Tranwell Farm Caravan and Camping Club (members only) Certificated Site 
Open Easter till October
Covid restrictions

In accordance to the latest government guidance our toilets and showers are now fully open for use.  We will no longer be operating a one in one out system but we do ask that guests respect each others space and continue to use the hand sanitiser at the door, please mop out the shower area after use.  Everyone is welcome to use the facilities however if you do have access to your own please do continue to use them if possible.

About The site

If you're looking for a Family friendly simple off-grid campsite, in the heart of Northumberland, to enjoy a well-earned break with a clear view of the night sky, then we've got a pitch for you.  Fresh air, the gentle sound of bird song, idyllic countryside views, fields dotted by sheep, well spaced pitches with easy access along a well maintained private farm track.  Toasting marshmallows over one of our fire pits and genuinely being able to switch off by going to sleep watching the stars.  If you are up early enough you may also catch sight of some deer before a pleasant walk in the countryside or a days sightseeing visiting The Whitehouse farm centre, N1 Crazy Golf, Kirkley Hall Zoo, Hadrians wall or one of the many Castles and beaches of the Northumbrian Coast all within a short drive.  Our farm is 3 miles from the historic market town of Morpeth in the beautiful Northumbrian Countryside. The camping field is an old pasture meadow surrounded by mature trees in a quiet location away from the main farmyard.  There are many wild animals in the area including deer, badgers, foxes and birds.  The fields around our campsite are grazed by our pedigree rare breed coloured ryeland sheep.

Club Membership

PLEASE NOTE: We are a Camping and Caravan Club "Members Only" Certificated Site (CS) and all guests must hold a current membership to stay. These select sites are small, privately run campsites that operate under the Club’s jurisdiction and can only accommodate up to 15 caravans, motorhomes, trailer tents or tents. They range from secluded Hideaways to fully facilitated family-friendly sites, and are often found in locations like ours where larger commercial sites are prohibited.  Being a member of the Camping and Caravan Club gives you access to around 1400 CS sites like ours around the uk. Membership costs from as little as £42 for a year for more details visit the Caravan & Camping Club Website.  Pitch fees at small certified sites like ourselves are nearly half the cost of commercial sites which means that just one 3 to 4 night stay would cover the cost of your membership in savings straight away.

Eco Friendly

Please note that due to location we operate as an Eco off grid campsite so no electric pitches.    Although we do not have wifi on site we are in a good area for mobile phone and tv reception so picking up a signal shouldn't be a problem.  Worried about going off grid?  Follow this link for our top tips to camping off grid ...

 

Pet Friendly

 

We are happy for you to bring well behaved pets but please do not leave them on their own or allow them to bark all the time and it is very important that you keep them on a lead at all times as we are a working farm with sheep and lambs.

 

Quiet and Family friendly

"Please Note - this is a quiet family friendly site, groups, loud music or rowdy behaviour are not tolerated at any time and you will be asked to leave.  We operate a strictly no noise rule between the hours of 10.00pm and 8.00am".

Refuse and Recycling

We provide recycling facilities so that guests can properly recycle their waste.  We appreciate your help too by reducing the amount of waste you produce and bring to our properties to help us aspire to becoming zero waste.   The only thing we are unable to recycle is glass as Northumberland County council do not provide a glass collection.  Therefore we ask that if you do bring glass please take it away with you to the nearest glass recycling point located at the car park at 'The Sun Inn' on the way into Morpeth.

Facilities

  • Shepherds hut toilet and shower block with two toilets and two showers 

  • Way marked, Farm nature walk around a small lake.

  • Picnic area

  • Dog walking area - please keep dogs on a lead at all times.

  • Covered washing up area 

  • Fresh water point

  • Grey water point

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Recycling facilities - please keep any rubbish to a minimum

  • Fire pits available to hire but must be extinguished by 10.00pm, due to fire regulations we can only allow use of one of our fire pits on site.

 

Pitches - Please note we are an off grid site so cannot offer electric hook up

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"To check availability and book online please use the checker below.  It will bring up all the pitches available on our campsite for your chosen dates." Please note that we are a camping and caravan club certified site and all guests must hold a current membership to stay.

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Grass Caravan pitch

Suitable for Caravans and Motorhomes/Campervans

  • 3 large grass caravan/motorhome pitches with space for an awning and 1 car (overall pitch size 10m2)

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Jumbo Grass Pitch

Suitable for Caravans/Tents/campervans

  • 6 jumbo camping pitches with space for 1 car (overall pitch size 10m2)

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Glamping Bell tent

Ready camp bell tent

  • Camp in style in our 5 meter lotus belle tent - all set up ready for you just to arrive and relax

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Hardstanding pitch

Suitable for Caravans and Motorhomes/campervans

2 Hardstanding caravan/motorhome pitches with grass to the side suitable for an awning and or car (hardstanding area 4m x 10m - overall pitch size 10m2)

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Meadow Tent pitch

Suitable only for tents

  • 3 secluded and private meadow camping pitches, these are spacious round pitches mowed into the meadow (overall pitch size minimum 6m diameter - Please note no cars are permitted next to the meadow pitches please park up on the hardstanding area near the shepherds hut). 

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Self Catering Cottage

Ireby House - Sleeps 4

  • Ireby house is set on our Farm within walking distance of the campsite.  Ireby is a very spacious two bedroom bungalow with views out over the rolling countryside and has a large dog friendly garden.

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Site Rules

This is a quiet site and we request that all visitors observe the following park rules

  • Be considerate to other guests

  • No loud music at any time

  • Strictly no noise policy between the hours of 10.00pm and 8.00am

  • No smoking, staying up late drinking, noisy or rowdy behaviour 

  • Site Visitors - if you have anyone visiting you during your stay please keep to the site maximum of two visitors per pitch, all visitors must be booked in with us in advance and contact details taken to comply with Covid regulations and must vacate the site by 8pm.  

  • Do not allow children to play ball games or ride cycles around or near other guests pitches or climb fences.

  • Do not take dogs into the toilet block

  • BBQ's must be purpose built and raised of the grass and have a cinder or ash collection tray. No dosposable BBQ's due to fire risk

  • Footpaths - Please keep to our two footpaths - the designated dog walk and the nature walk.  Please do not wander around the fields stick to the way marked path. 

  • Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and exercised only round the dog walk or on the way marked nature walk.  Please pick up after your pet.

  • Pitches must be left as found, all rubbish to be disposed of correctly in the appropriate bins.  We discourage the use of glass due to the site being on grazing land but if you do have any glass please take it away with you.  The nearest recycling point is in the car park of The Sun inn on the way into Morpeth.

Serious breach of the site rules will result in you being asked to leave immediately.

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