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Sandy Bay Holiday Park

3.8

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General

  • Cliffside site a short walk from the beach
  • Well-kept grounds set around a koi carp lake
  • Pool, adventure playground, bar, restaurant and takeaway

This one certainly does what it says on the tin: on cliffs beside an inlet full of the golden grainy stuff, Sandy Bay Holiday Park also has an impressive vista of the Northumberland coastline and well-kept grounds set around a lake full of koi carp.

It’s an easy walk to the beach, but if the sea water’s too chilly, wallow instead in the heated indoor pool, where there's also a range of activities such as hydrodomes and snorkelling.

This is a lively site, ideal for families with its kids’ clubs for all ages, adventure playground, amusements and family-oriented entertainment in the beach showbar (expect competitions, games, live shows, music and dancing).

Sandy Bay Holiday Park also has a bar, restaurant and takeaway food, plus a shop and laundry room.


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3.8

Overall rating based on 8 reviews

 

13% would recommend this site to a friend.

13% would stay here again.

 

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Funny how we were told no pitches available08/04/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJulie F.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Nothing

    Disliked: 

    Booked touring pitch for two motorhomes , they cancelled just forgot to tell us , took all our money though and after a 5 hour drive told us we couldn’t stay !!!

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Overall an appalling time - we moved after one night !!!!07/20/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomYvette A.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Nice by beach / nice for kids

    Disliked: 

    Facilities for touring appalling
    Allowing loud / noisy swearing gypsies on site very frightening and horrific

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Didn’t feel like the friendliest of touring place unfortunately.07/14/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Nice location.

    Disliked: 

    Touring Pitch allocated wasn’t available due to caravan already parked with others.

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Toilets were clean but no sanitizer07/13/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBrian J.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    None

    Disliked: 

    Full of travellers drinking till 4 am and sniffing coke with no shame knocking on caravans then running away riding motor bike around site kids were terified we stayed one night and left wouldn't go back there if you payed me it's a shithole

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No electric . Staff member nearly ran my daughter over10/06/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
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    Nothing

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Good site, reiaxed atmosphere, a few tweaks and it would be 5 star.09/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAshley M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Location, freindly atmsphere, general condition of the site.

    Disliked: 

    Toilets and showers could have been better and possibly bigger. I would imagine issues at peak times. Pitches are a little bit too close when you have large awnings etc.

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Seaside location.08/30/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAndrew G.Confirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Seaside location.

    Disliked: 

    This wasn't a great stay. We booked at short notice for 2 nights as we needed a site from which to visit family in the NE.
    It's a big site, mostly statics, and looks well maintained. There is lots going on for families and children.
    However, the touring section is small in comparison and not all that well maintained. We came after heavy rain and the area was a quagmire, with people having to push vans, get pulled out of mud, etc. There were repeated difficulties getting access to the toilet block which seemed to have a malfunctioning lock.

    Pitches were not allocated, and so were a free-for-all. Unfortunately this meant that when we went out for the day after our first night, we lost our pitch despite the fact that we left a number of items indicating occupancy. By the time we had returned these had been removed from the pitch and either rescued (thanks) or requisitioned by other campers. We did manage to get everything back, but it wasn't great to have to try to find another viable pitch.

    The touring section of the park was not at all peaceful. On the first night we were woken at 1.30 am by a loud and prolonged family dispute in a neighbouring caravan. This persisted into the next day. In addition there was another dispute between adults on the second evening in a different caravan, with prolonged shouting, pushing, revving of car engine, distressed children crying.

    It was a bit like the wild west. OK if you like that sort of thing, but I wouldn't recommend it.

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Awful site and overall experience. Avoid at all costs.08/23/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomNick F.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Proximity to beach and coastal path

    Disliked: 

    Filthy toilets and showers
    Non existent site security
    People who were clearly NOT holiday makers ( probably traveller groups) with feral children creating noise and nuisance and a general feeling of menace

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Features

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Utilities

Charging facilities

Dump station

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 sites)

Touring and motorhomes

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Location

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  • North Seaton, Ashington, Northumberland, England, NE63 9YD
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 55.1656°N 1.5275°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Newbiggin by the Sea (Cresswell Arms) Bus Stop — 2.8 kilometres
Ashington: Supermarket Coach Stop — 3.3 kilometres
Blyth (Northumberland): Bridge Street Coach Stop — 4.5 kilometres
Train stations
Pegswood Rail Station — 7.6 kilometres
Cramlington Rail Station — 9.8 kilometres
Morpeth Rail Station — 9.9 kilometres
Ferry ports
North Shields Ferry Terminal — 18.8 kilometres
South Shields Ferry Terminal — 19.5 kilometres
Newcastle International Ferry Terminal — 19.9 kilometres
Airports
Newcastle International Airport — 18.4 kilometres

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 north-east coast is crammed with castles – try Warkworth or Dunstanburgh – and those who don’t mind driving a little further can also take in the pretty Lindisfarne Holy Island and Bamburgh Castle.

Family attractions nearby include a farm park and indoor soft play centre, and it’s not far to Newcastle, a busy city with tons of culture, shopping, sport and much more.

Inland, the region has stunning countryside such as that of the Cheviot Hills, plus pleasant market towns such as Morpeth.

Must see

  • Seaton Delaval Hall (9.5 kilometres)
  • Stephenson Railway Museum (16.7 kilometres)
  • Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum. (18.4 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Seaton Delaval Hall (9.5 kilometres)
  • Holy Jesus Hospital (22.2 kilometres)

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:  noon –  Anytime
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Sandy Bay Holiday Park cancellation 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 cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Sandy Bay 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.

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

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

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  • Does Sandy Bay Holiday Park have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
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  • What attractions are near Sandy Bay Holiday Park? The north-east coast is crammed with castles – try Warkworth or Dunstanburgh – and those who don’t mind driving a little further can also take in the pretty Lindisfarne Holy Island and … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Sandy Bay Holiday Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  noon –  Anytime
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
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Terms and conditions

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

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

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Additional terms

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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