While the economy of The Lake District is all about accommodating visitors, changes brought about through restrictions on International travel have put huge pressure on accommodation options in the area.

Therefore, our number one tip is to plan early!

However, one of the reasons we are delighted to be joining the Lakes Charity Classic at Grasmere Sportsfield is that we are allowed to camp there and to park vehicles. Modestly sized motorhomes and caravans are welcomed too. No looking for camping is required and all campers are asked to pay on arrival at the gate.

There are excellent camping facilities available with men and women’s showers and toilets, although there are no electric hookups for campervans.

If you prefer stone walls around you, then Grasmere has a number of hotels and B&Bs of various grades and there is a local YHA in the village. We recommend a search via