Be transported back to prehistory by the hillforts, burial mounds and intriguing rock carvings our ancestors left behind.
What’s on offer
History, walking, car parking, and public transport in the summer.
Iron Age hillfort
Wander around the impressive remains of an Iron Age hillfort built 2,000 years ago.
You can still see the double ramparts and the impressions of round houses on the ground.
Bronze Age burial mounds
These lie to the north east of the Lordenshaws fort.
These mounds house the remains of people buried between 3,000 and 4,000 years ago.
Car: Take the B6342 road from Rothbury in the direction of Hexham and then along a track towards Simonside.
Bus: There is a summertime bus service 508 between Morpeth and Rothbury.