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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?

Housesteads Hadrians Wall

04 September 2009

The Housesteads Roman fort (otherwise known as Vercovicium) is located just outside Bardon Mill and is one of the best preserved of the various Roman castles along Hadrian’s Wall. The history of this very popular National Trust tourist destination goes back to the second century AD and it was one of the first of the [...]

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Bellister Castle tourist attraction

02 September 2009

Bellister Castle is situated just outside Haltwhistle with the remains of a 13th century castle which has undergone many alterations and additions over the years. Records show that the grade 2 listed building, which is now owned by the National Trust and leased out on a long-term basis, has a very interesting history. The property [...]

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Accommodation near Hadrians Wall

Accommodation near Hadrians Wall

01 September 2009

Over the last two years there has been a massive increase in the amount of accommodation near Hadrians Wall with Haltwhistle seen by many as a focal point for the Hadrian’s Wall walk which is attracting more and more tourists every year. There are bed-and-breakfasts, public houses and other accommodation facilities in and around Haltwhistle [...]

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