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- Northumbrian caravan park in the grounds of 18th-century Paxton House
- A 10-minute drive to Berwick-upon-Tweed beaches, castle and boat trips
- Woodland walks, adventure playground, Tweed river trips from the site
Want to see how the other half lives? Pack a bag and park yourself in the walled garden at Paxton House Caravan Park. This Northumbrian pile was built in the Palladian style in 1763 for a nobleman who planned to live in it, then inherited a castle and moved there instead.
Staying in this small park on the 80 acres of grounds, visitors can take in this popular landmark at their leisure, with river walks and boat trips down the Tweed and/or by delving into the history of the house and its collections of art and furniture. The kids can let off steam on the adventure playground and follow woodland trails to discover wildlife and maybe encounter a fairy or two.
For practical things likes pubs and grub and shops, as well as sandy beaches, estuary walks, sea safaris and fishing trips, Berwick-upon-Tweed is a brilliantly convenient 10 minutes' drive away. It’s also got a top castle, and a hefty handful of medieval forts and towers… and you can take a horseback ride down the beach like some country squire with a walled garden…
This site has no on-site toilet facilities.
Tents are not accepted at this park.
This site has no on-site shower facilities.
This site has no on-site toilet and shower facilities.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.
At least one of the party members must be aged 21 or over.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
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Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch
Max. persons: 6 x
One Touring caravan or Campervan or Motorhome allowed per pitch
Pitch size : Max 8.0m width x 12.0m depth (26.2ft width x 39.4ft depth) Calculated area: 96.0m² (1033.3ft²)
Ground type: Hardstanding and grass
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friendly staff and level pliches
Level easy to access pitches.
Take extra shoes was a bit muddy but had rained
Excellent friendly quiet site
Lovely and quiet. Fabulous walks for dogs and kids.
This is the second time we have stayed in a …
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
Gas cylinders available
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Small (11-25 pitches)
- Coach stations
Berwick-upon-Tweed: Golden Square Coach Stop
— 4.0 miles
4.0 miles Beal (Northumberland): West Mains Bus Stop — 9.9 miles
9.9 miles Belford (Northumberland): Market Cross Bus Stop — 15.8 miles
- Train stations
Berwick-upon-Tweed Rail Station
— 3.9 miles
3.9 miles Chathill Rail Station — 22.2 miles
22.2 miles Dunbar Rail Station — 22.6 miles
- Ferry ports
Belvedere Ferry Landing
— 42.6 miles
— 50.5 miles
History is never far away in these parts, and the glimpses you’ll get of Lindisfarne half an hour's drive away will doubtless lure you out during your stay. Wild and peaceful, the ruins of the priory and the castle point to the long and turbulent human past of the place while the colonies of puffins and waders carry on regardless. Check tide times if heading out by car; boat trips to and round make a leisurely way to visit with seal and puffin spotting possibilities en route.
There are many more castles to peruse, if that’s your penchant: Bamburgh, still occupied but open to visitors is half an hour’s drive away. Despite being 700 years old, Alnwick (45 minutes) is also still home to the descendants of its original owners and a must-see for JK Rowling fans as the film location for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
The little villages of Beadnell and Seahouses (45 minutes away) form the gateway to the Northumbria Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a sea-hugging zone stuffed with opps for rockpooling and paddleboarding, coastal paths and bike trails as well as a haven for wildflowers and (yes, really) wild cattle.
Half an hour’s drive gets you to the edge of Northumbria National Park, packed with Roman remains, climbing in the Cheviot Hills and paths round Kielder Water. Further afield, the museums, culture, lively pubs and (of course) the castle of Edinburgh are very doable for a day trip, an hour and 20 minutes away.
- Berwick-upon-Tweed Castle & Ramparts (4.1 miles)
- Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks & Main Guard (4.2 miles)
- Berwick-upon-Tweed Museum and Art Gallery (4.2 miles)
- Lindisfarne Castle (14.2 miles)
- Dunstanburgh Castle (28.4 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||10:30 a.m. –||5 p.m.|
|Depart by:||10 a.m.|
Please check-in at the shop at Paxton House.
Paxton House Caravan Park cancellation policy
No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
The site is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.
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.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Paxton House Caravan Park will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.
Please pay balance at Paxton House ShopDeposit transferable during COVID-19. During COVID-19 you can transfer your deposit to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkBank transfer
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Paxton House Caravan Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Paxton House Caravan Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Paxton House Caravan Park? History is never far away in these parts, and the glimpses you’ll get of Lindisfarne half an hour's drive away will doubtless lure you out during your stay. Wild and peaceful, the … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Paxton House Caravan Park?
Camping and touring Arrive: 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Depart by: 10 a.m.
Please check-in at the shop at Paxton House.Read more
- How much does it cost to stay at Paxton House Caravan Park? From £20 (for 1 night, 6 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability