White Water Park Club Campsite

Tees Barrage, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS18 2QW

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Pleasantly landscaped, White Water Park Club Campsite lies adjacent to the largest white water canoeing and rafting course built to an international standard in Britain. The caravan site provides easy access to all its facilities including a sheltered viewing balcony, a drying and changing room, canoe storage area, shop and cafe. The area is also famous for its International Summer Riverside Festival and its 'Head of Steam' Railway Museum where you can learn about 'The Birth of the Railways'.

Teesside Park is within easy reach of White Water Park Club Campsite and is a shopper's paradise- with restaurants, multi-screen cinema complex and bowling alley. Birdwatchers, wildlife enthusiasts and walkers will also be spoilt for choice with over 30 miles of coastline a short drive away from the caravan park. There are numerous tiny fishing villages, traditional holiday resorts and dramatic cliffs to experience, with all the fantastic views you might imagine from such attractions. There is a Beefeater within walking distance and just outside the site is the local pub. Also not to be missed are the cruises available at Castlegate Quay.

This location makes up one of three caravan sites in County Durham, offering plenty of opportunity to experience the best of what the county has to offer.

Things to do on site ...

  • Games room
  • Playground

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Late arrivals area with electric hook-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: good
  • TV room
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Bronze

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Walking notes:

Enjoy walks between Stockton and Middlesborough along the River Tees. You can also enjoy woodland and lakeside walks in the stunning grounds of Kiplin Hall.

Check out the huge range of free pre-mapped walks and hikes near our campsites at Outdooractive's website. You can download the free Outdooractive app and member's can save €10 on an Outdooractive Pro or Pro+ annual subscription.

Supermarket notes:

Asda is a 5 minute walk from the site, and Morrisons a 5 minute drive away.

Great savings on days out

Offers available to Club members

Offer image for: Young Driver - Darlington Mowden Park - 20% discount
Offer image for: Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum - Two for the price of one
Offer image for: Go Ballistic - Darlington - Two for the price of one
Offer image for: Scenes Above - Durham (Micro Light) - 10% discount
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Directions

From A19: turn onto the A66 (signposted Darlington). Follow signposts to Teeside Retail Park and Tees Barrage. Keep in nearside lane. In about 200 yards take the first exit signposted Teesside Retail Park and Teesdale. Keep in right lane and at traffic lights turn right over A66 signposted Tees Barrage, Teesdale. Cross the railway bridge; continue straight at roundabout; cross Tees Barrage bridge and turn right. The site is on the left in 150 yards. Note: at all signposts follow brown canoe signs and Teesdale. From A1(M): leave at junction 57 signposted Teeside, A66. In about 14 miles turn into road signposted Teesside Park, Teesdale; at traffic lights turn left; cross railway bridge; then as above.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
TS18 2QW
GPS:
Lat 54.5684 / Lon -1.28631
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OS field ref:
NZ463194
OS map ref:
93
Handbook map ref:
H11

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Middlesborough and Stockton
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: Newcastle (38 miles)
  • Nearest train station: Thornaby
  • Shop within 1 mile
  • Train station within 5 miles

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White Water Park

White Water Park Club Campsite
Just returned from our first visit to this site, and it certainly won't be our last. It's easily located just off the A19 at Stockton and an ideal location to take in the famous 8 Bridges, Stockton and Middlesbrough. The welcome is even by C&MC standards exemplary, the wardens were amongst the most friendly we have ever encountered, and judging by the high standards that were evident on the site, take a real pride in looking after it. The layout of the site is a mixture of hedged continental style pitches to enclaves of pitches. None of this all too frequent straight lines, again real thought has gone into the layouts. Obviously because of this you would expect the facilities to be of the same high standard and you won't be disappointed. The site is located right next to a Water Rafting Course and although closed when we were there I would imagine when it is open it is spectacular. One of the best features of the location is the ability to walk alongside the river to Stockton in one direction and Middlesbrough in the other, avoiding roads altogether, and as we always have our two dogs with us this is a real bonus. Talking to other campers who were like us visiting for the first time all said what a gem it was. One couple even said that they had joined an open air keep-fit session being held on the island by the water rafting course. There's even a Beefeater Restaurant right outside the entrance to the site, which is dog-friendly not only outside but in a section inside as well. My wife and I have driven past this site on the A19 heading North quite a few times never really paying much attention to it's location, but we won't make that mistake again.

MJD47

Campervanner from South Humberside

Reviewed on 24/05/2022 09:59

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My first visit to Whitewater Park

White Water Park Club Campsite
This is one of our favourite sites which we have visited . We got a warm friendly welcome from staff, facilities clean and tidy and very pretty, we stayed on a serviced pitch which was very spacious and also had the added advantage of a hedge around pitch to give you privacy . The site is next to some lovely walks, you can walk around the nature reserve and see the swans and many other birds. Tees Barrage white water canoeing is right next to the site, also out can walk along the river in either direction which is very pleasant and flat. Plus there is a lovely pub right next o the site serving tasty meals throughout the day and it is dog friendly. We will definitely return to this site.

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Reviewed on 15/05/2022 19:52

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White Water Park Club Campsite
I have been staying on the site (in 3 week blocks before anyone asks how I get round the 21 day max) since the end of January and will be here until mid May. I chose the site as it is literally 5 minutes drive from the place I am working but I would definitely use it again if in the area. It is clean, well maintained and the wardens are friendly, helpful and always have a smile. The pitches (as another reviewer comments) are very large allowing for awnings and cars by the side of the motor-home without encroaching on the next pitch. The site is across the Tees from the A66 and roughly a mile from the A19 so access from all directions is easy. Road noise is minimal and only really noticeable when an emergency vehicle passes on the A66.

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Reviewed on 19/04/2022 10:48

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Newly placed into my top ten most favourite sites.

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This was my second visit to White Water, but the first was over 8 years ago when I found that the serviced pitch that I had was “tired” and “short” and had an odd strip of grass at the front, latticed in some hard material, which was muddy. Thankfully all that has gone and the pitches have been much improved and are absolutely huge – I am almost sure the biggest pitches I have enjoyed. These serviced pitches also had neat hedges dividing them up. I always appreciate this; not because I wish to be entirely private – I like a chat with neighbours – but because it helps to avoid the nuisance from those who are hard of understanding about how to pitch and/or who encroach as far as possible onto the surrounding grass strips. There’s none of that here, thank goodness.

It is, of course, an urban site, located in potentially unattractive environs; but, in fact, I found this a good place to be, and I like it here very much. I enjoy the walk into Stockton, along the riverside, which I took most mornings to enjoy a coffee at Costa. When I was here before Stockton was undergoing a major remodelling. Now complete, I saw displays for yet another proposed redevelopment of the town. It is a friendly place with big aspirations and all the better for that. Without a car you need a bus for Middlesbrough. I am still avoiding buses, so I did not go into Middlesbrough on this occasion. I remember last time catching the bus near the ASDA supermarket and I could see that these still operate along this busy road between Stockton and Middlesbrough. The ASDA is five minutes’ walk from the site. You can enjoy a walk on the Portrack Nature Reserve adjacent to the site. You can, of course, walk along the river, in both directions. It is not far to walk to the Teesside Retail park which has a very good selection of shops.

I found there was no issue from traffic noise; last time I came here, I reported an odd rumbling noise distinctly audible in the still of night. Was it just my imagination or could I hear it still? I am sure I could, distant but present – like a permanently running engine but far off. My irritation with this was more frustration at wanting to know the source, rather than feeling disturbed by its presence. Perhaps I should not even mention it, because it wasn’t a problem. I was just intrigued as to the cause.

I rarely comment on site managers; most often I find that I meet one when booking in, usually female and nearly always smiling and welcoming, and then none thereafter. This time, I enjoyed a brief conversation with a friendly, smiling, male warden, whilst, in sharp contrast, the only female warden I encountered was cold, unsmiling and inhospitable. I could not help wondering if they were partners or opposite halves of two sets of managers. They were the only two I saw on site during my stay.

I enjoyed my stay here 8 years ago, but this time I enjoyed it even more. A lovely site and truly smashing, second to none, pitches.

Graydjames

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Reviewed on 05/03/2022 17:35

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Newly placed into my top ten most favourite sites, possibly even top five.

White Water Park Club Campsite
This was my second visit to White Water, but the first was over 8 years ago when I found that the serviced pitch that I had was “tired” and “short” and had an odd strip of grass at the front, latticed in some hard material, which was muddy. Thankfully all that has gone and the pitches have been much improved and are absolutely huge – I am almost sure the biggest pitches I have enjoyed. These serviced pitches also had neat hedges dividing them up. I always appreciate this; not because I wish to be entirely private – I like a chat with neighbours – but because it helps to avoid the nuisance from those who are hard of understanding about how to pitch and/or who encroach as far as possible onto the surrounding grass strips. There’s none of that here, thank goodness. It is, of course, an urban site, located in potentially unattractive environs; but, in fact, I found this a good place to be, and I like it here very much. I enjoy the walk into Stockton, along the riverside, which I took most mornings to enjoy a coffee at Costa. When I was here before Stockton was undergoing a major remodelling. Now complete, I saw displays for yet another proposed redevelopment of the town. It is a friendly place with big aspirations and all the better for that. Without a car you need a bus for Middlesbrough. I am still avoiding buses, so I did not go into Middlesbrough on this occasion. I remember last time catching the bus near the ASDA supermarket and I could see that these still operate along this busy road between Stockton and Middlesbrough. The ASDA is five minutes’ walk from the site. You can enjoy a walk on the Portrack Nature Reserve adjacent to the site. You can, of course, walk along the river, in both directions. It is not far to walk to the Teesside Retail park which has a very good selection of shops. I found there was no issue from traffic noise; last time I came here, I reported an odd rumbling noise distinctly audible in the still of night. Was it just my imagination or could I hear it still? I am sure I could, distant but present – like a permanently running engine but far off. My irritation with this was more frustration at wanting to know the source, rather than feeling disturbed by its presence. Perhaps I should not even mention it, because it wasn’t a problem. I was just intrigued at to the cause. I rarely comment on site managers; most often I find that I meet one when booking in, usually female and nearly always smiling and welcoming, and then none thereafter. This time, I enjoyed a brief conversation with a friendly, smiling, male warden, whilst, in sharp contrast, the only female warden I encountered was cold, unsmiling and inhospitable. I could not help wondering if they were partners or each half of two sets of managers. They were the only two I saw on site during my stay. I enjoyed my stay here 8 years ago, but this time I enjoyed it even more. A lovely site and truly smashing, second to none, pitches.

Graydjames

Motorhomer from Leicestershire

Reviewed on 05/03/2022 17:34

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Ahead of your arrival onsite, please check our Before you travel webpage (camc.com/beforeyoutravel) for key information about roadworks or diversions and any site works that may be underway.

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