Access to Simonside can be made 24 hours a day.
Signposted from the B6342 (Rothbury to Scot’s Gap road).
Bus number 416 connects Rothbury with Morpeth (both mainline rail station and buses to Newcastle).On Sundays and Bank Holidays, Northumbria buses run an additional service direct from Newcastle and Gateshead to Rothbury (number 508). Simonside is two miles to the south of Rothbury.To access the Hills on foot, follow the public footpaths from Rothbury via Whitton and Hillhead Lane, a distance of 2.5 miles (4km).
There are no parking charges at Simonside.
There are no designated accessible parking spaces at this forest, have you seen our Easy Access trails page?