Places to stay

Whether its a luxury self catering or camping in a stunning setting, the Allen Valleys has it all.

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Places to eat

Sample our local, seasonal produce – enjoy homemade lunches and suppers in our pubs and tearooms.

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Local directory

Please browse our local directory for shops, businesses, community groups and social enterprises

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Recent Events

GONE CUCKOO

Saturday 5th May 7.30 pm

Highlights Rural Theatre are back with: Talesongs GONE CUCKOO the compelling tale of a bird’s journey This father and son collaboration of storyteller, Malcolm Green and musician, Joshua Green follows the trail of the Cuckoo to explore the world of this extraordinary creature through stories, songs, music and myths – and a touch of shape…

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Parish Council Notes

For council information, including meetings and minutes.

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Local News

Tar Barrels – A living tradition

The famous Tar Barrels procession at Allendale in Northumberland may seem to visitors just a quirky way to mark the arrival of the New Year, but to the residents of Allendale it is much more. It is part of the fabric of the town involving every local family. The origins of the Tar Barrels are…

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