Savills, on behalf of the Merckel family, has sold Eskdale Campsite in Boot, Cumbria to the National Trust. The site sold from a guide price of £1.65 million.
The 8.5 acre (3.4 hectare) site located on the western side of the Lake District National Park has permission for 100 camping and motorhome pitches and 10 camping pods alongside the self-catering Camping Barn and a four bedroom farm cottage. A shop, laundry area and two children play areas are also provided.
Richard Prestwich, director in the leisure and trade related team at Savills in Chester, comments: “The stunning scenery surrounding Eskdale Campsite and its good provision of facilities make it a popular site for those looking to explore The Lake District on foot and bike. We are pleased to have secured the National Trust as the new owner on behalf our client.”