Take a look at the elaborate Victorian drinking fountain.
The 18th century gravestones in the churchyard include one of a girl holding hands with a skeleton.
Falstone even had its own coalmine near Hawkhope Hill Farm.
This pretty village nestles below the dam of Kielder Water on a loop of the River North Tyne. It is a great base from which to take in Northumberland National Park and the Scottish borders beyond.
What’s on offer
It has community gardens and a picnic area, children’s play area behind the village hall, toilets, car parking, a Post Office, a pub, accommodation and a riverside trail.
Old School Tea Room
Housed in the former Victorian village school, Aimee Banks’ tea room and shop has everything under one roof. The kitchen used to stable the horses of pupils who rode in from outlying villages. The tea room is dog, boot and bike friendly. You can even buy locally-sourced crafts. Free Wi-Fi is available. For more, click here.