River Breamish

Powburn, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 4HY | Telephone: 01665 578320 | View Map

  • River Breamish site entrance
    River Breamish site entrance
  • An abandoned fishing boat near Lindisfarne Castle
    An abandoned fishing boat near Lindisfarne Castle
  • Family fun by the river Breamish
    Family fun by the river Breamish
  • Experience a tree top adventure at Beamish Wild
    Experience a tree top adventure at Beamish Wild

Open Dates:
11 March 2022 - 30 October 2022

Earliest Arrival Time: 1pm
Latest Departure Time: 12pm

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Electric tent pitch

Why stay here

Set within the vast expanse of the Cheviot Hills in Northumberland, near to several weaving streams and small rivers, is our site on the River Breamish. We’ll provide the perfect outdoor escape for anyone looking for a peaceful yet adventurous getaway.

Accommodation at River Breamish

Site details

Why stay here

Set within the vast expanse of the Cheviot Hills in Northumberland, near to several weaving streams and small rivers, is our site on the River Breamish. We’ll provide the perfect outdoor escape for anyone looking for a peaceful yet adventurous getaway.

Alnwick town centre can be reached by car in 25 minutes, where you’ll find plenty of shops and attractions like Alnwick Castle.

With the Scottish Borders close by, visitors often take day trips to Edinburgh which takes a couple of hours to get to by car.


Facilities on site

• Wi-Fi available
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area
• Laundry facilities
• BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
• Baby changing facilities
• Disabled facilities / shower
• Car parking
• Pitches are: grass, electric
• Site shop: yes selling gas and basic cupboard supplies. Larger supermarkets are located in Alnwick.

Wi-Fi fees may apply.

Activities & experiences nearby


  • Cycling Cycling

    There are so many fantastic cycle routes to venture on, for cyclists of all levels. You can cycle from the campsite along the Sandstone Way which is a 120 mile mountain bike route between Berwick upon Tweed and Hexham.

     

    The Pennine Cycle Way passes by the campsite entrance and is number 68 on the National Cycle Network Route.

  • Walking Walking

    Take in the sea air with a walk along the Northumberland coastal path, following stunningly beautiful coastline towards Berwick-upon-Tweed.

     

    There are many trails and guided walks to follow across the moorland, where you’ll be surrounded by rolling hills as far as the eye can see. Explore the Hill forts at the Breamish Valley Country Park. From here you could trek into Northumberland National Park towards the Cheviot Hills.

  • Things to try Things to try

    Step into Alnwick Garden, home to one of the world’s largest wooden tree houses, with walkways in the sky, rope bridges and a woodland walk. Check out the beautiful Rose and Ornamental Gardens, the interactive water sculptures in the Serpent Garden, as well as the Bamboo Labyrinth and the Poison Garden which houses dangerous plants!

     

    Adrenaline seekers can try out the unique outdoor adventure of coasteering, a combination of cliff jumping, rock climbing and sea cave exploration with Adventure Northumberland based in Howick.

     

    Just 30 minutes from the campsite is the stunning National Trust property, Cragside House. Originally created by Lord Armstrong’s passion for engineering and Lady Armstrong’s love of natural sciences, Cragside House was transformed from a rocky Northumberland heathland to create the first house in the world to be lit by electricity.

  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    Tuck in to some delicious locally sourced food at The Ship Inn, in Low Newton, which has fantastic views across the coast to Dunstanburgh Castle. This small, friendly pub even has its own microbrewery just off-site.

    Head to the The Bay Leaf in Alnwick for some authentic Indian cuisine, which also offers a takeaway option.

     

    Indulge in a ‘breakfast stottie’ at The Rocking Horse Cafe in Alnwick, offering a tasty brunch menu as well as lunches and coffees. It’s dog (and dog-owner!) friendly too.

     

  • Family Days Out Family Days Out

    Fans of Harry Potter will love touring Alnwick Castle as it was the film location for the first two films. You can tour the castle and its lost cellars, try broomstick training and even take on The Dragon Quest.

     

    Have a fun day out exploring every century for the last 700 years in the Wicked Wizard of Alnwick Treasure Trail, a self-guide murder mystery walking tour.

     

    Less than 35 minutes by car from the campsite is the unspoilt sandy beaches of Low Newton by Sea. Carry on further south to Amble Harbour and jump on a Puffin Cruise that will take you to Coquet Island, home to 40,000 nesting sea birds such as Puffins, Eider ducks and rare Roseate Terns. There’s also a grey seal colony on the East side of the island.

     


* Price for 1 adult and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 5x5 metres (approximately a four person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs for further booking information. Terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Powburn, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 4HY
Telephone: 01665 578320

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Wooler and Alnwick
  • Nearest train station: Alnmouth
  • Car hire available on site: Yes

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