By Car:

The Hive (postcode CA9 3PF) lies on the A689 between the Cumbrian town of Alston, with its cobbled streets and quaint independent shops, and the market town of Stanhope in County Durham.  Nenthead, situated in Cumbria is just a short distance from the borders with Northumberland and County Durham, and a journey to The Hive takes in some spectacular scenery whichever direction you come from!

There is limited parking to the front of the building but there is a large carpark opposite The Hive and adjacent to the playground.

By Bus:

Public bus services vary seasonally and include Newcastle, Hexham, Carlisle, Haltwhistle, Keswick and Stanhope. Visit traveline ( or Go North East ( for further information.

By Train:

The nearest National Rail stations are at Haltwhistle, Penrith and Langwathby.