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Gill Head Farm Self catering Holidays

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in one of the camping pods for 2 nights in mid May. The site was very quite only a handful of others. The pods are excellent, with plenty of room. Shower and toilet block were clean as well as the communal sitting area. The only negative I have is you can't park your car next to the pod,...

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got home from four beautiful days at Gill Head Farm. The site is easy to find from the motorway and well signposted; even for novice towers like us! As you drive up it is clear where to go depending if you're in a tent or van and there is space to park close to reception. I paid with a...

Thank Clare W
Hawarden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic experience! There's an area to pitch tents by the River Troutbeck, with a view of a waterfall and plunge pools, that you can request. It's off the beaten track, away from the main campsite area, so the toilets are a short walk away but the privacy is worth it. There's also a great playground and trampoline for the kids...

Thank volcanictonga
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent Two nights here in our little camper, the field with the hard standing pitches has a lovely playground in the middle so you can sit back and enjoy a brew while the kids play, communal areas very useful, picnic benches outside and undercover to sit and eat at. Yes you do have to keep pressing the button in...

Thank R7054GGruthc
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The idea of camping pods is right up my street. I don’t like setting up tents all that much. I don’t like mallets and bent tent pegs all that much. I don’t like undoing loud tent zips in the middle of the night all that much. I do like arriving and having a ready made pod, deep mattresses, picnic table...

Thank BeckyBrightSide
Driffield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My husband and I stayed for 1 night in the gypsy wagon. Our stay could have been so much better with just a few improvements. The wagon was o.k, although I wouldn't want to have more than a couple of nights in it, as it is cramped (not that we expected it to be spacious). There were lots of nice...

Thank Tracey B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Stunning views but thats about the only positive I can say. Toilet & shower area very dated and dirty. The showers are push button so very tricky to wash when you have to keep pushing the button. Lots of cobwebs and dirt so not very inviting.

Thank Loraine T
Lenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Unusual layout we didn't know that there was two sets of stairs one led to 2 of the bedrooms and the other staircase led to another 2 bedrooms which was a bit annoying. Only one bathroom has a shower the whole family all 10 of us used the shower like don't know anyone that actually uses a bath. We did...

Thank Angie251055
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a pod at the site during half term. Some real positives here for anyone who camps or clamps. The dining area and games area are a great addition not seen at many sites. The microwave, kettle and fridge freezer for all to use is, again, a real positive. The pod itself was great, with fantastic views, warm,...

Thank Adeyhaigh
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My family stayed in a normal size pod which I believe is slightly smaller than a family pod. That being said there was more than enough room for the four of us as all its really used for is sleeping in. On arrival to site I met the owner who was pleasant enough without being overly friendly, but as we...

1Thank Martin M

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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set against the spectacular backdrop of the mighty Blencathra and the northern fells, Gill Head Farm offers a warm welcome to our family run working hill farm with a caravan and camping site and traditional lakeland farmhouse self catering accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gill Head Farm Self catering Holidays

Address: Troutbeck, Penrith CA11 0ST, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Penrith
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Price Range: ₹ 323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Gill Head Farm Self Catering Holidays Penrith, Lake District
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“Camping pods are ace!”
BeckyBrightSide, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“amazing views”
805charlottew, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Have no experience of the rooms.”
109harryp, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ther are also camping pods available apart from the SC cottages”
paulgC2609DO, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“the wifi isn't good when you are a distance away from the farmhouse, but there is sporadic 3g and 4g,”
bexeday, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
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