River Breamish

Powburn, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 4HY | Telephone: 01665 578320 | View Map

  • River Breamish site entrance
    River Breamish site entrance
  • An abandoned fishing boat near Lindisfarne Castle
    An abandoned fishing boat near Lindisfarne Castle
  • Family fun by the river Breamish
    Family fun by the river Breamish
  • Experience a tree top adventure at Beamish Wild
    Experience a tree top adventure at Beamish Wild

Open Dates:
16 March to 4 November 2018

Earliest Arrival Time: 1pm
Latest Departure Time: 12pm

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area

Why stay here

Set within the vast expanse of the Cheviot Hills in Northumberland, near to several weaving streams and small rivers, is our site on the River Breamish. We’ll provide the perfect outdoor escape for anyone looking for a peaceful yet adventurous getaway.

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    Tent Pitches from: £15.20 per stay*

Accommodation at River Breamish

Camping pitches

From: £15.20 per stay*

Pitch up under the stars at our River Breamish campsite, one of over 40 locations across the UK. Whether you’re looking to hit the shops on a city break, splash around at the coast or get lost in the highlands, we’ve got a campsite for to suit you.

Site details

Why stay here

Set within the vast expanse of the Cheviot Hills in Northumberland, near to several weaving streams and small rivers, is our site on the River Breamish. We’ll provide the perfect outdoor escape for anyone looking for a peaceful yet adventurous getaway.

Alnwick town centre can be reached by car in 25 minutes, where you’ll find plenty of shops and attractions like Alnwick Castle.

With the Scottish Borders close by, visitors often take day trips to Edinburgh which takes a couple of hours to get to by car.

 

Family days out

If you’re a fan of the Harry Potter films or Downtown Abbey series, Alnwick Castle was a film location for both. Tour the castle and its lost cellars, try broomstick training and take on The Dragon Quest.

The unspoilt, sandy beaches at Low Newton by Sea are less than 35 minutes away by car. Further south, you could take a boat trip to Coquet Island, home to puffins, kittiwakes and other seabirds.

Cragside House is a stunning National Trust property, set in dense fir tree woodland. You’ll find many ingenious gadgets by the Victorian inventor, Lord Armstrong, and extensive gardens with an adventure play area and Nelly's Labyrinth to explore


Facilities on site

• Wi-Fi available
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area
• Laundry facilities
• BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
• Baby changing facilities
• Disabled facilities / shower
• Car parking
• Pitches are: grass, non-electric
• Site shop: yes selling gas and basic cupboard supplies. Larger supermarkets are located in Alnwick.

Wi-Fi fees may apply.

Activities & experiences nearby


Cycling

The nearest National Cycle Network Route number 68, Pennine Cycle Way - view Sustrans route map


Walking

Explore the Hill forts at the Breamish Valley Country Park. From here you could trek intro Northumberland National Park towards the Cheviot Hills. There are many trails and guided walks to follow across the moorland, where you’ll be surrounded by rolling hills as far as the eye can see.

Take in the sea air with a walk along the Northumberland coastal path, following stunningly beautiful coastline towards Berwick-upon-Tweed.


Things to try

Outdoor adventurers looking to try canoeing, sea kayaking, coasteering, raft building and rock climbing or hill and mountain skill courses, will be catered for at Adventure Northumberland.

The Wicked Wizard of Alnwick Treasure Trail is a self-guided murder mystery walk which is an entertaining way to explore Alnwick.


Pubs and restaurants

Look across the coast to Dunstanburgh Castle from The Ship Inn at Low Newton. This small friendly pub serves homemade food and it has its own microbrewery. 

The Valley Cottage Café is the perfect place to refuel after a cycle ride or walk around Breamish Valley.



* Price for two adults and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 5x5 metres (approximately a four person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs further booking information.

 

Terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Powburn, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 4HY
Telephone: 01665 578320

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Wooler and Alnwick
  • Nearest train station: Alnmouth
  • Car hire available on site: Yes

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