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Rothbury Town Information

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Rothbury is a small market town which straddles the river Coquet, with its two sides linked by the ancient Coquet Bridge. Backed by the Simonside hills, the views from all sides of the town are spectacular, making it popular with artists, photographers and nature lovers alike. With so much tranquil countryside, it is also a haven for walkers and mountain bikers.

Rothbury's location in the centre of Northumberland makes it an ideal base for exploring the rest of the county. Being just 30 minutes away from the picturesque Cheviots, Hadrian's wall, and the coast - itself a designated area of outstanding natural beauty with its golden sandy beaches and a number of castles.

Rothbury as seen from Addycombe Hill - Photo © J C Ousby
Rothbury as seen from Addycombe Hill
Photo: J C Ousby CCL