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The Rothbury Estate, Northumberland, NE65

Key features

  • 9486.00 acres
  • Outbuildings
  • Rural
  • Shoot / Sporting
  • Woodland
  • Paddock
  • Farm House
  • Standalone secondary accommodation


A landmark sale of the largest single block of land to come to the market in England in the last 30 years. Offering a diverse range of opportunities with extensive grassland, moorland, woodland and a portfolio of farms and cottages.

The Rothbury Estate is being offered for sale for the first time in over 650 years and offers opportunities ranging from sporting to farming and tree planting to environmental enhancement.

The summit of Simonside is located on the Estate, with a portion of the land also included within the Northumberland National Park. This is the largest ringfenced carbon offsetting opportunity to come to the market in England and boasts numerous opportunities to purchasers. There is also a diverse range of sport available on the estate, from fishing on the River Coquet, (one of the most important salmon rivers in the England), to pheasant and grouse shooting.

More than 4,000 acres of the Estate is occupied under a range of agricultural tenancies, with a further 3,267.72 acres managed in hand.

The provenance and significance of the sale is further bolstered by the biodiversity and diverse landscape of which there are numerous sites of special scientific interest (SSSI). The moorland on the property supports breeding populations of several endangered species including merlin, and cuckoo. Known wildlife on the Simonside hills are, curlew, red grouse, mountain bumblebee, emperor moth and red squirrels in the forest. Significant environmental assets such as forestry, peatland and rock habitats housing numerous ecosystems add greatly to the estates interest and highlight the environmental importance of the land

The Rothbury Estate is situated on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. The market town of Rothbury, known as the 'capital of Coquetdale', offers public houses, cafes and traditional independent shops. Newcastle can be reached in 45 minutes by car and Newcastle Airport, 7 miles from the centre, offers international flights and frequent flights from London.


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The Rothbury Estate, Northumberland, NE65


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