Rothbury

Rothbury is a town in Northumberland, 13.5 miles (21.7 km) north west of Morpeth. Chartered as a market town in 1291, Rothbury became a centre for dealing in cattle and wool in the area. Today, the town is a popular base walkers, with landmarks including the Victorian-era mansion Cragside, Simonside Hills and Northumberland National Park.

Autumn ride on the Sandstone Way, Northumberland National Park

Berwick and Hexham to be linked by new 120-mile cycle path

'The Sandstone Way' will be the first long distance linear mapped and promoted mountain bike route in England

Cragside

Northumberland gardens to feature on new BBC One series

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The national spotlight is on Lindisfarne and Cragside's historic gardens as they appear in a new TV series

The home of Ralph and Helen Holmes in Sharperton, Northumberland

Property gallery: Northumberland barn conversion is full of history

This spacious barn conversion is steeped in history and is situated close to a Roman road near Rothbury

The Holystone Lodge

Secret Diner Review: The Holystone Lodge, North Northumberland

'Comfortable, interesting and confident cooking' is on the menu at the popular restaurant, which enjoys a gem of a location

David Carr who owns the village store in Longframlington

Longframlington shop hoping to be crowned 'champion of champions'

Longframlington Village Shop is hoping to be crowned the Countryside Alliance's 'champion of champions' in the best rural store category

The Fulwell windmill in Sunderland, which is the only working survivor of over 180 windmills

20 North East buildings join English Heritage risk list

Twenty buildings in the North East have joined English Heritage’s at-risk register including a landmark windmill, medieval churches and an 18th Century country house

Alwinton Show is known for the beautiful views it offers of the Coquet valley

Historic Alnwinton Show draws in the champions at last show of the season

Alwinton Show, now in its 148th year, will feature everything from a renowned sheep show to Cumberland & Westmorland wrestling

Christopher Welch, a leisure specialist lawyer and partner at Sintons

North East hotels turn heads of investors

A new survey has revealed that investors are piling into the North East hotel market

L-R: Tony Gates Chief Executive of Northumberland National Park Authority, Lord de Mauley and Andrew Miller, Head of Programmes and Conservation

Environment Minister welcomes vision for the next 20 years of Northumberland

Northumberland National Park Authority have unveiled their plan for the next two decades

Duchess of Northumberland officially reopens Armstrong Cottages in Rothbury. Resident Mary Carr 80 shows the Duchess round her newly refurbished cottages

Rothbury flood defences set to be improved after Environment Agency announce new measures

Flood defences which aim to prevent elderly residents at Rothbury suffering a second time look set to be upgraded

Rothbury councillor Steven Bridgett at the landslip on the main road into the town

Security stepped up to protect site of landslip near Rothbury

Security has been stepped up at the site of a landslip near Rothbury following a series of thefts

Rothbury Traditional Music Festival

Rothbury Traditional Music Festival: Business as usual despite road closure say organisers

The B6344 remains closed following 2012 landslip - but that won't stop musicians making it to Rothbury from the USA and Cuba

Summer's here! Don't miss it - pack a picnic and get out there quick

Here are a few of the North East's top spot ideas for dining al fresco this summer, as long as the weather stays fine

Brinkburn Music Festival

Food and music make for an appetizing mix at Brinkburn Music Festival

Brinkburn Music Festival isn’t just a weekend of music classics – it’s also a celebration of Northumbrian food. Jane Hall reports

The Queen's Six featuring Simon Whiteley in foreground

Singers from Windsor Castle perform in Northumberland

Male singing group The Queen's Six are one of the star turns at Brinkburn Music Festival

Brinkburn Music Festival

21st Brinkburn Music Festival has lots to offer music fans

Royal Northern Sinfonia, The Queen's Six and violinist Jennifer Pike are among those bound for Brinkburn

Chimney sweep Colin Davison and wizard costumed Richard Starks

Vintage day in Rothbury raises money for lifesaving service

A vintage day brought out the crowds at Rothbury and helped raise money for lifesaving public access defibrillators

Riverside play area at Rothbury

Residents outraged as yobs vandalize Rothbury playgrounds with obscene graffiti

Vandals in the picturesque Northumberland village of Rothbury have hit playgrounds with obscene graffiti

Potholes in Northumberland following heavy snow

Council claims to be on target to clear pothole backlog

Northumberland County Council said it will clear backlog of potholes by the end of June

In pursuit of perfection by Catherine Bertola

Artists add extra magic to Lord Armstrong's Cragside home

Six artists have created new work to be exhibited at one of the National Trust's most popular properties

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Lord Walton

65 over 65 (part two): celebrating some of the North East's older workers

Winner of The Journal Special Award: The Angel of the North by Lewis Stubbs

Teenager's photo 'worthy of a Journal front page' picks up award at Port of Tyne Reflect Awards 2014

Autumn ride on the Sandstone Way, Northumberland National Park

Berwick and Hexham to be linked by new 120-mile cycle path

 

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