The peaceful village of Rochester has an enviable location in the spectacular Northumberland National Park. Just over 10 miles from the Scottish Border viewpoint at Carter Bar and 20 miles from Kielder Water and Forest where you can find walks, mountain biking, water sports, a bird of prey centre and much more. The area has protected dark skies, offering a magnificent view of the stars by night, with Kielder observatory also running public events.
Northumberland also boasts a spectacular coastline and many wonderful National Trust properties such as Wallington and Cragside. There are breathtaking countryside walks and cycle routes all around the area, with stunning hills, valleys, moors, forests and rivers.
There is world class salmon and trout fishing close to Rochester in the River Rede. Nearby Bellingham also boasts a high quality 18 hole golf course.
You will find a wealth of fun activities and attractions for all the family within easy reach of Birdhopecraig Church. Whether you are looking for relaxation or excitement, beautiful Northumberland is the perfect location for your holiday.
The nearest shop is 3 miles from Birdhopecraig and the welcoming Redesdale Arms pub & restaurant is only 10 minutes walk.