Dunstan Hill

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.90 to £13.30 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 site 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.

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

  • Electric hook-up

  • 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

  • Storage facilities

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Coastal

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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5

Although in a rural setting there is easy access to a fantastic beach.

This review is for Dunstan Hill

Although in a rural setting there is easy access to a fantastic beach.You are able to catch a bus outside the camp site which makes getting around easy,they will accept aged persons bus passes.Alnwick is a lovely town with spectacular gardens and castle.With Lindisfarne,Bamburgh and the Farne islands to visit plus plenty of other places,there is something for everyone.

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

Nice family site with buses stopping at the site entrance for Alnwick, Seahouses and beyond to...

This review is for Dunstan Hill

Nice family site with buses stopping at the site entrance for Alnwick, Seahouses and beyond to Berwick. Boat trips to the Farne Islands from Seahouses. Delightful walks along the extensive sand dunes with amazing wild flowers and the tern colony, and south to Dunstandburgh Castle. Only grumble is the dog walk which can be very wet and muddy and unusable after rain (this is also the public footpath to the beach).

  • Towing: Easy
  • 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

If using local buses be aware they don't run late.

This review is for Dunstan Hill

If using local buses be aware they don't run late. Fare Island boat trip a must during breeding season. Take a Hat!! Embleton village has a few pubs with good food. Local golf course (Dunstan) looks great.

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 3
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4.7

This is a great campsite for getting to the beach,the sandy beaches are amazing and you can...

This review is for Dunstan Hill

This is a great campsite for getting to the beach,the sandy beaches are amazing and you can take very long walks with your dogs as they are welcome on all beaches up here. Only downside to the site is poor reception /slow Wi Fi.and the area is difficult for some mobiles to receive a signal .Other than that this is a wonderful well looked after site where the Staff are fantastically helpful.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,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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