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Haydon Bridge - A great place to be!

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Possible District Heating Scheme for Haydon Bridge

Haydon Bridge Net-Zero Group acting under the HBDT is investigating, with other partners, the village as a possible District Heating Scheme pilot project.  Check Here for some frequently asked questions about community owned district heating.

Nurture Nature Project Fun Day

Sat 13th August 11am-2pm (Activities:11am-1pm. Bring a Picnic: 1pm-2pm) Low Hall, Haydon Bridge, NE47 6AF.  Further details are Here

Haydon Bridge Nature Club

is back in September 2022.  Full details and links to the programme are Here

The Haydon Hundred Cyclo Sportive

Saturday 11th June 2022 was a windy day for the intrepid riders.  Results details are Here

Village Events

Check the latest claiming day/event information:-



If you are confused by the requirements check the latest situation and local statistics.

(N.B. We are Haydon and Hadrian zone not Haydon)


is now open in newly refurbished premises in Shaftoe Street and very popular.

Click Here for latest details and menus

Library Opening

'The Bridge' our library and TI is open again with limited hours to protect our volunteers.

Monday 09.00 - 12.00

Tuesday and Wednesday 13.00 - 16.00

NCC Library Changes to Online Arrangements

Library members please look at this information from

NCC Online (Click Link) You will need to accept their cookies. 

The Community Oil Group

Contact arrangements are through fuel@haydon-bridge.co.uk

Group details are Here

Quick River Level Check for H-B

from the EA is

Universal Credit

If you are new to having to claim this benefit there is helpful information


Need to Report a Problem to a Council?

such as graffiti, fly tipping, pot holes, broken paving slabs, or street lighting. Try:- Fix My Street

  • The Sill:
  • The National Landscape Discovery Centre information is Here

A Brilliant Local History Book 

by Sue Harley  'Lead Mining at Haydon Bridge' Full details are


The History of Langley Barony

A few copies of this essential local history in 8 parts are available Claire's newsagents or direct from the publisher Dennis Telford

Bin Collections Days

Check the NCC website for your details with the link here

Haydon Bridge Archives

are online here. To see the first available archives of photographs

Your Neighbourhood Plan (which you can see Here on this website) went to public Referendum on Thursday 30 June. The plan is crucial to the future of our community. See a copy of the Referendum Plan Here and all the supporting documents on the County Council’s website Here

Result update:- 346 vote yes and 45 no. The plan can now be adopted.  Thank you to all who voted.

Please note the opening of our village events and venues following government Covid-19 Lockdown restriction relaxations.  Check with the location contacts Here

Do continue to support our wonderful local shops and hostelries who provided alternative services during lockdown e.g. take away meals, doorstep deliveries.

H-B Health Centre

The latest details for appointments can be found at http://www.haydonbridgesurgery.co.uk/ and you can use the online services found there too including audio/video consultations.

If you have a health problem you think might be serious do not hesitate to contact the Health Centre.  Assessment will be by phone initially but you will be seen if necessary.  Please use the NHS 111 telephone service if your problem is COVID-19 related.

H-B COVID-19 Community Care Group was been established by a wonderfully altruistic partnership of village volunteers.  They can help those in need of support with Shopping, Mail posting, Urgent Supply needs, or even just a friendly Phone Call.


Gill Valentine - 07711110850

Julie Renwick - 07756156840

Hayley Turner - 07546378581


Haydon Bridge - Still a great place to be!

As well as finding village information on this website, if you have a Facebook account you can also check emergency arrangements, help appeals or just catch up and add relevant content to the HAYDON BRIDGE MATTERS  Facebook page.  Log in with your own Facebook account details. 

Click HERE to begin

There is also a Haydon Bridge Businesses Facebook public group for local Businesses and Services in the Haydon Bridge area to advertise in addition to the services pages on this website.

Click HERE to begin


Welcome to Haydon Bridge

on the River South Tyne – an unbeatable mix of rural tranquillity, easy access to world class heritage and the cities of Newcastle and Carlisle.

On your doorstep:

    • A friendly, welcoming community
    • Great accommodation – from hotels to B & Bs
    • Welcoming pubs with great food
    • The Sill: The National Landscape Discovery Centre
    • Play areas for children, and newly refurbished river picnic/BBQ area for families
    • River and lake fishing
    • Canoeing opportunities
    • The Garden Station and other local visitor attractions
    • Local walks and cycling trails, including the John Martin Trail, in celebration of the most popular Victorian artist of his time
    • Local heritage galore from lead mining to castles and bastle houses
    • Tennis, golf, swimming and leisure centres all nearby
    And gateway to:
    • Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage site and Roman Forts (4 miles)
    • Northumberland National Park and 'The Sill' landscape discovery centre (4 miles)
    • North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural beauty (2 miles)
    • City life in Newcastle/Gateshead and Carlisle with top quality shopping, sport, culture and nightlife (30 minutes)

Where else could you get easy access (by train, cycle, bus, car or plane) to all this and holiday in a quiet rural village environment at the same time?

This website provides practical, up to date information for tourists, community organisations and local businesses.

You can also keep in touch with the village online through its news magazine, 'The Haydon News'

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