bamburgh castle

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  1. angusboy

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    Hi guys near alnwick at moment is there motorhome parking at banburgh castle getting con flicting stories, we are 7mtrs and bit of poorly wife , we got a feeling of not wanted further back south regards steve. Ps not wilding
     
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    Not aware of any facilities around the castle but the c&cc club have a small site at Beadnell which isn't too far south of Bamburgh
    Just north of Alnwick heading twords dunstanburgh castle there is another site called dunstan hill..
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    P's. . That's if you are looking for stopover.. If it's just to park up for day I'm not sure what parking is available for 7m mh.
     
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    There is a large carpark at the base of the castle but would require a bit of up hill walking, depends on your wife's mobility as to wether or not this is viable. Worth a visit if you can make it.
     
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    Thanks guys im actually on dunstan hill site now good site very good wardens etc, its just parking regards steve
     
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    Your answer is Here, Stephen. Under North East of England, the official answer which Chris Calvert, the manager, provided.
     
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    Thanks guys were going
     
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    I was there last week in a 7.5m van. Car park at bottom of castle has plenty of space, but as said above you have a short walk up a steep hill. It's a free car park.

    The castle's own car park that is up the hill, that does charge, looks a bit tight to get in but not impossible if it's not too crowded.

    If you want to go to the beach there is a big car park about half a mile south of the castle next to the dunes which, despite signs saying otherwise, does not lock it's gates at 5pm

    Overall I found Northumberland really good for MH parking - I only struggled slightly at Alnwick, until I spotted that they had 4 spaces for "large camper vans only" in one car park that, miracles of miracles, no cars had taken! And it was right next to the castle and gardens entrance!
     
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    Northumberland Council has a specific Motorhome Parking page on its web site, linked from Here. No prizes for guessing who asked them to publish it :D
     
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    Thanks guys got in top car park ok going to do alnwick tomorrow regards steve
     
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    Greenwell Road was where I found the MH spaces. There's a lot of car parks all along that road - first car park on the right is the one, turn left after entering it, the spaces aren't that obvious unless a van is already parked in one! Free parking as well.
     
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