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The village borders the North Pennines, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) with the famous Pennine Way walk being just to the east of the village. There are numerous walks, footpaths and cycle paths in and around the village to explore, as well as a children’s play area in the village.


On the boundary between Northumberland and Cumbria, there is a wealth of tourist attractions open to guests, including Hadrians Wall, RSPB Geltsdale Nature Reserve and Alston, England’s highest market town. For guests wishing to explore further afield, within an hour’s drive, there is Carlisle, the historic town of Hexham, Gateshead, as well as Newcastle city, with its regenerated riverside, shopping, theatres and nightlife, pub and restaurant 4 miles.

nearby attractions

      Talkin Tarn Country Park

                     Brampton (6 miles)

   *Explore ancient woodlands, easy footpaths, glacial tarn


    *Enjoy tearoom treats, stunning views, family adventures


    * Experience fun activities, boat hire and bush craft


    * Talkin Tarn scooped the 2015 ‘Best Place to Visit’ prize at the                         'Carlisle Living’ awards





Haltwhistle outdoor swimming pool     (6 miles)

Lanercost Priory
Alston (ancient Market Town)
Brampton (ancient market town)
Carlisle (main shopping & castle)
Hadrian's Wall
Gelt Woods nature reserve

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