Prudhoe is a medium sized town situated on the North side of the Tyne Valley just south of the river Tyne. Prudhoe is home to Prudhoe castle which was involved in the battles between Scotland and England. However the castle dates back the 12th Century.

Prudhoe has grown over the time and now has a population of around 11,000. Prudhoe has become a commuter town to nearby Newcastle and surrounding areas due to easy access to the A69 which link then with the A1/M1 and M6. Along with the Tyne Valley railway line that joins up with links to main line trains to London, Scotland and Carlisle. Newcastle International airport is within easy access. Prudhoe also benefits from a regular bus service from Newcastle to Carlisle.

Prudhoe is home to local shops, public houses, restaurants, takeaways and a library. Leisure facilities include an 18 hole golf course, leisure centre and park and walks along the River Tyne.