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 Rothbury

This picture looking down the centre of Rothbury was taken on a cold December morning when the temptation to pop into one of the cafes and indulge in a coffee and cake was irresistable.

 Rothbury, centre of town

 And here is a nice view across the River Coquet.

Rothbury

 


River Coquet at Rothbury
  © Copyright Philip Barker and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

 And this is a more unusual picture for those of us used to seeing the town during the hotter summer days.

 Rothbury in snow 

 Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]  © Copyright Andrew Curtis and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

  Places nearby include

Alwinton , Otterburn and Elsdon.

Rothbury All Saints Church.

Also Brinkburn Priory

Google map for Rothbury is here 

 
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 Other points of interest

 To the south and west of Rothbury is the wildlife reserve at Fontburn. To quote from NWT

"Fontburn is a very popular trout fishery with rainbow and blue trout. The main areas of conservation interest are around the reservoir margins. An area of wetland and scrub to the north is now being grazed by Exmoor ponies to maintain the diversity of interest."