Stephensons Arms

from £9.00 to £15.00 Family + unit
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Overview

This is a Certificated Site (CS). These select sites are small, privately run campsites that operates under the Club’s jurisdiction and can only accommodate up to 5 caravans or motorhomes and up to 10 trailer tents or tents, unless express permission has been given by the Club to accommodate more. They range from secluded Hideaways to fully facilitated family friendly sites, and are often found in locations where larger commercial sites are prohibited so you could be camping close to a beach or in the National Park, for example.

We are on the edge of Wylam in the beautiful Tyne Valley, surrounded by countryside and yet only twenty minutes by road or rail to the heart of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Wylam, although small in size, has four pubs, two restaurants and a café. It is a very popular local and tourist destination in itself. The River Tyne is within 100 meters of the site and has fishing available. The village has several excellent walks from level to strenuous. The site is located on Hadrians Cycleway Route 72 and is perfectly placed as a centre for cycling holidays due to our rail links to the east and west coasts. Wylam station is only five minutes walk away. Within two miles of Hadrians Wall we are central to a large range of attractions and amenities. From the fabulous North-East coast to the Metro Centre, there is something for everyone within very easy reach.

Site Details

This site was last visited by a Site Officer in 2016.

2 acres, level. Adv bkg ess.

Directions

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Facilities

Stephensons Arms has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Touring Caravans

  • Trailer Tents

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Flushing toilet

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Fishing (licence may be required)

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Wi-fi (Other provider)

  • Motorhomes

  • Tents

  • A well-sheltered site

  • Drying room

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Pets welcome

  • Golf

  • Battery charging facilities

Facilities that are off site within one mile of the entrance

  • Designated dog walk

Reviews

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4.7

A well-cut grassy field with a new access road.

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A well-cut grassy field with a new access road. The owners are friendly and helpful without being intrusive. The field is huge and you can pick your own spot depending on your requirements, e.g. electricity, proximity to services. Wylam is a lovely village with a well-stocked shop, pharmacy, greengrocer, cafes, four pubs, three of which serve food. The Boathouse has 12 real ales on tap and 8 ciders. There is an hourly train service to Newcastle via the Metro Centre. The journey takes about 20 minutes and costs �3.20 for an off-peak return. On this site either just chill or tour the area. Hadrian's Wall is close as is Beamish Museum. Hexham, about 15 minutes drive is well worth a visit. It also has Aldi, Tesco and Waitrose stores. This was our second visit and we will be back.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Town,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4.7

Excellent location. We had a great visit. Will use again.

This review is for Stephensons Arms

Excellent location. We had a great visit. Will use again. We did struggle to find the site entrance. (We should have read the instructions beforehand, perhaps!) When we arrived we had a friendly welcome, with a minimum of formalities and freedom to choose our own stand. We could have had a hook up but decided to go for privacy instead. We had a great position on the grass. Site was quiet and seemed to be used mainly by people traveling through on foot or by bike for just one night. We used the buses to access Newcastle and parts of Hadrian's Wall. Facilities basic but clean, and very reasonable fees. Will recommend to friends and will visit again.

  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4.3

Very convenient site with good access to public transport.

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Very convenient site with good access to public transport. We chose this site because we drive a motorhome and like a site that we can park up and walk or cycle from and has easy access to a good pub and public transport. This site ticks all the boxes. It as a short walk into Wylam where there are 4 pubs, a spar shop and a great bistro. The site is by the side of cycle route 72 which was good for us and we cycled from there to Corbridge which is a lovely place to visit. We also got the train from the village to the metro centre for a spot of shopping and a visit to the cinema which we enjoyed. We'll definitely return to this site.

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

Peaceful Setting, Lovely Location. Lovely CS. Large flat field with countryside views.

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Peaceful Setting, Lovely Location. Lovely CS. Large flat field with countryside views. Excellent walks and cycle paths situated just beyond site entrance. Wylam village has 4 pubs and Spa shop, florists and fruit and veg shop. So everything on your doorstep if you don't want to drive. Short walk to train station, with regular trains to Newcastle, so excellent for the Motorhomer that pitches and stays parked. (And tenter's on shanks pony!). Beautiful surrounding countryside. Site owner is friendly and helpful. No showers, (we tend to use the one in our van anyway), but there is a toilet and decent sink. We have quite a large rig and though the entrance is a bit narrow, it was not a problem. I have only commented on the entrance as other reviews have, and I was a bit nervous prior our arrival. But it was fine and I have navigated much worse! We would definitely recommend and revisit. I have given the site facilities a 5*. In my opinion it offers the adequate necessities of a CS. It's kept clean and tidy.

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

Pricing

The fees for Stephensons Arms were last updated in 2015.

The following fees are just given as a guide, so please always check with the site.

The fee for staying on site for one night is :
£9.00 - £12.00 for 2 Adults, 2 Children plus 1 Unit
£14.00 - £15.00 for 2 Adults, 2 Children, 1 Unit including Hook-up

* Please note the site open dates are 01 February 2017 - 31 October 2017