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Thacka Lea Caravan Park

Gateway to the Lake District and Eden Valley

Local Area

Thacka Lea Caravan Park is located in Penrith which is the heart of the Eden valley and the gateway to the Lake District.


Thacka Lea Caravan Park is a 10 minute walk to the town centre of Penrith. Penrith is a historic market town and an attractive tourist centre.  Within the town there are many traditional and specialist food, clothing and gift shops as well as many cafes, restaurants and pubs. The museum and castle give a great insight into the history of Penrith. In addition to shopping and history, Penrith has many leisure and sporting facilities to offer as well as good bus and rail transport links for days out around Cumbria.

Eden Valley

The charming Eden valley is centred around the River Eden. The river flows through scenic countryside and traditional towns and villages including Appleby in Westmorland and Langwathby. Penrith is the heart of the Eden Valley making Thacka Lea Caravan Park an ideal base to explore this beautiful area. The picturesque landscape makes it very popular for walking, cycling and sightseeing.

The Lake District

Thacka Lea Caravan Park is only 6 miles away from Ullswater, the second largest and one of the most beautiful lakes in the English Lake District. Visit the unique village of Pooley Bridge to take a cruise on the Ullswater Steamers, or take a walk or a drive along the lake to admire the breathtaking and unspoilt landscape. Other nearby lakes, towns and villages within the Lake District National Park can be easily reached within a short drive. 

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