Otterburn is a little community with a huge record and is well worth a visit. On the outskirts of the town you’ll find the site of the renowned Battle of Otterburn in 1388 when the English military suffered a bloody defeat by the Scots led by the Earl of Douglas.
Significant views over the Otterburn RangesDramatic watches over the Otterburn Ranges.Otterburn saw plenty of action in the days of the Border Reivers when rival groups terrorised the local population. Its much quieter nowadays and you’ll locate a little, however lively neighborhood at the heart of the picturesque Redesdale Valley.
Otterburn definitely has a feeling of its own past, one of its chief tourist attractions is Otterburn Mill which contains a gallery summarizing the history of weaving and wool milling in the area.
Clay pidgeon capturing at OtterburnClay pidgeon capturing at Otterburn.The Otterburn Rug was recommended by the Royal Family, and our present Queen was as soon as kept cozy in her pram by one. Otterburn Mill likewise consists of a coffee shop, an outside garments shop and a Tourist Details Centre.
Otterburn itself has a selection of local shops and pubs and there is an excellent choice of accommodation consisting of Otterburn Hotels, B&B s and cottages.
The Otterburn Firing Times
For the dates and times when Otterburn and/or Redesdale ranges are being used can be found on the MOD website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/otterburn-firing-times