Welcome to the official community website for Kirknewton in Northumberland.
The village nestles amongst the foothills of the Cheviots in the valley of Glendale, with surroundings rich in history and archaeology.
In the 6th Century the village was once at the heart of the powerful Kingdom of Northumbria. The remains of its palace, Ad Gefrin, lie close to Kirknewton.
Today Kirknewton is the only conservation village in Northumberland National Park. The parish is one of the largest geographically in the UK, yet amongst the smallest in population.
Life in Kirknewton village centres around the village hall and the 11th Century church of St Gregory the Great.
It's also a great starting point for the many splendid walks where visitors can enjoy the varied wildlife, flora and fauna, as well as numerous archeological sites. These include the remains of Iron Age hill forts as well as Ad Gefrin.
Please feel free to explore our community website to find out more about the area and keep up to date with news and events.
If you'd like more information or to hire the village hall, please get in touch via our contact page or email at the address below. You can see more news on our Facebook page.
THE VILLAGE HALL FOYER AND TOILETS ARE NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. WE ASK THAT CARE IS TAKEN WHEN USING THE PUBLIC FACILITIES TO PREVENT THE RISK OF SPREADING COVID 19.
THE MAIN HALL REMAINS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AND EVENTS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
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