Also a place to catch the bus to Once Brewed and other spots along Hadrian's Wall.
All the shops and pubs are situated on the High Street, no more than 2 minutes walk apart, with the railway station and bus stop at one end.
- Housesteads Roman Fort, Housesteads Roman Fort, Haydon Bridge, NE47 6NN (7 miles east of Haltwhistle), ☎ +44 1434 344363. Housesteads is the most complete Roman fort in Britain, and one of the best-preserved in Europe. adults £6.20, children £3.70, concessions £5.60.
- Visit Hadrian's Wall.
- Take a pleasant walk along the River Tyne.
- Need a book to read early on a Sunday morning? An honour-box outside a bookstore in the high street allows you to choose a low-value book and toss your coins through the letterslot in the door.
- Blenkinsopp Castle Inn, Greenhead, Brampton, CA8 7JS (Just off the A69 between Haltwhistle and Haltwhistle golf course), ☎ +44 1697 747601. Country pub on the Blenkinsopp estate run by a young couple serving excellent food with real ales and a decent wine list.
- Cycle up to Alston