Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Great Day out in Countryside; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Great Day out in Countryside; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE

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SET within beautiful rolling countryside Rothbury in Northumberland is a great day out. As well as walking in Simonside Hills and visiting The National Trust's Cragside Estate, visitors to Rothbury can explore the area's many independent shops.

From computer services, homewares, electricals and toys to hotels, cafes and pubs, the shopping streets still retain their unique character. One of the many shops offering a personals service is Colliedog Computers. It offers many services and products from Internet-based services such as broadband, web-hosting and website design, to new computer systems (desktops, laptops, netbooks, mini-PCs and media centres), repairs and upgrades.

Staff offer simple, honest advice with on-site support and tuition as well as workshops, classes and dropin sessions at the shop.

All work comes with a warranty or guarantee. Why spend your hard-earned money at PC World or Dell when you can get something better, locally, with support from a qualified and friendly person? Colliedog Computers cares about its customers and always looks out for their best interests.

It aims to be a one-stop shop for all of your IT needs from advice to complete solutions for a new business. It also offers services such webhosting, domain name registration and e-mail services, tel: 01669 620070.

Nearby Keenwood Carpets business has been built on a reputation for giving good quality advice, professional fitting, value for money and a high level of satisfied customers. The showroom has a great range of modern flooring designs, as well as the more traditional twists ensuring the perfect match to suit you and your decor. It stocks all the leading brands including Ulster and Abingdon, tel: 01669 620350.

For TV, video, aerial, satellite and sound systems (sales, repairs and service) head for Stuart Wiggins, another local business offering a great personal service, tel: 01669 620591.

J R Soulsby is Rothbury's toy shop. It has a large selection of Bruder toys and also Lego. Through the back is a small selection of cards and craft toys, as well as jigsaws., tel: 01669 620329.

When it comes to food and drink, why not head over to The Turks Head Hotel. …

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