AA Campsite of the Year 2024 – Overall Winner

the team outside The Quiet Site glamping, camping and touring park

Camping Holidays and Breaks in the Lake District.

Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscape of the Lake District, The Quiet Site Camping pods, Glamping Cabins, Glamping Burrows and Gingerbread Houses offer a luxurious glamping holiday escape in the Lake District. Imagine waking up to the melodious chirping of birds and the serene reflection of Ullswater and fells a short distance away.

Our bespoke state-of-the-art, sustainable camping holiday amd break experience in the Lake District redefines outdoor accommodation, blending the outdoors charm with modern comfort.

Each glamping unit is meticulously designed to provide a cosy retreat after a day of exploring the picturesque surroundings. From our Gingerbread Houses – Carbon Positive, Sustainable Glamping in the Lake District, Cumbria in Glamping Burrows (Hobbit Holes).  Glamping Burrows are large underground living spaces with amazing views across to Ullswater and the surrounding fells, to Glamping Cabins offering a  holiday with a touch of luxury  while allowing you to experience the best of outdoor living in the heart of Cumbria and Glamping Pods, timber built, insulated huts and are designed to be used just like a tent every accommodation promises a memorable stay.

Enjoy the warmth of a crackling campfire under the star-studded sky or unwind in your private outdoor seating area while savoring panoramic views of the rolling hills.

The Lake District is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a myriad of activities for all ages. Embark on scenic walk along tranquil paths, climbing the iconic fells and mountains, indulge in exhilarating water sports on the shimmering lakes, or simply bask in the tranquility of nature. With its diverse wildlife, quaint villages, and rich cultural heritage, the Lake District beckons you to immerse yourself in its beauty.

Whether you seek a romantic getaway, a family adventure holiday, or a solo retreat, our glamping experience in the Lake District promises an unforgettable escape from the ordinary. Come discover the magic of a glamping holiday amidst the splendor of England’s Lake District.

5 star Camp Site that doesn’t cost the earth. Serviced Camping and Touring Pitches.

Reasons to visit The Quiet Site

  • Wide range of Glamping Suite options, designed and built by us to be fully sustainable, affordable and fun

  • Minutes from world class Lake District attractions like Aira Force, Lowther Castle, Ullswater Steamers and Helvellyn

  • Accessible options in our accommodations and facilities make our park as inclusive as possible

  • Modern and new individual shower facilities fully renovated in 2023 and 2024.

  • One of the best  Bars in Britain dating from 1680 serving excellent local brews and live music

  • Delicious off-grid, zero-waste, wood-fired Pizzas + Bacon/Sausage roll takeaway – The Quiet Bite

  • The Quiet Site is open 365 days/year, The Quiet Bar is open 365 days/year, The Quiet Bite is open 364 days/year

  • >80% of our energy is sustainably generated on site using GSHP, Biomass, Solar Thermal and Solar PV.  All gas removed from our operation

  • Fabulous location amongst the Lake District fells overlooking Ullswater

  • All-weather serviced pitches for Tourers, Motorhomes and Tents

  • Free and Fast WiFi in accommodations and across the park

  • Zero waste shop – local, ethical and no single-use plastic

  • Located directly on the famous  Ullswater Way – the 20 mile route around Ullswater.

  • One of the friendliest and most helpful team of holiday park professionals in the business, with over 100 combined years of service!

  • >80% of our customers have been recommended to us or have stayed before

  • Probably the most sustainable holiday park in the UK today

  • eVehicle charging on site

Recent Awards

  • Kings Award for Enterprise – Sustainable Development 2024

  • Top 100 Park 2024

  • Britain’s Greenest Park 2024 – Practical Motorhome

  • AA Campsite of the Year, England and Overall Winner 2023/4

  • TripAdvisor’s Top Rated Campsite in Lake District 2024

  • Finalist PiNCAMP European Sustainability and Environmental Award 2024

  • TripAdvisor’s Best Value Campsite in Lake District  2024

  • AA Platinum Award 2023/4 – Only 59 sites in the UK have reached this standard

  • Mumsnet’s Best Overall Glampsite in the UK for 2024

  • Cumbria Tourism Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Award 2024 Finalist

  • Visit England’s winner of Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park of the Year 2023

  • Voted UK’s Greenest Park by Readers of Practical Caravan 2023

  • The Independent Newspaper’s Best UK Glamping Site for Walkers 2023

  • Top 100 Park 2023

  • Green Tourism GOLD Award 2023

  • Loo of the Year PLATINUM PLUS 2023

  • Cumbrian Holiday Park of the Year 2022

  • Queens Award for Sustainable Development 2020

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