Welcome! We want to help you make the right choice, so your future staycations are as wonderful and relaxing as possible.
We get asked lots of questions, so we’ve pulled together the most frequently asked so you have them to hand. If you need any more information, just give Gavin a call on 07968 760375
How long is your season? Our season runs from 1st March through until 9th January.
What are your site fees? Our site fees are £2100 per year.
Are dogs welcome? Yes, they are more than welcome – but we do ask they are well behaved and kept under control at all times as we are a working farm. We look forward to meeting our four-legged guests!
How long can my caravan be onsite? We have a standard 15-year lease, with an option to extend if the caravan is still in good condition.
How far is it into the town of Appleby? Appleby is a short drive (5 minutes), or a leisurely 40-minute walk.
How far is it to the Lakes? The beautiful Lake District is of course a must see whilst you are here! The village of Pooley Bridge, which sits on Ullswater, is 19 miles and Keswick is 30 miles.
What local walks are there? We have many beautiful, local walks (and wildlife to spot) straight from your caravan door – something for all abilities. Some of the most popular that we would recommend: Flakebridge Wood, Brackenber Moor, Murton Pike, High Cup Nick, and Dufton Pike
How far to the nearest pub? The Royal Oak is a friendly, welcoming pub/restaurant – good drink and good food! It’ just 1.7 miles – a 5-minute drive or a 30-minute walk.
Places to eat in Appleby and surrounding area? There is a good selection of pubs, bars, restaurants, and takeaways in Appleby:
- Dining: The Royal Oak – 1.7 miles The Crown and Cushion – 2.1 miles The Tufton Arms Hotel – 2.1 miles The Bridge Bistro – 6.8 miles The New Crown Inn – 6.1 miles The Stag Inn – 5.3 miles The Sandford Arms – 5.5 miles Mason Arms – 4.8 miles
- Takeaways: Ashiana – 2 miles Pizza Roma – 2 miles Riverside fish and chips – 2 miles China Moon – 2.3 miles Cafés: Eden River Café – 2 miles Bojangles – 2 miles Tastes of Eden – 2.3 miles
Things to see and do? There’s plenty to keep you busy whilst enjoying your break here with us! Appleby Castle – 2.4 miles, Appleby Golf course – 3.5 miles, Carlisle – Settle Railway – 1.5 miles, Appleby Manor Hotel and Garden Spa – 1.4 miles, Lowther Castle and Gardens – 15 miles
Other market towns and villages to explore: Kirkby Stephen 13 miles, Penrith 16 miles, Barnard Castle 27 miles, Hawes 30 miles.
We hope this information helps you choose our site and community for your new caravan adventures. If you want to ask anything else – we’re always on hand to help.
The Bell Family
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