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Side Farm

Patterdale CA11 0NP, England
Side Farm
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stopped here to meet up with my parents who were staying on a cottage in Patterdale. Basic facilities but clean what more do people want when they go camping,don't expect the Ritz whole point of camping is to rough it!! Owners were polite,friendly and very helpful.

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Hindhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Sorry, but I have first to take issue with an earlier reviewer who complained about the potholes, the likelihood of destroying the underside of your car unless it was a robust 4x4. A hint: that might be why there is a 10 mph limit!! Hmmm...anyway, it seemed to me that the VW Polo, Fiat Panda and Vauxhall Corsa I saw... More 

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Middlesbrough
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Me and my girlfriend stayed here in August 2014, it's an ideal location for walking Helvellyn, some cracking views and right by the lake, we got lucky with the weather so it made our stay happier! A few issues with the campsite, it's on a slope so not many flat spots, the farm track is bad leading up from reception... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It is as picturesque as the photos suggest, but, as indicated by others, very hard to find a completely flat spot for a tent. Despite the unusually good September weather, it did get quite cold at night, particularly under clear skies. Colossus87 clearly misunderstands what is meant by an 'open fire'---few campsites allow it but a list can be found... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I must stress that I have never felt the need to write a negative review prior to today, however, the experience myself and my family experienced at this campsite this weekend certainly dictates the need for me to warn other families away from this site. First, the positives. The view and the access to the lake. That is it. The... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

What can we say... The campsite views are amazing! Never been camping with the views like that previously. The dogs were kept on leads, so if you are scared of them, they don't cause any trouble. The owner was very helpful, always with the smile on her face. The toilets and showers were cleaned in the mornings, but by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The weather was hot and made the whole experiance very pleasent. The site is well hidden yet gives spectacular views of Ullswater and surrounding hills. 360 degrees of breathtaking sights. The site provides good (powerful) showers clean toilets and wash basins. Washing machines if needed at 3UKP per go. Two adults in one tent plus car was 18 UKP per... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Arrived to a warm welcome from Andrea,the owner. Found a lovely spot over looking the lake, with great views for miles around. Campsite was well maintained, shower blocks were immaculate, and water hot. A short scenic route to the glenriddings, it was 28 degrees and roasting hot so a lovely walk to the local pub garden and an ice cold... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Small campsite and mostly on a slope but we were lucky enough to find a perfect flat spot looking out over Lake Ullswater. Reasonably priced, we paid £36 for 2 adults for 2 nights and that was in the kid's school holidays. Dogs welcome at no extra cost. Toilet block could do with a bit of a clean but perfectly... More 

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Bexley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I've stayed here once before whilst on the Coast to Coast walk, and was equally pleased with the facilities on my return visit. Great view overlooking Ullswater and of the Helvellyn range. There are limited flat pitches & we got one that wasn't too inclined which was fine. There are laundry and washing up facilities and relatively good wash blocks.... More 

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