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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. 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...
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.
This site has no on-site toilet and shower facilities.
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Powered asphalt and grass trailer site
Max. persons: 6 x
Campsite size: Max 8.0m width x 12.0m depth (26.2ft width x 39.4ft depth) Calculated area: 96.0m² (1033.3ft²)
Ground type: Asphalt and grass
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Small peaceful site in walled garden of country house
Carol W. Confirmed
Leisure on park
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on park
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Propane/gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Barbecue grills allowed
Commercial vehicles allowed
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Convenience store nearby
Small (11-25 sites)
- 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
|RV, trailer and tent sites|
|Arrive:||10 a.m. –||Anytime|
Please check-in at the shop at Paxton House.
Paxton House Caravan Park cancelation policy
No refunds within 2 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.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. 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 Shop
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted at the parkVisa