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Percy Wood Country Park
Percy Wood Country Park in Northumberland is the perfect base from which to explore this beautiful region. The peaceful and friendly park has a fantastic location within 180 acres of tranquil woods and parkland, just a few minutes stroll from picturesque Swarland village.
The site is abundant with wildlife and many species of flora and fauna and offers opportunities for spotting the area's elusive Roe deer and red squirrels. Facilities on the park include a golf course, children's play area and a bar with restaurant.
The gorgeous Northumbrian coastline is within reach and well worth a visit. The region has many attractions including Alnwick Castle which featured in the Harry Potter movies, and the charming town of Seahouses which is a great place for a day trip.
Accommodation at Percy Wood Country Park is in spacious holiday homes. Cheviot Caravans sleep 6 people while Hedgehope Caravans sleep 8. Both were brand new in 2010 and are 12ft wide and rather luxurious with open plan living space and well equipped kitchens. Caravans are also equipped with flat screen TV and have heating throughout.
- 18 hole golf course*
- Adventure playground
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Fun Days Out in Northumberland
Conundrum Farm situated up towards Berwick is an excellent choice for a fun day out and is ideal for those with younger children. Within the farm visitors can enjoy the trail and take along some food to feed the animal they meet. The friendly goats and affectionate ponies always prove popular as do the cute and cuddly lambs in the spring time. The site also has a coffee shop and a farm shop selling excellent local produce.
Go Ape is the perfect place for a day out if you have older kids or teenagers. This amazing attraction feature a thrilling highwire course with 30ft up a rope ladders, a giant rope net, Tarzan Swing and a maze of tunnels and rope bridges to negotiate. The attraction has proved very popular since opening and is a must if you are in the area.
Alnwick Castle and Gardens today are perhaps best known for their roles as Hogwarts in Harry Potter movies but have for many years been a family favourite attraction in Northumberland. The beautiful medieval castle is open to the public and during school holidays and at Christmas and Halloween a range of activities can be enjoyed including Santa's Workshop, a Pumpkin Parade, Spell Making Lessons and Owl and Bird of Prey Flying.