The Village



Heritage Trail

A short circular stroll around the village starting at the Haugh Car park.

An appreciation of Rothbury and a non too
introduction to its history


Around about Rothbury

Places not too far from the centre of Rothbury with a few
'quite interesting' facts that may be of interest
To walkers, ramblers and amateur historians


A Short History of Rothbury

This brief history of Rothbury from the last ice age to date provides
an easy reference to events occurring in and around Rothbury:
Please feel free to use it as a reference as you follow the Heritage Trail
or stroll around the village.

Coquetdale Business Directory

A brief summary of some of the main businesses in the area.
with telephone numbers and links to their web sites.

Whilst every effort is made to keep this list current any changes or errors should be directed to

Please feel free to download a free pdf booklet to read at your leisure

         Heritage Trail      Rothbury: A mini history       Jubilee Hall History      

             Around and About Rothbury      

        All Saints Chancel Screen                 A Short History of Time Keepers

    The Armstrong Connection               All Saints Leaflet                         

  Rothbury Bowling Club History


A few videos you might have missed

The Village Trail         Up the Valley       Coquetdale Memories

Rothbury Railway       Rothbury Garage    Thrum Mill     

Rothbury Racecourse      Rothbury Bridge    

The Valley Remembers 2014      Jubilee Flower Festival  2012


Rothbury and Coquetdale Travel Guide
Tablets & I-Phones

Everything you need to know about your visit to Rothbury.
Places to visit: Things to do: What's on:
Where to stay: Local businesses and so much more.
Just download this free app to your mobile, tablet or email

Coquetdale Squirrel Group

We are volunteers, focused on the conservation of red squirrels in Coquetdale who monitor red and grey squirrels  within our area. We liaise with other bodies dedicated to the survival of red squirrels, in particular Red Squirrels Northern England (RSNE).

Click for more information


Duck island

General Election 2015

When you come to vote don't forget to review the MP Expense scandal of 2009
to remind yourself of  where your taxes are spent.



Mystery Object

Bought in Hexham about 25 years ago.  Unknown origin.

Made of brass with 6 tiers and each tier has a set of 3 wheels(?)
Top tier has 1 set of 3.  Tier 2 has 5 sets. Tier 3 has 7, Tier 4 has 9, Tier 5 has 11 and the bottom tier has 13

Can you be the first to identify it?

This site was originally published in 1998 as a project by the Rothbury Computer Club. Designed to promote Coquetdale it was one of the first village web sites in the area.
Others being
Morpeth and Alnwick.
Today Rothbury web is hosted by Colliedog Compters and continues to be free from charge.

Copyright  2014  Diverse Publications. All rights reserved.

We would appreciate any comments that you may have regarding these pages.

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