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View of Whittingham Vale from the orange walking trail in Thrunton

The Forests of Rothbury is the collective name for the Forestry Commission woodlands in the north and east of Northumberland, England’s least populated and most tranquil county.

Five sites, stretching from the distinctive table-top profile of Simonside in the south to Wooler Common in the north, not only offer beautiful forested walks but also wild moorland, spectacular crag top views and important archaeological sites.

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Last updated: 29th February 2016

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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Horse riding
  • Information
  • Parking
  • Picnic
  • Running
  • Walking
  • Viewpoint


OS Grid ref: NZ055995
Postcode: NE65 7PG

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Kielder Castle

01434 250209

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