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Why is Haltwhistle so popular?

Why is Haltwhistle so popular?

Over the last few years there has been a steady increase in tourist numbers to Haltwhistle and the surrounding area in what many believe is a turning point for the town. This is a region of the UK which hosts some of the most beautiful countryside in the land and is just literally a hop [...]

Why is Haltwhistle so popular?
Travelling to and from Haltwhistle

Travelling to and from Haltwhistle

The ever growing band of tourists visiting the North of England and in particular the area of Haltwhistle continues to grow, fuelled partly by a comprehensive transport network which makes it very easy to find the town. Situated on the A69 main road, which travels from the east coast to the west coast of England, [...]

Travelling to and from Haltwhistle
The Hadrians Wall Path

The Hadrians Wall Path

While Haltwhistle is very much at the centre of the Hadrians Wall Path experience and attracting significant tourism numbers from around the world, many people will be surprised to know that what is left of the Roman Wall still runs approximately 84 miles from Wallsend on the east coast to Bowness-on-Solway on the west coast. [...]

The Hadrians Wall Path
Where is Haltwhistle?

Where is Haltwhistle?

Haltwhistle is a small market town situated in Northumberland, England and is roughly 35 miles from Newcastle, 21 miles from Carlisle and 10 miles from Brampton. While there is some dispute regarding the “Centre of Britain”, Haltwhistle claims to be the Centre of England, something which has been well developed to increase tourism in the [...]

Where is Haltwhistle?

Planning permission granted in Haltwhistle

15 May 2012

The Northumberland County Council has granted permission for a development on land at Greystonedale and Dale Park Road in Haltwhistle for up to 55 sheltered apartments and nine detached houses. The developer, Jason Parkinson, recently applied to have the original planning consent renewed as it was nearing expiry although the Haltwhistle Town Council wrote to [...]

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Haltwhistle Town Council

11 May 2012

The Haltwhistle Town Council is a vital element of everyday life in and around Haltwhistle and while it has little statutory powers over the Northumberland Council it does very much influence local decisions. It is effectively the second tier of management in and around Haltwhistle region with the Northumberland County Council looking after everyday services [...]

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Time For George comes to Haltwhistle

08 May 2012

The Time For George visitor centre is now open in Haltwhistle with children’s author Diana Bell fulfilling a lifelong dream. She is from a family very closely connected with the watch and clock industry for many years as her father ran the S G Ellis stores across the North of England. Since her father died [...]

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Haltwhistle Pub Guide

07 May 2012

There are many pubs and clubs in and around Haltwhistle so we thought it useful to put together a Haltwhistle Pub Guide which we will continue to build into the future. If you have any comments or questions about any of the establishments listed below please let us know and we will add them to [...]

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Splatz Haltwhistle

05 May 2012

If you are thinking of somewhere to take the kids in and around Haltwhistle then why not try the Splatz Haltwhistle venue which is proving to be very popular with families. This is one of the very few premium children’s activity centres in Tynedale giving children the opportunity to play in comfortable and safe surroundings, [...]

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Blenkinsoppp Estate compared to Downton Abbey

03 May 2012

The ongoing sale of the Blenkinsopp estate on the outskirts of Haltwhistle has been compared to popular TV programme Downton Abbey by an article in the Daily Mail today. The 22 acre site takes in a variety of houses, land with potential planning permission, a public house and Blenkinsopp Castle. It is certainly caught the [...]

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Blenkinsopp Castle for sale

30 April 2012

Blenkinsopp Castle, which is part of the Blenkinsopp estate, has been put up for sale after 60 years in the hands of the same owner. The overall estate is available for £1.75 million although it has been split into two separate sales which include the caravan park, local pub and a house together with a [...]

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Haltwhistle residents demand more CCTV cameras

08 April 2012

Residents of Aesica Road in Haltwhistle are demanding an increase in CCTV cameras in their street after a bout of disorder in the area. This is not the first time the residents in Haltwhistle have asked for an increase in CCTV cameras although this particular demand should be looked upon unfavourably by the town council. [...]

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Haltwhistle campsites

03 April 2012

Haltwhistle campsites are springing up on a regular basis as more and more people look for that different experience, the relaxed atmosphere and the ability to be at one with nature. There are many campsites in Haltwhistle which offer excellent value for money and some of the most beautiful countryside views you could ever imagine. [...]

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Manor House Inn Haltwhistle

02 April 2012

The Manor House Inn Haltwhistle is one of the more popular accommodation venues in the town offering walking distance to all services, entertainment and retail outlets in Haltwhistle. It offers a very warm and very friendly reception for both locals and visitors to the region with a public bar, restaurant, six clean and comfortable ensuite [...]

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