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Haydon Bridge - A great place to be!

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Village Events

Check the latest claiming day/event information:-


  • The Sill:
  • The National Landscape Discovery Centre is Here
  • Don't miss 'The Lost Words' magical exhibition for all ages. It's at the Sill from 25th January to 22nd April 2020.  Details
  • Here

Charity Quiz Funds

Dr John Harrison's February quiz night details are Here

The full 2020 programme is Here

Neighbourhood Plan Consultation For H/B

There was a community consultation session at on Saturday 15th February.

You can still leave your views at the library, Church Street or via e-mail


A Brilliant Local History Book 

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


Oil Group Members

Your contact e-mail address for the group is fuel@haydon-bridge.co.uk

Information on the

Oil Group Page

The History of Langley Barony

A few copies of this essential local history in 8 parts are available from the village library, Claire's newsagents or direct from the publisher Dennis Telford price £25. 

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


As well as finding village information on this website, 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


Local knowledge, ideas and foot leather needed
The December Neighbourhood Plan meeting started setting up small groups of local volunteers to gather existing information, and come up with ideas for our future on
  Outdoor Green Space
  Mobility and Transport
  Community Facilities and Services
  Design and Development of the built environment
If you can help with local knowledge or bright ideas on any of these subjects, please contact us by e-mail Here  and we will put you in touch with the relevant group(s). You don’t have to be a specialist, you just need to be interested.
In early January a Housing Needs Survey form was distributed around the parish, including Chesterwood, Langley, Grindon and all other properties.

The Neighbourhood Plan details are Here


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 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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