BLANCHLAND is within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
CHOLLERTON Parish, which comprises Barrasford, Barrasford Park, Chipchase, Colwell, Swinburne, Gunnerton, Little Swinburne, Tone and Cowden and Whiteside Law, lies seven miles north of Hexham, to the east of the picturesque River North Tyne.
FALSTONE village predates the Norman Conquest and has been a place of religious significance since Anglo-Saxon times.
GREAT WHITTINGTON is an excellent base for walking, just a mile north of the Hadrian’s Wall Path and two miles from the crossroads of the A68 and the B6318 (Military Road).
GREENHEAD nestles at the west end of the Military Road which runs alongside Hadrian's Wall and is close to the Roman sites of Housesteads and Vindolanda.
IT MAY not be the centre of the universe, but when it comes to making a claim as the centre of Britain, Haltwhistle is in pole position.
A CONSERVATION village in a beautiful riverside setting, Haydon Bridge is the ideal base for walkers, cyclists and motorists visiting the many attractions in this mid-Tynedale area.
HEDDON-ON-THE-WALL has a rightful claim as being the little village with the big history.
KIRKWHELPINGTON is a quiet historic village, with stone houses grouped around the village green opposite the 13th century church of St. Bartholomew.
NEWBROUGH village lies on the old Roman road, the Stanegate, which was originally constructed to link the Roman forts at Corbridge and Carlisle in the first century AD.
BROOMHAUGH and Riding Mill lie between Stocksfield and Corbridge on the River Tyne.
THERE have been references to a settlement at Slaley since the time of the Norman Conquest. Set on a ridge six miles south of Hexham the present village of Slaley provides an excellent starting point for visitors to this part of rural Northumberland.