Dunstan Hill

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.70 to £12.95 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsites with good pubs nearby

    Top site for pubs

  • Campsites next to or within walking distance of a beach

    Top site for beaches

  • Top campsites for campers with dogs.

    Top sites for dogs

  • A great site for cycling

    Top site for cycling

Enjoy this quiet site in an area known for its beaches, birds and castles.

Stunning views, sweeping sandy beaches, abundant wildlife and a dramatic coastline steeped in history are all accessible from our Dunstan Hill Club campsite. Situated just a mile from the North Northumberland Heritage Coast, this rural campsite is a restful base from which to explore the popular ‘castle coast’.

The spacious, mainly level campsite is bordered by trees and offers a mix of hardstand and grass pitches. Facilities are clean and tidy and campers can expect toilets and showers, parent and baby room, a laundry and separate washing up area and a children’s play area.

A bonus is the pleasant woodland walk to the nearby beach and village of Craster – home of the kipper. Visit Dunstanburgh Castle north of here, the backdrop to the glorious, safe sandy expanse of Embleton Bay.

The imposing Bamburgh Castle overlooks the Farne Islands – the summer ‘home’ of more than 100,000 pairs of breeding seabirds and later in the year the islands become the pupping grounds to a colony of grey seals.

South of our Dunstan Hill campsite is Alnwick Castle, probably best known for its role as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. Horticulture fans will love the gardens home to a giant holly serpent and some of the world’s most poisonous plants.

Beadnell Bay, a paradise for water sport lovers and Seahouses, a colourful fishing port are both worth visiting.

Worth Noting

Please note there is no space for ball games during busy periods. A fish and chip van visits twice a week.

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

Craster, home of the Craster kippers, is an hour's walk from the site, as is The Ship Inn in Newton, which serves beer from its own micro brewery.

Facilities

Dunstan Hill 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

  • 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

  • Coastal

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

  • 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

  • Storage facilities

  • 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

Reviews

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5

Park improvments underway in the shower/toilet facilities, no distraction by contractors.

This review is for Dunstan Hill

Park improvments underway in the shower/toilet facilities, no distraction by contractors. this will be a great improvement for the site once this is complete. The revamp of the childrens park is such a bonus to the site, the children played all day! The staff are very friendly and most helpful. Accomodated well for a family memeber who booked the incorrect dates for our family wekeend away! A* service. Great location, on the coast borders in Northumberland, central to vistor attractions in the area.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Coastal
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.3

' A bonus is the pleasant woodland walk to the nearby beach '- your description not ours! Very...

This review is for Dunstan Hill

' A bonus is the pleasant woodland walk to the nearby beach '- your description not ours! Very muddy and with the tree roots above ground a walk we only did once. An accident waiting to happen. Walking boots required if you dare. Surrounding area lovely, great pubs (special mention to the Greys Inn in Embleton, great food and a lovely welcome from staff and locals to us and the dog.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Coastal
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3
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5

1st class managers very helpful,thy work hard keeping site clean and toilet facilities...

This review is for Dunstan Hill

1st class managers very helpful,thy work hard keeping site clean and toilet facilities spotless. Some lovely walks and places to visit, Craster, Dunstan castle, also grat local pubs and restaurants to eat at. Would advice anyone to stay at this site ad explore the area. A great holiday thanks to the site managers.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

First class site in a first class location, plenty to see in the area.

This review is for Dunstan Hill

First class site in a first class location, plenty to see in the area. We covered the coast from Amble in the south to Lindisfarne to the north. Well worth the 230 mile haul from Leicester. Just a couple of niggles; There was no indication of the site until you are actually at the gate, perhaps a brown sign opposite might help. The washroom facilities are minimal for such a large site especially one so popular with tenters. The footpath down to the beach, which is not the sites responsibility, is in serious need of improvement as it has a large number of prominent tree roots making it treacherous, especially in wet conditions. But, compliments to the wardens for helping to make our stay so enjoyable.

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

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: From Site entrance

Nearest train station: Alnmouth – 9 miles

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Minimum booking periods do apply.

Standard Fee
Nightly storage 01 Apr 2014 - 03 Nov 2014£5.75
Summer Storage 01 Apr 2014 - 03 Nov 2014£280
Motorhome stop-off (per unit) 01 Apr 2014 - 03 Nov 2014£7.10
Summer seasonal pitch 01 Apr 2014 - 03 Nov 2014£2,115

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