Ullswater – Sykeside Campsite

Situated in the beautiful Dovedale Valley right in the very heart of the Lake District National Park the Sykeside campsite is an absolute gem. With jaw dropping views at every turn you will find it hard to resist the allure of the mountains and a walk from the door of the yurt is an absolute must.

With a wild, quiet away from it all feel and a short walk of Brothers Water it’s ideal for those keen on an early morning dip or just a stroll in beautiful surroundings! On site there is also a shop and the cosy Brotherswater Inn serving great local ales and food. Fun, adventure and awe inspiring scenery await all those who choose to stay here.

Offering a superb base for exploring both the Lake District and Cumbria the Sykeside site really does have it all. Leave the car or explore further afield it makes the perfect base for a variety of activities and excursions. Whether it’s a full days hike up Fairfield, a stroll around Brotherswater, a picnic, swim or trip on the Ulswater Steamers or simply just sitting back outside the Yurt enjoying the view, there is lots to do for one and all. Whatever you decide there will be a fine local ale waiting for you to enjoy next to the open fire in the Brotherswater Inn upon your return.

A stones throw from the site is Glenridding, Patterdale, Pooley Bridge and the stunning Ulswater. Climb the famous striding edge to the top of Helvellyn, visit Aira Force or enjoy an afternoon tea in one of the many cafes, there is so much to see and do without ever leaving the valley. Further afield and over the Kirkstone pass lies Ambleside and access to the southern Lakes.

Also available a short drive away are an array of outdoor activities. Why not try moonlit canoeing, stand up paddle boarding or make a full day of it for a peddle and paddle adventure? Also available to book with your stay are all manner of Bushcraft experiences as well as some more traditional outdoor activities such as gorge scrambling and rock climbing. Adventure awaits, seize the day. See our THINGS TO DO page for more information and booking.

The Sykeside campsite has two 18ft Yurts comfortably accommodating six persons per Yurt. A beautiful site proving a beautiful quiet retreat away from it all for families, friends and couples alike. Samphire yurt is also dog friendly, please click HERE for more information bring your pooch.

Available from March through to November. Electric hook-ups available to book with your yurt. Just £7 per yurt per night. Payable upon arrival.

Where are we; Sykeside Campsite, Brotherswater, Hartsop, Penrith. CA11 0NZ

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