Melmerby Mill Caravan Park lies just outside the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and 1 mile from the pretty rural village of Melmerby on the A686 Penrith to Alston road. We are just 15 minutes (8 miles) from Penrith, gateway to the North Lakes of the Lake District National Park, and Junction 40 of the M6.
The A686 Penrith – Alston road that goes through Melmerby has been voted one of the top ten scenic routes in the world as it passes over the Pennines from Northumberland into Cumbria. Melmerby is also the home of the renowned Village Bakery.
Eden Valley Tourist Information website is a useful resource with many links to places to visit in the whole area from Alston to Ullswater and Carlisle to Kirkby Stephen. Below are some local links which you might find useful.
Right on our doorstep, this iconic railway also hosts guided walks.
One of the best ways to enjoy England’s most beautiful lake.
Exhibitions, giant screen cinema, shops etc. – good for a wet day.
A National Trust Garden with an outstanding herb garden and a tea shop.
Historic Lakeland House & Gardens, tea shop and lunches.