Ullswater
The Lake District
Cumbria
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About Us

About Us

The perfect place to enjoy the English Lake District.

Facilities

Facilities

We are a very well equipped campsite.

The Quiet Bar

The Quiet Bar

Read more about our unique bar on the campsite.

Finding Us

Finding Us

Easy to follow directions to The Quiet Site.

Tariff & Booking

Tariff & Booking

Our tariff and how to book your stay with us.

Caravan Storage

Caravan Storage

Help with Caravan Storage.

Gift Vouchers

Gift Vouchers

The perfect gift for those who have everything.

Environmental Policy

Environmental Policy

We are committed to Sustainable Tourism.

Quietly Greener

This year, the Quiet Site will continue to operate as a carbon neutral company. Our unavoidable carbon emissions will be offset by a program of local tree planting. Sustainable operating methods are being adopted wherever possible and various practices have already been implemented.

Sustainable projects to date include:

2015
  • Underground eco pod introduced.
  • Local musicians and magicians.
  • Host for Cumbrian Green build festival in September.
  • Bike hire from site

  • Electric Twizy available for hire on site
  • Electric car charge points
2014
  • Biomass heated drying room introduced.
  • Sustainable cycle holidays introduced in conjunction with two other local parks.
  • 4th reed bed added.
  • Hosted holiday park sustainable business visit.
  • Host for school geography visits for sustainable business.
  • Secure cycle storage introduced.
  • 7th year as a Bellemy Gold Park.
  • Metering introduced to all electric hook ups.
2013
  • New Biomass Boiler replaced 6 oil and gas boilers.
  • Third reed bed and larger wetland area added.
  • Water and electric metering introduced to static caravans.
2012
  • Public transport to site introduced.
  • Joined the Green Tourism Business Scheme.
  • Secondary Reed bed and wetland area created.
  • Tree planting x500.
2011
  • Tree planting x500.
  • LED lighting phased in.
  • PhotoVoltic solar panels.
  • Local Brewery now used for all beer.
2010
  • Under floor heating introduced into ladies.
  • 1000 mixed trees planted ensuring wood fuel self-sufficiency in the future.
  • Local charity supported ‘Fix the Fells’ (customer opt in whenbooking).
2009
  • Service building reroofed with high thermal insulation.
  • Under floor heating introduced into gents.
  • 35 sqr meters of thermal solar panels incorporated in new roof to help heat water.
  • All showers and taps have aerators fitted reducing water usage up to 50%.
2008
  • Locally made camping Pods introduced.
2007
  • Treated water used for WC flushing.
  • Movement detectors fitted to all lights.
2006
  • Recycling centre created (glass, plastic, paper, cans, BBQs).
  • Biodegradable products used for cleaning.
  • Bar reroofed using extra high levels of thermal insulation.
2005
  • Reed bed introduced for grey water treatment.
2004
  • Wild flower meadow created.
  • Local business supported wherever possible (jam, beer, meats, fudge).
  • Caravan storage offered to reduce the need for carbon expensive towing.
  • The Quiet Site Brochure is printed on recycled paper.

The Quiet Sites Environmental Policy »