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Thacka Lea Caravan Park

Penrith, Cumbria

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For Lake District touring holidays, Thacka Lea Caravan Park in Penrith is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Lake District and Eden Valley.

Based just six miles from Ullswater, the second largest and one of the most beautiful lakes in the English Lake District, this well-kept park is at the north end of the small market town of Penrith and a short walk to the town's many independent shops and restaurants, sporting and leisure facilities.

For keen cyclists, Thacka Lea is situated on the C2C (Sea to Sea or Coast to Coast) cycle route. The park is near to the stunning Eden Valley and the River Eden, which flows through the picture-perfect countryside.

Nearby is the unique village of Pooley Bridge where you can enjoy a boat cruise on the Ullswater Steamers, or take a walk or a drive along the lake to admire the stunning natural landscape. Penrith, in the heart of the Eden Valley, offers a variety of excellent walking, cycling and sightseeing opportunities.

Open from:
1st March to 5th January

Pets allowed, Electric hook-ups, Sanitary block(s), Washing up facilities, Walking breaks

There is also a children's play area and park nearby.

25 Motorhome pitches, 25 Touring pitches, Walking breaks

Nearby attractions:
Boat launch, Cycle hire, Fishing, Golf, Horse riding holidays, Sailing, Swimming (Indoor), Swimming (Outdoor)

Things to do in Penrith

Eden Valley
Lake District
Lowther Castle
Whinfell Forest
Brougham Castle
Penrith Castle

Thacka Lea Caravan Park

Thacka Lane
Cumbria, North of England
United Kingdom
CA11 9HX
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Overall rating

4.5 stars

Based on 2 review(s)


5.0 stars

Brilliant site. Clean, spacious pitches, friendly owners. Convenient for town centre and shops. Easy public transport to Lake District and Carlisle. We visit every June and normally stay about 2 weeks. Penrith is a very interesting place, but there are many other places to visit as well.


4.0 stars

great wee site
we pop in evry year before going home to scotland
showers great but you have to pay toilet block is old style but always clean site well layed out and close to town centre prices very good
Thacka Lea Caravan Park, Penrith, Lake District, Cumbria