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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?

Haltwhistle Spring Walking Festival

22 September 2009

This year’s Haltwhistle Spring Walking Festival took place between 25 April and 7 May and as ever, was a roaring success with many visitors from all around the UK. The event has taken on a life of its own with a large number of local residents heavily involved in showing visitors to the region around [...]

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Fishing in the Haltwhistle area

21 September 2009

While there are many facilities in and around Haltwhistle which attract visitors to the region, the town has a blossoming fishing sector with the River South Tyne very popular amongst anglers. There are also smaller fishing facilities in the region such as the Haltwhistle Burn but by far and away the River South Tyne is [...]

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What does Haltwhistle have to offer?

21 September 2009

As the number of tourists visiting the Northumberland town of Haltwhistle continues to grow many people are now asking exactly what the town has to offer and why so many people appear to be attracted to the area. So what does Haltwhistle have to offer? Haltwhistle is situated in the north of England and recently hit [...]

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Greenholme on the verge of closure

13 September 2009

Haltwhistle care home Greenholme would appear to be under threat as more and more of the elderly residents are moved elsewhere. Despite the fact that the there are still a small number of residents in the care home it seems that unofficially Greenholme is on the verge of closure. Indeed, one resident, Maude Thompson, who [...]

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The Haltwhistle Rings

10 September 2009

The famous Haltwhistle Rings are a set of 22 circular walks in and around the Haltwhistle region which take in some of the most breathtaking sights in the UK. This is true Roman Wall country taking in the highs and lows of the Haltwhistle countryside, the peaks and troughs of the Roman Wall and farmland [...]

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Haltwhistle and District Working Men’s Club

08 September 2009

The Haltwhistle and District Working Mens Club has for many years been one of the focal points for entertainment, food, parties and social event in the town. The Working Mens club attracts an array of people of all ages, many of whom travel from outside of the Haltwhistle area for the various entertainment and live [...]

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Haltwhistle Tourist Information Centre

08 September 2009

The Haltwhistle tourist information Centre is located within the town’s train station and offers information on local attractions, local events, eating out, accommodation, walks and much more. There is also a very useful stock of gifts and travel books available showing the region in its full glory and how to access some of the most [...]

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Hadrian’s Wall Walk

07 September 2009

There are few walking holidays which can match the Hadrian’s Wall walk which stretches from Wallsend in the East to Bowness-on-Solway in the West taking in 84 miles of unbroken and uninterrupted walking. While Haltwhistle is the more prominent of the tourist destinations almost within touching distance of the Roman Wall there are many more [...]

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Haltwhistle camping facilities

07 September 2009

Haltwhistle camping facilities are readily available in and around the town as well as an array of accommodation facilities the length and breadth of Hadrian’s Wall. While Hadrian’s Wall obviously attracts the attention of many tourists there are also a great number of other tourist attractions in and around Haltwhistle with Northumberland regarded as one [...]

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Vindolanda Hadrians Wall

04 September 2009

The Vindolanda Roman fort is situated just south of Hadrian’s Wall (near Bardon Mill) and was apparently built to protect the historic Roman road which ran from the River Tyne in the north-east of England to the Solway Firth in the north west. It has become one of the more popular Roman forts with many [...]

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