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Thirlmere is a reservoir constructed at the end of the 19th Century to supply water to Manchester. The Thirlmere dam raised the waster level and joined two existing lakes, Leathes Water and Wythburn Water. The area around Thirlmere provides a good range of camping and caravan sites as well as a great selection of attractions and things to do. Check out the key information on the right and then explore the Thirlmere camping and caravanning sites listed below.
Campsites and caravan parks in the Thirlmere area include:
Bridge End Farm, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772166.
Burns Farm , St John's in the Vale, Threlkeld, nr Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 79112.
Camping Club Site, Crow Park Road, Keswick,Cumbria. 017687 72579.
Castlerigg Farm, Castlerigg, Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 72479.
Dale Bottom Farm, St John's in the Vale nr Keswick, Cumbria. 01768 772176.
Derwentwater Caravan Park, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772579.
Keswick Camping & Caravanning Club Site, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772392.
Lakeside Holiday Park (Norman Garner Ltd), Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772878.
Lane Foot Camp Site, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 778315.
Scotgate Holiday Park, Braithwaite Village, Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 78343.
Setmabanning Farm, St John's in the Vale nr Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 79229.
The Burnside Caravan Park, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772950.
Thirlspot Farm, Thirlspot, Thirlmere, Cumbria. 01768 772551.
Troutbeck Caravan Club Site, Troutbeck, Keswick, Cumbria. 01768 483521.
Walker Park Caravan Club Site, Keswick,Cumbria. 07771 861929.
Greenhowe Caravan Park, Ambleside,Cumbria. 015394 37231.
Low Wray National Trust Campsite, Low Wray, Near Ambleside, Cumbria. 015394 32039.
Skelwith Fold Caravan Park, Skelwith Fold, Ambleside, Cumbria. 015394 32277.
Fallbarrow Park, Windermere,Cumbria. 015394 44422.
Hill of Oaks and Blakeholme Caravan Estate, Windermere, Cumbria. 015395 31578.
Limefitt Park, Troutbeck, near Windermere, Cumbria. 015394 32300.
White Cross Bay Caravan Park, Windermere,Cumbria. 01539 443937.
Windermere Camping, Windermere,Cumbria. 01539 442619.
Borrowdale Campsite, Borrowdale Road, near Rosthwaite, Cumbria. 017687 77602.
Hollows Farm Grange, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 77298.
Low Manesty Caravan Club Site, Borrowdale,Cumbria. 01768 777275.
Seathwaite Campsite & Camping Barn, Borrowdale,Cumbria. 017687 77394.
Seatoller Campsite, Honister Pass, Borrowdale, Cumbria. 017687 77232.
Stonethwaite Campsite, Stonethwaite, Borrowdale Valley, Cumbria. 017687 77234.
Youdale Knot Holiday Caravan, Borrowdale,Cumbria. 017687 77216.
In addition to the beauty of the Lake itself, there are also a number of attractions around Thirlmere, including The Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, the many delights of Grasmere and Keswick, and great walks around the Helvellyn range.
Grid Ref: NY 309 189
Map: Explorer map OL5
Stats: 3.8 miles long and ½ mile wide
View on Map: Thirlmere on a map
More info: Thirlmere Tourist Info
Things to do: Thirlmere
Nearest Train: Windermere
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