Syke Farm

Situated in the village of Buttermere, adjacent to Keswick, Cockermouth, and Borrowdale, Syke Farm is an idyllic destination for a camping or glamping holiday. Guests can bask in the tranquillity of the surroundings, enjoying panoramic views of mountains and lakes or exploring the picturesque walks in Buttermere.

Booking Information

For Touring & Camping:
• A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking, with the remaining balance due two weeks prior to the scheduled arrival.
• Bookings made within 14 days of arrival necessitate full payment at the time of booking.

For Glamping:
• Bookings require a £100 deposit, and the remaining balance is due four weeks before the anticipated arrival.
• Bookings made within four weeks of arrival will be required to pay the full amount at the time of booking.

Campervans & Tents

Our campsite can accommodate up to 50 tents and 40 cars in the designated car park. We welcome VW/Transit-sized campervans; however, they are limited to staying in the car park as there is no access to the campsite by vehicle. Please be advised that during peak times, campervans will be allocated a single standardsized parking bay measuring 2.5m x 5m.

Note: When booking a campervan, kindly select 'tent' from the dropdown and add a note in the 'Booking Information' section indicating that you will be arriving in a campervan.

Arrival info

We work on a self-check in principle, you can get your tickets from campsite staff or Syke farm tearoom (open 9AM – 5PM, hours may differ in low season) please have a screen shot/print out of your booking to hand.

Late arrival? No problem, please see staff in the morning to receive your ticket, please respect other campers when pitching late/early.


Our Yurts, situated on Syke Farm Campsite in the village of Buttermere, are furnished and can comfortably accommodate up to four individuals, offering breath taking views of the beautiful Lake District scenery. Each Yurt, measuring 16ft in width, provides ample height for standing. Adjacent to each Yurt, a small purpose-built kitchen area and shared compost toilet are situated a few meters away. Main facilities, inclusive of toilets and showers, are conveniently located approximately 200m from the Yurts.

Shepherd hut

Our Shepherds hut is a cosy, fully equipped two birth glamping experience located at Syke farm campsite in Buttermere village, only a short walk to Crummock water and Buttermere not to mention the multiple fells ready for you to conquer at your doorstep.

Glamping Arrival info

We work on a self-check in principle. Check-in is from 3PM and check-out is 11AM, you will be sent a key code the night before or morning of your arrival date via the email that has been provided to us. Please keep make sure you have noted your code before you arrive as you will likely struggle to get phone signal once you are in the village.

Further Information

For any additional information or specific inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us using the following details:

Tel: 01768770275