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Finchale Abbey
Finchale Abbey Farm
Durham
Co Durham   (Browse area)
DH1 5SH   See Map
Tel: 0191 3866528
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Pitches: 50
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 137 Reviews
                9/10 from 137 Reviews

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Pitch Types

 No Tents   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   Glamping Units 
 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available    Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant On Site   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing On Site   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire   Golf <1 mile   Tennis 
 Beach <10 miles   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport <1 mile 

Description

Adult only and dog friendly , we can guarantee peace and tranquillity even on bank holidays. Many of our clients return often as we are an ideal location for easy access to Durhams highlights being only just over 4 miles by road and bridal path for bikes or walking just over 2 / 3 miles to the beautiful cathedral city of Durham.

Finchale Abbey / Priory is a very pretty site set in beautiful countryside along the banks of the River Wear , being within easy reach of the bustling city of Durham 4 miles from the park and the Arnison Centre with in 1and half miles from us Where Sainsbury's M&S ( one of the largest out of town in the N east ) Lidel, Asda, L Ashley to name just of few outlets.

Following the great feedback after upgrading the toilet and shower block and we're really proud of the standard that has been achieved. Both blocks have heating, hand dryer, hair dryer/ shaving socket(gents), free hot showers, soap dispensers, provided to add to your comfort during your stay.

We can now offer our bespoke handmade Camping Pod
( another being built and will soon be ready )
Enjoy camping without roughing it in our bespoke camping pod with lights, heating and electric sockets so you can charge your phone up to use our wif!. The pod also benefits from being fully insulated and double glazed and has a lockable front door. The pod has two fullsized single beds. Outdoor furniture and a chiminea are provided so you can enjoy the evenings too.


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Nearby Attractions

Finchale Abbey
13th century Benedictine Priory was established by monks from Durham Cathedral

We now hand out maps to cycle or walk to Durham City along beautiful countryside just over 1 hour away for your return we also have bus times or taxis are excellent.
See the fabulous Cathedral and Castle towering above the medieval city, still echo the importance of Durham as the Prince Bishops' seat of power,

Killope wheel is a fabulous old lead mine see how the children were made to work at very young age
Beamish open air Museum
vividly recreates life in the North of England in the early 1800's and 1900's. Costumed staff welcome visitors


Botanic Gardens
The 18 acre garden is set among beautiful mature woodlands on the outskirts of Durham City. Cared for by Durham University the gardens include plant collections from around the world

Metro

Directions

From the North/South via the A1(M)
Off the A1(M) North of Durham City, Junction 63, head south onto the A167 PLEASE STAY ON THIS ROAD for four miles (turning off early you will encounter small lanes and steep hills ) turn left at the large roundabout which directs to the Arnison Center. Follow signs for Finchale Priory.

From Durham City.
Head north out of Durham City following signs for Framwellgate Moor/ Arnison Center/Adventure Valley. When you get closer to us follow signs for Finchale Priory.

(Road signs may mark us as Finchale Abbey or Finchale Priory just to confuse you but it is the same place!)

For your satnav postcode is Brasside DH1 5SH

Special Offers and Discounts for UKCampsite.co.uk Visitors

Killope WheelExpiry: Never
Killope wheel have kindly given us a buy one get one free if you stay 2 nights

old lead mine set in the beautiful country side of County Durham

Discount Vouchers FrombeamishExpiry: Never
We are proud to offer if you stay with us for 2 nights we can give you a voucher worth 25% of the entry fee for Beamish

Crook HallExpiry: Never
As many of our visitors walk along the beautiful bridle path to Durham taking around 1 hour.

Crook hall has kindly offered to our guest only a chance to visit their wonderful garden and there fantastic tea rooms

Book 7 Nights Get 8th Night FreeExpiry: Never
This offer is for standard plots only you can receive this offer if you stay on a serviced plot but you will have to pull on to a standard plot to receive it

While the majority of the standard plots are 10 amps and level we do have an area which is slightly sloping and need chocks that we will supply, these plots we keep for workman

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.

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Find nearest: National Trust    English Heritage    Fuel    Pub

Nearest National Trust Visitor Attractions

Penshaw Monument - 5.01 miles from site Click here for details
Washington Old Hall - 5.94 miles from site Click here for details

Pitch Types

 No Tents   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   Glamping Units 
 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches 
Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Refills   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available    Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant On Site   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing On Site   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire   Golf <1 mile   Tennis 
 Beach <10 miles   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport <1 mile 


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