Understated private camping in the unspoiled Northumberland countryside
Suitable for tents, caravans, motorhomes, campervans, children and well-behaved dogs

‘We promote camping in a natural, non-commercial environment’

Walkmill Campsite is a quiet and peaceful campsite encircled by the River Coquet.  Think of us as a wild camping experience with luxuries to enhance your stay.  Amongst idyllic woodland and wild flowers across the meadow in mid-summer, Walkmill is a tranquil site on a smallholding of over 8 acres.

The river bank that surrounds Walkmill is a Natural England SSSI and therefore a protected area due to the wildlife and wildflowers.  This restricts access to the river bank and to fly drones over such a protected area is not permitted. We thank you for your understanding in this respect. Walkmill pathways do take you as close as possible to allow you to view, photograph and or video. It may be your day to see the Salmon jumping around or even spot the Otter or Kingfisher.

Facilities include four toilets a shower and a bath along with a shared kitchen, sitting area and a mini-shop. A new eco-shower area was introduced to the site during summer 2023. The pleasant 30 to 40 minute walk to Warkworth Castle takes in the riverside passing by the hermitage and once in Warkworth the wonderful sandy beach stretches for miles.

Warkworth to Amble is quite an easy 3 mile walk or cycle. This walk explores the River Coquet before the Northumberland Coast around Amble where there are boat trips to see the ‘Puffins’ on Coquet Island. Walkmill Campsite is within easy reach of the Coast and Castles route from Newcastle to Edinburgh, so makes a good overnight stop for cyclists.

Opening Dates for 2024:

22/03/2024 to 30/09/2024

We cater for:


Walkmill Campsite

We cater for tents, caravans, motorhomes, campervans, children and well-behaved dogs.


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Award Winning

North England Winner
Award Finalist NE Tourism
Highly Commended

Customer Reviews

Such a lovely spot, in a beautiful part of the world. A lovely campsite, great peaceful atmosphere. Lovely clean facilities. Very helpful and pleasant owners. Would highly recommend.

Louise Dean

Lovely owners! Beautiful clean site and a fridge! The sounds and sites of nature were all around me... I'll definitely be back!

Hilary Baxter

Our pitch was perfect, plenty of space for our 10 night stay. We saw herons,buzzards and sparrow hawks. We heard the owls at night and the stars were very clear. The amenities were clean and rarely crowded. It was nice to have fresh milk, meat and a homemade cake if we fancied from their honesty box shop 😊. We would definitely visit again.

Julie Hutchinson

We were blown away with this peaceful site. It was well kept, the pitches were an excellent size, the facilities as stated and very clean. Both the owners and other campers were delightful. We will be back!

Jane McMaster

One of my favourite campsites:clean and quiet. A gorgeous site with long grass and huge trees. Enjoyed watching the bats and barn owl in the evening. Good facilities as well, hot water, can charge phones and fridge.


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