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  • Stunning Country Park located at the foothills of the Pennines
  • Home to a 15th century grade ll Listed Castle

Witton Castle is situated in the foothills of the Pennines, one mile from the A68 and 15 minutes from the A1. The holiday homes are set in amongst the most stunning grounds available in the North-East of England. The park benefits from numerous nature trails, a crazy golf course, in house cinema room, brand new restaurant and two bars and a children's outdoor playground.

During season the castle is host various events throughout the day such as Car shows, Obstacle course and fun runs as well as the highly anticipated Stormin the Castle event. As the evening unfolds various acts perform from magicians to vocal artists.

This site is a member of Shorewood Leisure Group group.
Gold David Bellamy Conservation Award

Depart: (2 nights)


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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed



Lake and/or mountain



Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Shop nearby


Large (51-200 pitches)


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  • Sloshes Lane, Bishop Auckland, Witton Le Wear, Co. Durham, England, DL14 0DE
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.6576°N 1.7643°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bishop Auckland Bus Station — 3.6 miles
Barnard Castle: Galgate Coach Stop — 10.1 miles
Durham Bus Station — 11.0 miles
Train stations
Bishop Auckland Rail Station — 3.5 miles
Bishop Auckland Rail Station — 3.5 miles
Shildon Rail Station — 5.6 miles
Ferry ports
Transporter Bridge South Side — 22.1 miles
Transporter Bridge North Side — 22.1 miles
Newcastle International Ferry Terminal — 26.4 miles
Durham Tees Valley Airport — 16.7 miles
Newcastle International Airport — 26.3 miles


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Witton Castle Country Park is ideally located within close proximity to many local attractions such as Bowes Museum, Beamish open air museum, Killhope Lead Mine and Digger Land to name but a few. Should you wish to explore the outdoors you can take up walking one of our 5 nature trails or visit Hamsterley Forrest and explore the many walking or cycling trails they have to offer, High Force is also home to one of the most majestic waterfalls in the area with some amazing views that make for great photography.

Must see

  • Locomotion:The National Railway Museum at Shildon (5.3 miles)
  • Barnard Castle (9.4 miles)
  • The Bowes Museum (10.0 miles)

National Trust

  • Moulton Hall (16.9 miles)
  • Gibside (18.2 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.


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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the terms and conditions.

Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

Firearms are not permitted.
Open fires are prohibited.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.