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Local Activities

Northumberland, with its wild scenery and unspoilt countryside is a paradise for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits. Walking, hiking, cycling, fishing, horse riding and golf are some of the many activities that are all a stones throw away.

The Rothbury Golf Club, bordering the River Coquet and with splendid views of the Cheviot Hills, welcomes guests from The Orchard House with discounted Green fees.

Shepherds Walks - Explore and walk in the wonderful scenery that surrounds The Orchard House, with the help of the award winning Shepherds Walks. Walking guides, guided walks and a full range of maps to cover the local area.

Ideally situated for the Medieval Alnwick Castle, seat of the Duke of Northumberland and location for the Harry Potter films, also the Alnwick Garden project.

The World Heritage Site of Hadrians Wall is easily accessible, whilst the country estate of Cragside is located on the drive into Rothbury.

Inspirational ideas to help you plan your visit, highlighting local attractions, where to dine out and entertainment.