Troutbeck Head

Troutbeck, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0SS | Telephone: 01768 483521 | View Map

  • Steam boats on Ullswater Lake near Troutbeck Head
  • Play area and slide outdoors
    Children will love the outdoor play area
  • Leafy Troutbeck Head
    Enjoy the beautiful North Lakeland countryside from Troutbeck Head

Open Dates:
30 July 2020 - January 2021 12 March 2021 - January 2022

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


• Wash room / toilets
• Playground
• Car parking

Why stay here

New for 2020, our Troutbeck Head glamping site in Penrith is set in the beautiful north Lakeland countryside, and is conveniently located for visiting Ullswater. A great getaway for nature lovers and walkers, the glamping site is nestled in a picturesque valley and offers stunning views of Blencathra to the West.

Boasting stunning countryside views, this site is the perfect getaway for nature lovers, walkers or anyone who just fancies a relaxing in a country pub.

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

Accommodation at Troutbeck Head

Site details

Facilities on site

  • • Wash room / toilets
  • • Dish washing
  • • Laundry facilities
  • • Playground
  • • Car parking
  • A small shop is now available in reception, selling essential items
  • • Please note: 3G/4G and phone signal are limited at this site and Wi-Fi is not available

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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

    The nearest National Cycle Network route is route 71, the C2C which is 1.5 miles from site. There are many other routes to pick up within a mile of the site including mountain bike routes for those wanting something a little tougher.

  • Walking Walking

    Keen walkers will love this glamping site for its Lake District location. There's an excellent footpath around Ullswater and a dog walk from the site on forest tracks. You'll also find plenty of maps and guides for sale with details of routes in the local area.

  • Things to try Things to try

    Explore the Lake District by water with a sailing, power boating or kayaking trip. There are plenty of companies to choose from in the local area so you'll be in safe hands with a professional guide if needed. For the really adventurous (and super fit!), the Lake District Ski Club operates nearby and offers a great way to explore the area with an adrenaline rush to boot.


    Hadrian's Wall is around an hour from site and well worth a visit from your base at Troutbeck. The wall itself was built by the Romans and stretches for 300 miles.

  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    There are plenty of places to eat in the Lake District, with traditional British cuisine at the forefront of many of the local restaurants.


    Just five minutes from site, the Troutbeck Inn serves a delicious Sunday Roast, or a little further afield in Keswick, Merienda is a café/restaurant offering a varied lunch and dinner menu. 

  • Family days out Family days out

    Get up close with wildlife at Lake District Wildlife Park. With everything from eagles to lemurs and snakes, you'll find something for the whole family.


    For those wanting to explore the Lake District in style, adventurers will enjoy the numerous quad biking trails in the area or those with younger children may prefer Ullswater Steamers on Ullswater Lake.

* Prices based on a minimum two night stay between Monday and Thursdays during low season. Minimum stay for glamping pods and cabins is two nights. Tent prices are based on 1 adult and 1 pitch. Maximum tent size 5m x 5m. Please read our FAQs for further booking information. Full terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Troutbeck, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0SS
Telephone: 01768 483521

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Keswick and Penrith (bus stop 1.5 miles away)
  • Nearest train station: Penrith