Latest News – Tea Trail & Nearby

Kirkhaugh Bridge – Update on 15th April 2020

Northumberland CC have kicked off the work to re-build the bridge, with notices of road closures for the work starting on 4th May, with a completion date of 4th May 2021, although road closures should only last until October 2020. Hopefully Covid-19 won’t impact this schedule!

Haltwhistle Walks Festival – Updated on 29th March 2020.

It is with great sadness that the Festival Committee has decided it has no option but to cancel this year’s Festival, in line with government guidance issued March 16th.

Please put 24th April – 3rd May 2021 in your diaries, the dates for next year’s Festival. We will feature some of the walks we hoped to lead this Spring.

For more information, see their website:

Kirkhaugh Bridge – Added on 4th February 2020

  • Replacement of the Kirkhaugh Bridge (see the Alston to Ninebanks section) included in Northumberland Council’s draft LTP (Long Term Plan?)

New Accommodation

If you’re planning on walking the trail and will need accommodation, keep an eye on the accommodation page as new options are being added as awareness of this site increases.