Welcome to Kentmere Farm Pods
Set on a working family farm in the Lake District National Park
Potter by the stream, follow paths around the farm and enjoy the wildlife or adventure further afield to some really
special wild places, with lots of challenging routes for walkers and bikers. There is something for all ages and abilities
Create your own adventures
Our luxury Glamping pods offer a unique, peaceful retreat in the stunning Kentmere valley. An adventurer’s paradise in South Lakes, great for exploring or simply relax and chill out
With fabulous walking and mountain-biking adventure from your doorstep, there’s no better place from which to explore
Situated between Kendal and Windermere, there is easy access to sports and attractions across South Lakes & beyond
We've been awarded the 'We're Good To Go' Industry Standard mark. This means that our business has followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, has a Risk Assessment in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.
Kentmere Farm Pods has only four camping pods in a rurally isolated position at a good distance from other dwellings. Shower and toilets are within each pod so there are no shared washing facilities.
Special measures on re-opening:
Kentmere Farm Pods has only four camping pods in a rurally isolated position at a good distance from other dwellings. Mickle Moss and White Howe pods are 5 metres apart, Harter and Froswick are 7 metres apart. Both pairs are 35 metres apart across a field. Shower and toilets are within each pod so there are no shared washing facilities.16
We have taken careful precautions to minimise risk. We have blocked out a 24 period between each stay to allow us to carry out a deep clean between bookings, including thoroughly disinfecting hard surfaces. Our sheets are laundered professionally and we sterilise all tea towels and cleaning cloths. We wear gloves and face masks throughout.
In order to ensure that all our visitors and neighbours feel safe on the farm, we ask all our customers to observe the 2 metre social distancing rule towards anyone not in their party. This is detailed in our Terms and Conditions.
Make Yourself at Home
Ditch the tent pegs and enjoy getting closer to nature! Our well equipped, Camping pods, built locally in South Lakes, offer a fantastic, cosy alternative to camping
With the luxury of a double and sofa bed with bedlinen provided, your own en-suite toilet/shower, and microwave and fridge, our camping pods are ideal for couples and families. Each pod sleeps up to 4 and has your own private parking space nearby.
Our Camping Pods Have
Comfy double bed and double sofa bed
'Wetroom' shower, toilet and basin
Fridge, microwave, toaster and kettle
Dining table and four chairs
Electrical points and downlighters
Crockery and utensils
Under floor heating
Lockable French doors
Barbecue and outdoor seating/picnic bench
Wooden decking and stone patio
Off grid and Off the beaten track
Our luxury pods are sited in their own large field, on our family farm, with spectacular views of the Kentmere Valley and surrounding Lake District fells. Enjoy the wide open space around the pods, some of which is hilly and uneven, and green fields, hills and mountains beyond.
It’s the perfect place to relax, for children to play and enjoy a truly off-grid experience with no Wi-Fi to disturb your peace
If you can’t do without your phone or internet there’s excellent 4G coverage and free Wi-Fi in the village of Staveley nearby.
Dine Al Fresco
With no light pollution, on a clear night, the sky here sparkles with stars. Enjoy eating outdoors - each pod has its own barbecue and outdoor furniture. Relax with your favourite tipple and cook up a feast! Why not hire a Kadai fire-pit and get cosy round a campfire & toast marshmallows
Indulge in locally sourced fresh treats from Staveley, our nearest village. Despite being small, there is lots on offer.
Check out the Mill Yard and Moores bakery, for great sourdough bread, pies and cakes, the Hawshead Brewery for artisan beers and Wilf's cafe for family meals.
Try Mr Duffins on the high street for great coffee, Cafe Eclec for tea and cake or Kim's Gelaterie for the best ice cream ever! There is a friendly traditional pub, the Eagle and Child, with a beer garden by the river, as well as a chippy.
White Howe Pod welcomes one well behaved dog
With so many fantastic walks, it is a great place for dogs. We do ask visitors to be considerate to other guests staying on the farm and keep their dog under control at all times.
With sheep and other livestock on ours and neighbouring farms, we kindly request that dogs are kept on a lead in fields with farm animals.
Reviews from our guests
Most beautiful place in England! ★★★★★
Spent 2 nights in what can only be described as the most beautiful place in England! The most unbelievable views from every angel, windermere in your doorstep, the best fish and chips from Staveley Chippy, the cutest pods with fire pit for roasting marshmallows over the fire under the stars, 100% recommended and will be going back for sure, thank you so much for a wonderful stay :)
Oct 11, 2020 by Lynsey Robinson, Cool Camping website
Perfect Staycation! ★★★★★
It's mine and my partners third time staying at Kentmere Farm pods and we're already looking to book again! The location is stunning, the pod is immaculate and wonderfully designed and we can find no fault with it. Unlike with camping there is no compromise you have all the luxury of an apartment, the pod is warm and cozy the shower is great and the bed is super comfortable. You are spoilt for choice in terms of picturesque walks and bike routes straight from the pod and their is a wonderful binder the owners have put together with loads of detailed walks and helpful info regarding the area, food, history etc. You are also only a short drive from popular locations such as Bowness, Windermere and Ambleside so it's the perfect base to explore this beautiful part of the world regardless of what kind of holiday you're looking for. Thankyou both so much could not recommend more highly
Oct 2, 2020 by Benjamin Eaton Cool Camping website
Stunning location - Breathtaking views ★★★★★
Have just returned from a fantastic 3 night stay at Kentmere Farms Pods and just had to post a review. Stunning location with breathtaking views of the Kentmere valley and superb walking straight from your front door. So peaceful and tranquil. Our pod was lovely, had everything you could possibly want and was spotlessly clean. A nice warm welcome from George too. Cannot recommend highly enough!
20 Sept 2020 by John Lowe - Google my Business
Pods are super comfy and warm ★★★★★
We have stayed at Kentmere Farm twice already and we will be coming back. Great location to visit the south lakes. The pods are super comfy and warm. They are always spotless clean. Great outside area as well and very handy bbq.
16 Sept 2020 by Lucia Vical - Google my Business
A beautiful location ★★★★★
The pods are immaculate and the covid precautions in place made us feel safe as well as George making us feel more than welcome. A beautiful location in a secluded spot to get away from the world and relax. I couldn't recommend Kentmere farm pods highly enough. With a 6 month old baby in tow there was enough room for the travel cot, 2 adults and the dog in the pod making the perfect 1st family holiday.
4 Sept 2020 by Gareth Evans - Google My Business
A beautiful hide away ★★★★★
The pods at Kentmere were fantastic, they were fully equipped with everything you need for a get away. They were clean and tidy, bed was comfy and we instantly felt relaxed here. The pods are in a beautiful location that make you feel like you’re lost in the amazing landscapes of the Lake District when in fact you’re only 5 minutes away from some liveliness. All the information we were given throughout the booking process and our stay was detailed and incredibly helpful. We loved our stay and would highly recommend it to others!
Just great best place ever for a peaceful rest ★★★★★
Clean,and safe the staff have worked very hard in these difficult times. Everything you need. Stay up late to watch the stars on a clear night, it's unbelievable,a magical place and lovely walks thank you regards
Aug 9, 2020 by Sharon - Glampingly website
Excellent experience ★★★★★
The farm pods were delightful in every single way, they were tucked away in the country but had easy access to the local amenities, including a recommended (and very delicious after a long day walking!) fish and chip shop! Everywhere was very clean and tidy, and the pods had a comfy bed, a hot shower and all kitchenware was supplied. Everything to do with the pod was of very high standard. We had great communication with George, who was helpful in arranging our trip and making sure we were comfortable and everything was to our liking. The area is very dog friendly with superb walking routes directly from the pods and can't wait to go again!
Quiet space, lovely views and a great base for South Lakes ★★★★★
Quiet site. Just 4 pods with good outdoor space for eating, BBQ and having a firepit and a kitchenette for ease too. Beautiful walks from site. Pods were clean and well equipped. Easy drive to main and busier areas of Lakes.
Perfect get away for 3 friends, the pods were spotless, warm and had everything we needed, a great base for an adventure filled long weekend in the lajew. The views were brilliant and the area quiet. Shower warm, beds comfy - couldn't say anything better to be honest!
Stunning place ★★★★★
What a beautiful place to stay! Me and my boyfriend stayed here for a weekend and it couldn't be more perfect. The pods are so clean and well presented, the view from them is amazing too. We did one of the walks that was in the information book which was lovely. We will definitely be coming back
Absolutely amazing ★★★★★
From the moment we booked, the communication had been amazing! The whole experience has been amazing. The pods were very clean, and everything worked perfect! The views were stunning! I don’t have one bad or negative thing to say! I am already planning my next visit! Absolutely brilliant! I’d definitely recommend!
Jul 13, 2020 by Stephanie Hanley - Cool Camping website
Amazing few days. ★★★★★
Fantastic few nights away, beautiful location, the pods were clean and comfortable, located not far from a number of different towns, would definitely recommend and will definitely be looking to book again
Exactly what we needed and wanted. ★★★★★
We loved our two night stay.....cosy, comfy, peaceful, amazing views, friendly owners. We will definitely be booking again in the future!
Mar 13, 2020 by Cat - Cool Camping website
Lovely, well equipped pods in a beautiful location. Four of us booked two pods and were all very impressed; plenty of space, great facilities and a very relaxing environment. Can’t really recommend enough!
Nov 5, 2019 by Hassan Mohammed - Cool Camping website
Amazing Time ★★★★★
Stayed for 2 nights in one of the pods had a fabulous time. Everything you need is in the pod and the under floor heating was lovely after a days walking. The views were brilliant of a morning and the stars of a night were like a dream never seen so many stars together. Will definitely return in the future
Perfect break in a hidden gem! ★★★★★
The location of Kentmere Farm pods is truly beautiful and I am ashamed to say we usually bypass it on our way to Langdale/Wasdale...not any more! There are so many lovely low and highland walks from the farm, our car never moved from the car park! It can be hard to get dog friendly accommodation so this was a real find for us! The pods are gorgeous - cosy underfloor heating, plenty of sitting space and superb kitchen and bathroom facilities and a lovely cosy bed! The pod was immaculately clean and had great facilities inside so not much packing to do either! The outside facilities also exceeded our expectations, there is a lovely small table and chairs on the decking and also a patio area with a picnic table if you need more room. This is such a lovely peaceful location, we stayed 3 nights but wish it was longer, we will definitely stay again!
Oct 21, 2019 by Lisa Fisher - Cool Camping website
We would highly recommend Kentmere Farm Pods to anyone looking for a break away from the busyness of life and all of its stresses. The pods are very modern and purpose built, with everything you need to have a cosy time away. When we arrived everything was clean and tidy. The key safe means you can easily access your pods with a code and leave the key in the key safe when you go out exploring making check in and check out simple. The bed was SO comfortable and we were able to cook up some nice food using the kitchenette. March19 by Jessie - Cool Camping website
I recently stayed at the Kentmere Farm Pods (with our labradoodle Archie) and we absolutely loved it. The pods themselves are really well fitted out with very nice underfloor heating, plenty of space, very comfortable furniture (which was appreciated after days of long walks in the lakes!) The location is great and the local village of Staveley has a very nice chippy that came in handy on our first night. The owner was very welcoming and all of the contact before we arrived was great as well as providing a very detailed local guide in the pod.' March 19 Matt Cameron - Cool Camping website
'A huge thanks for my stay. I've not been to the Lakes for a long time and loved it. My pod was perfect too - beyond everything I hoped. Thanks for making me feel so relaxed and welcome'.
Feb 19 Jason, Derbyshire - Cool Camping website
We have just returned from a 2 night stay at Kentmere Farm Pods and it was everything we’d hoped for and more. The location is as beautiful and serene as the site photos suggest and the welcome we received warm, friendly and helpful. The village of Staveley, a picturesque 30 minute walk (with young children in tow!), has a lovely choice of places to eat and drink and the walks from the Pod doorstep were also brilliant. The pod itself was pristine, well thought out and so cosy. The bed was so comfortable it was a disappointment to wake up in my own this morning! We look forward to returning.
Feb 19 Tasha, Leeds - Cool Camping website
All feedback posted via Cool Camping and Glampingly website. Thanks so much for all your lovely comment