Please make sure you have a fully charged phone before travelling. Bring your own phone charging cable and remember your headphones. 

When we are allowed to open there will be power sockets at Green Croft Information Point if you need to recharge your phone halfway through the walk. (May 2021) 


The nearest train station is Haltwhistle Rail Station, just over 4 miles away. It is located on the Tyne Valley Line serving the Newcastle - Carlisle trains.

AD122 and 185 bus services pick-up and drop off at Haltwhistle station. 


There are picnic tables and outdoor seating at 

 - Green Croft On The Wall

 - Walltown Country Park 

 - Greenhead Tea Room


The route is a circular walk and there are various car parks and on street parking though we suggest you start and end the walk at Walltown Country Park. 

 - Walltown Country Park Car Park (fees apply) 

 - Thirlwall Castle Car Park, between Greenhead and Longbyre along the B6318 (Free) 

 - On street car parking at Greenhead Village.


Hadrian’s Cycleway route passes next to Walltown Country Park.

Click HERE for a more information on Hadrian’s Cycleway 


Walltown Country Park toilets (including disabled) and a Changing Places facility is open day and night, throughout the year.

The New Greenhead Tea Room and The Greenhead Hotel have toilets for customers.


Walltown Country Park is served by 2 buses, AD122 & 185 

 - Click HERE for information on AD122 

 - Click HERE for information on 185 


The 685 Newcastle - Carlisle bus service stops on the A69 at Greenhead with a short walk to the route.


Some eateries are closed or only offering takeaway. Please check before visiting. 

On the route

 - The New Greenhead Tea Room, Greenhead 

 - The Greenhead Hotel, Greenhead 

 - Walltown Country Park visitors centre 


Close by

 - The Samson Inn, Gilsland

 - House of Meg, Gilsland 

 - Blenkinsopp Castle Inn, Greenhead

Landline: 016977 47828

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