Local Amenities

Local Amenities

So, What Is Surrounding Our Northumberland Camp?

If you turn right as you leave the gate, a short walk of a mile brings you to the village of Ovingham, where you will find a local convenience store which is open until 19:30 (except Sunday, when it closes at 13:30. The store does close for lunch between 13:30-14:30 Monday to Saturday, but there are a few local public houses open to spend your time before they re-open.


The White Swan

The White Swan is on the left as you enter the village and has a truly excellent reputation for its bar food. Reviews of the White Swan.

The Bridge End Inn


At the opposite end of the village to the White Swan is The Bridge End Inn, perfect for a quiet drink surrounded by friends.

The Adam & Eve

In the centre of the village is the small bridge (please note that this is a very small, narrow bridge not suitable for vehicles larger than a Transit van) across the River Tyne, towards Prudhoe, at the far end of which is the main East-West Rail Line and another local pub with food facilities, names The Adam & Eve.

The Village Of Wylam

If you turn left as you leave the gate to our park in Northumberland, another short walk of 1 mile brings you to the village of Wylam, where you will also find a convenience store, a Chemist, Post Office and several friendly local public houses.

The Ship Inn, The Black Bull and the Fox & Hounds are within 200 yards of each other on the Main Street and, if you cross the river on the bridge at the end of the street, you find the CAMRA award-winning real ale venue The Boathouse Inn. All of these establishments provide food.

Also in Wylam is the Wylam Tea Rooms, a small and friendly establishment, and the Bisto Englaze (a speciality restaurant).

Other Amenities

There are also ladies and gents hairdressing facilities in both Wylam and Prudhoe, as well as children’s sports facilities in Wylam and Ovingham.