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Newby Bridge Country Caravan Park

Newby Bridge Country Caravan Park

Newby Bridge Country Caravan Park is the ideal holiday destination for anyone looking to experience the wonders of the Lake District National Park. This superb self-catering site boasts a scenic woodland setting and is located just a couple of miles from the southern end of Windermere, the largest lake in England, as well as being perfectly situated to explore the rest of the southern and central areas of the Lake District.

Newby Bridge Country Caravan Park offers a variety of holiday accommodation to suit all needs and tastes. Snuggle up in a cosy cottage, relax in a luxurious lodge, enjoy a break in a comfortable caravan, or escape from the world in style with a modern glamping pod. Dog-friendly properties can be booked if you want to bring along the family pet, and an accessible caravan is also available for those with mobility issues.

On-site facilities

On-site amenities include a shared laundry room with a washing machine, tumble dryers, and an iron, as well as an information centre with guidance on the local area. There’s also a small children’s playground.

Close to Windermere

Windermere is the largest lake in England and a popular destination in the Lake District. Newby Bridge Country Caravan Park is just 2 miles, or a 5-minute drive, from this stunning stretch of water’s southern tip.

Lake District National Park

Explore the rest of the Lake District from your home base at Newby Bridge Country Caravan Park. This national park includes England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike, as well as sixteen lakes and lots more gorgeous scenery.

Near Cartmel village

The historic village of Cartmel, 5 miles away, is very popular as a beautiful place to visit, with a 12th-century priory and fascinating heritage centre located just off the attractive village square.

Walking and cycling

This beautiful area of the country is perfect for walking and cycling holidays and a number of fantastic routes through the Lake District are easily accessible from the park’s convenient location.


Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the attractions and amenities shown below may be closed or only offering a limited service. Please check their individual websites or call them ahead of time to avoid disappointment when visiting.

Things to Try


Newby Bridge Country Caravan Park boasts a prime location just a couple of miles from the southern end of Windermere, England’s largest body of water. Make the most of your time here with a relaxing cruise where you can soak up the ambience and see the sights, or get out on the water with kayaking, canoeing, and sailing.

Cartmel village

Take a trip to the beautiful ancient Lakeland village of Cartmel and explore its rich heritage. Don’t miss the chance to visit the 12th-century Priory Church of St. Mary and St. Michael, with its stunning stained glass windows. Other places of note include Cartmel Racecourse and an artisanal cheese shop.

Lakeside Railway

Take a nostalgic journey through a scenic Cumbria countryside setting with a steam train trip on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway. This heritage railway runs a 3.2-mile route from Haverthwaite Station up to Lakeside Pier on Windermere, a perfect way to arrive by the lake and transfer to a boat cruise.

Fell Foot Park

Owned by the National Trust, Fell Foot is a fantastic family-friendly park situated on the shore of Windermere which enjoys some beautiful mountain views. It’s a great place to relax and enjoy outdoor games and picnics, and lake access makes it easy to get out on the water for swimming and boating.

Where to Go...

For Food and Drink

The Swan Inn on the park offers a great place to enjoy a delicious meal in relaxed surroundings. The nearby village of Cartmel is also known for being home to a number of quality restaurants, including two Michelin-star eateries, L’Enclume and Rogan & Co. It’s also the ‘Home of Sticky Toffee Pudding’.

For Attractions

Situated around halfway along the length of Windermere, the bustling tourist town of Bowness-on-Windermere offers a variety of great attractions. A great destination for sailing, watersports, and outdoor activities, it’s also home to the ‘World of Beatrix Potter’ where you can meet Peter Rabbit and friends.

For Activities

There are plenty of opportunities for some wonderful walks and great cycling trips in the local area. Look out across Windermere from the viewing station at Claife Heights, take a stroll from the village of Bowland Fell over to gorgeous Cartmel Fell, take a woodland wander in Grizedale Forest, and more.