us looking for another site at 5.30 pm., and us ending up about 16 miles outside of Keswick, with a lot of extra driving to and from Keswick. I booked this site as my daughter liked it the last time we visited, but we will not be returning, and will not be recommending it to anyone else.

Property manager response (12 Jun 2012)

You arrived at reception at 5.30 on the Jubilee bank holiday and said you had made a booking. We didn’t have you on our system, our Email records showed your enquiry, and that we had sent you an Email booking from for you to fill out and return as confirmation. To reserve a pitch at our site during peak times, it is our procedure to make sure people have written confirmation before their arrival and it is their responsibility to bring a copy of this with them as proof of booking. Neither confirmation nor proof of booking was provided by your. I offered you a pitch for 1 night, which was reserved for a Saturday booking. This was rejected, it was all I could offer you, Your partner mentioned a booking he had made at the beer festival campsite not sure if you had got your booing’s mixed up by enquiring at both but not reserving either.

Berkshire

Note: This review was left while under different management

We stayed at the park for 10 nights and found the Landlady extremely helpful. The showers were hot and clean. What I would say is if you are going to stay alongtime at this park make sure you ptch your tent in an arear that will not flood. Well done. Will be back next year.

north west

Note: This review was left while under different management

Booking was simple enough and very friendly owners of the site. A great welcome. Unfortunatley, the site was not found to be quiet, tranquil or relaxing. Very large groups were active in the main until 11pm, some beyond. DVD players being used without headphones, thus impacting on others quiet time. Tents were positioned far too close, my concern was for possible fire spread. I have found better showering facilities at National trust sites. The water temerature was far too cold. Showering facilities were struggling to cope with the demand.We left 2 days early. I wouldnt reccommend this site to a couple or single traveller, however I am sure its great for kids! I will not be returning. Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site, Keswick, Cumbria

Guestbook reviews

Absolutely fantastic, haven’t been for a few years and the 2019 upgrades to the caravan pitches made life much easier with hard standing pitches, grey water drain & tap & fresh water tap for each pitch no refilling water bottles anymore! Stunning location, very clean facilities & very friendly & helpful owners. Would highly recommend.

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Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site

Beautiful place to stay, first time camping and I carnt wait to come back again

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Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site

One of our favourite places to camp in the Lake District. Literally everything you could want from a campsite including magnificent scenery, peacefulness (even though it’s a working sheep farm!) clean wash/toilet facilities that are regularly cleaned and the owners are very friendly and helpful too.
You can buy fresh eggs from the farmer’s young enterprising son who collects them every morning.
I’m a runner and there are countless trails nearby so plenty to go at with the Lakes close and the busy, picturesque town of Keswick is a short drive or a decent hike away with lots of shops and good places to eat (check out the two ice cream parlours making their own and you can run it off later)
Dogs are welcome on the site on leads so get booked in and enjoy the hospitality!

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Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site

Beautiful place to stay summer or winter, Linda is so welcoming and shower/toilet block immaculate. We’ve had 3 nights of chill and relax with the most beautiful surroundings. Thank you x

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Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site

Cracking site and facilities, made us very welcome in the eye of storm Callum, will defo be back

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Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site

Pleasant stay, friendly welcome as always, made to feel part of the family.
Fab free range eggs😀
Be back again

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Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site

what a nice campsite ,friendly and plenty of room . pit fire was a bonus 👍. easy access to the northern hill 😁.

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Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site

A great campsite - owners so helpful and accommodating. Such a fab quiet location. Our dogs also loved it. We will definitely return.

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Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site

We are still here staying for two nights. It’s our first time and we will be back. Lovely site clean toilet block warm showers. Nice washing up area, fantastic views. And so friendly. Highly recommend. Two fields for tents and two fields for caravans.

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Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site

This is a beautiful little gem in the Lake District. Off the beaten track and just beautiful. Will be back soon.

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Burns Farm Caravan and Camp Site