About Doe Park

About Doe Park...

The Lamb Family have owned, lived and farmed at Doe Park for three generations. In the 1980's Keith and Muriel made the decision to diversify into tourism and opened a five caravan certified location. Guests returned again and again to this beautiful spot in undiscovered Teesdale and gradually the park was sympathetically and sensitively extended.

Many of those original visitors still spend time with us at Doe Park and have become real friends.

Doe Park House.
A sheep on Doe Park Farm.

Our Farm...

The Lamb family continue to farm the 200 acres surrounding the site and run the caravan site alongside.

The two businesses complement each other well and provide a unique environment from which you can relax in a beautiful setting and enjoy walking, cycling, fishing and birdwatching from your caravan door.

Our History...

The House and surrounding land was once part of a much larger estate and, we understand has a very interesting history. This is the story of Doe Park as far as we know, however there may be some inaccuracies as this information has been passed on over time, although some is gathered from historical records.

The earliest record of Doe Park is from 1520 when it was owned by the Craddocks, a Royalist family, during the Civil War. It was most probably a hunting lodge but there is no record of what the house was like at that time, although it certainly would not have been the house that is here today.

The next records show it to be owned by James Ledgard in 1645. He was a Roundhead and reformed the house an named it Ledgard or Ledger Hall. Before he could complete the house, however, it is believed he was hung, drawn and quartered on the Romaldkirk village green leaving the house unfinished.

The house was probably intended to be much larger than it actually is, with a pitched roof and double the size, however through lack of money the house was finished as quickly as possible and that may explain why the house is so tall and narrow.

Cows on Doe Park Farm.
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Pricing and Booking

Tariff information and how to contact Doe Park.

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Full details about accessibility at the park.

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Our Farm and Wildlife

About local wildlife and the farm.


Read what our satisfied guests have to say about their experience at Doe Park Caravan Site.

"Our first adventure in our motorhome. The site was fantastic and friendly we only hope that all sites we visit will match this one as we have been spoilt."


"Another lovely stay at this gem of a site. We booked for three nights and decided to stay for four. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. One of the most peaceful sites we have stayed at even when busy."


"You are guaranteed a very warm welcome to Doe Park, whether it is your first time there or a regular visitor. Facilities are always kept immaculate. In beautiful surroundings with wonderful walking opportunities straight from the site."