Rothbury Valley Guided Walk

Event date:
4th August 2021
Rothbury Riverside Car Park

Pass the old racecourse before climbing gently onto the lower slopes of Simonside and returning via Sharpe's Folly.

We follow the river past the old racecourse before a gentle ascent takes us through Newtown to a low ridge which provides a lovely route above the town of Rothbury with views across to Lord armstrong's Cragside. Sharpe's Folly provides a beacon to guide us back to Rothbury and a descent back to the Riverside.

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Everything you need to know

Duration: 3 hours

Distance: 5 miles

Category: Moderate

Starting point (please meet here approx. 10 minutes before the start time):

Rothbury – Riverside Car Park

The car park is on the south side of the river in Rothbury with the entrance about 100m west of the bridge.

OS Grid Ref:  NU 057 015

For those wishing to use GPS/Sat-Nav to find walk start points please note that, particularly in open-country, postcodes cover a large area, so, whilst the postcode will get you to the right general area, you will still need to follow the detailed directions to locate the actual Walk Start Point.

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