St. Oswald’s Way Countryside Short Walks ROTHBURY
The Capital of Coquetdale, Rothbury, is an attractive village, full of character and history, and situated on the edge of the Northumberland National Park.
The beautiful surrounding countryside shows many signs of past settlement and has some excellent sites for wildlife, including the nearby Simonside Hills. These prominent landmarks, the River Coquet and the Cragside Estate make this area one of the most appealing and popular parts of Northumberland.
Distance: 7.5 miles (12 km)
This walk is available in its own folded leaflet in a set of eight which are waterproof and rip-proof, including maps, route instructions and information about the places and features found on the walks. They provide inexpensive and invaluable information to plan these great days out on St. Oswald’s Way in Northumberland.
Rothbury – 7.5 miles (12 km)
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Most of these walks follow public rights of way and other paths. There are, however, sections where country roads must be used. Please take great care when walking along roads and remember to follow the Highway Code.