10 Reasons to visit The Quiet Site in 2024

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1. Quietly Greener

We are one of the greenest holiday parks in Britain today.  We combine the latest technology with common sense to produce a sustainable energy mix so you can enjoy your holiday safe in the knowledge that we are taking care of our planet.

We generate >75% of our own energy on site completely sustainably and have removed LPG from our operation.

We have won both a Queens Award and a Kings Award for Innovation in Sustainable Development.

You can find out more about our Quietly Greener principles here.

2. Range of accommodation

We have a wide selection of well insulated, sustainably heated holiday accommodation types to choose from: Glamping Cabins, Gingerbread Houses, Glamping Burrows, Camping Pods, Cottages and all weather serviced Pitches for Camping and Touring.   WiFi at 5Mb/s is freely available to all.

Take a look at our different types of accommodation here.

3. A Quiet Pint

Our bar is widely regarded as the Best Bar in Britain. It offers a warm welcome every night of the year, a huge log fire and excellent wines, spirits and ales at reasonable prices, plus there’s regular live music.

Our draught beer is all brewed just a few short miles from us by Tirril Brewery.

Remind yourself about The Quiet Bar.

4. The best team

We have an extremely friendly team of Holiday Park Professionals, some of the best in the business!
Introducing you to: Charlie, Charlotte, Tina, Libby, Brenda, Judy, Bron, Sasha, Kelly, Anne, Sofia, Mel, Dane, Ben, Owen, Stephen, Tony, Luke and George..!

Don’t take our word for it.  Read our latest reviews!

5.  Our stunning location

We are situated in one of the most idyllic parts of Britain, the Ullswater valley in the Lake District.
Stunning scenery at every turn.
We are easy to find but difficult to leave…
Remind yourself about our gorgeous location with a look at our webcams.

6. The best walks

One of the Lake District’s very best walks starts at The Quiet Site, the circular walk to  Aira Force Waterfalls.  Allow 4 to 5 hours to do this amazing trek with views you will never forget. Suitable for the whole family.  The amazing Ullswater Way also goes right past our entrance.
Have a look at other ideas for beautiful Lake District walks.

7. Zero Waste Shop

We have the UK’s only Zero Waste Shop on a holiday park. Relax and enjoy your holiday knowing that we have eliminated single use plastic from our operation.
Find out more about our Zero Waste Shop.
The Quiet Bite wood fired pizza oven

8. The Quiet Bite

We have a fabulous off grid takeaway serving Crepes and Bacon Rolls in the morning and wood fired, stone baked Pizza every evening.  Plus there’s homemade soup, locally roasted coffee and home made cakes available through the day.
We serve everything on china so there’s no waste!
Simple, delicious and sustainable – The Quiet Bite!

9. Activities for everyone

The Ullswater valley is packed full of activities for everyone: you can learn to paddleboard, sail, canoe, go wild swimming or ghyll scrambling, hire an ebike and cycle to the largest medieval parkland in England complete with its own castle.
You could go on an awesome cruise on boats that have been carrying passengers around Ullswater for 160 years..! Have a look out for England’s largest red deer herd,  go for a run or a walk… or just sit and contemplate life.
We’ve got plenty ideas on our local attractions page.

10.  Every day is different at The Quiet Site

We are open every day of the year – and each day offers a different experience.
One visit is never enough!
Book now and come and see us soon.