Alnwick Castle nearby
The beautiful River Wansbeck, Morpeth
Bockenfield Park, Northumberland
The land that time forgot…
Bockenfield Country Park, situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty is one of the most stunning parks in Wyldecrest Parks’ portfolio of luxury holiday parks. From idyllic countryside and stunning beaches to medieval castles, Northumbria really has everything you need to relax and get away from it all. Not only is it one of the most picturesque parts of the country, it is also a region steeped in history and heritage.
Located near the A1, between Morpeth and Alnwick, this is the perfect place to buy a holiday home, luxury lodge or simply to spend a peaceful time relaxing amongst the endless surroundings of this 25-acre park.
The area attracts thousands of visitors each year, who are all keen to see Alnwick Castle which was made famous in the Harry Potter films, and Bamburgh Castle, which is without a doubt one of the most impressive castles in the UK. Then, of course, there is Hadrian’s Wall, a remarkable Roman monument and now a world heritage site.
The region also offers stunning landscapes which can easily be explored on foot or on a bike. The national park is home to a rich display of wildlife, whilst the expansive coastline provides a unique opportunity to view some of the UK’s rarest birdlife.
You should also make time to visit the beautiful gardens and impressive country houses in the area and be sure not to miss the historic churches and the picturesque towns and villages. If you enjoy shopping, take a trip to Newcastle or visit the Metro Centre, where you will find all of your favourite high street shops. For those who enjoy a round of golf, you will be delighted to know there is an 18 hole championship golf course at Burgham Park and Leisure Club which is less than 500 metres from the park.
THINGS TO DO
Enjoy nearby Alnwick Castle and gardens, beautiful beaches and little local historical towns
Stunning nature walks – Northumberland is famous for the variety and quality of its footpaths and bridleways
Fancy a round of golf? Pay a visit to next door’s Burgham Park and Leisure Club
Take a short trip into Newcastle and maybe indulge in some retail shopping therapy
Take the kids out to Eshottheigh Animal Park
You’ll never run out of things to do when you’re just next to Northumberland National Park, which is considered a massive adventure playground
Make sure you go out at night to Northumberland International Dark Sky Park, Europe’s largest area of protected sky and officially the best place in England to enjoy clear and beautiful skies