Things To Do


Northumberland is a truly beautiful place to explore.  Remote and mysterious, visit Northumberland to slow down, to relax and unwind, to walk or cycle along quiet country lanes, to explore empty, endless unspoiled white beaches and dunes.  Be seduced by the peace and the amazing light, or the dark skies, step back in time and visit historic homes like Cragside, or a dazzling collection of castles and fortifications, but keep it a secret, for this is the Secret Kingdom.

WALKS

Explore beautiful Rothbury, the nearby Simonside Hills, and the surrounding Northumberland National Park with a variety of different walks to suit all ages and fitness abilities:

  • NORTHUMBERLAND NATIONAL PARK – CLICK HERE
  • GUIDED SHEPHERD’S WALKS – CLICK HERE
  • NATIONAL TRUST’S CRAGSIDE ESTATE – CLICK HERE
  • ASK AT RECEPTION DURING YOUR STAY FOR A RANGE OF MAPS.

The gorgeous Northumberland Coastline, Hadrian’s Wall, Sycamore Gap and Kielder Water & Forest Park are all easily accessible from Rothbury, each giving marvellous walks to those seeking Northumberland at its very best.

GOLF

Northumberland offers golf courses across the county and we can arrange the perfect golf break to suit your needs.  With courses in Bamburgh, Alnwick, Longhorsley and a beautiful course only minutes away from The Couetvale right here in Rothbury.  Please get in touch to discuss your individual requirements.

FISHING

Thrunton Long Crag Trout Fishery is located a short distance from the hotel.  Please contact our reception team for more information or see more here.

DARK SKIES STARGAZING

The dark skies over Northumberland are officially the best skies in England to stargaze.  Northumberland International Dark Sky Park is awarded Gold Tier designation by the International Dark Sky Association.  Visit the National Park website for more information or contact our team for help planning your trip.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

With a wealth of National Trust, English Heritage and other attractions on our doorstep you will be spoilt for choice with what to do during your stay:

  • CRAGSIDE
  • BRINKBURN PRIORY
  • ALNWICK CASTLE & GARDENS
We offer check in from 2pm and check-out at 10am, with late check-out available from £15