** IMPORTANT NOTICE ** No Access across river at Pooley Bridge from 7-12th September - Footbridge closure. 3rd September 2020 Important notice for all visitors. The foot bridge at Pooley bridge is being temporarily closed (from the 7th to the 12th September) meaning there will be no access to the other side of the lake from Waterside Campsite. Please keep this in mind when planning any activities (walks and the Ullswater steamers).
**REMINDER FOR ALL VISITORS** Pooley Bridge Closure. 4th July 2020 Just a quick message for all of our visitors to remind you that Pooley Bridge is closed to vehicles until at least October. This means cars cannot cross the bridge. There are diversions in place that should be signed on the M6 before reaching J40 (Penrith).
Corona Virus Protection 23rd June 2020 Keeping our guests Covid Safe The Coronavirus continues to impact on all areas of life, however, recent data and statements from the Prime Minister indicate that we have passed the peak of the pandemic. Whilst we must continue to follow the Government guidelines this positive news presents an opportunity for us to outline our plans for the reopening of our campsite.
Corona Virus Update Waterside Campsite **11th June 2020** 11th June 2020 Hi Everyone, We hope you are keeping well. I am aware there has been a huge radio silence and no proactive news from us regarding the reopening of our site. Unfortunately, we are still awaiting government guidelines as to how we can make this possible.
Kayak competition 2020 28th February 2020 We are running a Facebook competition offering you the chance to win a full day to try out our new sit-on kayaks. To enter, make sure you 'like' our page on Facebook, decide who you want your paddle pal to be and tag them, then share this post: LINK A winner will be drawn on the 18th March 2020, the day before we open, so if you are braving some camping in March, you may be able to brave some kayaking too! Terms and Conditions apply: Competition prize must be used before 1st November 2020.
Pooley Bridge Replacement Update - February 2020. 3rd February 2020 A brief update on how the replacment bridge project is progressing: Earlier in January, the first sections of steelwork were delivered to Pooley Bridge. There are four sections being delivered overall, with two already at the village. The cranes are in place, and the next steps are to prop the steelwork up and connect them to each other.
Model Seaplanes Return to Waterside for 2020 14th November 2019 The Model Seaplanes will be visiting Waterside again this Summer and flying from the shores of our second field, Hodgson Hill. If you are visiting, please be mindful of the following dates as the Seaplanes launch from the shoreline. Quite a spectacle to behold and fab entertainment for kids! Model Sea Plane Dates 2020 March Sat/Sun 21st and 22nd April Sat/Sun 25th and 26th May Sat/Sun 16th and 17th June Sun / Mon 21st and 22nd Sept Sat/Sun 19th and 20th Oct Sat/Sun 17th and 18th.
The Gathering Cafe Opening Hours Autumn 2019 26th September 2019 With Autumn Kicking in we now have different opening hours at the Gathering: CLOSED MON - THURS (Except Half Term) Friday 9am - 6.30pm Fish and Chip night Saturday 8am - 6.30pm Pizza Night Sunday 9am - 3pm *Inclement weather conditions may af
Alternative routes using the diversion 10th September 2019 For those of you visiting Waterside please check out our alternative route info and Bridge update Link to Barton Parish Council