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- Secluded location with countryside views
- A mile from the C2C cycle route
- Bar, shop, gated access and CCTV
Have a bumptious time in Beamish at Bobby Shafto Caravan Park, set deep in peaceful Co Durham countryside but only a few miles from many topping Durham and Northumberland attractions. Bring your bike too: the park is only a mile from the C2C cycle route...
Bobby Shafto is family run, by a team with years of experience in sorting out what all sorts of customers might want and in helping them have a peaceful time in the Durham countryside. Many a feature assists in this, like a licensed bar, gated access and exit via personalised swipe cards, CCTV to keep everyone feeling safe, and a shop and reception area selling caravan accessories, camping gas, ice cream, sweets and groceries.
The site's amenities building is centrally heated, with coin-operated showers alongside hairdryers, hand dryers and shaving points. Other facilities include a dishwashing and veg prep area, a chemical disposal point, water points and a launderette with washing machine, tumble dryer and iron.
Disabled access is available for toilets, showers, the bar, the play area and other facilities.
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Excellent shower and toilet facilities, perfect setting. Enjoyed the social …
The toilets were lovely and always keep clean
Very clean and well organised
good site with some level pitches
Loved everything about our stay staff were all lovely and …
Check-in: one group at a time
Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests
Hand sanitizing stations
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
Electric car charging point(s)
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Propane/gas cylinders available
Convenience store nearby
Dog walk nearby
Public transportation nearby
Large (51-200 sites)
Horseback riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Outdoor pool nearby
Touring and motorhomes
Gray water hook-up for RVs/trailers
Water hook-up points for tourers
- Coach stations
Chester-le-Street: South Burns Coach Stop
— 5.1 kilometres
5.1 kilometres Washington (Tyne & Wear): Galleries Bus Station — 7.1 kilometres
7.1 kilometres Gateshead: Metro Interchange Coach Stop — 9.0 kilometres
- Train stations
Chester-le-Street Rail Station
— 5.2 kilometres
5.2 kilometres Dunston Rail Station — 7.4 kilometres
7.4 kilometres Metrocentre Rail Station — 8.5 kilometres
- Ferry ports
Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
— 17.3 kilometres
17.3 kilometres South Shields Ferry Terminal — 18.1 kilometres
18.1 kilometres North Shields Ferry Terminal — 18.4 kilometres
Newcastle International Airport
— 17.6 kilometres
17.6 kilometres Durham Tees Valley Airport — 43.6 kilometres
Bobby Shafto Caravan Park's setting in Beamish has it surrounded by small country pubs and up to date restaurants to sort out all guests' tipples and teas whatever their budget. Horse riding, fishing and cycling are available nearby and the C2C cycle path is a mile away.
Beamish is a comely little town, well known for its North of England Open Air Museum, which does exactly what it says on the tin in its aim of preserving the industrial history of England's north east in the 20th century. (It's a lot more thrilling than it sounds, and has won plentiful awards: a trip is thoroughly recommended.)
Also get to Durham for the day, home of one of the country's most splendid cathedrals, and to Newcastle and Sunderland, all within easy driving distance.
Going east, sand fans can investigate the coastal town of South Shields, former home of saga storyteller Catherine Cookson and one of the most popular seaside resorts on this part of coast. Have a look at the museum and art gallery, the South Shields lighthouses, the reconstructed Roman fort and excavations at Arbeia, and the rather ornate town hall.
- The Angel of the North (4.8 kilometres)
- Gibside (7.1 kilometres)
- The Sage Gateshead (9.7 kilometres)
- Gibside (7.1 kilometres)
- Washington Old Hall (8.2 kilometres)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
- Does Bobby Shafto Caravan Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Bobby Shafto Caravan Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Bobby Shafto Caravan Park? Bobby Shafto Caravan Park's setting in Beamish has it surrounded by small country pubs and up to date restaurants to sort out all guests' tipples and teas whatever their budget. Horse riding, … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of Bobby Shafto Caravan Park?
Camping and touring Arrive: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Depart by: 11 a.m. On-site accommodation Arrive: 2:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Depart by: 11 a.m.