/ Climbers campsites for Northumberland?
We are hoping to climb in Northumberland for the bank holiday... But don't know where any decent climber friendly (read a farmers field type) campsites are...
Ideally we are looking at the wooler area but can only find info on sites like highburn house campsite this seems a bit posh! There must be more that google isn't throwing up!
Cheers for any recommendations
Try The Old Mill Caravan Site im West Kyloe (just east of Lowick on the way to Kyloe). The website says they take tents by special arrangement.
Thanks for the tips so far..
Not had any joy at the yha's
Will try the other recommendations... Not driving 4hrs on the off chance though!
Walking distance to Peel and Crag Lough, probably only 30-50mins drive from most of the other crags in Northumberland.
Failing that there are loads around Berwick and Bamburgh
Actually, thinking about it, Desmene Farm in Bellingham may fit the bill. Half an hour from Simonsides carparks and Crag Lough and close to Wanneys/East Woodburn/Callerhues.
He did say Wooler area, and I think any visitor would assume that "most of the other crags in Northumberland" would include some of the crags around the Belford area.
Just making sure Slim didn't end up somewhere he didn't really want to be.
> Ideally we are looking at the wooler area but can only find info on sites like highburn house campsite this seems a bit posh!
Just spent a damp weekend at highburn house - it's a very good site and not what I'd call posh - there isn't a social club for a start - also, it's within a 5 minute walk of at least 4 pubs on wooler high street.
I've heard it's good, good location as well, within striking distance of Simonside to Berryhill. Is Wooler still like a frontier town?
kind of. we spent friday night touring the pubs before settling on one to eat in and it felt a bit like west lothian with groups of 'shouty' slightly drunk guys wandering around. Not much else for them to do there but drink I guess. Hasn't stopped me wanting to move back to God's own county since I moved to Scotland 15 years ago.
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