Coniston Park Coppice

Park Gate, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8LA | Telephone: 015394 41555 | View Map

  • Panoramic views of the Cumbrian landscape
    Panoramic views of the Cumbrian landscape
  • Beached boats on Derwentwater
    Beached boats on Derwentwater
  • Water skiing on Coniston Water
    Water skiing on Coniston Water
  • Coniston Park playground
    Coniston Park playground

Open Dates:
All year

Earliest Arrival Time: 3pm
Latest Departure Time: 10am


• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area

Why stay here

We’re located in the heart of the Lake District National Park, beside the waters of Lake Coniston and surrounded by trees and wildlife. Catapult yourself into an active holiday in an area brimming with things to do, on and off water – windsurfing, cycling, pony rides or rock climbing (to name but a few). Our site also has an adventure playground and children’s activities which is perfect for little explorers.

To book a tent pitch please call the site directly on 015394 41555.

Find out how you can book with no amendment fee on bookings for 2020

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Group bookings available
Please call 01342 777533 (Mon - Fri, 8.45am-5pm)

Accommodation at Coniston Park Coppice

Site details

Facilities on site

 Wi-Fi available
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area
• Laundry facilities
• Playground
• Car parking
• Pitches are: shingle, electric
• Site shop: Yes
Dog-friendly facilities available

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Coniston Park Coppice Wi-Fi runs an average 5-10 Mbps. Fees may apply.

To book a tent pitch please call the site directly on 015394 41555.

Discover our top tips for your Lake District stay

Top 6 things to do in the Lake District
Rugged, untamed and beautiful, the heart of the Lake District has much to offer. Here are our suggestions of things to do on your trip.

Activities & experiences nearby

  • Cycling Cycling

    There are cycle routes and mountain bike trails all around our site at Coniston. Some are flat, some hilly, some paved, some muddy. Chat to our site staff or visit our information board for details.

    Check out the nearest National Cycle Route to follow a proper trail. You could start by heading south towards Torver or north over Lake Coniston towards Windermere. 

  • Walking Walking

    The area is rich in trails and tracks to follow, both flat and hilly including the Old Man and Tarn Hows. Routes are detailed on the Lake District website and in our information room.

    Many hikers favour The National Park’s fells, to enjoy the jaw-dropping views of the lakes below. Scafell Pike is England's highest mountain if you’re looking for a challenging route.

  • Things to try Things to try

    Water sports are easy to come by. Sailing, row boating, canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding are run by Coniston Boating Centre and Joint Adventures. Rock climbing, abseiling and scrambling can be booked through Crag Adventures.

    Swing from the trees at Treetop Nets and Treetop Trek.

    Unforgettable wildlife encounters are run by Predator Experience. You could walk with wolves, fly an eagle on the Fells or get close to snakes and spiders.

  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    Visitor’s recommendations:

    Follow the footpath north over half a mile, along an abandoned railway line to The Ship Inn, part of the Robinsons real ale brewery. Enjoy dinner at The Steam Bistro in Coniston which has an ambient, welcoming atmosphere.

    Have lunch or homemade cake whilst admiring the views across Lake Coniston at the Bluebird Café. If you’re heading north, Chesters by the River is also a great lunch stop.

  • Family days out Family days out

    Hang out with the ducks on Coniston Water and try anything from canoeing to dinghy sailing to steamboat rides from the pier.

    Explore the Lake’s incredible landscape by visiting Wray Castle at Windermere, the Cathedral Mine Cave in Little Langdale or check out the Grizedale Forest sculptures.

    You can visit many attractions within a 35 minute drive, such as the World of Beatrix Potter museum, John Ruskin’s House at Brantwood with its stone xylophone and South Lakes Safari Zoo where you can feed the animals.

* Prices based on a minimum two night stay between Monday and Thursdays during low season. Minimum stay for pods and Airstreams is two nights. Tent prices are based on 1 adult and 1 pitch. Maximum tent size 5m x 5m. Rock pegs are required. Full terms and conditions apply.


Location and transport

Park Gate, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8LA
Telephone: 015394 41555

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Coniston and Ulverston
  • Bus stop within one mile
  • Nearest train station: Ulverston
  • Car hire available on site

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