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F.A.Q's - Low Wray

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Here are some of the questions we most frequently get asked about the Low Wray site, and the answers to them. If you have any other questions or queries please do not hesitate to contact us.

Is the Tipi Waterproof?

- Yes. The canvas is waterproof they also have a rain catcher attached to the poles at the top of the Tipi if it should rain the rain flows down the poles then collects in the rain catcher and is drained off at the back of the lining. However, even in Summer night times can be cool and you should always bring a good sleeping bag and warm clothing.
Low Wray Campsite in the Lake District

Is it cold in the Tipi?

The structure of the Tipi and lining means that Tipis are comfy and warm in winter and offer a cool shelter in the summer. Providing the perfect Lake District camping experience. However even in Summer night times can be cool and you should always bring a good sleeping bag.

Is it suitable for pets?

Sorry but we don't accept dogs or any pets in our Tipis, however you can now kennel your dog at the farm onsite, where you can take your dogout for the day then take it back to the kennels on your return. For kenneling information ring Karola 07827 330905.

What about toilets and showers?

See: Low Wray Tipis - On Site Facilities section

What about disability access?

See: Access Statement - Low Wray page

Where are the nearest facilities: shop, petrol, cash point, etc?

See: Low Wray Tipis - Local Facilities setcion

What do we need to bring?

Sleeping bags, pillows, towels, tea towels, clothes, and toiletries. It is sensible to bring clothing for all weather conditions whatever time of year you book your holiday. At least one good torch would be handy for any night-time trips to the loo. Maps of the area and insect repellent can be useful too.

What’s the weather like?

The Lake District has some glorious weather. But it also rains and it can change between the two very quickly. It is sensible to bring clothing for all weather conditions whatever time of year you book your holiday. There is still plenty to do in the Lake District even if it rains (See: Locations page) so you can still enjoy a fun packed or peaceful holiday whatever Grandmother nature chooses to bless you with. For up-to-date weather forecasts see Use our live weather stickers below for information on the current conditions of our location.

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What is there to do?

The Lake District offers a huge variety of activities suitable for all age groups. Whether you are searching for inner karma, fun days out for little kids or big kids, culture or shop-til-you drop experiences you can find it all in the majestic Lake District. See: Things To Do page, Low Wray Tipis Activities section and also the Links page).

Is there a fire in the Tipi?

Yes, we provide a wood burning stove, lighting instructions, fire lighters, kindling, logs a poke, safety gloves, a fire extinguisher and a carbon monoxide detector.

What are 4 Winds Lakeland Tipis doing to help the environment?

We only use environmentally friendly cleaning products, we recycle paper, cans and bottles and have other plans in the pipeline for sustainability. For more information See: Eco Policy page

Site Security

Friends are welcome to visit during the day by arrangement, but should they decide they want to stay and a Tipi is available, please ensure they go through the booking process with us.
We are usually on site to meet and greet all guests and answer any questions you may have but in the event that we are not on site we can always be contacted by phone.
Please be aware that there are no locks on the Tipis – so make sure to keep any valuables safely locked away in the boot of your car!
Mobile phone reception

Please note that mobile phone reception at our campsite is very limited. Public telephones are located at reception.

Local Weather Reports

Severe weather warnings from the Met Office. If a warning is issued by the Met Office, you may be asked to leave the site for reasons of safety. Follow link for Met Office Weather warnings overview for North West England.

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Terms & Conditions of Low Wray Campsite

All 4 Winds Lakeland Tipi guests must abide by The National Trust terms and conditions as below (we have reproduced the ones applicable to 4 Winds guests):
To protect the quiet nature of the sites:
Families, small groups, couples and individuals are welcome at all our campsites
Groups of no more than 5 adults can be accepted in our tipis
Under 18 year olds must be accompanied by an adult
Families are very welcome but we request that no more than 3 families camp together
Arrival Times: 4pm
Bank holiday weekends are charged at Peak Season prices and are subject to a minimum 3-night stay.
No Caravans
To ensure a pleasant and safe camping holiday for all, we expect campers:
To respect the property and other campers.
A quiet site policy:
To avoid excessive noise at all times, being quiet between the hours of 11pm and 7am.
Sorry but we don't accept dogs or any pets in our Tipis.
Fires and barbeques:
Open fires are not permissible but you are welcome to bring charcoal or gas barbeques provided they are raised off the grass and are suitably sited and attended so that they are not a hazard to other campers.
Mobile phone reception:
Please note that mobile phone reception at all our Lake District campsites is very limited. Public telephones are located at reception.
Severe weather warnings from the Met Office:
If a warning is issued by the Met Office, you may be asked to leave the site for reasons of safety.
And... Finally

We hope that you understand the need for these simple rules and that they are for the benefit of all who stay at the campsites. Where Next?!:
  1. Book your Tipi stay online »

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