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This Veteran Beech is by the River Coquet, opposite the bridge to the Haugh Car Park.  This glorious tree is 3.6m in girth, and can be found on the Ancient Tree Inventory Id: 200743. The tree is introduced by local historian, Peter Dawson, and tells us about what could be seen across the river in years gone by.

This Notable Ash is the remaining 'Craa Tree' written about by David Dippie Dixon. There were once 3 Craa Trees on Beggar's Rigg. There is a lot of information which you can read in the blog: scroll until you find The Craa Trees

The Irish Yew in All Saints Churchyard, is a tall beauty, and very easy to spot. The history of all Irish Yew trees are told by Rothbury's iconic one. She is introduced by All Saints'Church historian, Jeff Reynalds. You can read more here: Irish Yew

Planted in 1858, along with many others along the High Street. You can learn more about its history, and the War Memorial, in the blog. Choose What Links Dippie Dixon to the Iconic Chestnut Tree?

This Notable Beech is on Brewery Lane, leading up to the first school. You can read more about its history in the blog, Murderous Attack on Local PC

These two majestic and iconic trees were suffering from Ash Dieback, a fungal disease that is often fatal. Note there were also two similar ones in the Armstrong plot at the Haw Hill Graveyard. You can read about the Cottages, and some fabulous stories which these two tell. Look for the blog: Rothbury's Armstrong Cottages

Unfortunately, all four weeping ash have now been felled.

These trees were planted in about 1833. Learn more about the building of Cragside by listening to John Homer's song: A Simple Man. Read more in the blog:The Magician of the North

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