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Caravan and Motorhome Club Campsite

Old Hartley Caravan and Motorhome Club Site

England, Northumbria, Tyne & Wear, Whitley Bay

+44 191 237 0256
13 March - 2 November

Alan Rogers Review

Old Hartley Caravan and Motorhome Club site is perched on a grassy cliff top overlooking the lighthouse on St Mary's Island. This island is a well-known local nature reserve with an abundant bird population of national importance and lovely walking trails where you can enjoy the unspoilt scenery. The traditional holiday resort of Whitley Bay is within easy reach of the site and boasts a superb sandy beach and indoor leisure pool complex. The site has 59 hardstanding pitches all with 16 amp electricity.

Local transport is accessible from the site - the Metro and regular local buses will take you directly into the heart of Newcastle city centre, popular for the shopping in Eldon Square. A short journey across the River Tyne takes you to Gateshead, where you can discover the many attractions at the Metro Centre, Europe's largest indoor shopping centre which includes restaurants, cinemas and loads of entertainment facilities. The Blue Reef Aquarium is located just a few miles from the site. For dining, you might like to consider the pub outside the site entrance or the fish and chip shop just a short drive away.


The toilet block provides toilets, showers and wash basins. Facility for visitors who are disabled. Laundry. No children’s facility. Dish washing area. Gas sales. Motorhome service point. Chemical toilet point. No children’s play area. BBQs allowed, charcoal, gas and electric. TV reception fair. Wi-Fi fair, charged. Defibrillator. No tents allowed. Pets allowed. Dog walk adjacent. Twin axle caravans accepted. No late-night arrivals area. Earliest time of arrival 12 noon. Maximum outfit length 8 metres. Bus stop 400 metres. Train Station 3 miles. Sainsbury’s 3 miles.

  • Bar Nearby
  • Book Online
  • Fishing Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Nature
  • Outdoor
  • Sailing Nearby
  • Seaside Beach Nearby
  • Shop Nearby
  • Small Site
  • Twin Axle Caravans Accepted
  • Wifi (all site)
  • Wifi Chargeable


Turn off the A19 about 3 miles North of Tyne Tunnel (toll) at junction with A191 into a road signposted Gosforth, Whitley Bay. Immediately at roundabout turn onto the A186 (signposted Earsden, Whitley Bay). Continue on the A186 and at the sixth roundabout turn onto the A192 (signposted Whitley Bay). Follow tourist signs for St Mary's Island. Turn left onto the A1148 (signposted Sea Front). At the T-junction with A193 at Whitley Bay seafront turn left into road signposted Blyth. Pass Whitley Bay Holiday Park. In 1 mile at the Delaval Arms public house roundabout turn right onto cycle path. In 30 yards fork left past houses into the site entrance.

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Location Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (DD)
Latitude Longitude
55.076008 -1.463928
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds (DMS)
Latitude Longitude
N55 4 33 W1 27 50

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