River Breamish Caravan Club Site (REF : RVB)

Powburn, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 4HY

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  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

River Breamish Club Site in Alnwick is set amid the Cheviot Hills, with excellent walking and cycling in the scenically beautiful surroundings to keep the active holiday maker happy. Walk from the caravan site into the delightful Breamish Valley where many remains from the Neolithic and Bronze Age, including hill forts and medieval villages can be seen. It is an easy walk into the quaint little village of Powburn.

The National Park Centre at Ingram is a short journey away from the River Breamish Club Site, which is open daily from Easter to September. Staff there will be more than happy to help you plan your stay, making sure you get the most out of this historic area. Ingram boasts a number of fine hillside walks - take a picnic along with you and enjoy the rolling green hills and countryside spread out before you. If you enjoy bird watching and nature, then be sure to visit the Branton Nature Reserve which has a bird hide and lake nearby and Farne Islands, off the Northumberland coast. Fly fishing is available at Chatton and Thrunton Long Crag, and course fishing can be enjoyed at Felton Fence Farm.

The stunning scenery and beaches of Northumberland, including the long sandy beaches and castle at Bamburgh, are on the doorstep. The location for the Harry Potter films, Alnwick Castle, is a must-see attraction. For a really unique experience, book a reservation to have dinner in the Castle's treetop restaurant. This caravan park is sure to offer something special for everyone in the family. 

A mobile fish and chip van visits this site, please ask the site staff for details.

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
  • Dog walk on 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: poor
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Gold

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Walking notes:

Leaflets about good walking routes in the Ingram Valley are available from Wooler Tourist Information Centre.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:

The closest are Morrisons and Sainsbury’s in Alnwick, about 12 miles from the site. Sainsbury's provides access for motorhomes. There is also a Co-Op at Wooler (8 miles).

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Directions

From South: turn off A1 onto A697 (signposted Coldstream). In about 20 miles (about 0.25 mile past Powburn) turn left immediately past Hedgeley Service Station on the right (signposted Branton, Fawdon and brown caravan sign). The Site is on the right within 0.5 mile. From North on A697 (Coldstream): immediately after crossing River Breamish (2 miles past B6346 junction) turn right into road signposted Branton, Fawdon. The Site is on the right within 0.5 mile.   

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
NE66 4HY
GPS:
Lat 55.44529 / Lon -1.92112
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OS field ref:
NU054168
OS map ref:
81
Handbook map ref:
H13

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Wooler and Alnwick
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile

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Perfect setting

just had an 8 night stay. The site is perfect, it’s very clean and tidy. facilities were immaculate and nice and warm for this time of year. The wardens were welcoming, friendly and very easy going. A fish and chip van is on site Tuesday night I wasn’t expecting anything special but we were pleasantly surprised, the fish literally melted in your mouth. There’s a nature walk through the wood On site where there’s a lake, my dogs loved having a little paddle. just enough for my 12 year old cavalier. I will definitely return to the site and the wardens will be back 2020 too 😊
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Close to perfect site with brilliant wardens

Since our first visit in 2010, we've stayed regularly at this site, especially in recent years. There is little new to say. The wardens are brilliant - as friendly and as helpful as you'll find anywhere. And I'm delighted to learn they'll be returning in 2020. It is a peaceful site even when crowded. It is in a fantastic position for both running (which applies also to walking) and road cycling, with great routes directly from the site for both. It isn't far to either Rothbury or Alnwick where it is easy to park a motorhome, and both towns are worth visiting. (Alnwick parkrun is very friendly and worth running - different character from many parkruns.) We'll be back at this site in 2020.
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Peaceful weekend.

After investing in a fixed bed caravan in sept had to try it out before the weather got too bad. We had a week here earlier in the year and loved the peace and quiet so decided to come again for a long weekend. Once again it was lovely and peaceful, great wardens who are friendly, informative and helpful. Great location to explore the surrounding areas be it beaches, castles or countryside. Another favourite site to be visited time and time again.
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Fabulous site

Fabulous site with a great river side dog walk (ample doggy bag bins). Lovely lake just up the road to walk round. Very friendly wardens. Would definitely return

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Snakes - no warning

Absolutely fabulous site and staff. BUT due to a childhood experience my other half has a severe fear of snakes. There are signs in reception warning of adders and regular sightings reported on nature board. There ought to be a warning in the handbook and online about this, you should not need to arrive before finding out.
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Telephone:
01665 578320