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- Family park close to the Durham coastline, with sea and beach views
- Smart facilities including a pool, sports court and bar-restaurant
- A 25-minute drive from Durham and 40 from Newcastle city centre
A pebble’s propulsion from golden sand dunes, with a perfect view of the blue-green ocean as far as the eye can see… Crimdon Dene Holiday Park is an excellent spot for discovering the splendour of the little-known stretch of coastline known as the Durham Heritage Coast.
Getting out onto the nearest stretch of sand is a cinch from here, as Crimdon beach is a short walk away; the site's also well placed for mini safaris in the local nature reserves, strolls on the coast path and games of golf with cracking clifftop views.
Certain guests may decree the North Sea to be just a tad too chilly for a full-on swim; those folk will be pleased to hear that there's warmer water at the indoor pool back at the park, and even warmer still in the Jacuzzi next to it. An outdoor sports court and playground are on hand for those who require a bit of space to run about, and an amusement arcade for those who'd like to invest their pocket money in games of skill, luck and concentration. Fuel all this activity with meals and drinks at the spacious bar-restaurant or hot drinks from the coffee bar.
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 07/06/2020 to 11/02/2020
Open from 03/19/2021 to 11/01/2021
Tourist board rating
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.
No cars/motorcycles at the site. All cars must be parked in the designated area.
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 three or more people under 25 are not permitted on site.
Swimming pool access is included: please show your Entertainment pass.
Entertainment passes are included in the rate.
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Powered asphalt trailer site
Max. persons: 6 x
One Camper or RV site or Class B motorhome allowed per campsite
Campsite size: Max 6.0m width x 4.0m depth (19.7ft width x 13.1ft depth) Calculated area: 24.0m² (258.3ft²)
Ground type: Asphalt
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We found all staff to be friendly. The toilets in …
There were no rules, the cleanliness was none existent.never again.
Over run by travellers!!!!!!
Brilliant stay. Staff all friendly and working hard. Were all …
Clean toilets, nice little play park for child.
Great location bit rough arough the edges.
Activities/entertainment run in smaller groups
Check-in: self check-in (unattended)
Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests
Digital food/drink menus
Distance markers in shared facilities
Extra spacing in seated areas
Hand sanitizing stations
More frequent emptying of bins
One-way flow for entering/leaving buildings
Removal of soft furnishings (e.g. decorative cushions)
Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning
Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning
Swimming pool entry quota
Leisure on park
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on park
Car parking by site/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Barbecue grills allowed
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Propane/gas cylinders available
Convenience store nearby
Public transportation nearby
Large (51-200 sites)
Touring and motorhomes
- 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
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 (15 minutes' drive), a 550-acre nature reserve with more than 450 types of flora and 12 miles of footpaths.
In nearby Hartlepool (10 minutes), 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, a 15-minute walk away (perhaps a little longer if you're marshalling small people), or the fascinating living history museum at Beamish (40 minutes' drive), where kids can don hard hats for trips down the mine, ride an old tramway and get stuck into lots of dressing up and activities.
It’s also well worth a trip to Durham (25 minutes), where you can stroll along the river banks for stunning views of the ancient cathedral and castle; or to Newcastle (40 minutes), 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
|RV, trailer and tent sites|
|Depart by:||10 a.m.|
Crimdon Dene Holiday Park cancelation policy
No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.
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 cancelations 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. Crimdon Dene Holiday Park will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.Deposit 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 at the parkCheque
Terms and conditionsPark booking terms and conditions
- Does Crimdon Dene Holiday Park have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
- Is Crimdon Dene Holiday Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Crimdon Dene Holiday Park? 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 (15 … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Crimdon Dene Holiday Park?
RV, trailer and tent sites Arrive: noon – Anytime Depart by: 10 a.m.
- How much does it cost to stay at Crimdon Dene Holiday Park? From $11.77 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability