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.  

January 3rd – 24th 2021 Click here for Zoom 11.00am 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th Jan 2021

Jan 31st 11.00am Link. Sunday worship service

We join with other Churches in Upper Coquetdale Sunday

30th December 2020 Message from the Rector can be viewed here:  Message from the rector

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 Jan – March 2021


Hepple 3rd

Holystone 10th

Thropton 17th

Alnham 24th

Rothbury 31st



Alwinton 7th 

Hepple 14th 

Holystone 21st

Thropton 28th



Alnham 7th

Rothbury 14th

Alwinton 21st

Hepple 28th

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?