Places to Visit In Rothbury
If you are planning a holiday or just a day trip to Rothbury, then we have found the best things for you to do. Within Rothbury there is fabulous Cragside or if you want to stretch your legs, then why not head out on to the Simonside Hills. Feeling adventurous, then we have lots of little nearby hidden gems for you to find.
Alnwick Market CrossLandmark Alnwick Northumberland
An 18th century market cross that would have been used for proclamations.
Rothbury Tree TrailLandscape Rothbury Northumberland
A tree trail around Rothbury town centre and riverside showing you all the different types of trees and their history.
Cragend Farm Hydraulic SiloMachinery Rothbury Northumberland
An experimental hydraulic silo to improve the efficiency of processing cut grass into silage built by Lord Armstrong.
Lordenshaw HillfortHillfort Rothbury Northumberland
A 2,000 year old hillfort located on Lordenshaw Hill on the outskirts of Rothbury at the foot of the Simonside Hills.
Thompson's Rock Solstice StoneStanding Stone Rothbury Northumberland
A holed stone in the Simonside Hills that lines up with the summer solstice.
St Mungo's WellFountain Harbottle Northumberland
A stone pant in Holystone Village named after St Mungo, the patron saint of Glasgow.
Shilbottle Lime KilnLime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland
A late 18th or early 19th Century Lime Kiln just outside Shilbottle.
Alnwick Water TowerWater Tower Alnwick Northumberland
A water tower sitting next to the kitchen garden of Alnwick Gardens.
Alnwick PantsFountain Alnwick Northumberland
Fountains and water troughs throughout Alnwick that were once used to provide clean water.
Harry Hotspur StatueStatue Alnwick Northumberland
Statue to Henry Percy, also known as Harry Hotspur, Alnwick's most famous Knight and one of Shakespeare's best known characters.
Bondgate TowerTower Alnwick Northumberland
A 15th century gatehouse that was part of the Alnwick old town walls.
Pottergate TowerTower Alnwick Northumberland
Originally part of the town's medieval defences, this tower is now a luxury holiday cottage.
Evelyn Column Felbridge MonumentStatue Edlingham Northumberland
A column in memory of James Evelyn's parents, moved from Felbridge up to Lemmington, Northumberland.
Percy Tenantry ColumnStatue Alnwick Northumberland
A Doric style column with a Percy Lion on the top dedicated to the 2nd Earl of Northumberland.
Jenny’s Lantern FollyFolly Alnwick Northumberland
A ruin of a folly shaped like a shepherd's hut on the Alnwick moors.
RRH Brizlee Wood Radome Golf BallMilitary Alnwick Northumberland
A radome housing an RAF radar at Brizlee Wood sitting on top of Alnwick Moor.
Shilbottle Pele TowerTower Alnwick Northumberland
A pele tower that used to be part of the vicarage for the adjoining St James Church.
All Saints ChurchReligious Place Rothbury Northumberland
A Parish Church close to the centre of Rothbury, parts of which date back to the 1200s
St James Church ShilbottleReligious Place Alnwick Northumberland
The Parish Church of St James in Shilbottle
Alnwick Moor Quarry Lime KilnLime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland
A lime kiln situated on Alnwick Moor, one of 400 that would have been used in Northumberland.
Nine Year Aud HoleCave Alnwick Northumberland
A cave in Hulne Park guarded by a statue of a hermit.
St John The Baptist Church EdlinghamReligious Place Edlingham Northumberland
A small saxon church built on the site of an old 8th century church near Edlingham Castle.
Thrunton WoodLandscape Alnwick Northumberland
A spectacular woodland planted on crags to the north and south.
Malcolm III CrossStatue Alnwick Northumberland
A stone cross marking where Malcolm III, King Of Scotland was slain at the Battle Of Alnwick.
St Leonard's Hospital ChapelReligious Place Alnwick Northumberland
The ruined chapel of an old hospital located in Denwick near to Alnwick Castle.
Corby's LetchWaterfall Edlingham Northumberland
A lovely 2 level waterfall just under a bridge near Edlingham.
CragsideEstate Rothbury Northumberland
Cragside is a Victorian country house near Rothbury in Northumberland, built for William Armstrong and his wife, Margaret.
Ratcheugh ObservatoryTower Alnwick Northumberland
A flat castle-like observatory on Ratcheugh Crag overlooking Alnwick.
Simonside HillsLandscape Rothbury Northumberland
A sandstone ridge to the south of Rothbury with teems of crags, wildlife and amazing views.
Hulne PrioryReligious Place Alnwick Northumberland
A ruined 13 century priory sitting in the grounds of Hulne Park in Alnwick.
Brinkburn PrioryReligious Place Longframlington Northumberland
A 12th century medieval monastery built on a bend of the River Coquet, near Rothbury.
Howick Hall Gardens And ArboretumEstate Alnwick Northumberland
The ancestral home of the Earls Grey since 1319. (As in the tea!)
Lady's WellReligious Place Harbottle Northumberland
An atmospheric little pool surrounded by a grove of trees.
Tosson Lime KilnLime Kiln Rothbury Northumberland
The best preserved Lime Kiln in the Northumberland national park at Tosson.
Tosson TowerTower Rothbury Northumberland
A 600 year old ruined Pele Tower used as a stronghold against invading scots.
Harbottle CastleCastle Harbottle Northumberland
A ruined medieval castle situated at the west end of the village of Harbottle.
Cartington CastleCastle Rothbury Northumberland
A lovely little 12th century ruined castle just outside of Rothbury.
Drake StoneStanding Stone Harbottle Northumberland
Quite simply the biggest free standing boulder in Northumberland!
Armstrong CrossReligious Place Rothbury Northumberland
The Market Cross was erected to the memory of Lord And Lady Armstrong.
Edlingham CastleCastle Edlingham Northumberland
A 14th century ruined castle managed by the English Heritage.
Sharp's FollyFolly Rothbury Northumberland
Sharp's Folly is an 18th century tower in Rothbury, and is the oldest folly in Northumberland.
Fontburn ReservoirWater Rothbury Northumberland
A drinking water reservoir with beautiful surrounding scenery.
Alnwick CastleCastle Alnwick Northumberland
A castle and country house in Alnwick, Northumberland. It is the seat of The 12th Duke of Northumberland.
Dunstanburgh CastleCastle Alnwick Northumberland
A 14th-century fortification on the coast of Northumberland between the villages of Craster and Embleton. Built by Earl Thomas of Lancaster between 1313 and 1322.