5 Best Campsites in Northumberland

Looking for the best campsites in Northumberland? With beautiful rugged coastlines, rolling hills and breathtaking roads to drive on, Northumberland is an incredible place to road trip. The most sparsely populated county in England, it’s the perfect location to truly switch off and escape. When you hire a campervan, you can spend your days exploring the Northumberland 250, a road trip that loops around the county crossing through all of the best bits on offer. Then, when you need to know some good spots to stop along the way….

Here are the best campsites in Northumberland 

Best campsites in Northumberland near the beach 

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 Berwick Seaview Club Campsite 

Situated on a hill, this campsite boasts spectacular scenery of the ocean, the busy town of Berwick and the river estuary. Just a 30-minute walk from the town centre, which offers shops, popular landmarks and places to eat, it’s a prime spot to stay in. Surrounded by miles of unspoilt beaches and small castles, there is plenty to see. Choose from popular locations such as Holy and Farne Islands for something a little different. The site itself has everything you could need, including electric hook-up and hard-standing pitches. Excellent for those wanting a blend of exploring and relaxing.

Beadnell Bay Camping and Caravanning Club Site

An ideal location for a seaside escape, this campsites boasts views across the Northumberland coast and Cheviot Hills. Overlooking the dramatic coastline and just minutes from magnificent dunes that lead onto golden sands, it’s the perfect peaceful escape. You can even hop on a boat to the breathtaking Farne Islands, a cluster of islands that happens to be David Attenborough’s favourite place to see nature in the UK! If you’re lucky, you could catch a glimpse of seals and puffins on the cliffs. The site is also on the track of both the Coast and Castles and National Cycle routes so there is no end to where you can explore. The site itself offers electric and hard-standing pitches and there is WiFi available too. 

South Meadows 

An eco-friendly site, this spot is situated amongst some of North Northumberland’s most stunning beaches. In close proximity to the Cheviot Hills, beautiful moorland and valleys, there are plenty of walks to explore. Nearby beaches include sweeping bays, sandy coves and historic fishing harbours. It’s also close to castles for those looking to soak up the history of the surrounding towns. The site itself is next to the village of Belford, which has plenty of shops, restaurants and pubs. Facilities include modern washrooms, a children’s play area, Wi-Fi and a beautiful woodland walk area to explore. A wonderful stop, with plenty to do. 

Best campsites in Northumberland for Families

Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland

Springhill Farm 

A wonderfully scenic site, this campsite is certainly one the whole family can enjoy. With views of the rolling countryside and Farne Islands in the distance, it’s as picturesque as it is practical. Popular tourist spot Bamburgh castle is to the North and the stunning Cheviot Hills are West. It’s also just one mile from the village of Seahouses, which offers plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. Everything you could need is close by. The site itself offers spacious pitches, with grassed area, hard-standing and electric pitches available. It also boasts free Wi-Fi, a children’s play area and space for dogs to explore too. 

The Barn at Beal 

A small site, with spectacular views of rolling countryside and the ocean in the distance. Standing in a National Nature Reserve, and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the surroundings of the site are spectacular. On a clear day, you can see popular sites including Goswick Sands, Holy and Farne Islands and Lindisfarne and Bamburgh Castle. With just 16 spots for campervans and motorhomes, it’s an exclusive spot to enjoy. A working farm, with a children’s play area, it’s the perfect family-friendly campsite. Plus, with an on-site coffee shop and bar, there’s plenty for the adults to appreciate too.

Ready to explore the best campsites in Northumberland?

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