Attractions near Greenhead
Birdoswald Roman Fort (3 Miles)*
Visit the fascinating hands-on interactive visitor centre and remains of the Roman fort where you become part of Birdoswald's 2000 years of history.
Talkin Tarn Country Park (8 Miles)*
A glacial lake nestling beneath the fells of the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Housesteads Roman Fort (8 Miles)*
Housesteads claim to fame is that it is the most complete example of any Roman fort remaining in Britain.
South Tynedale Railway (12 Miles)*
Buy your ticket in the restored Victorian station building for a leisurely ride through the beautiful scenery of the South Tyne valley. The trains are hauled by preserved steam and diesel engines from Britain and abroad.
Hexham Racecourse (16 Miles)*
Perched on Yarridge Heights high above the historic market town, Hexham Racecourse has been the home of National Hunt racing in Northumberland for well over a century. It is now Northumberland's only racecourse.
Carlisle Cathedral (17 Miles)*
The Cathedral, founded in 1122 and battered by centuries of border warfare, was built for the glory of God, and services have been said and sung daily in it for nearly 900 years.
Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery (17 Miles)*
Our combination of permanent displays (many of them enjoyably interactive and 'hands on'), changing exhibitions and exciting events and workshops makes Tullie House a thriving centre of activity.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Greenhead
Greenhead (1 Mile)*
The small community of Greenhead has been at the centre of human activity for thousands of years. It stands on the Tipalt Burn, a tributary of the River South Tyne
Gilsland (1 Mile)*
Bardon Mill (8 Miles)*
Brampton (9 Miles)*
Visit Bramptons Wednesday market, granted by Henry IIIs charter in 1252, at the Moot Hall.
Irthington (10 Miles)*
Castle Carrock (10 Miles)*
Haydon Bridge (11 Miles)*
Haydon Bridge is located centrally between Newcastle and Carlisle in the beauiful Tyne Valley. Ideally located for basing your stay to visit the Hadrians Wall and many other sites including Allen Banks, Plankey Mill and John Martins walk.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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