Nicholforest Parish Council
Nicholforest is situated in Carlisle district in Cumbria, on the border with Scotland. The parish has a population of 370 spread across several small hamlets: Bushfield, Catlowdy, Kershopefoot, Penton, Scuggate, Stoneygate and Warwicksland. Our nearest shops are 7 miles away.
Local services include a Church, a pub and a village hall.
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A Parish Council is a statutory local authority set up under the Local Government Act 1972.
Nicholforest is said to have derived its name from a Norman baron Nicholas de Stuteville, who was one of the early owners of the Barony of Liddel, of which Nicholforest forms a part.
Nicholforest is the most northerly Parish church in England. The Church is dedicated to St Nicholas.