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.

Found 50 places nearby to Rothbury

Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle

Castle Alnwick Northumberland

A castle and country house in Alnwick, Northumberland. It is the seat of The 12th Duke of Northumberland.

Redheugh Crag

Redheugh Crag

Crag, Rock And Cairn Edlingham Northumberland

Sandstone crag, popular with climbers, on the hills near Edlingham with a hidden surprise.

Bigges Pillar

Bigges Pillar

Crag, Rock And Cairn Edlingham Northumberland

Mysterious large stone pillar remains situated high up in Edlingham Woods giving views across Northumberland.

Little Church Rock Simonside

Little Church Rock Simonside

Crag, Rock And Cairn Rothbury Northumberland

A large rock in next to Simonside in Rothbury that resembles a small church and may have been a meeting place for persecuted religious groups.

Alnwick Market Cross

Alnwick Market Cross

Landmark Alnwick Northumberland

An 18th century market cross that would have been used for proclamations.

Rothbury Tree Trail

Rothbury Tree Trail

Landscape 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 Silo

Cragend Farm Hydraulic Silo

Machinery Rothbury Northumberland

An experimental hydraulic silo to improve the efficiency of processing cut grass into silage built by Lord Armstrong.

Lordenshaw Hillfort

Lordenshaw Hillfort

Hillfort 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 Stone

Thompson's Rock Solstice Stone

Crag, Rock And Cairn Rothbury Northumberland

A holed stone in the Simonside Hills that lines up with the summer solstice.

St Mungo's Well

St Mungo's Well

Fountain Harbottle Northumberland

A stone pant in Holystone Village named after St Mungo, the patron saint of Glasgow.

Shilbottle Lime Kiln

Shilbottle Lime Kiln

Lime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland

A late 18th or early 19th Century Lime Kiln just outside Shilbottle.

Alnwick Water Tower

Alnwick Water Tower

Water Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A water tower sitting next to the kitchen garden of Alnwick Gardens.

Alnwick Pants

Alnwick Pants

Fountain Alnwick Northumberland

Fountains and water troughs throughout Alnwick that were once used to provide clean water.

Harry Hotspur Statue

Harry Hotspur Statue

Statue 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 Tower

Bondgate Tower

Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A 15th century gatehouse that was part of the Alnwick old town walls.

Pottergate Tower

Pottergate Tower

Tower Alnwick Northumberland

Originally part of the town's medieval defences, this tower is now a luxury holiday cottage.

Evelyn Column Felbridge Monument

Evelyn Column Felbridge Monument

Statue Edlingham Northumberland

A column in memory of James Evelyn's parents, moved from Felbridge up to Lemmington, Northumberland.

Percy Tenantry Column

Percy Tenantry Column

Statue Alnwick Northumberland

A Doric style column with a Percy Lion on the top dedicated to the 2nd Earl of Northumberland.

Jenny’s Lantern Folly

Jenny’s Lantern Folly

Folly Alnwick Northumberland

A ruin of a folly shaped like a shepherd's hut on the Alnwick moors.

RRH Brizlee Wood Radome Golf Ball

RRH Brizlee Wood Radome Golf Ball

Military Alnwick Northumberland

A radome housing an RAF radar at Brizlee Wood sitting on top of Alnwick Moor.

Shilbottle Pele Tower

Shilbottle Pele Tower

Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A pele tower that used to be part of the vicarage for the adjoining St James Church.

Barter Books

Barter Books

Building Alnwick Northumberland

Famous book shop in the old Alnwick train station.

All Saints Church

All Saints Church

Religious Place Rothbury Northumberland

A Parish Church close to the centre of Rothbury, parts of which date back to the 1200s

St James Church Shilbottle

St James Church Shilbottle

Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The Parish Church of St James in Shilbottle

Woodhouses Bastle

Woodhouses Bastle

Bastle Harbottle Northumberland

A fortified farmhouse (Bastle) near Harbottle.

Alnwick Moor Quarry Lime Kiln

Alnwick Moor Quarry Lime Kiln

Lime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland

A lime kiln situated on Alnwick Moor, one of 400 that would have been used in Northumberland.

Nine Year Aud Hole

Nine Year Aud Hole

Cave Alnwick Northumberland

A cave in Hulne Park guarded by a statue of a hermit.

St John The Baptist Church Edlingham

St John The Baptist Church Edlingham

Religious Place Edlingham Northumberland

A small saxon church built on the site of an old 8th century church near Edlingham Castle.

Thrunton Wood

Thrunton Wood

Landscape Alnwick Northumberland

A spectacular woodland planted on crags to the north and south.

Malcolm III Cross

Malcolm III Cross

Statue Alnwick Northumberland

A stone cross marking where Malcolm III, King Of Scotland was slain at the Battle Of Alnwick.

St Leonard's Hospital Chapel

St Leonard's Hospital Chapel

Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The ruined chapel of an old hospital located in Denwick near to Alnwick Castle.

Corby's Letch

Corby's Letch

Waterfall Edlingham Northumberland

A lovely 2 level waterfall just under a bridge near Edlingham.

Cragside

Cragside

Estate Rothbury Northumberland

Cragside is a Victorian country house near Rothbury in Northumberland, built for William Armstrong and his wife, Margaret.

Ratcheugh Observatory

Ratcheugh Observatory

Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A flat castle-like observatory on Ratcheugh Crag overlooking Alnwick.

Simonside Hills

Simonside Hills

Landscape Rothbury Northumberland

A sandstone ridge to the south of Rothbury with teems of crags, wildlife and amazing views.

Hulne Priory

Hulne Priory

Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

A ruined 13 century priory sitting in the grounds of Hulne Park in Alnwick.

Brinkburn Priory

Brinkburn Priory

Religious Place Longframlington Northumberland

A 12th century medieval monastery built on a bend of the River Coquet, near Rothbury.

Howick Hall Gardens And Arboretum

Howick Hall Gardens And Arboretum

Estate Alnwick Northumberland

The ancestral home of the Earls Grey since 1319. (As in the tea!)

Lady's Well

Lady's Well

Religious Place Harbottle Northumberland

An atmospheric little pool surrounded by a grove of trees.

Tosson Lime Kiln

Tosson Lime Kiln

Lime Kiln Rothbury Northumberland

The best preserved Lime Kiln in the Northumberland national park at Tosson.

Tosson Tower

Tosson Tower

Tower Rothbury Northumberland

A 600 year old ruined Pele Tower used as a stronghold against invading scots.

Harbottle Castle

Harbottle Castle

Castle Harbottle Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle situated at the west end of the village of Harbottle.

Cartington Castle

Cartington Castle

Castle Rothbury Northumberland

A lovely little 12th century ruined castle just outside of Rothbury.

Drake Stone

Drake Stone

Standing Stone Harbottle Northumberland

Quite simply the biggest free standing boulder in Northumberland!

Armstrong Cross

Armstrong Cross

Religious Place Rothbury Northumberland

The Market Cross was erected to the memory of Lord And Lady Armstrong.

Brizlee Tower

Brizlee Tower

Tower Alnwick Northumberland

An elaborate Gothic style tower based in Hulne Park.

Edlingham Castle

Edlingham Castle

Castle Edlingham Northumberland

A 14th century ruined castle managed by the English Heritage.

Sharp's Folly

Sharp's Folly

Folly Rothbury Northumberland

Sharp's Folly is an 18th century tower in Rothbury, and is the oldest folly in Northumberland.

Fontburn Reservoir

Fontburn Reservoir

Water Rothbury Northumberland

A drinking water reservoir with beautiful surrounding scenery.

Dunstanburgh Castle

Dunstanburgh Castle

Castle 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.

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