Welcome to the Parish of Upper Coquetdale 

You are welcome to join us on Zoom each Sunday morning for worship at 11.00am – see link below.  Our parish covers around 180 square miles in a particularly beautiful and friendly part of Northumberland, some thirty miles north of Newcastle. We hope you find our website interesting and look forward to welcoming you to our lovely churches..

SAFEGUARDING INFORMATION:   Safeguarding information
Parish Safeguarding Policy 2019 .c

We are delighted that we can meet for worship in a socially distanced manner in our churches each week.  We have midweek Communion in All Saints Rothbury every Wednesday at 9.30am each week.  We also meet in one of our churches (see list below) on Sundays at 9.00am followed by our online service at 11.00am.Sunday Morning Worship at 11am click on the link below.  

Last Sunday of every month. Sunday worship service

We join with other Churches in Upper Coquetdale Sunday 31st Jan

Click here for 11.00am services in April & June.

Click here for Zoom during March & May at 11.00am


You Tube: Recording of our worship can be found here

Message from Ann  Message from Ann

Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/parish.uppercoquetdale

Worship venues for April – May 2021


Hepple 28th


Maundy Thursday 6.30pm Holystone 7.00pm Rothbury

Good Friday 10.00am Alnham 11.00am Zoom walk of witness 2.00pm Alwinton & Rothbury 

Easter Day 4th  9.00am Holystone & Hepple  10.30am Rothbury 11.00am Zoom

Thropton & Alnham 11th at 9.00am

Alwinton 18th

Rothbury 25th


Alwinton 2nd

Hepple 9th

Holystone 16th

Thropton 23rd

Alnham 30th

Worship at home leaflet to print and use:  Worship at Home Booklet (1)

Due to limitations in The Parish Rooms our  messy church logo  Messy Church is unable to take place.   

Bernard Gilpin 1517- 2017

Apostle of the Borders- Peacemaker

 To commemorate the 500th anniversary of Bernard Gilpin,  Carved in stone from Canterbury Cathedral, depicting a famous scene in All Saints church, that is also remembered in a wall painting in nearby Wallington Hall.


Parish Uppercoquetdale





 Parish Profile:   UCP Parish Profile    UCP Parish Profile Annex B –


You can now read the magazine online – click here:  Over The Bridges

Upper Coquetdale Newsletter: UCRG newsletter – November 2020

DIOCESE  A Letter from Bishop Christine: from Bishop Christine May 2017-001


Parish Churches

What’s the weather like in Rothbury? Thropton? Hepple? Holystone? Alwinton? Alnham?