A set of 4 leaflets covering Haltwhistle's history are available from the Partnership office or downloaded below. The leaflets are:

Celtic Connections leafletHaltwhistle Burn is a delightful walk through beautiful scenery. But in the 1860s, it was a place of intense industrial activity with blast furnaces, mills and mines.


Haltwhistle's Turbulent Past leafletThe impressive 13th Century Church of the Holy Cross links us to Roman and Celtic beginnings.


Cartwheels and Clogs leafletFrom the start of the Scottish Wars of Independence in 1296 and for many centuries later, the constant marauding of English and Scots caused turmoil throughout the Borders.


Coal and Courting Couples leafletWith the coming of the railway in the 1830s, many of Haltwhistle's inhabitants were tradesmen and artisans who provided for the needs of the surrounding farms and villages.

In addition...

Haltwhistle Burn a Walk through time10 million Years of Earth's History 300 Years of Man's Ingenuity. A gentle walk up Haltwhistle Burn exploring the geology and history of this fascinating area.

Haltwhistle Burn - a Walk through time..