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Tel code: 01434 | code search
Postcode: NE47 | code search
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Allendale Inn
"on visiting the allendale inn i found the manager that has been in for the last few years is no longer there i did not try the food but it ..." More

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"The Allendale inn is just a fantastic place for food,and meeting great people.Ian and the team who present the Allendale inn are just lovely people who know how to make ..." More

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"the food in this pub is the best i have had in the last 25yrs,i live in Catton but dont normally eat out at pubs so this was a one ..." More

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Approximately nine miles south west of Hexham lies the small market town of Allendale, which serves the Allendale valley. Part of the Hexham estate, it was sold to Sir William Blackett of Wallington, Northumberland, in 1689 by Sir John Fenwick. Sir William had become mayor of Newcastle and was created a baron in 1684, serving as an MP. On the death of his only son, also William, in 1728 the estate passed to his nephew, Walter Calverley, son of Sir William Calverley of Yorkshire, with the proviso that Walter marry Williamís illegitimate daughter Elizabeth Ord and adopt the Blackett surname. With no surviving children, upon Walterís death the estate passed to the Wentworth family and upon the death of Sir Thomas Wentworth, to his daughter Diana, wife of Colonel Richard Beaumont and on to her son Thomas Wentworth Blackett, with whose family the estate remains today. The Blackett family owned the mineral rights to almost all of the land so with the development of the leadmines, which produced one seventh of the countryísí lead, it brought the family great wealth and an increased prosperity in the Allendale valley. The Allendale valley has a strong history of religious non-conformity, housing a Wesleyan Methodist chapel and a Primitive Methodist chapel which jointly were able to seat 500 people.

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Yoga - Val Duncan

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Allendale Golf Club

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Allendale Inn
Hare & Hounds Inn
Kings Head Hotel

School

Allendale County First School
Allendale Middle School

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Allendale B&B (0.17 miles)

Allendale B&B
Situated in the heart of the North Peninnes, an 18th Century Grade 2 listed building in the centre of the village offering well-appointed bedrooms, a friendly atmosphere and service. The Tea Rooms serve homemade cake and ... More | visit website
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Thornley House (0.51 miles)

Thornley House
Thornley House is a Visit Britain 4 Star Rated guesthouse located in the beautiful countryside of Northumberland near the village of Allendale and the market town of Hexham.

Hadrian's Wall is only 20 minutes ... More | visit website
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Langley Castle Hotel (4.29 miles)

Langley Castle Hotel
Langley Castle Hotel is a 14th Century castle nestling in the Northumbrian valley of the South Tyne.

Built in 1350, during the reign of Edward III, the castle has retained its architectural integrity and is regarded ... More | visit website
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Shaftoes Guest House (5.35 miles)

Shaftoes Guest House
Nestled in the heart of the village, this charming property has recently been refurbished to a very high standard. Haydon Bridge is located in the heart of the Northumberland countryside and is an ideal base ... More | visit website
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Fairshaw Rigg (6.24 miles)

Fairshaw Rigg
Welcome to Fairshaw Rigg; exclusive 4 * Silver awarded Bed and Breakfast near Hadrian's Wall; Northumberland. The B&B; which is just outside Historic Hexham; has a warm and friendly atmosphere and is situated in a ... More | visit website
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The Bowes Hotel (6.68 miles)

The Bowes Hotel
The Bowes Hotel & Bar features free on-site parking and is 5 minutesí drive from the Roman forts of Vindolanda and Housesteads, as well one of the most dramatic parts of Hadrianís Wall. Situated 10 ... More | visit website
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Hadrian Lodge Hotel (6.85 miles)

Hadrian Lodge Hotel
Three star rated Hadrian Lodge has everything you could seek from a country holiday: comfortable rooms; delicious food; spectacular views; good company and fresh air - all set against the breathtaking backdrop of Hadrian's Wall ... More | visit website
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Rye Hill Farm (7.61 miles)

Rye Hill Farm
Rye Hill Farm offers you the freedom to enjoy the history and beauty of Northumberland throughout the year; while staying in the pleasant family atmosphere of a cosy farm adapted especially to receive holiday makers; ... More | visit website
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Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel (7.65 miles)

Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel
A lovely old country house, tastefully furnished and situated in beautiful grounds.

Approached by a long tree lined drive, offering complete seclusion and unspoiled views of the surrounding countryside. Ideal for visiting the lakes, Hadrians Wall, ... More | visit website
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Nent Hall Country House Hotel (7.93 miles)

Nent Hall Country House Hotel

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Nent Hall offers a charming destination to enjoy a relaxing break. Set in peaceful gardens, we are only a short drive from the Lake District, Hadrian's Wall and much more.
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