Barnard Castle

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.15 to £12.15 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsite is located within a National Park

    Site within National Park

  • Top campsites for campers with dogs.

    Top site for dogs

Ideal site for exploring Teesdale & the Yorkshire Dales and outdoor pusuits.

If you’re looking for peace and tranquillity, a rural location with plenty of walking and cycling opportunities our Barnard Castle Club campsite is for you.

Located on the north eastern edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, handy for the attractions of Teesdale and within walking distance of Barnard Castle or Barney as it is known locally, the tree-lined campsite is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

This pretty tree-lined campsite has 90 pitches. The camping field is level and has a well placed modern facilities block offering showers/toilets, a laundry, disabled facilities, a parent and child room and a dish washing area.

There are plenty of walks direct from the site and an excellent dog walk for those who don’t want to venture too far. Children are catered for with a play area and the visiting fish and chip van comes highly recommended.

There’s fishing at Balderhead and Hury reservoirs to the west of the site.

For days out visit the Bowes Museum, Bolton Castle, the Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre, the Dales Countryside Museum and England’s highest unbroken waterfall, High Force.

Ready Camp is available at this campsite. (Please note that, although we welcome dogs on this site, in the interest of all guests we do not permit pets to stay within the Ready Camp tents).

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

Barnard Castle hosts a Farmers’ Market on the first Saturday of the month. The nearby Post Office sells locally produced Cotherstone cheese and meat products.

Facilities

Barnard Castle has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Battery charging facilities

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Parent and baby room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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Nearby Barnard Castle is a big enough town to provide choice of shopping, as well as Bowes...

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Nearby Barnard Castle is a big enough town to provide choice of shopping, as well as Bowes Museum and Castle, market day and a great dog friendly cafe. On the edge of the beautiful North Yorkshire Dales as well as within striking distance of many interesting sites and areas. Definitely one to revisit.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 4
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5

Barnard Castle, great for shops the castle remains well worth a look, and river walks are a...

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Barnard Castle, great for shops the castle remains well worth a look, and river walks are a pleasure, High Force is great for walking and to see high and low force waterfall.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

For me, this site gets the "Best Kept" Award for the facilities and the high standard to which...

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For me, this site gets the "Best Kept" Award for the facilities and the high standard to which the grounds are kept. We also received an incredibly friendly and helpful welcome. Top marks for everything and we shall certainly be back for a return visit.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

The site is off the main road, and the narrowish lane has several passing points.

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The site is off the main road, and the narrowish lane has several passing points. It's easy enough to get to, and it's a nice walk into the neighbouring village or longer to Barnard Castle. All good facilities for the motorhome, and even though there were 3 DoE groups there, there was still no noise to be heard if you want peace of an evening (it's ideal for anyone). The staff are great, and even rang us to warn of the grass pitch being too wet, so they sorted us out on a hard standing space. Thanks, we'd come back again.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 500m from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Bishop Auckland - 15 miles

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