Distinctive ridge gives fantastic views
Please be aware, Simonside Car Park and some surrounding routes will be closed from 9th September for approximately 8 weeks due to forestry works.
Upcoming forestry works from 9th September 2020 Forestry England are working in and around the Simonside car park from Wednesday 9th September 2020. During this time, both the car park and surrounding trails will be closed to public access. Alternative walking routes from the Lordenshaws car park will allow continued access to the Simonside crag.
This distinctive ridge, with its craggy profile, stands guard above Rothbury.
A walk along the Simonside Hills must not be missed. From the top, you have a 360 degree view encompassing the Cheviot Hills and North Sea coastline.
As a Special Area of Conservation, it teems with wildlife such as the curlew, red grouse, wild goats, and even red squirrels in the forest below.