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Haydon Bridge - A great place to be!

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The Haydon Hundred Cyclo Sportive

Booking is now closed for Saturday 12th June 2021.

330 riders are looking forward to an excellent day's cycling. Latest details-


Neighbourhood Plan Household and Business surveys update

See Here


If you are confused by restriction requirements check the latest situation and local statistics as we come out of lockdown  (N.B. We are Haydon and Hadrian zone not Haydon)

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

Shaftoe Green and the Riverside Picnic Areas

are available for your local daily exercise route. Observe social distancing controls. 

Please act responsibly and do not leave any litter.

NCC Library Changes to Online Arrangements

Library members please look at this information from

NCC as the service is moved Online (Click Link) You will need to accept their cookies.  Because of demand, the borrowing period has been reduced to 14 days.

Library Closure

'The Bridge' our library and TI is closed until further notice to protect the volunteers as a result of Covid-19 restrictions.

Village Events

Check the latest claiming day/event information:-


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

Charity Quiz Nights

Quizzes postponed as a result of Covid-19 restrictions until further notice

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



Opportunity to bring HIGH SPEED GIGABIT FULL FIBRE BROADBAND to Haydon Bridge

Please see the details here WeFibre


Please note the closure of most of our village events and venues as a result of government Covid-19 Lockdown restrictions.  Check with the location contacts Here

Our wonderful local shops and hostelries are providing alternative services where possible e.g. take away meals, doorstep deliveries.

The H-B Health Centre, in the light of the continuing coronavirus situation, is now booking all patient appointments on the day.

Details at http://www.haydonbridgesurgery.co.uk/ and you can use the new online service 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 has 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


Haydon Parish Neighbourhood Plan

Work on the plan is progressing well. Once approved by the community and the County Council it will become a formal part of planning policy for our Parish. The Neighbourhood Plan will also include a set of community actions, that will sit alongside the policies.

Survey Results

Many thanks to the community for an excellent response; 173 to the household survey and 28 for the business survey. The findings have now been analysed and a summary of the findings and reports on the full findings from both surveys can be found


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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