Bus AD122 parallels the wall between Hexham and Haltwhistle, ideal for one-way hikes then a ride back to your vehicle or lodging. It runs hourly, daily mid-Apr to Oct, weekends mid-Feb to mid Apr and Nov to mid-Dec. The main stops from Hexham are Chesters, Housesteads, The Sill, Vindolanda, Walltown, Greenhead and Haltwhistle.
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.
- 1 Housesteads Roman Fort, 7 miles east of Haltwhistle, is the most complete Roman fort in Britain. See Hadrian's Wall for details.
- 1 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.
- 1 Blenkinsopp Castle Inn, Greenhead, Brampton, CA8 7JS (Just off the A69 between Haltwhistle and Haltwhistle golf course), ☏ . 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