Book and review 8,823 holiday parks and campsites in the UK, Europe and the Americas

Feefo service rating

Riverside Country Park

8.2
View prices & book
From £17/€19.26/A$30.15/US$22.68/CA$29.16/CHF22.49/kr192.88/kr143.38/kr190.07/kr2,378/$390.97/$14,881/PEN73.40/NZ$32.81/R308.84/zł80.87/R$74.97/Kč493.05/RSD2,301/Ft6,062.06/₽1,337/CN¥150.09 (for 1 night, 6 people)

Why not enter some details and get an accurate price?

General

  • Friendly well-maintained park on the banks of Wooler Water
  • Lounge bar, restaurant and entertainment in peak season
  • 10 minutes walking distance to the medieval market town of Wooler

Avoid the hordes crawling to the south-west coast and breeze your way to a little gem on the edge of the Northumberland National Park instead...

Riverside Country Park is a friendly, well-maintained site on the banks of Wooler Water, with plenty to appeal to the whole family: pottering around the riverbanks and stunning woodland, soaking in the indoor swimming pool, baiting of rods for a bit of fly fishing, or a few rounds of pool in the games room....

The park has good essential amenities, including a lounge bar and restaurant with free wifi, Sky Sports and BT Sports, a shop, launderette, play area and entertainment over peak season.

Please note

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

The indoor swimming pool is open between 01/03 and 31/10.

Facilities/activities including kids' club, swim, spa, sauna, steam, Saturday evening show are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.

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


Arrive:
Depart: (2 nights)
Party: 2 adults

Edit…

Click/tap once to select your first day, and again for your departure day.


Booking as a group?

Reviews

8.2

Overall rating based on 74 reviews

 

77% would recommend this site to a friend.

77% would stay here again.

 

Distribution requires 5 reviews or more.

More ratings

Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
Show me reviews by:
Sort by:
Staying in:
Original language of review:

Only showing reviews for last 18 months.

Reset filters
Default avatar

Friendly staff . 06/12/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Mervyn I. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly staff .

    Disliked: 

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
(No rating)
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
(No rating)
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)

Lovely clean well maintained site. 20/11/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom julie_s242011 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely clean well maintained site.

    Disliked: 

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
(No rating)
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)
Default avatar

Very friendly and helpful staff 20/11/2017

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

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very friendly and helpful staff

    Disliked: 

    Road a little narrow for reversing onto pitch but once on plenty of space

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
(No rating)
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)

Superb time was had by all :) 06/11/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom rita_b247064 Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Staff were very friendly & helpful.
    Pitch was excellent.
    The washroom / toilets very clean.
    Shop was useful for essentials :)
    The dog loved the riverside walks.

    Disliked: 

    Only used the resturant once - disappointing.
    There was an hour wait for our food.
    It was nice when it finally arrived.
    More staff might have made a difference.

Overall
8
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
(No rating)
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
(No rating)
Cleanliness
Wifi
Default avatar

Lovely place with friendly welcoming staff and very peaceful 05/11/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom lesley k. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything

    Disliked: 

    Not a thing

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
Default avatar

Level pitch. 01/11/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Linda R. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Level pitch.

    Disliked: 

    Noise from the road
    Freezing cold in the shower block, ladies and gents, no heating at all, reported on the 1st day and nothing done.
    Expensive pitch , needs money spent updating facilities for tourers, no service point.

Overall
4
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
(No rating)
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
(No rating)
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)
Default avatar

the peaceful quite atmosphere 30/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Tony R. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    the peaceful quite atmosphere

    Disliked: 

    the long walk to the entertainment centre and unable to get a seat

Overall
8
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
Default avatar

Site location 28/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Alan P. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Site location

    Disliked: 

    Very expensive copaired to similar sites throughout Europe

Overall
4
Location
Value for money
(No rating)
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
Default avatar

Clean, beautiful site with incredibly friendly staff. 27/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Rebekah L. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Camping pod
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Loved the quiet, clean site. Very peaceful.

    Disliked: 

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi

really nice place clean tidy great walks and staff help ... 22/10/2017

gary_c220191 Confirmed

  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    really nice place clean tidy great walks and staff help full showers never used but very clean club house and pool just short walk from park but worth it

    Disliked: 

Overall
8
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)

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

Seasonal pitches

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Lake and/or mountain

Leave the car at home

Peaceful

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Horse riding nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Location

[[ campsite.name ]] [[ place.name ]]
  • South Road Wooler, Northumberland, England, NE71 6NJ
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 55.5438°N 2.0106°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Belford (Northumberland): Market Cross Bus Stop — 8.1 miles
Beal (Northumberland): West Mains Bus Stop — 9.6 miles
Bamburgh (Northumberland): The Grove Bus Stop — 12.3 miles
Train stations
Chathill Rail Station — 11.9 miles
Berwick-upon-Tweed Rail Station — 15.9 miles
Alnmouth Rail Station — 18.0 miles
Ferry ports
Belvedere Ferry Landing — 31.1 miles
Airports
Newcastle International Airport — 37.0 miles

Directions


From Newcastle follow the A1 north to Morpeth, then take the A697 to Wooler and Coldstream.

From Scotland take the A697 from Coldstream to Wooler. lies on the south east outskirts of the town.

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

Trip-trap over the bridge from Riverside Country Park to Wooler, a pretty medieval market town with some alluring eateries, pubs and shops, and the ideal starting point for walks into the Cheviot Hills and the Northumberland National Park. Cycling, fishing, golfing and horse riding fans will also find rich pickings nearby.

If you haven’t explored the Northumberland coastline before, you’re in for a treat. Expect atmospheric ancient edifices in spectacular surroundings, such as Bamburgh Castle and the Holy Island of Lindisfarne; seaside villages like Seahouses, where you can jump aboard a sea safari boat to the Farne Islands; and miles and miles of nature reserves and wide sandy beaches.

You can follow Hadrian’s Wall westbound from its start point in Wallsend, stopping off at Roman forts in scenic settings as you head in the direction of Carlisle; travel along peaceful country roads to explore the Scottish borders; or south to visit Alnick Castle and the Alnick Garden, contemporary gardens with one of the world’s biggest treehouses.

For city lights, hit the A1 for an easy ride to Newcastle and Gateshead, both buzzing with culture (try the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art or a gig at the Sage Concert Hall), museums, football, restaurants, nightlife and shops; or head further north for a day trip to Auld Reekie to explore the many-splendoured delights of Edinburgh.

Must see

  • Lindisfarne Priory (11.9 miles)
  • Lindisfarne Castle (12.4 miles)
  • Bamburgh Castle (12.6 miles)

National Trust

  • Lindisfarne Castle (12.3 miles)
  • Cragside (16.3 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:  2 p.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.

Reception is unmanned after 5pm. Please call the park using the contact details provided in the booking confirmation email if you are arriving after this time. The team will then provide you with the relevant information about your pitch.

Riverside Country Park cancellation policy

The campsite offers no refunds for cancellations. Customers cancelling their booking are liable for the payment of their holiday. Please note, modifications up to 6 weeks before arrivals are subject to a £20 fee. Modifications within 6 weeks of arrival will be treated as cancellations.

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. Riverside Country Park will debit the balance from your card 6 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 6 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Payment methods accepted on the park

Maestro
MasterCard
Visa

Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

Close

Report a problem

Reason:
Your claim is being sent…

Close

Contact Riverside Country Park


Close

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

Arrivals and departures
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
Facilities/activities including kids' club, swim, spa, sauna, steam, Saturday evening show are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.

General
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.
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.

Pool
The indoor swimming pool is open between 01/03 and 31/10.

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

Vehicles
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Additional terms

Fishing permits are available from reception at a cost of £14.00 per session. Fly fishing only is permitted. A maximum of three fish may be taken per session.

Unfortunately, many park locations and much of our accommodation is unsuitable for visitors with mobility issues.

If, at the end of your holiday, you feel that we have not dealt with a complaint satisfactorily, please write to the Park Manager within 28 days of your return.

Close