Jack's Place - Northumberland

Occupancy: 6 guests
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1

If you’re looking for the perfect countryside escape with stunning views,in a region full of compelling history, Jack's Place is for you.

Located in the idyllic setting of Bockenfield Country Park, a stay in Jack's Place will ensure you experience Northumberland in style.

With three bedrooms, comprising a double, and 2 sets of twin rooms (each with fitted wardrobes), the lodge sleeps up to six people – ideal for a group of friends or a family break. The open plan living and dining area and fully fitted kitchen makes Jack's Place perfectly comfortably and accommodating family groups. Unlimited free WIFI too. The dining table sits 4 comfortably, with 2 additional folding chairs if needed. There is also a table and chairs outside on the decking area.

If you’re planning a more adventure-packed holiday in the North-East, Bockenfield Country Park makes an ideal base. Whether you are visiting Alnwick Castle, spending the day in Northumberland National Park, or indulging in some retail therapy in Newcastle city centre, you are never far away from something interesting to do.

You can also make use of your personal hot tub situated on the private courtyard that accompanies Jack's Place. With central heating and double glazing, this gorgeous property is the ideal destination for a relaxing break away all year round.

Property Type: Lodge

Location: Northumberland

General:  Linen and Towels provided

Wifi: Free Unlimited

Kitchen: Oven and Hob, Microwave, Kettle, Fridge with freezer compartment, washer/dryer,  

Dining: Table and Chairs for 4 people (plus 2 extra fold away chairs)

Living: Central Heating and additional Fire, large flat screen TV with Freeview Channels, 

Bedrooms:  3 - 1 x double and 2 x 2 twin

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom ( shower Only)

Suitability:  Children Welcome, same sex groups, families

 Pets: 2 dogs welcome to stay for a small fee

STRICTLY NO BBQ’S

Jack's Place is on Bockenfield Country Park, which is a beautiful park in the heart of Northumberland and lies centrally between Morpeth and Alnwick.

The closest beach provides you with miles and miles of golden sand where your dogs can run free too and is just about 15 mins drive.

The home of Harry Potter is just up the road, in Alnwick Castle and you have other fabulous castles to explore along the coast including Bamburgh, Dunstanburgh, Chillingham, Warkworth and many others.

There are villages that will delight and surprise you and gorgeous pubs, restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy some true Northumbrian hospitality.

There are lots of activities such as horse riding, golf, cinemas, theatres, swimming pools and much, much more for the whole family to enjoy.

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Perfect by Aiden Thorburn

Reviewed On: 2021-07-01

We enjoyed a short-break at Jack”s place for my Father’s 50th birthday everyone was perfect including nice touch of hamper with essentials on arrival. Hot tub was added bonus. Will definitely book again.

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Great Caravan poor location by Laura Muir

Reviewed On: 2021-07-07

Hi, had a great base for our holiday! Caravan was comfy and had everything you need. The only downside is it’s back to back with the A1 - literally. This made it extremely difficult to sleep or feel relaxed as it was no where near tranquil. If the caravan was maybe at the opposite end of the park then there may be less noise but can’t be sure. The caravan itself was great I just wish I could’ve picked it up and put it in a more tranquil setting

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Great spacious and comfortable lodge by Paul Moore

Reviewed On: 2021-08-01

A very pleasant stay in lovely comfortable lodge , the only downside was our bedroom which is at the end of lodge and close to busy and noisy A1(maybe supply ear plugs?) Hot tub fantastic.Site fantastic ,very clean and quiet in a great location. Could also do with oven gloves in lodge.

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Great place to stay by Vicki Robb

Reviewed On: 2021-08-08

From the moment we arrived, the place was clean and fresh. Beds comfy. Hot tub a great addition. The lodge was perfect for us. The dog loved it too. Plenty towels for everyone although we took our own for the hot tub. No hair dryer, and would be good if the decking area had a gate to keep dogs and kids secure but we took our own stair gate. Overall we had a great stay at Jack's place.

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Jacks place by Joanne Austin

Reviewed On: 2021-08-15

Jacks place lodge was so homely and comfortable for myself my parents my daughter and my dog. Welcomed by a welcome bag of goodies great personal touch.

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Fabulous family holiday! by Victoria Rudd

Reviewed On: 2021-08-18

We have just returned from our stay at Jack's Place. The accommodation was beautifully decorated, very comfortable and fully equipped- meaning we didn't have to worry about if we'd forgotten anything! The welcome/information folder covered everything and helped us plan some lovely days and meals out - thank you John! The site, although fully booked when we visited, was quiet. The outside play area was a big hit with our little ones! Would highly recommend and will definitely be returning in the future :)

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Jacks Place by Anna Brunton

Reviewed On: 2021-08-23

Lovely short break-good location. Comfortable accommodation. We loved the hot tub. Helpful owner Thank you

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Jack’s place by Barry Hutchinson

Reviewed On: 2021-08-25

Overall enjoyed our stay however the property is a bit tired , locks on door are dodgy ,the oven was out of order and Jack’s place is literally 50 yards off the A1 so there is background noise, 1 bathroom for a 6 berth isn’t practical, the site was overrun with wasps and daily rubbish visits to the bins was challenging.