South Valley, campsites of Side Farm and Sykeside

Side Farm campsite

Top North-East of the South Valley.

This is at the bottom West side of Place Fell on way to Blowick

Post Code: CA11 0NL

Tel: 017684 82337

“Tents, Campervans, Small Motorhomes”. Not caravans.

Recommend phone first to check the driving route suitability for your vehicle.

This is about 2000m walk over a small bridge over stream and rough tracks. Good boots recommended. Torch necessary at late evening and night due no street lights over small bridge.


Going South from Glenridding into Patterdale a first turn off on A592.

This takes you over a small bridge over water stream of Goldrill Beck.

This takes you to the Side Farm Tea Rooms then a Gate.

Turn left , sharp 90 degrees, and keep walking towards Blowick.


Going South from Glenridding into Patterdale go further down the A592.

There is Side Farm sign to turn off left to Side Farm before your reach the Patterdale Hotel.

From here the road likely turns into a rough track.

Then after 200 metres turn left onto the back road through Rooking then past Side Farm Tea Rooms on left towards Blowick.

There should be reliable coverage of Vodafone and EE if you want to buy your own Pay As You Go SIM card for the week into an unlocked mobile device. No O2 or Three. LBW will not have equipment in Side Farm camp site due no caravans possible.

Sykeside campsite including Brotherswater Inn.

The very South of South Valley of Ullswater before A592 road rises into the hills to Windermere.

Situated just south of the Brothers Water small lake and south of Hartsop T junction.

Sykeside Camping Park & Brotherswater Inn, Brotherwater, Patterdale, Cumbria, CA11 0NZ

Tel: 017684 82239

Brotherswater Inn is their site pub with food, beer and inside tables.

This is too far away for Vodafone or EE coverage. No O2 or Three. However there is Wifi broadband on site at the camp site shop/reception.