Thornfield Camping Cabins
T: 01228 319028
Contact: Karen & Andrew Shepherd
OS Grid Reference: NY 37180 47461
Leave the M6 at J42 and travel 5 miles on the B5299 from Dalston, south towards Welton.
Shortly after leaving Dalston there is a left hand turn, the road straightens and leads to a right hand turn.
Just on the sharp right bend take the road signposted Rose Castle and Raughton Head.
ONCE OFF THE MAIN ROAD PLEASE DO NOT FOLLOW YOUR SAT NAV. We are 1/3 mile on the right.
Thornfield Luxury Camping Cabins are set in a picturesque setting between Carlisle and Caldbeck on the edge of the Lake District National Park. We are in close proximity to the Northern Fells.
Our camping pods provide high quality, affordable and warm year-round self catering accommodation with home from home comforts, in a tranquil rural setting.
A real back to nature holiday experience surrounded by woodlands, walks and extensive rural views.
New for 2020 - Standard Budget Cabin
The “Stable pod” – not en-suite & quirky in design. Cosy and comfortable; highly insulated with a panel heater. Sleeps max. two adults. The perfect solution for short stay. Details below.
Please provide your own bedding – sleeping bags - Available to hire if travelling light - for £15.
3 styles of pod available (6 luxury & 1 standard):
All pods have an additional option of a hot tub except for the standard pod.
WE ARE DOG FRIENDLY.
PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE FOR FULL PRICE INFORMATION.
Yes. Minimum stay 2 nights Friday to Sunday.
Families, small groups of friends.
6 luxury & 1 standard camping pods
Extra Large Pods - sleep max 4 adults or (2 adults & 3 children)
Large Pods - sleep max 4 adults or (2 adults & 2 children)
Stable Pod - sleeps max 2 adults (standard)
Ensuite wet room with each camping cabin (except Stable Pod)
NEW- Utility room for all guests - additional fridge & freezer storage washing machine & tumble dryer facilities. Sink for washing muddy boots.
Also a large shower room - mainly for "Stable Pod" guests and also occasional campers.
Yes - car parking area a short distance from the cabins.
2 electric charge stations available.
No. Fire pit hire available.
No. Gas BBQ hire available for hire.
We can offer the "Woodside Welcome". Quality cooked breakfasts with locally sourced produce brought to your door.
Comprising of English bacon rolls, The Ultimate Woodside Country Roll, tea and coffee.
The Blue Bell Inn, Dalston (1.5 miles)
Pub & Dining. Good food and real ale. 01228 712061.
The Bridge End Inn, Dalston (1 mile)
Pub & Dining. Good food and Theakstons real ale. 01228 710161.
The Old Smithy Cafe, Caldbeck (7 miles)
Cafe / restaurant - snacks, lunches, take away
Oddfellows Arms, Caldbeck (7 miles)
Pub food & Restaurant. Jennings real ales, pool table, breakfasts available.
Dalston (1.5 miles) - Co-Op Shop.
No - nearest in Carlisle (5 miles) - Border City Cycle Hire.
Bike repairs in Dalston - Mystery Cycles - 07935 058137.
Public footpath / cycleway from Dalston to Carlisle (accessed at St. Michael's Primary School)
Rose Castle (circular walk) A picturesque walk of approximately 1 hour from the cabins via the river Caldew and Rose Castle (the historic residence of the Bishop of Carlisle)
Carrock Fell & High Pike
Skiddaw & Dash Falls
Cycling - almost on Reivers Route 10 and National Cycle Network Route 7.
Please remember to mention the Lake District Camping website when you contact this campsite.