A quick scan of Facebook puts this modern café and bunkhouse at the top of the list when it comes to lunch in Rothbury.
Here you’ll be served fresh, wholesome produce amidst quirky original features mixed with contemporary, bright interiors. Large windows let the light in, and lend views overlooking the River Coquet.
As you might expect from an eatery located in the heart of Northumberland hill farming country, Tomlinson’s has access to some of the best livestock producers in the UK and are close to the coast with its delicious haul of seafood fresh from the North Sea.
The Running Fox
Nearby Longframlington houses this gem – where afternoon tea is the dish of the day! The café and bakery produce artisan treats of the highest quality. Expect homemade sandwiches, pies, quiches, breads and cakes.
The afternoon tea is legendary amongst locals, and can be served with bottomless tea and coffee, or add sparkle with Prosecco or local ale.
Tully’s of Rothbury
A traditional village store, this delicatessen specialises in Northumbrian, fairly traded, organic fare.
This quaint deli has a broad selection - great for presents to family and friends that showcase the highlights of your local area.
The Congregational Art Gallery
This new addition to Rothbury brings contemporary art to the traditional market town, showing high quality professional paintings, sculpture, ceramics and more.
Admire the art from the onsite café, serving artisan coffee and baked goods.
Northumberland is a region famed for its outstanding natural beauty. The Simonside Hills are no different. This walk treats visitors to one of the best views in north east England, with a breathtaking panorama waiting at the summit. Views stretch for miles, taking in the Northumbrian coast and the surrounding Cheviots.
A comfortable walk for all abilities.
This isn't just for walkers. Mountain bikers and horse riders are also welcome to ride the forest roads and tracks of this magical place.
Pots and Paws
Get creative with your children at this craft studio, where you can create and decorate your own pot, mug, plate, vase or ornament to your very own tastes. They also host pottery parties for crafty kids!
Join in with the Rothbury revelry as residents take to the streets for the annual bank holiday street fair (29 May).
You’ll find stalls, games, activities and events under the town's famous avenue of horse chestnuts - which flower just in time for the event every year. With over 5000 locals attending, it’s a great opportunity to meet your neighbours.
One for the gin lovers
Voted in The Independent’s top ten of best new gins, Northumberland’s Hepple Gin is the only distillery to use three techniques to capture the full range of flavours from the ingredients.
The Northumbria Moors are one of the most botanically vibrant environments in England, with Hepple Gin crafted from the local green juniper. These unripe berries lend fresh, woody notes to the spirit.
Tasting notes describe a zingy scent, a citrus sweet taste and a long, juicy finish.
Enough to make the mouth water.