Visit the land that time forgot and put behind you the hustle and bustle of daily life. 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.
Bockenfield Country Park, located near the A1, between Morpeth and Alnwick, is the perfect place to buy a holiday home, luxury lodge or simply to spend a peaceful time relaxing amongst the sumptuous surroundings of this 25 acre park.
Famous for its castles, 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 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 into 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. Its superb restaurant is sure to entice even the most discerning diners.