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- Family park close to the Durham coastline
- Smart facilities including a pool, Jacuzzi and sports centre
- Spacious bar and restaurant
A pebble’s propulsion from golden sand dunes, with a perfect view of the blue-green ocean as far as the eye can see... Come and discover the splendour of the little-known Durham coastline at Crimdon Dene Holiday Park.
The smart facilities include an indoor pool with Jacuzzi, all-weather sports centre, and a spacious bar and restaurant.
As a family park, Crimdon Dene has a good range of daytime activities, kids' clubs and so forth, and in high season, there’s also plenty of evening action in the form of live music and shows (at other times, you’ll find a more toned-down entertainment schedule).
Open from 20/03/2017 to 02/11/2017
Tourist board rating
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
Single-sex parties of 3 or more people under 25 are not permitted on site.
Entertainment passes are included in the rate.
Check availability at Crimdon Dene Holiday Park…
Party: 2 adults
Many sites set a maximum occupancy of 6/8 people per pitch, so try breaking your booking down into smaller groups to generate more results. For example, if you’re a group of 10, enter 5 people in your initial search and then book 2 pitches.
However, where the pitch or accommodation occupancy allows it, you can make a booking for up to 30 adults and 30 children in one booking.
To book multiple pitches or accommodation, use the 'Special requests' box on the booking page to ask to be sited together. Complete the booking form for the first booking (you can add a password and save your card so that we remember your details). Then click "Make another booking like this" at the top of the confirmation page to make the next booking.
Large groups: check the listing page for any group restrictions set out in the terms and section titled ‘Please note’.
Large tents/caravans: check the restrictions on unit dimensions to ensure your unit is suitable for the space you will be provided with.
Electric hardstanding touring pitch
Max. persons: 6 x
Dimensions: Max 6.0m width x 4.0m depth (19.7ft width x 13.1ft depth) Calculated area: 24.0m² (258.3ft²)
Ground type: Hardstanding
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Avoid! Awful pitches, there was trouble resulting in us being abused
Great if you are a young family, otherwise avoid!
From the manager...
Thanks for your review of our Touring Facilities and thank you for taking the time to post this. From what you have said I feel your stay was mixed, and hopefully this won’t deter you booking with us again in the future. Here at Crimdon Customer Service is a massive part of our day to day lie and I am pleased to read that on his occasion we got it right. I will certainly note your feedback with a view to improve our service to you on your next visit. Don’t stay away to long get booked up for 2017 Season soon.
From the manager...
Thanks for your lovely review I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I have noted your comments about the wait time at the bar and shared that feedback with the department. I look forward to seeing you again soon.
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Fully serviced pitches
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
- Coach stations
Hartlepool: Stockton Street Coach Stop — 3.9 miles
3.9 miles Billingham on Tees: Wolviston Rd Coach Stop — 8.7 miles
8.7 miles Sedgefield: Black Lion Coach Stop — 9.4 miles
- Train stations
Hartlepool Rail Station — 3.8 miles
3.8 miles Seaton Carew Rail Station — 5.7 miles
5.7 miles Seaham Rail Station — 8.1 miles
- Ferry ports
Transporter Bridge North Side — 10.3 miles
10.3 miles Transporter Bridge South Side — 10.4 miles
10.4 miles Newcastle International Ferry Terminal — 19.5 miles
Durham Tees Valley Airport — 16.9 miles
16.9 miles Newcastle International Airport — 27.6 miles
From the A19 just south of Peterlee, take the B1281 turning signposted Blackhall. Drive through Castle Eden, turning left after about half a mile and continue towards Blackhall. After approximately 3 miles turn right at the T-junction onto the A1086, towards Crimdon. After about 1 mile the park entrance is signposted on the left, beside the Seagull public house.
Ramble or ride along the coastal path to get the best views of the ruggedly dramatic Durham Heritage Coast, or head inland to explore ancient woodlands such as Castle Eden Dene, a 550-acre nature reserve with more than 450 types of flora and 12 miles of footpaths.
In nearby Hartlepool, guests can tour HMS Trincomalee, the oldest warship still afloat in the UK, along with lots of other interesting stuff at the Maritime Experience on the historic quayside.
Other popular attractions include the Tweddle Children’s Animal Farm, which is on the doorstep, or the fascinating living history museum at Beamish, a little further afield.
It’s also well worth a trip to Durham, where you can stroll along the tranquil river banks for stunning views of the ancient cathedral and castle; or to Newcastle, which is crammed with culture and commerce.
- Hartlepool's Maritime Experience (3.6 miles)
- Durham Coast (5.2 miles)
- mima (11.1 miles)
- Ormesby Hall (13.5 miles)
- Washington Old Hall (15.6 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||12 p.m. –||Anytime|
Crimdon Dene Holiday Park cancellation policy
No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.
29-42 days: 50% of holiday cost
43-55 days: 30% of holiday cost
If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Crimdon Dene Holiday Park will debit the balance from your card 10 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 10 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCheque