Friday, 21 August 2020

Ingram


The small picturesque village of Ingram is located in the Cheviot Hills on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. The village is situated on a minor road about 3 miles from the A697, sitting beside the River Breamish in the Breamish Valley. Ingram is thought to date from pre Saxon times with evidence on the hills of habitation dating back to the Iron Age. Several Iron Age Hillforts are not far from the village, the most intact being on the top of Brough Law.

Ingram sits beside the pretty River Breamish and consists of village hall, a cafe, which is also an information point and an ancient 11th century church. There are several properties scattered around the village, many of which offer holiday accommodation. The village is a popular place with walkers and hikers and the car park and visitor centre are an ideal place to start a walk up the hills or along the valley. About 1.5 miles from Ingram is Linhope Spout a spectacular waterfall. An excellent walk is from Ingram to Brough Law along the valley. 









River Breamish




Cheviot Hills

Brough Law

St Michael and All Angels Church
This ancient church dates back to the 11th century although it is thought that it was probably busy on the site of a much older pre-Norman church. The border wars and fires saw the church fall into serious disrepair before being restored in the late 19th century. The oldest surviving part of this old church is the bottom half of the tower. 


St Michael And All Angels Church








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