Top facilities AND prices for 2015 fixed at 2014 rates.
Base yourself at our campsite to discover the true spirit of Northumberland and relax in the warmth of the Northumbrian way. In the English Borders, this is an ideal base for outdoor life in the stunning Northumberland National Park and for exploring either the East or West coast. Our compact site has 70 level grass and hardstanding pitches, 4 camping Pods for hire, high quality facilities and free Wi-Fi. Children and pets are most welcome. The well-stocked on-site shop sells local produce and all the basics you might need.
The local bus stops at the site entrance, but theres so much to do without travelling far, for tasters, why not stroll into Bellingham a traditional Northumbrian village with its heritage centre, tourist information centre, shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants where you can eat local before walking to the 30ft Hareshaw Linn waterfall. For a more challenging walk the Pennine Way path runs past the site entrance.
Bring your fishing rod as just ten minutes walk away is the River North Tyne where you can fish for salmon or launch your canoe or bring your golf clubs to play the challenging eighteen hole Bellingham course.
We are awarded 5 Stars by VisitEngland and 5 Pennants by the AA and in 2013 voted the North East Region Winner by readers of both Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome magazine in their annual Top 100 Sites survey.
New for 2014/15: Indoor facilities including living/tv room, large kitchen, drying room, games room and family/glampers washrooms (in addition to existing washrooms). Log-burner in main room for those winter months! The indoor facility will be used for events during the year which include Easter, Halloween, Film nights during summer, package trips, Satr Camp in December, Xmas and New Year and more! See Special Offers!
Lose yourself by bike or foot in the vastness of Kielder Water and Forest Park. Take the Osprey ferry across the water, look out for the nesting ospreys. Why not run the shoreline as part of Britains Most Beautiful Marathon usually held in October. March with the Romans on Hadrian's Wall and visit some of the best preserved Roman Forts in Britain at Housesteads and Chesters. View the cosmos through the telescopes at the Kielder Observatory or simply sit under England's darkest skies. There are many National Trust and English Heritage properties close by along with the famous Alnwick Castle and Gardens. It's only a short drive or bus ride to Hexham with its market, abbey and the oldest gaol in England, a little further takes you to Newcastle and Gateshead, home of the Angel of the North.
Road Directions From A69 take A6079. Turn left at the crossroads, then 2nd exit at the roundabout (B6320). All clearly signposted to Bellingham. The site is 11 miles on the left. From A68 take B6320 turning to Bellingham go through village and over bridge, site is 1/2 mile on right. Public Transport Directions Nearest bus stop is at the Site entrance and the railway station is in Hexham. The 880 Bus route runs from Hexham to Bellingham and extends to Kielder Forest and Water Park.
Special Offers and Discounts for UKCampsite.co.uk Visitors
A fun-packed day on 31 October here on-site! 12.00: BBQ by Northumberland Sausage Company. 13:00: Birds of Prey - get up close to these fascinating creatures. There will be a flying display this year! All day: Collect your pumpkin and get carving! Many prizes! 7.30pm: Anniversary celebration of Wansbeck House - new indoor facility. Come along and enjoy a free glass of sparkling wine (or juice) and nibbles followed by a 'spooky' family film. All events (not BBQ) free of charge!
Star Camp For Geminids Meteor Shower - Dec 12/13
Come to our star camp event in Bellingham, within the largest Dark Sky Park in Europe! 85% of the UK population have never seen a truly dark sky and the wonders it shows - now's your chance! Dec 11: Our hosts are the Northumberland Starmakers Events Team, bringing experts & scopes to help you navigate the skies. Dec 12: The Starmakers give us some tips on astrophotography, followed by more observing! Warm refuge room with log fire and free hot drinks! Contact site to enquire
Christmas/new Year In Bellingham
Join us for Christmas and/or New Year at Bellingham. We have our quality indoor living space (Wansbeck House), with a large log-burning stove, ready to enjoy for the Festive Season. Mulled Wine Evening on 24 December, Games/Quiz night on Dec 27 and sparkling wine with nibbles on Dec 31st. May have a Quiz + festive film night on 1st Jan. Groups are welcome - Cook your turkey (or other!) in our new kitchen. Don't forget our Camping Pods for a snug Christmas getaway treat! All events free.
Please note all offers must be mentioned at the time of booking. Subject to availability. Usually only one offer can be used per booking, please check with site for further details.
The facilities shown on this website are a guide only, and you should check with the campsite direct before making any booking. The UKCampsite.co.uk will not be held responsible for any errors or omissions