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The High Hermitage Caravan Park

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General

  • Quiet countryside park among ancient woodland
  • Tyne fishing available nearby: permits at reception
  • Wildlife haven a short walk from the village of Ovingham

Customer service is the name of the game at The High Hermitage Caravan Park, a peaceful place in the Northumberland countryside where staff are always on hand to deal with queries or concerns, and to keep the amenities up to high standards.

The landscape includes ancient woodland and the site's own stream, Kitty's Burn, all in a wildlife haven a short walk from the village of Ovingham via a few friendly local pubs. Many guests use the park as a base for the Northumberland coast; other famed destinations like Hadrian's Wall and Alnwick Castle are within easy reach.

The High Hermitage is less than a mile from Prudhoe railway station, where you can access trains to Newcastle, Carlisle, Hexham and Glasgow.

Fishing is available on site; pick up a permit at reception.

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Group bookings of 10 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).


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8.1

Overall rating based on 72 reviews

 

81% would recommend this site to a friend.

81% would stay here again.

 

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Great site, very convenient for walking or cycling Hadrians Way. ... 16/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Daniel B. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Great site, very convenient for walking or cycling Hadrians Way. Plenty of space to pitch and decent shower and toilet blocks.

    White Swan pub a 15 minute walk west down the road to Ovingham which serves great food, Wylam about 20 minute walk east and has some good pubs there too.

    Close to Wylam and Prudhoe train stations and right on the river so some fantastic scenery nearby.

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As this site is a holiday park I wasn't expecting ... 13/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Neil B. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    As this site is a holiday park I wasn't expecting to like it as I prefer tent only small sites however area and availability limited my choice. I was pleasantly surprised that the tent area was on an enclosed and level and was very peaceful. I heard some snuffling noise in the bushes and a hedgehog emerged and ate my dogs diner! There is a sink with hot water for washing up. The shower was hot and not charged for and the cubicle large enough to keep your other stuff dry

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    prefer to be able to leave the car by my tent to avoid unpacking everything .

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Quite 11/07/2018

Reviewer's country: Germany Stephanie J. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Quite

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Lovely old fashioned site, level pitches, only a couple of miles from 10/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Jane R. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean, quiet, no cars next to pitches, lovely old fashioned veranda to have breakfast under cover with a swing seat!

    Disliked: 

    No shop or café or place to keep things cool.

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Very spacious. Good friendly atmosphere and the owners were very ... 10/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom jonathon y. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Very spacious. Good friendly atmosphere and the owners were very good and kind. England were playing and although we were running late due to the kick off, the owner kept in contact until our arrival.

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Basic but very adequate site. Would use again 09/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Katherine R. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Quiet, peaceful location

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Lovely spot showers were clean and warm good welcome. Plenty ... 08/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom robin t. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Lovely spot showers were clean and warm good welcome. Plenty of room

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Would recommend and come again 07/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Suzanne B. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Situation of site close to Wilma and ovingham nice walks. Everyone on site friendly. Very peaceful.

    Disliked: 

    Needs better signage when you first arrive. Imagine when busy not enough toilets and showers. Needs a mirror in men’s shower/toilets for shaving.

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Great 07/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Martyn W. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Atmosphere

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Great site. Very pleasant Warden very clean facilities 10/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom John M. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Great place for relaxing. Warden is a lovely guy. Nothing is too much trouble. Great views. So quiet and relaxing. Little cafe right on the site. Really enjoyed our stay, will definitely return.

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    Nothing

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Forest

Peaceful

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Location

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  • Ovingham, Prudhoe, Northumberland, England, NE42 6HH
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.9729°N 1.8511°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Heddon on the Wall: Three Tuns Bus Stop — 2.8 miles
Corbridge (Northumberland): Angel Inn Bus Stop — 6.6 miles
Ponteland (Northumberland): Coach Stop — 6.8 miles
Train stations
Prudhoe Rail Station — 0.7 miles
Wylam Rail Station — 1.5 miles
Stocksfield Rail Station — 3.2 miles
Ferry ports
Newcastle International Ferry Terminal — 16.0 miles
North Shields Ferry Terminal — 16.3 miles
South Shields Ferry Terminal — 16.4 miles
Airports
Newcastle International Airport — 7.2 miles

Directions


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

The nearby town of Prudhoe, about 11 miles from the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, has a Norman castle and a waterpark as well as access to the old Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, now the Tyne Valley Line and still running regularly between the two cities.

If you're anywhere around this part of England, a must-see is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall, the most visited destination in the north of England, running for about 73 miles across the north of England from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend, across the North Pennines, and along Northumberland National Park.

The wall has several Roman sites along its length, including Housesteads Roman fort, the most complete Roman fort in Britain; eight forts and live excavations at the Roman Army Museum and Roman Vindolanda, and Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum.

Paintball, quad biking, go karting, offroad 4x4 driving and a Go Ape! are all available locally. A shopping centre is 20 minutes away.

Must see

  • Prudhoe Castle (0.6 miles)
  • George Stephenson's Birthplace (1.9 miles)
  • Gibside (5.9 miles)

National Trust

  • Cherryburn (1.7 miles)
  • Gibside (5.9 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart:  11 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart:  11 a.m.

The High Hermitage Caravan Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 15 days of arrival date.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

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.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. The High Hermitage Caravan Park will debit the balance from your card 15 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 15 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

Hired accommodation: £100.00 damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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Terms and conditions

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

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Quiet hours must be respected between 11:30 p.m. and 6 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.
You'll need an Environment Agency rod licence (you'll need to apply for this beforehand).

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: £100.00 damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.
Your unit must be left clean and tidy, a fine of £30.00 will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 10 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
No vehicle movement between 11:30 p.m. and 6 a.m..
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 10 p.m..
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.

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