Things To Do....
Buttermere is a beautiful part of the world, and is quite a hidden gem. In the village itself there are two pubs, two café's and two lakes all within walking distance of the campsite. There are plenty of walks in Buttermere, whether its a long hike for a full day or just a small stroll down to the lake shore there is enough to keep you busy for days.
Syke Farm Tearoom
Syke Farm Tearoom is one of the two café's in Buttermere, It is located at the top of the village just below the church. Syke Farm Tearoom is well known for its vast variety of home-made cakes, pastry's and lunches as well as home-made ice cream which is made from our own Buttermere Ayrshire Cows. The Tearoom offers a 'Campers Full English Breakfast' from £5 for anybody staying on the campsite between 9am and 11am.
Packed Lunches are available on request at Syke Farm Tearoom, please enquire with the staff when you arrive.
If you wan't to travel out of the village, the Via Ferrata and mine tours at Honister slate mine are great ways to explore, Located at the head of Honister Pass in the centre of the Lake District, Honister Slate Mine offers a range of indoor and outdoor adventures for a range of ages and abilities. Honister is also the last working slate mine in England and home to the iconic Westmoorland Green Slate.
Whinlatter Forest has lots of walks, cycle tracks and also a Go Ape high tree climb. Both these places are within 20 minutes drive from the campsite.
There are also a lot of activity centres based in Keswick for anybody wishing to go ghyll scrambling, climbing etc.
Keswick is a small Market Town located 8 -10 miles away from the campsite, here you will find a range of shops, cafes and pubs and there are lots of walking and camping shops if you are low on supplies.