Whalton (Northumberland)


Whalton is a village in Northumberland.

Whalton is a small village in Northumberland, England. The population at the Census 2001 was 427, increasing to 474 at the 2011 Census.

It hosts an annual Bale Fire on 4 July, the date on which midsummer's eve was celebrated before the introduction of the Gregorian calendar to England in 1752. It features morris dancing and dancing by the children of the village school outside the Beresford Arms which provides beer and a barbecue.

The annual village show takes place on the third Saturday in September, and generally includes sheep racing, classic cars and military vehicles, a birds-of-prey exhibit, archery, a brass band, a dog show, a farmers market, Northumbrian pipes music, a vegetable show, a flower show, teas and coffees, home baking, and a harvest festival at the church.

Whalton Manor is located at the heart of Whalton. Its garden is open to the public.

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Whalton village, Northumberland

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Beresford Arms

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Local History: Whalton (Northumberland)
- "Whalton is a small parish in central Northumberland. Its main settlement is the pretty village of Whalton. There is a wide variety of archaeological remains surviving both as earthworks and ...

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Whalton Village Website

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A Village History - by the people of Whalton
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002068:Rev. John Walker Whalton

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