The Saucy Sausage Van


The Saucy Sausage Van will be here on the following dates:

Friday 3rd, 10th and 17th April @ 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm

Friday 10th and 17th April @ 8.00 am – 10.00 am

Saturday 4th, 11th and 18th April @ 8.00 am – 10.00 am

Sunday 5th, 12th and 19th April @ 8.00 am – 10.00 am

Sunday 5th, 12th and 19th April @ 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm

Monday 6th, 13th and 20th April @ 8.00 am – 10.00 am

Monday 6th and 13th April @ 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm

Tuesday 7th and 14th April @ 8.00 am – 10.00 am

Friday 1st, 8th, 15th 22nd and 29th May @ 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm

Friday 29th May @ 8.00 am – 10.00 am

Saturday 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th May @ 8.00 am – 10.00 am

Sunday 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st May @ 8.00 am – 10.oo am then 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm

Monday 4th, 11th 18th and 25th May @ 8.00 am – 10.00 am

Monday 25th May @ 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm

Tuesday 26th May @ 8.00 am – 10.00 am

2020 Fish and Chip Dates


The Fish and Chip Van will be visiting us on the following Dates

Saturday 11th April 2020 @ 5.00 pm

Saturday 18th April 2020 @ 5.00 pm

Saturday 23rd May 2020 @ 5.00 pm

Saturday 30th May 2020 @ 5.00 pm

Saturday 6th June 2020 @ 5.00 pm

Saturday 20th June 2020 @

Saturday 11th, 18th and 25th July 2020 @ 5.00 pm

Wednesday 22nd and 29th July 2020  @ 5.00 pm

Saturday 1st, 8th, 15th and 29th August 2020 @ 5.00 pm

Wednesday 5th, 12th 19th and 26th August 2020 @ 5.00 pm



Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2020


Friday 13 – Sunday 15 March 2020
Friday & Saturday 9am – 5pm | Sunday 9am – 4pm

Cumbria is well known for its Arts and Crafts heritage, beautiful houses and gardens, as well as designers and makers with a national reputation. The Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show at Rheged brings together an exciting and complementary range of exhibitors showcasing the very best in design, craftsmanship and innovation from across the North, carefully curated by Interior Designer, Maureen Whitemore, of Whitemore & Thwaytes Interiors and Garden Designer Liz Newport, of Buzy Lizzie Garden Design.

The show has established itself as the finest Northern Home & Garden event of the year. With stands from over 100 inspirational exhibitors across five exhibition halls, the show is complemented by a programme of 14 talks and demonstrations as below from leading experts, all included in your ticket.

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Extended Season for Tourers, Motorhomes and Pods


We are pleased to be able to offer you a new extended season for our

Tourers, Motorhomes and Pods.

The season will now run from 1st March to 6th January each year.

We look forward to welcoming returning and new customers to the park.

Please note that the Doggie Shower and the Outside Sinks will be closed each year from the 1st November to 6th January due

to the inclement weather.  Thank You







Lakeland Holiday Park, Hillcroft Park, situated above the pretty village of Pooley Bridge, is looking forward to a busy 2019 following a year full of accolades in 2018.

Owners John and Jill Heath describe the last 12 months as ‘a whirlwind’. This time last year, they were busy putting the finishing touches to their new facilities building – a truly beautiful shower block that must be one of the most impressive in the UK when it comes to campers bathing facilities.  Many of the fixtures and fittings would not be amiss in a luxury bathroom at home! Not content with high quality showers, basins, taps and tiles – campers can also enjoy panoramic Lakeland scenes thoughtfully installed within the facilities themselves as well as a custom made Lakeland soundscape of dawn chorus, sheep and of course, water.


For families who prefer a little more privacy, there are two private bathrooms that can be hired for the duration of guests’ stay that include generous bath and walk in showers. The Hillcroft Park team also created a spacious indoor games rooms so if the Lakeland weather isn’t playing ball, guests have somewhere to retreat to for family fun.


In April Hillcroft Park hosted possibly one of the most unusual and uplifting VIP launches around as actor and honorary Hillcroft family member, Johnny Vegas officially opened the new facilities building!  Hillcroft Park became Johnny’s Lakeland ‘Home from Home’ for six weeks in 2017 during filming for the BBC series ‘Home from Home’ which aired last year on BBC1. Over 100 people attended the event eager to meet the star – and of course see the new facilities.

The accolades continued to flood in: In the Summer, the Hillcroft team once again retained the Cumbria Tourism ‘Quality Cumbria Superior’ Award for the holiday park while

the facilities building received a “Special Distinction Award” in the 2018 David Bellamy Conservation Award Scheme (DBCAS) and won a Platinum Award for Loo of the Year 2018. The holiday park itself received a 5-star grading in the highly-respected Visit England inspection. With the Autumn came a hat trick with The Hoseasons Platinum Award for “Exceptional Quality and Outstanding Customer Service” for the third year running. And finally, the Hillcroft Park team saw out 2018 by winning the overall “Loo of the Year for Holiday Parks in England” in December.

Owner Jill Heath commented:

It’s been an incredible year. We knew that the new facilities building was going to be better than average, but it really has turned out brilliantly – even if I do say so myself! We’ve had such positive feedback from our guests and the industry recognition has just been overwhelming. We’re looking forward to welcoming both new and returning guests in 2019 – 2018 is going to be quite a year to beat!”


Hillcroft Park is open from March to November for camping, glamping and touring while the holiday homes are open March to January and two self catering cottages are open year round. The park is located just above the Ullswater Valley village of Pooley Bridge, a 10 minute drive from the M6 (J40). For further information or to book, visit