Waterfoot Park

Penrith, Cumbria

4.5 stars out of 4 reviews

Open from
1st March to 5th January
Penrith, Cumbria, North of England, CA11 0JF
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Last updated
29 Jan 2021
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Motorhome pitches
(£19.00 - £32.00)
Touring pitches
(£19.00 - £32.00)
Tent pitches
Serviced pitches
Seasonal pitches
Motorhome pitches34£19.00-£32.00
Touring pitches34£19.00-£32.00
Tent pitches
Serviced pitches
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Camping pods8
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Holiday in the Lake District at this award-winning holiday park in the grounds of a Georgian mansion. Waterfoot Park overlooks Ullswater and is the perfect base for exploring the surrounding area’s magnificent lakes, forests and mountains.

The Lake District is home to many of England’s most enchanting landscapes, and among them you’ll find some of the finest walking, cycling and boating opportunities the UK has to offer.

Choose from a great selection of stylish glamping pods, charming cabins and cosy holiday cottages. Pet-friendly options are available.

Relax and refresh in the onsite bar and café and stock up on all your essentials including locally-sourced produce at the on-site shop. There’s also a playground for your little ones. Independent pubs, tearooms and restaurants all await in the charming nearby village of Pooley Bridge.

Book your self-catering holiday in the Lake District today.

More about the parkHide
  • Disabled access
  • Family park
  • Pets allowed
  • Caravans to buy
  • 8 Camping pods
  • 1 Children's play area(s)
  • Chemical disposal point
  • Designated / private parking
  • Drainage hook-ups
  • 34 Electric hook-ups
  • Laundry
  • LPG stockist
  • Sanitary block(s)
  • Shop
  • Visitor parking
  • Washing up facilities
  • Water hook-ups
  • Wireless internet
  • Bar
  • Breaks near water
  • Glamping accommodation
  • Romantic breaks for couples
  • Walking breaks
  • Hiking breaks
  • Wildlife

Wi-Fi cards can be purchased in reception. Free Wi-Fi is available in the Mansion Bar area.
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Waterfoot Park (www)

Pooley Bridge, Ullswater
Cumbria, North of England
United Kingdom
CA11 0JF


Exit at Junction 40 M6, take the A66 for 1 mile, then take the A592 to Ullswater, Waterfoot is approx 5 miles from the motorway, situated on the right hand side of the road, just before the Lake, which is a 5 minute walk from the Park. Please note that our park is NOT SAT NAV COMPATIBLE - so please make sure to plan your journey before arriving to ensure a stress-free journey.

Nearby attractions

  • Boat launch
  • Cycle hire
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding holidays
  • Sailing
  • Swimming (Indoor)
  • Swimming (Outdoor)
  • Water Sports
  • Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Snooker/Pool

Things to do near Ullswater

Ullswater Steamers. Treat yourself to a cruise across Ullswater in a heritage style ferry while taking in the magnificent scenery.

Walk the Ullswater Way. Join the walking trail that traces the banks of Ullswater direct from Waterford.

Water sports and sailing. Boating, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding and more are all readily available at nearby waters sports centres.

Aira Force Falls. This majestic 65-foot waterfall is a local must-see.




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Overall rating

4.5 stars

Based on 3 review(s)


5.0 stars

Just returned here with our tourer after a break of 8 years from caravaning and it is still as good as ever, but with the added bonus of hard wired TV points !!
The touring area is a small very clean and well kept area with hard standings for all pitches, shower facilities are of a good standard and always clean with plenty of hot water. While we were there there was a good mixture of couples and families all of whom were very friendly and enjoying their stay. There is a seperate playing field with swings and climbing frames for the kids. The shop is a bit of a blast from the past, small old fashioned but stocked with all the essentials, the bar are is the same a cosy old fashioned full of character place for a beer.
The site is perhaps a 15min stroll from Pooley Bridge through two fields and a woodland path (not suitable for prams)or alternatively you can walk along the road, but there is no pavements.
Note if you want the evening sun pitch on the left hand side of feild as you drive in, as the rest is in shade from early evening.
All in all very friendly, clean, and a safe place for kids, a highly recommended site that is a credit to it's owners, BEWARE WE WILL BE BACK...


5.0 stars

This is a lovely site, very relaxed, clean and well kept. half a mile walk into Pooly Bridge, many woodland and river?
/lakeside walks. On site faciities are very good. Plenty of space around touring caravans, lovely childrens play area,We have now visited this site three times and would certainley go again.

North Lanarkshire

4.0 stars

Little gem of a site.

Very relaxed friendly atmosphere, with all the necessary services available and play area for children.

Clean toilet/shower facilities with laundry room, very large spaces available for caravan, awning and car.

The pictures do not do it credit and need updating.

Would recommend highly as good value for money.

Photo of Holiday Home/Static caravan: Willerby Rio Gold
Willerby Rio Gold
38' x 12'
year built
A favourite for a number of years, the Rio Gold just gets better and better. It’s such a practical yet stylish home that’s ideal for family holidays or weekend getaways and it will suit a number of lifestyles and budgets. The large open plan lounge has a huge wrap-around L-shaped sofa, which is great for putting your feet up and watching TV or snuggling together in front of the fire. The fixed dining area is really practical and a great way to keep an eye on the kids while their food is being prepared. Relax, enjoy and unwind in the Rio Gold. Coming directly into the kitchen, you’ll love the clean lines and contemporary feel. With an integrated fridge-freezer and handy storage it’s a great home for family living. Price includes :- 15 year licence Delivery Siting Connections Steps Gas storage box 2 x 47kg gas bottles Storage box TV connection Dressing pack Price excludes :- Rent Rates Insurance Decking The Willerby Rio Gold comes with the following specifications :- Exterior Aluminium cladding - Environmental Green Energy efficient Environmental Green PVCu double glazed windows and doors Interior Gas powered water heater Energy efficient lighting Lounge Wrap-around seating with fold-out occasional sofa bed Gas fire TV cabinet and storage unit Kitchen Double cavity gas oven with hob/grill and glass splashback Modern worktops with matching upstands Dining Area Fixed dinette seating Freestanding pedestal dining table Fully upholstered cylinder stools Main Bedroom Double bed En-suite WC Full height wardrobes Wall storage unit Twin Bedroom Single beds Full height wardrobes Wall storage unit Family Shower Room Shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled shower


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Photo of Camping pod: Wigwam
10' x 6'
year built
We have four self catering Running Water II Wigwams for hire. Each Wigwam can accommodate 2 adults and up to 2 children. Each Wigwam is provided with a fixed double bed, a double sofa bed both with mattresses,an en-suite toilet and shower room, a kitchenette which has storage space with a sink, under counter fridge, kettle, microwave, hob and toaster . There is a dining table with 4 chairs, broom, bin, dustpan/brush and chopping board for your use. Outside you will find a picnic table and gravelled area suitable for barbecueing. Waterfoot wigwams do not have television reception but you may bring your own for the purpose of watching DVD's.Please note dogs are welcome in select wigwams for a samll charge per night.

Price per week: £47.00 - £58.00

Photo of Log Cabin
Our new contemporary 'Hive' self-catering Cabins sleep up to four persons. Inspired by nature inside and out; right down to the outdoor boot and dog wash. Inside you will find an open plan area with a well-equipped kitchen (with fridge/freezer, electric hob and microwave), two double sofa beds, TV and dining space for up to four persons. There is also a shower room with toilet. Outside there is a small decking area for alfresco dining. Two cabins are dog friendly. Bed linen and towels are provided.

Price per week: £385.00 - £599.00

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