Byreside Caravan Site

Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Byreside Caravan Site is situated on a family run farm in the historic Derwent Valley. Here you will find facilities and interests to suit the whole family. As the site is quiet and secluded wildlife abounds. Birds of all kinds may be seen in the woods and those with sharp eyes may see foxes or deer. Red Kites may also be seen in the skies above Byreside. Walkers and cyclists can step onto the Derwent Walk Country Park from the Caravan Site and link up to the Waskerley Way or Lanchester Valley Walk. History looms large in the district and the caravan site is within easy reach of Ebchester and its Roman Museum. Close by is Derwentcote Blast Furnace, a relic from the Industrial Revolution. At Tanfield Railway steam locomotives are in operation on most summer weekends. Nearby is Causey Arch, reputed to be the world's oldest railway bridge. Gibside Chapel, the mausoleum of the Bowes family, lies down the valley from Byreside.Within 8 miles of Byreside lies Beamish Open Air Museum of international repute. This wonderful museum needs more than a single visit to be appreciated. A 15 minute drive along the A694 brings the visitor to the Gateshead Metro Centre, one of Europe's biggest indoor shopping venues. Less than an hours drive from Byreside will take visitors to Hadrians Wall, Weardale, Newcastle or Durham.

Hamsterly Colliery, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE17 7RT, England

Facilities and things nearby

Electricity hook up
Shop (essentials)

Good to know

Dogs allowed on lead


GPS: 54.8993°N, 1.8099°W

From the A1(M) Exit the A1 at Swalwell onto the A694 towards Consett. Follow this road for about 7miles, then turn left onto the B6310 at Hamsterley Mill, towards Medomsley and Consett. Continue on this road for about 1/2 a mile then take a right turn towards High Westwood. Follow this road for about 800 yards and we are situated on the right hand side. (We are signposted from the A694.)

  • Barrow Walney Island Airport - 126 km
  • Blackpool International Airport - 148 km
  • Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport - 166 km
  • Newcastle - 25 km
  • Heysham - 119 km
  • Hull - 162 km

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