Facilities & Activities at Haggerston Castle
A holiday at Haggerston Castle puts you at the heart of the Northumberland countryside. Wherever you look there are mature woodlands and pretty gardens just waiting to be explored. No holiday would be complete without a swim and there are two indoor heated pools to choose between. Both pools have sunshine roofs which allow all the natural sunshine into the pool. There is also a waterslide to create even more fun. The pools are also home to an extensive range of activities designed to keep the children amused hour after hour. A water confidence activity is perfect for those who are a little unsure of the water and is free of charge. For a little extra there is a range of activities such as Water Walkerz, Aqua Jest, Turbo paddlers and Learn2Swim that are sure to keep the children wanting ever more pool action
There is a good range of sports activities on offer that includes tennis courts, a 9 hole golf course and a climbing wall with a rope course for abseiling. The boating lake offers pedalo hire while the youngsters can enjoy adventure golf. For children over seven there is also Bushcraft where they learn essentials for surviving in the wild such as how to collect and purify water and how to build shelters.
After a full days activity family meals can be prepared in the kitchen in your caravan, You can also visit the Mash and Barrel bar where you can have anything from a light breakfast in the morning to a lunch time snack or even a three course meal at night. No holiday would be complete without a takeaway and there are several to choose from. Traditional fish and chips, cooked the old fashioned way with only the freshest fish, Pappa Johns Pizza – sure to be a success, and Burger King are also on offer. During the summer months there are regular barbecues held as well.
Beyond the camp site lies the wild and rugged Northumberland country side. Steeped in history there are sights such as Hadrian’s Wall – designed to keep the unruly Picts out of the Roman Empire, Alnwick Castle and Bamburgh Castle are also rich in exciting historic tales. Attractions also include the Chain Bridge Honey Farm where you can learn the extraordinary story of bees and honey.