Welcome to Etherley Parish Council Website 


Picnic in the Park - Saturday 18th MAY 12.30p.m. 

PACT MEETING - 6th JUNE 6.00p.m. Toft Hill Community Centre 

BIG Lunch - Sunday 9th JUNE 12.30p.m.

Village Fete - Saturday 6th JULY 12.30p.m.

'Live Music' introducing the Emerald Thieves - Friday 19th  JULY  8.00p.m.


Etherley Parish is located in the heart of County Durham, on the outskirts of Teesdale and on the borders of Wear Valley.  

The  Parish is situated within beautiful countryside yet  still benefiting from  access to excellent local services. 

The Parish stretches across  a wide area which includes,  Low Etherley, Phoenix Row, High Etherley, Toft Hill, Etherley Bank, Spring Gardens, Hummerbeck,  Bildershaw, Royal Oak  and  some properties located within West Auckland. 

Etherley  Parish has  a range of local services and facilities  including:

The Parish also has the advantage of being located within easy driving distance  of a major retail park 

where  you will find  a wide range of  shopping outlets and places to eat out.


The History of Etherley can be seen on this page. 

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Parish Council News

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Village Fete

The Village Fete

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Our History

Today the population of Etherley Parish stands at 2431 inhabitants with all dwellings having piped water, bathrooms and inside toilets. Not so very along ago, fifty years infact, the picture was very different with a parish population of 1835 - over 40 dwellings without piped water, 365 dwellings using outside toilets and a staggering 405 dwellings with no bathroom.