Stonethwaite, Borrowdale, Cumbria
Telephone: 01768 777 256 (9am-8pm)
(Please remember this is a working farm, not an office.
Please email if there is no answer)

Chapel house farm will close the gates for 2023 on October the 2nd 9AM

Bookings will begin at the end of January 2024 and we will announce our opening on this website at some point in March 2024 (or this box will simply disappear) . Please note new prices to align with neighbouring sites . The site has maintained it's relaxing and peaceful atmosphere and we look forward to this continuity in 2024.

Many thanks , Richard , Andrea , Matilda and Violet

camping site

in the heart of the english lake district


The following prices apply to stay at Chapel House Farm Campsite:

Adults   : £9.00 per night
Children 15 and under   : £5.00 per night
Infants 4 and under   : Free
Duke of Edinburgh groups   : £7.00 each per night

(please note leaders staying separate without students are charged the adult rate )

(please note we may ask for proof of age of children at time of paying)

Pets, Cars, Caravans etc
There are no extra charges for pets, extra cars, caravans, motorhomes etc.
The only charges are for the number of people staying per night.

How to Pay:

There's no need to pay beforehand.

You can book in advance by phone or email, or you can simply turn up. Our COVID-19 restrictions are currently in place, so please DO NOT pitch your tent without speaking to us first. There are clear signs to the farm house where you can speak to someone, and Richard (the Owner) is usually on-site. Fees will be collected in the morning (arounf 7-8 am) or alternatively you can pay at the farm house, just follow the "enquiries" signs.
(We only accept cash)

Please see our information about camping at Bank Holidays


Did you know...?

  • The Borrowdale Fell Race
    The Borrowdale Fell race, which is sponsored by the Scafell Hotel, is a race across the fells starting and finishing at Grange Village (approx 1 mile north of Chapel House Farm)

    Runners pass through Bessyboot, Esk Hause, Scafell Pike, Great Gable, Honister Pass, Dale Head and Rosthwaite. (A total of 13.1 miles)

    The race is held Annually on the first Saturday in August. For more information, visit

How to Book Your Pitch

If you'd like to book, just call or email us and we'll reserve your space. Alternatively, you can simply turn up but please DON'T PITCH YOUR TENT UNTIL YOU HAVE SPOKEN TO US. There are clear signs for enquiries and usually Richard (the Owner) is on the site.
Please read this important info regarding COVID-19
We cannot currently accommodate groups.
(Please see our information for Bank Holiday camping)
Tel: 01768 777 256