Local Area

Rothbury, known as the ‘capital of Coquetdale’, lies in the centre of rural Northumberland, 13 miles from the market town of Alnwick, 15 miles from another market town, Morpeth, and just 29 miles from Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

There are countless activities and attractions in the surrounding area. You don’t need to travel far to see what’s on offer!

Within a few miles of the park:

Farther afield, but well worth the journey:

For nature lovers there are a great variety of habitats and species to see locally, including ancient woodlands, exposed rocky hilltops, riverbanks, red squirrels, deer, and a myriad of birds to name just a few.

The Northumberland coast is a designated Area of Outstanding Beauty, covering forty miles of stunning coastline with sandy beaches, sand dunes, and isolated islands.

There are also plenty of cafés, pubs, restaurants, and shops within walking distance.

Please visit http://www.visitnorthumberland.com/rothbury for more information on the area, local attractions, and activities on offer. If you have any specific concerns or queries, just contact us.