Hillcroft Holiday Park, at Pooley Bridge, near Ullswater in the Lake District will help make your camping and caravan holidays in Cumbria tranquil and memorable ones.
This campsite welcomes guests in caravans, motorhomes and tents, and there are 26 touring pitches and 30 super pitches on-site, as well as 30 camping pitches. Open from 1st March March until 6th January, Hillcroft Park offers the opportunity for a peaceful holiday in the Lake District, this campsite is a great base for exploring this beautiful region. There are also camping pods and holiday lodges for hire, so you don't need to own your own home from home to be able to spend time here.
On site, you'll find free showers, toilets, baby changing facilities, somewhere to do your washing up, chemical toilet disposal facilities, a 24-hour laundrette and gas sales. Let the kids tire themselves out in the children's play area, or challenge them to a game of football on the recreational field. Or maybe you'd rather share the campsite's stunning natural surroundings and blissful panoramic views with them by enjoying one of the holiday park's nature trails. This is also a dog-friendly campsite, with dog walks nearby, plus there is a licensed shop.
This is an award-winning campsite. Indeed, it has been rated as one of the best in the UK and its region, as it features in the Top 100 Sites Guide 2022, which is put together by Caravan Sitefinder in association with its market-leading sister brands, Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome magazines, visitors commending this verdant campsite for its warm, friendly welcome and its cleanliness. It also has the David Bellamy Gold Conservation Award 2021/2022.
You will also be pleased to hear that this campsite is very accessible. It doesn't sit far off the M6 motorway, near Penrith, so while it feels very much like you're tucked away, you can still get to the site with ease.
If you're looking for a campsite in the Lake District with memorable vistas, this could be it. Hillcroft Holiday Park offers tremendous views of Ullswater, and there’s lots to enjoy in the surrounding area. Walkers and cyclists will be in their element here, thanks to the high number of nearby routes, especially in the Lake District National Park. Those keen on a more leisurely break can take a trip to some of the fantastic historic monuments within easy reach of the site, such as the lovely Dalemain Historic House and Gardens. Or maybe you'd like to take a cruise on Ullswater, enjoying the fabulous views from a different angle.
The market town of Penrith is around a 10-minute drive from this site, a great place to stock up on your holiday essentials or maybe you'd like to take a break from cooking and have dinner in one of the pubs or restaurants. Even closer is Pooley Bridge, this village merely half a mile from Hillcroft Holiday Park. Or if towns slightly further afield take your fancy, Keswick is only a half-hour drive from this site, Kendal a little further away – it will take about 45 to 50 minutes to drive there.
So if you're after a peaceful retreat for your camping, motorhome and caravan holidays in the Lake District, this charming site in Cumbria could be just the ticket.
Hillcroft Park is only a 5 minute walk into the centre of Pooley Bridge and all the facilities Pooley Bridge has to offer.
Holiday Home and Lodge season 1st March - 6th January.
We have a new luxurious shower block as well as private bathrooms available for hire
DirectionsFrom junction 40 of the M6 take the A66 to Keswick. After a mile, turn left onto the A592, Ullswater. At the lake go left to Pooley Bridge, bear right at the village church, then go straight over the crossroads and the park is 100m on left.
Aira Force Waterfalls
Brougham and Lowther Castles
Honister Slate Mine
The Lake District Wildlife Park and many other attractions
Excellent walking area and easy access to all Lake District attractions