Warkworth to Rothbury
(18 miles / 29 km)
is a beautiful village set in a meander of the River Coquet beneath the
imposing castle. From here, St. Oswald’s Way wanders up the scenic
Coquet valley on one of the longest sections of the route.
through the village of Felton then through woodland and along riverside
paths to Weldon Bridge.
The route then stays on the southern side of the Coquet, glimpsing the
historic Brinkburn Priory on the other side of the river, through attractive
rolling farmland to reach Rothbury, “the Capital of Coquetdale”,
set in superb Northumberland scenery.