Hertfordshire Mountaineering Club

HMC – Lake District – Baysbrown Farm – 19 June to 21 June

June 12th, 2015 by


Dear HMC members

This is just a quick message for our upcoming trip to the Lake District on 19 June to Baysbrown Farm. If the recent warm weather is anything to go by then this camping trip looks set to be a good one. Located deep in the heart of the fabulous Great Langdale Valley from where you can climb up into the heart of Scafell, tackle Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell, or stand on top of Pike of Stickle.

Baysbrown Farm – Lake District – 19 June to 21 June

This camping trip is booked at Baysbrown farm Campsite in Great Langdale Valley. Baysbrown Farm Campsite is located about 7 miles from Ambleside in the village of Chapel Stile at the entrance to the stunning Great Langdale Valley at the heart of the Lake District. It is a working Lakeland farm with an area set aside for camping.

The view from the campsite is spectacular and is a superb location for fell walking and climbing. Routes include Bowfell, Crinkle Crags, The Langdale Pikes and even Scafell Pike.

There are great low level walks through woodlands, valley bottoms and picturesque villages including Elterwater. It is also a great base for exploring the larger villages nearby including Ambleside, Grasmere and Hawkeshead. Basic facilities include solar powered showers, toilets, a washing up room and drinking water. We also have a waste/recycling point. Small camper vans and motorhomes are welcome but a narrow entrance with a hump bridge makes anything larger impossible. There is no hard standing or electric hook-up.
Organiser: Rebecca Smith (Outdoor Meets Rep)


Looking down Great Langdale

Looking down into Great Langdale Valley

Langdale Axe Factory

The descent from Loft Crag